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Tuition & Financial Information

Amounts listed are effective for the 2016-2017 academic year and are subject to change by the University, so please check student account services for any updates.

Tuition     $1,850 per credit hour
Student Activity Fee $42 per semester
Student Health Insurance  $2,306 per academic year
Student Health and Counseling $116 per semester
Student Center Fee  $156 per semester
Student Wellness Center      $152 per semester (students can decline the Wellness Center fee within the first week of classes each semester)
Athletic Fee $72 per semester (optional for graduate students)
Books and materials Varies per class

The MAcc program requires 30 credit hours, so total tuition is estimated at $55,500.  This amount may be reduced significantly via School of Business Fellowship grants and Department of Accounting financial aid grants; the amounts of these awards are primarily determined on the basis of the applicant’s GPA,GMAT score and other factors.  Loans and other financial assistance are available for graduate students but these sources of funds are not administered by the Department of Accounting.  General financial aid information (other than departmental scholarships) can be found at www.miami.edu/ofas/.

Scholarships

Through the generosity of alumni and friends of the University of Miami School of Business Administration, certain endowed and annual scholarships are made available to graduate students enrolled in Accounting-related degree programs.  Donors have established endowed scholarships in perpetuity; annual scholarships depend upon annual funding from donors.

Donor scholarships are for the purpose of recruiting, retaining or recognizing students of high academic merit. For certain donor scholarships, financial need is an additional consideration. The number and amount of scholarship awards may vary from year to year.

Donor scholarships are generally awarded to full-time students. However, due to the “fifth year” educational requirement to qualify for CPA certification, part-time graduate students enrolled in an accounting-related degree program may be considered for donor scholarships administered by the Department of Accounting. The following is a list of the Department scholarships available:

Accounting Students Endowed Scholarships
Criteria: Students pursuing completion of the "fifth year" graduate accounting educational requirements in order to qualify for CPA certification. Accounting and overall GPA and GMAT scores (if required for admission) are considered. 

Capra Family Endowed Scholarship in Accounting
Criteria: Undergraduate [or graduate] Accounting major who has demonstrated initiative in funding a portion of his or her education.  Awarded on the basis of need and merit.

Barry J. Dick International Tax Scholarship Established By Berkowitz, Dick, Pollack & Brant LLP
Criteria: Students with an expressed interest in international taxation within the Master of Science in Taxation program or its equivalent. Preference is given to University of Miami School of Business undergraduates, as well as students with financial need.

The Sylvia Frank Freed Endowed Scholarship in Accounting
Criteria: Women students, enrolled in the School of Business, who are pursuing an Accounting major at the undergraduate level and have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours, or are enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program, with an Accounting or Accounting-related concentration. Donor preference for full-time students, but part-time students completing the "fifth year" of graduate accounting educational requirements for the CPA examination may be considered.  Preference is given to students with financial need.

McClain & Company Endowed Scholarship In Memory of Mariana D. Herrera, BBA ’72
Criteria: Undergraduate or graduate accounting major, selected on the basis of combined merit and financial need.

Arthur P. Metzger / Deloitte & Touche Endowed Program in Public Accounting
Criteria: Students pursuing completion of a graduate business degree to satisfy the "fifth year" accounting educational requirements in order to qualify for the CPA Examination, with recognition given to the Program's stated emphasis on education for careers in public accounting.

Accounting Department Alumni Donor Scholarships
Criteria: Undergraduate Accounting majors or students pursuing graduate accounting education in the Master of Science in Taxation or Master of Professional Accounting degree programs.

KPMG LLP Scholarships in Accounting                      
Criteria: Undergraduate Accounting majors or graduate business students pursuing the fifth year of accounting education. Qualifying African-American students majoring in accounting may be given preference in memory of Lewis Davis.

Loans and other financial assistance are available for graduate students but these are not administered by the department. Information on general financial aid (other than departmental scholarships) can be found through the Office of Financial Assistance Services.

In addition, there are several external funding opportunities available for students who have an interest in pursuing a career in accounting. Follow this link for information:
Scholarship and Internship Opportunities.

    School of Business Administration
    P.O. Box 248027, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6520
 
 
TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
 
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
UNDERGRADUATE: 305-284-4641