When you enroll in the MSIS Program, you will be charged $38,000 tuition for the total 12-months of study. Tuition payments are paid quarterly and due by the Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadline. Details of how to pay tuition are available on the Tuition Payment website.
Admitted international applicants are required to show proof of adequate financial support. Learn more about the financial ability requirement from the UW Graduate School.
MSIS Program Tuition and Fees
Estimated Tuition for 2017-2018
|Quarterly Tuition||Quarterly University Fees¹||Number of Enrolled Quarters||Total Program Cost|
Admitted students are required to pay a $3,000 non-refundable and non-transferable acceptance fee (which replaces the enrollment confirmation deposit). This deposit is paid via credit card online and applied to their summer quarter tuition balance.
|Other Estimated Expenses²||12 Month Estimate|
|Room and Board||$19,500|
|Books and Supplies||$1,652|
|International Student fees||$180|
¹Fee amount shown is based on the 2017-18 year and are subject to change. Office of Planning and Budgeting
²Average living expenses are calculated from the 2017-18 the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) Student Budgets
³All matriculated international students in F-1 or J-1 status are required to purchase. See details on the ISHIP website
For a complete summary of tuition charges and associated feeds, visit the University’s Tuition Overview.
Students in all fee-based programs, including this degree, are not eligible for the Graduate University Grant programs, including the Husky Promise program. Please note, MSIS administered through the Foster School of Business, not through UW Professional & Continuing Education (UW PCE). For additional information, see fee based programs and financial aid, and fee based program FAQ.
Financing Your MSIS
Foster MSIS students often finance their education through a combination of educational loans, scholarships, employer tuition benefits and personal funds.
MSIS Program Scholarship
The MSIS Program Scholarship is available to all students with the submission of a scholarship application. Submission of the application should be included with initial program admission materials through the online application on the UW Graduate Admissions website.
Domestic applicants may apply for federal loans. To apply, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Access the online FAFSA form. The priority deadline for FAFSA submittal is February 28 and you may submit the form anytime after January 1. Please list the “University of Washington-Seattle”, Code 003798 in Section G of the application. Qualified students may be eligible to borrow up to $20,500 per year through the Federal Stafford Direct Loan program.
Summer quarter financial aid requests should be submitted by May. Find out more about how to get financial aid for summer quarter.
For complete information, contact the UW Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA).
Office of Student Financial Aid
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-5880
Private loans are another option to secure funds for your educational expenses. We strongly encourage qualified students to exhaust all federal loan options before applying for private loans. You are encourage to conduct independent research and can borrow from any lender you prefer.
Former or Current Military
The University of Washington participates in the Post-911 GI Bill Program and Foster MSIS students are eligible to apply for the Tillman Military Scholars Program. Applicants are encouraged to apply for a GMAT exam fee reimbursement. Connect with the UW Veteran’s Center to learn more.
Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS)
The UW Libraries provides resources for funding graduate studies. You can browse through their resources guide for possible opportunities.