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Tobin College of Business – St. John’s University

The St. John’s University Part-Time MBA Program Structure

Classes take place on evenings and weekends. Like the full-time MBA program, the St. John’s University part-time MBA numbers 54 credits in total. Qualified students may waive up to 24 of these credits based on prior undergraduate coursework. Students working full-time are not permitted to register for more than two classes per semester during the fall and spring or more than one class during the summer session.

Curriculum

The 54 credits that comprise the St. John’s University part-time MBA are divided into eight courses that can be waived under certain conditions, as well as a required, non-waivable capstone course; three concentration field courses; and a maximum of 12 courses (36 credits) toward the MBA concentration.

Class Profile

Those candidates accepted to the part-time MBA program have completed an average of four years of full-time work experience by the time of matriculation. Nearly half of these students are female, and international students constitute 14 pecent of the class.

Careers

University Career Services offer St. John’s University Part-time MBA students career advising, skill training and recruiting services for both internships and full-time employment. Students may schedule individual appointments with a Career Counselor to discuss their needs and career objectives. The school also hosts several job fairs on-campus throughout the academic year to support students’ careers.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Each credit for the current academic year at the Tobin College costs $1,180, putting the cost of the maximum 54-credit MBA at approximately $63,720. Beyond tuition costs, students must also submit a University General Fee of $170, 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 Part-time MBA students should consider an additional annual budget of $1,045 for books.

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.

Tobin Part-time MBA students are eligible for federal loans of up to $20,500. International students are encouraged to seek loans through the organization, International Education Financial Aid.

Admissions Procedures

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.

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadlines

Round One – November 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 – September 1
Round Two – November 1

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