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Tobin College of Business – St. John’s University - Full-Time MBA

St. John’s University Full-Time MBA Program Structure

Classes take place on evenings and weekends. Completion of the St. John’s University Tobin College of Business full-time MBA program typically takes three semesters; however, full and part-time students are allowed to extend their studies to up to five years. The MBA curriculum totals 36 credits. Students may also test out of a course based on Tobin College’s proficiency examinations. The college’s primary teaching method is lectures, followed by case studies and team projects.


The 36 credits that comprise the St. John’s University full-time MBA are divided into eight required, but waivable, courses; a required non-waivable capstone course; and three concentration field courses. MBA degrees are offered in business analytics, educational leadership, enterprise risk management, finance, FinTech, healthcare systems, information systems, interdisciplinary business, international business, marketing management, real estate, risk and financial advisory, risk management, strategic management, sustainability, and taxation.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Each credit for the Tobin College MBA program will cost $1,320, putting the cost of the maximum 36-credit MBA at approximately $47,520. Beyond tuition costs, students must also submit a University General Fee of $175, which covers the use of athletic facilities, the Counseling Center, Health Services, Library, Career Center, Transcripts, and Registration. Other fees include $100 for maintaining matriculation and $75 for each summer session. Students may also incur fees for any late or deferred payments.

Tobin full-time MBA applicants are eligible for university-funded partial scholarships and do not need to fill out any additional forms or applications in order to be considered. These scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and usually cover 25 percent of tuition costs. Women attending the Tobin College on a part or full-time basis are also eligible for an Ellen T. Reilly Scholarship, which is awarded based on merit, financial need and community service. The Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship program offers a tuition waiver for employees of the City of New York. The Tobin College also offers graduate assistantships to first-semester full-time MBA students. Assistantships provide tuition for up to two years of study along with a monthly stipend, and they are awarded after a competitive evaluative process that includes an interview component.

Full-time graduate students and those registered at least half-time are eligible for federal loans of up to $20,500. International students are encouraged to seek loans through the organization, International Education Financial Aid.


All students must have completed a U.S. bachelor’s degree or the equivalent before matriculating at Tobin. Additionally, the Tobin College requires candidates to demonstrate competency in pre-calculus mathematics and basic computer skills.

In order to be considered for admission, applicants must submit a completed application form, official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended, GMAT results, two letters of recommendation, a career goals statement, résumé and an official score report for the TOEFL if candidates have not obtain a degree from an institution at which English is the primary language of instruction. Interview invitations are extended at the discretion of the admissions committee, but applicants may take the initiative to schedule an informational interview with the admissions staff in order to discuss the program. The application fee for online submission is $70.

GMAT/GRE waivers may be awarded to U.S. armed services members and veterans, in addition to applicants that have an exceptional amount of previous work experience.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Fall Deadlines

Round One – Nov. 1
Round Two – March 1
Round Three – June 1

All applications submitted after June 1 are accepted on a rolling basis.

Spring Deadlines

Round One – Sep. 1
Round Two – Nov. 1

All applications submitted after November 1 are accepted on a rolling basis.

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