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Oklahoma State University
Watson Graduate School of Management

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Tuition and Financial Aid

Students in the Master of Science in Quantitative Financial Economics program are charged the current tuition set by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. The costs listed below are estimates and meant to give you some idea about the cost per credit hour. Additional information about tuition and fees rates can be found on the Bursar’s webpage at

Tuition and fees Per Credit Hour Oklahoma residents Non-Oklahoma resident
OSU-Stillwater/Tulsa $436.50 $1,082.45

The MSQFE program has a limited number of graduate teaching assistantships for full-time students on the Stillwater and Tulsa campuses. The MSQFE Program committee considers all components of an application package in making the assistantship allocation decision.

Spears School Professional Development Fee

Degree candidates in the Spears School of Business enrolled on the Stillwater or Tulsa campus are assessed a professional development fee of $250.00 each spring and fall semester. Details about services the fee provides are available on the Graduate Career Services page.

Student Loans

Most student loans are based on either financial need or creditworthiness and are available only to US citizens and permanent residents. Eligible OSU graduate students can receive Subsidized Direct Loans, Unsubsidized Direct Loans, Federal Perkins Loans, and Federal Work-Study. Graduate students are not eligible for Pell Grants.

For financial aid purposes, OSU graduate students carrying nine or more hours that are required for their degree during the fall and spring semesters are considered full-time; graduate students carrying 4-7 hours that are required for their degree are considered half-time. Graduate students carrying 3 hours or less in the fall or spring semesters are not eligible to receive Subsidized or Unsubsidized Direct Loans.

Domestic students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The deadlines for submission of this form vary by state. The Institutional Code for OSU is 003170.