Tuition and Financial Aid

Before the first day of the orientation week, students may select a payment options individually.

Tuition Fees

Full-time MBA — 16 800 USD (this is a discounted price for individuals, a different rate  applies for companies)
Current exchange rate  fixed for 2020 is 393 tenge per 1 USD.

For more information on corporate discounts, please,contact us at email: mba.admissions@nu.edu.kz.

Application fee

The application fee is nonrefundable and cannot be waived. It must be paid with the application before the registration deadline.

The fee is 90 USD for graduate degree programs.

Financial Aid opportunities

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business (NUGSB) offers limited numbers of scholarships that cover 30 to 65% of the tuition fee for the 2020 intake. This applies only for graduate degree programs at NUGSB.

In accordance with the results of the selection process, the Admissions Committee may also award a scholarship offered by companies to outstanding candidates.

Nazarbayev University provides extra financial support for exceptional international students that covers up to 100% of the tuition fee (room & board not included in the scholarship).

Please, see table with Living costs & General expenses here.

In the Press

You are worth exactly as much as your connections. It has long been known - the more people have great connections, the easier it is for them to solve problems.
The main task of modern business is to be aware of new trends and respond quickly to changes. And this applies to all aspects of business, including personnel development. Why it is important for businessmen to get new knowledge in a timely manner and why companies need to invest in human capital, in Forbes.kz interviews said Erken Turganbayev, Director of programs for executives of NUGSB.
A university professor should not only be demanding and able to explain his subject, but also have relevant information. Publications in well-known scientific journals are considered to be the main indicator of this relevance in the scientific community.
NU School of Business started admission for the year 2019 for MBA program, MBA program for managers and MSc in Finance (Master of Science in Finance) program. The correspondent of Zakon.kz looked into their peculiarity and applied orientation.

Last News

Published by Associate Professor of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Marek Jochec, together with Hana DVORACKOVA and Tomáš TICHY in a web journal "Revista de Cercetare şi Intervenţie Socială".
On January 22, 2020 at 18.30 come to NUGSB info-session. One of our top professors, Chet Boruki will conduct a free seminar on the topic “Lead Yourself or Follow — How to Build Your Career", moreover our alumni will give you tips & advices on How to prepare for tests GMAT, GRE, ALEKS
Presented by Assylbek Nurgabdeshov, Associate Research Professor and Director of Narxoz HR Research Center.
Published by Associate Professor of Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Jenfier Lewis together with Anna CohenMiller, Neil Collins and Seijn Koo in the journal GENDER, TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT.

Upcoming Events

On January 22, 2020 at 18.30 come to NUGSB info-session. One of our top professors, Chet Boruki will conduct a free seminar on the topic “Lead Yourself or Follow — How to Build Your Career", moreover our alumni will give you tips & advices on How to prepare for tests GMAT, GRE, ALEKS
Dear students, faculty and staff, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “Does Relative Pay Matter when Setting Subordinate’s Compensation?An Experimental Approach” by Atanu Rakshit, Assistant Professor at NUGSB and  Jonathan R. Peterson, Assistant Professor of Economics at Louisiana Tech University. The paper abstract is available here. WHEN: Friday, November 29, […]
BUSINESS TALK – “Peculiarities of investment activity in Central Asia” by our guest-speaker, Mr. Aidan Karibzhanov on 25 October 2019, 18:30  Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business in collaboration with NURIS and NU Center of Entrepreneurship are inviting you to the Business Talk: “Peculiarities of investment activity in Central Asia”, hosted by our guest-speaker — Aidan Karibzhanov. Talk […]
BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE – “Recognising the Value of Women’s Entrepreneurship“ at NU GSB on Thursday, 17 October 2019, 18:30 Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business is hosting a series of free-of-charge masterclasses “BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE”. You will have an opportunity to meet our faculty, talk to them over a cup of coffee, ask […]