Strategic Leadership - Cost & Scholarships

Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition for 2018-19 academic year: $34,112 ($832/hr) NOTE: this is the total tuition for the entire program.
    • Books are included
  • One-Time Student Fee: $300
    • Includes processing fees, parking and other administrative fees
  • Download the Financial Facts & Figures Summary

Note: Roberts Wesleyan College reserves the right to change the fees above at any time without prior notice.

Alumni Leadership Award (A.L.A.)

This Scholarship is awarded to graduates of the Organizational Management program at Roberts Wesleyan College.

O.M. applicants for M.S.L. that meet the criteria below will be granted a tuition waiver for the cost of two 3-credit MSL courses – saving students $4,992 off the total price of the M.S.L. program tuition! NOTE: savings based on 2018-19 tuition. Tuition rates subject to change July 1, 2019.

Alumni Leadership Award (A.L.A.) Criteria:

  • Have successfully completed the OM program within the last 3 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Meets the current admission criteria for the MSL program.  
    NOTE: The essay and reference requirements for admission into MSL may be waived if all the above criteria are met.

NOTE: To be considered for the Alumni Leadership Award (A.L.A.), please indicate your interest on the MSL online application (Program of Interest page) or contact the M.S.L. Enrollment Coordinator.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available mainly in the form of Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans and Federal Graduate PLUS loans.

  • Direct Loans - To determine eligibility, complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at Available October 1st for the following academic year). The Federal school code for Roberts is 002805.
    • Direct Unsubsidized - Fixed rate loan with an annual maximum of $20,500. Rate and fees are determined annually. For more information, go to
    • GRAD PLUS - Fixed-rate credit qualifying loans which allow for additional funds to help pay for educational expenses, up to the Cost of Education, as established by Roberts Wesleyan College. The PLUS request process, including a credit check, can be completed at

Additional financial assistance may include:

  • Roberts Alumni Discount (10%)
  • Corporate Partnership Discount (25%)
  • Employer Tuition Assistance

Reach out to Student Financial Services office for all information regarding financial aid and billing at 585-594-6150 or

Payment Options

All tuition and fees must be paid prior to the beginning of the term, except in cases where an extended payment plan has been arranged.

  • Financial Aid is applied at the beginning of each term.
  • Payments can be made online at with QuikPay.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your financial aid eligibility may be impacted by your age and independence status. If you are under the age of 25, you may be considered a dependent of your parents for Federal financial aid purposes. Dependent students are required to provide certain parental information on the FAFSA, including income, which will be used to determine your financial aid eligibility and may result in reduced levels of aid. New York State also has separate guidelines for independence.

For questions concerning federal financial aid or your bill, contact the Office of Student Financial Services: 585-594-6150 or

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