FLEX MBA Program Tuition and Expenses

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The Lehigh FLEX MBA can be completed at a part-time, flexible pace in order to fit your work schedule or personal lifestyle. Below is everything you need to know about tuition and expenses to consider which pace is right for you. 


Tuition for the Part-Time FLEX MBA Program

FLEX MBA tuition at Lehigh is determined on a per credit hour basis. The cost per credit hour applies to international, domestic, part-time students.

  • FLEX MBA Program (on-campus)
    • Cost per credit hour: $1,295 
  • MBA & Engineering Program (on-campus)
    • Cost per credit hour: $1,545
  • MBA & Educational Leadership (on-campus)
    • Cost per credit hour: $945
    • Educator's rate per credit hour: $610
  • FLEX Program CLASSROOM LIVE course (distance education)
    • Cost per credit hour: $1,295


Tuition Deferment for Part-Time Students

Lehigh offers a tuition deferment plan for students with employer tuition reimbursement plans. Students utilizing this plan must sign a promissory note and pay a $50 fee per semester. Students must submit a new deferment form for each semester in which they choose to participate. Deferment is not available for the winter term.


Payment Plan*

Lehigh also offers a payment plan that allows students to pay their tuition over three installments. An installment of 40% is due by the first day of class with two additional installments of 30% each due 30 and 60 days after classes begin. 

Payment information and forms for graduate students may be found by visiting the Bursar's Office website. 

*Payment plans are not available for the summer and winter terms.


Wellness Fee*

$105 per semester (Fall, Spring). Total of $210 per year.

The Wellness Fee supports the Health Center in its mission to provide access to physical and mental health care. 

*Only applicable if registered for more than 9 credits


Orientation Fee



Financial Guarantee

(International Applicants Only)

International applicants who accept the offer of admission must submit their financial guarantee demonstrating sufficient funds to meet educational expenses for the full program (diploma May 2024). Include a letter of sponsorship if the expenses will be paid by someone other than the student. The minimum amount to show solvency for immigration documents is below and includes the following costs:


  • Tuition (includes Wellness Fee) $23,895
  • Health Insurance & Other Expenses $4,839
  • Living Expenses (11 months) $18,040
  • Total $46,774

MBA & Engineering

  • Tuition (includes Wellness Fee) $28,395
  • Health Insurance & Other Expenses $4,839
  • Living Expenses (11 months) $18,040
  • Total $51,274

MBA & Educational Leadership

  • Tuition (includes Wellness Fee) $17,595
  • Health Insurance & Other Expenses $4,839
  • Living Expenses (11 months) $18,040
  • Total $40,474

Please note: The total amount is the minimum amount needed for immigration purposes. The student's actual expenses will be greater. The financial guarantee does not cover the cost of personal and transportation expenses.


Immigration Information

Accept the offer of admission and pay the deposit as instructed in your offer letter.

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) offers a comprehensive website for admitted degree-seeking students that lists detailed information on the following:

  • F1 or J-1 visa process
  • Housing
  • Health insurance and vaccination information
  • International student orientation'
  • Arrival information



The Office of Housing Services provides assistance and information for graduate students. Housing options typically fall into three categories: University-owned and operated housing, affiliated housing, and off-campus rental housing. Explore your options early by visiting the Office of Housing Services website.


Health Insurance

All graduate students registered full-time (9 or more credits per term) are required to have health insurance coverage.

Lehigh University offers a student health insurance plan available for purchase through University Health Plans. Domestic students may waive the university’s offer of insurance by providing proof of coverage from a qualified plan. All F-1 and J-1 students must enroll in the university’s plan.

The premium for the academic year 2022-2023 was $2,259 for the period from 8/15/22 to 8/14/23. Supplemental coverage for 6/20/22 to 8/14/22 was also required at the cost of $324. Final rates and deadlines for 2023-2024 are not yet available so please note that coverage periods will be similar and costs may increase slightly.

You must be registered for coursework before you can purchase health insurance through the university’s student plan.  

Part-time students are not eligible to purchase insurance through Lehigh University's student plan.

Need help funding your education?

Lehigh aims to make graduate education affordable with various scholarship offerings and financial aid. See if you qualify.