MS in Management Tuition and Expenses

MS in Management Tuition and Expenses

The Master of Science in Management (M2) program can be completed in 9 short months. Over the course of the program, you will gain the business knowledge and professional confidence to launch a successful career. In addition, you will have a greater understanding of the value you bring to the world of business. Below is everything you need to know about tuition and expenses when considering the M2 program. 

Tuition for the Master of Science in Management (M2) Program

The cost for the M2 program is $52,570.

Orientation fee: $100
Wellness fee: $100/semester, $200/year (fall, spring)

Note: AY 2022-2023. Billed over two semesters. 

Tuition Payment

Tuition is payable in two equal payments. Payments are due August 1 and December 1. Payment plans are available. For more information, visit the bursar's website

Financial Guarantee (International Applicants Only)

International applicants who accept the offer of admission must submit a financial guarantee demonstrating sufficient funds to meet educational expenses for the full program. The financial guarantee should be no more than 6 months old. Applicants must include a letter of sponsorship if the expenses will be paid by someone other than themselves. The minimum amount to show solvency for immigration documents is $75,374 and includes the following costs. 

Tuition (includes Orientation Fee & Wellness Fee)  $52,870
Health Insurance & Other Expenses $4,464
9 months living expenses $18,040
Total $75,374

Please note: $75,374 is the minimum amount for immigration purposes. Actual costs may be greater. The financial guarantee amount is strictly an estimate. 

I-20 Immigration Information

Steps to Getting Your 1-20

  1. You must electronically accept your offer of admission and submit an enrollment deposit of $1,000.
  2. You will then receive a follow-up email from Lehigh's OISS, Office of International Students & Scholars. This email will inform you on how to login to your iHome account. 
  3. In order for OISS to issue you an I-20, the following items MUST be completed through your iHome account:
    1. Review and verify your personal information 
    2. Verify your foreign address
    3. Upload your financial documents
    4. Upload your passport information
    5. If applicable, input your dependent's information 
  4. Once the above sections are completed, OISS will be able to create your I-20. Your I-20 will be mailed to you. You will receive an email confirmation with the shipping/tracking information.
  5. If you do not provide the information requested by the deadline listed below, your I-20 will not be issued. You will then need to discuss the option to defer your offer. 
    1. Fall - TBD


The Office of Housing Services maintains graduate student housing in the Saucon Village Apartment Complex and at Packer House. For more information, click here.

The office also maintains lists of off-campus apartment listings, which can be found by emailing Additional off-campus housing can be found on the Graduate Student Life website.

*Subject to change at the discretion of Lehigh University

Health Insurance

Health Insurance Requirements

Lehigh University requires all full-time (registered for at least 9 credits)  and certified full-time graduate students to have health insurance. Lehigh offers students a health insurance plan through University Health Plans.  All international graduate students with F-1 or J-1 visa status must purchase the student health insurance provided by Lehigh University. Domestic students may waive the requirement to purchase this insurance by following the procedures outlined on the University Bursar's website.  

The cost for AY 2022-23 is $2259.00 for coverage from 8/15/2022 to 8/14/2023.  See the links below for plan costs and deadlines if the student’s program start date is other than the fall semester. Students in programs that start in Summer Session II (1-MBA and MS in Business Analytics) should select the option to add additional months.  Students must be registered for courses in order to enroll in the university’s plan.

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

Lehigh University Bursar's website

  • Eligibility
  • Semester-based Information
  • Enrollment details
  • Billing

University Health Plans website

  • Enrollment Forms, Waiver Form
  • Costs
  • Deadlines
  • Benefits
  • Claim Forms
  • Plan Options

Health Insurance Subsidy

Access to good insurance is essential for the health of our students. To this end, the University established a subsidy program to help eligible graduate students pay for health insurance and a payroll deduction option to help students who wish to avoid one large payment.​

For AY 2022-2023, the annual premium for *student only* coverage will be $2,259.00. To help eligible students, see criteria below, afford individual coverage, the University will provide a subsidy of $1,574.30 on Lehigh’s student health plan for the 2022-2023 academic year. The out-of-pocket premium cost for the individual coverage will be $684.70. Eligible students will receive a subsidy payment of $787.15; minus the appropriate taxes for each semester during which they qualify. The subsidy will be paid at the end of each semester (with December 30, 2022, and June 2, 2023 paychecks.) NOTE: If your paychecks stop before these dates, you will not be eligible to receive the subsidy.  

The subsidy program is an integral part of the University’s commitment to providing our graduate students with a quality insurance program. This insurance covers the graduate student only and not his/her dependents. For AY 2022-2023, to help afford the dependent coverage, the University will provide a subsidy of $250 per semester, ($500 per student/family per academic year) to the eligible graduate students with a dependent child and/or spouse; minus the appropriate taxes for each semester during which they qualify. The eligibility and application process for the dependent insurance subsidy will be available in a separate document later.

*Criteria for Student Health Insurance Subsidy Program*

The subsidy program is offered to graduate students who meet ALL the criteria listed below on the payment subsidy date. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.

  1. The student must confirm their enrollment in the university’s insurance AND
  2. The student must be a full-time or certified full-time graduate student. (It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she is registered as a full-time or certified full-time student prior to the payment of the subsidy) AND
  3. Receiving a graduate assistantship with an appointment of at least 10 hours/week or graduate fellowship paid through the university payroll system AND
  4. Has paid their Lehigh student health insurance premium in full by the time the subsidy is paid out or has signed up for the payroll deductions of premiums.

You may begin enrolling in the insurance program on June 24, 2022. To enroll in the insurance program, you must confirm your enrollment in the health insurance by going to AND submitting payment to the Bursar’s Office. Students must complete their registration prior to being eligible to confirm their enrollment in the health insurance plan. (NOTE: Certified Full-Time students must confirm their enrollment of insurance after the Office of Registration and Academic Services (RAS) has processed their Full-Time Certification request.)

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