Tuition & Financial Aid

​​2023-24 Davis DBA Program Costs

Business Administration (Doctorate - no concentration) 
$31,500 per year ($15,750 per semester)

Business Administration (Doctorate - with concentration) 
$33,000 per year ($16,500 per semester)

The JU DBA is a three-year DBA program with optional concentrations available in Management, Healthcare Leadership,  Accounting/Finance and one that can be customized to better fit your personal business career path.

Tuition includes:

  • Customized career guidance and advising
  • Faculty mentors for first- and second-year students
  • Access to software, including Qualtrics, SPSS, STATA, and Microsoft Office
  • Special networking events and receptions
  • Breakfast, beverages, and snacks on Executive weekends
  • Friday lunch with research presentations on Executive weekends
  • Flex bucks for meals, snacks, or bookstore purchases on campus
  • Exposure to academic job opportunities
  • Graduate Tutoring
  • Student IDs and parking passes
  • Library resources
  • Professional headshot taken on campus
  • Access to research databases like Capital IQ
  • An allowance of $6,000 over the course of the program for approved travel and research expenses incurred by students when presenting at a conference (up to $2,000 per year)

Payment Plans are Available

Additional program costs might include: books, software, personal technology needs, travel and accommodations to Jacksonville, research costs (data, travel, data gathering, paper and printing), academic association memberships and conference travel.  Dissertation extensions beyond the 3 year program are an additional charge.    

A $3,000 non-refundable deposit is due 60 days after receiving the offer of admission to the cohort if accepted prior to January 1 of the beginning year. If accepted after January 1, deposit is due within 30 days after receiving the offer of admission. The deposit is included in the total tuition amount and will be applied to the first semester’s tuition. A detailed tuition schedule is provided upon acceptance. JU Davis DBA provides additional opportunities beyond the 63 credits. The program allows DBA students to conduct advanced research and co-teach in the environment of American higher education.

Financial Aid

Students in the Davis DBA program are generally self-funded through personal funds, employer funds, or student loans. Financial aid options are available. For more information, please visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Student Financial Services is your primary resource for student payments, account information, and financial aid.