MS in Financial Engineering Tuition and Expenses

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Tuition for the MS in Financial Engineering Program

Tuition for the MS in Financial Engineering program is $1,545 per credit hour.
Tuition cost for 36 credits required for the degree is $55,620.


Billing for the MS in Financial Engineering Program

Tuition is due prior to the first day of class in each semester. Information on billing, due dates, and payment plans (available for the fall and spring semesters) may be found on the Bursar’s website.


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. Online and on-campus students are required to pay this fee.


Orientation Fee

The MFE program will host orientation during the week of August 21, 2023. The orientation fee is $100 and will appear in your billing statement for the fall. Online and on-campus students are required to pay this 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 expenses for one year of study. 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 $50,999 and includes the following costs:

  • Tuition (includes Orientation and Wellness Fees) $28,120
  • Health Insurance & Other Expenses $4,839
  • Living Expenses (11 months) $18,040
  • Total $50,999

Please note: $50,999 is the minimum amount for immigration purposes. The financial guarantee amount does not include personal and transportation expenses, therefore, actual costs may be greater.


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) or certified as a full-time student 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. 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.