Fees and Financial Assistance

Tuition for Spring 2018 is $1,134 per course. Fees will increase to $1,275 per course beginning Fall 2019.

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

  • Masters students can receive $1,000 in fellowships per semester, up to a total of $4,000 for the duration of the program. (As of Fall 2019, fellowships will increase to $1,200 per semester, up to a total of $4800)
  • Certificate students can receive $500 in fellowships per semester, up to a total of $1000 for the duration of the program. (As of Fall 2019, fellowships will increase to $600 per semester, up to a total of $1,200)

    Note: Students who begin in the certificate program but later transfer to the masters program may only receive four fellowships total, across both programs.

Eligibility

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

MTI Fellowship application for Spring 2019 

Fellowship applications for the spring term must be submitted by April 15. Fellowship applications for the fall term must be submitted by November 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
  • Students 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.