MBA Expenses

Comparing MBA cost of living and return on investment is not an easy task. In this list we tried to capture the cost of each degree as of 2015. The table below compares MBA tuition and other expenses at the top programs.

All amounts are converted to USD.

 Chicago Wharton MIT Berkeley Columbia Duke INSEAD LBS ESADE IMD
 1 year
tuition
 $63980  $70870  $65750  $30292 $65988  $60600  $71064  $105690  $64476  $62400
 Total
tuition
 $127960  $141740  $131500  $60584  $131976  $121200  $71064  $105690  $64476  $62400
 Housing &
Utilities
 $14520  $20626  $14850  $24324  $20700  $7830  $12852  $17846  $918  $37440
 Medical
Insurance
 $3636  $3390  $5580  $3754  $3733  $2400
 Food & other
personal expenses
 $8400  $4268  $4894  $5200  $4838  $4564  $6048  $6000  $810
 Computer &
Books
 $2400  $1300  $4200  $1162  $904  $1300  $864  $2000  $2000  $2000
 School fees  $2500  $13400  $3661  $3400  $26000
 Transportation  $1500  $2740  $3000  $1710  $756  $3413
 Student life fee  $1089  $2052
Estimates Total
Expenses
 $162,005 $171,324  $163,764  $111,424  $165,812 $142,404  $93,636  $134,950 $68,204  $127,840