The Fox Master of Accountancy consists of 30 credit hours over three semesters; students will take 9-12 credits per semester. Tuition rates for each academic year are approved by the Board of Trustees and announced by Temple University Bursar’s Office every July. Review details at the Bursar’s Office or view per-credit tuition as a PDF.
Please note that in addition to university-wide tuition and fees, the Fox MAcc program also assesses a one-time program fee of $750 with the first semester. This program fee covers special events and activities including, but not limited to: orientation; guest speakers; special events; and graduate student-only spaces such as breakout rooms, lounges, and business centers.
What Tuition Covers
The annual tuition and fees cover nearly every aspect of the MAcc program, including:
- MAcc orientation and recruiting programs held throughout the three-semester program.
- Instructional costs for the fall, spring, and summer sessions for one academic year.
- Course materials, including select cases and related assignments (does not include textbooks).
- Personalized career counseling and networking programs with recruiters from Big 4, national, and regional public accounting firms.
- Travel costs for visits to regulatory agencies.
- Special events and other related activities.
- Additional benefits and services available to all Temple University students. See an explanation of tuition and fees.
Indirect & Personal Expenses
Personal expenses vary from student to student, depending on individual accommodations and lifestyle. In addition to the annual tuition and program fee for the program, students can expect to pay $1,500 to $2,000 per month on individual and personal expenses. This is an estimate based on student feedback and generally includes:
- Personal travel
- Miscellaneous personal living expenses
The Fox MAcc program offers merit-based and financial need-based scholarships for qualified students.
All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships, provided the application is received by the scholarship deadline. Students do not need to complete additional forms or submit additional application essays or recommendations to be considered for merit-based scholarships. Merit scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding academic and professional achievement, including overall GPA, accounting GPA, and GMAT scores. Scholarship recipients will be notified shortly after their admission decision has been rendered.
Admitted students who demonstrate financial need as well as academic achievement may qualify for need-based scholarships. To apply, complete the simple MAcc Need-Based Scholarship Application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15.
Temple Alumni Rewards
As a graduate of Temple University, you’ve worked hard to achieve your educational and professional goals. Because we are committed to your success, the Fox School of Business grants 5% tuition scholarships to alumni who are admitted to the program.
Other Funding Sources
Fox is dedicated to providing additional scholarship funding for eligible military members and veterans who enroll in a Fox graduate program. Veterans apply for funding through the Office of University Registrar upon admission.
We encourage you to consider other sources of scholarship funding from organizations to which you belong – religious organizations, fraternal organizations, clubs, athletics, unions, employers, etc.
Financial Aid for Domestic Students
Loan Eligibility & Applying for Loans
Citizens and permanent residents of the United States are considered domestic students and are typically eligible for federal student loans as well as supplemental (alternative) loans through private lenders.
Domestic students may file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming academic semester during the application process, and may only file for private loans after they have been offered admission to the program.
Please refer to Temple University’s Student Financial Services for details about the total estimated cost of program attendance and/or lender information. Student Financial Services assists eligible students in obtaining state and federal government grants and guaranteed loans.
Financial Aid for International Students
International students are not eligible for federal loans, and must use alternative loans as their primary source of funding. Additional information on financial resources for international students is listed here by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services.