Fees and Financial Assistance

Tuition is $1134 per course. Fees are due and payable at the time of registration.

Options for financial assistance:

  • Fellowships offered by the Mineta Transportation Institute
  • Financial aid programs administered by the Financial Aid Office of San José State University. (Only admitted masters students are eligible.)
  • Employer reimbursement programs for employees' career-related educational expenses. (Check with your employer's training coordinator to see if this is an option.)

If you have quesitons about tuition and financial asssistance programs, contact the MSTM Coordinator, Michelle Waldron, at michelle.waldron@sjsu.edu or 408-924-3427.

Fellowships from the Mineta Transportation Institute

  • Students can receive up to $4,000 in fellowships offered by the Mineta Transportation Institute.
  • Each fellowship is $1,000 for MSTM students and $500 for certificate students. Eligible students may receive a maximum of four fellowships.


Students are eligible for a fellowship if they:

  • Are a matriculated (degree seeking) student in the MSTM program (or) are declared as a student in one of the transportation management certificate programs
  • Complete a class, earning a grade of B or higher, for both the Fall-A and Fall-B sessions OR the Spring-A and Spring-B sessions

How to apply

The application form for the current fellowship cycle has closed

NOTE: Fellowship applications for the spring term must be submitted by April 15. Fellowship applications for the fall term must be submitted by Nov. 15.

San José State University Financial Aid

Admitted MSTM students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. For complete details and application procedures, visit the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office on the SJSU website.

Here are a few tips specific to MSTM students:

  • Graduate students are eligible for Stafford Unsibsized or Grad Plus loans
  • You must enroll in a minimum of 4 units per semester (fall or spring) to be eligible
  • Students who are eligible for federal financial aid, may be eligible for a tuition deferment.