MTM Financial Information

Your Degree

UC Santa Barbara offers multiple ways to finance your graduate degree, including merit-based scholarships, opportunities to work as teaching assistants in Technology Management's undergraduate program, U.S. Federal Government Student Aid, International Student Funding, and others financial resources identified by UC Santa Barbara's Graduate Division.

Frequently asked Master of Technology Management Financial Questions

All applicants are considered for financial support. The Admissions Committee reviews applications holistically.

For information about fellowships at the University of California, Santa Barbara, please see the website Central Campus Fellowships or Other Campus Fellowships. Additionally, you can find financial resources on the website of our Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

The Office of the Registrar provides current Graduate Academic Tuition & Fees and the MTM graduate program fees are located under the graduate professional program fees section. You will also want to budget for ordinary living expenses (housing, transportation, food, etc.).

Financial Options

MTM Financial Support

Our financial support packages include merit-based scholarships. All admitted students are automatically considered for departmental financial support, there is no additional application required. Support varies based on academic performance, work experience, and fit with the program.

MTM also offers teaching assistant positions. TA's are given the opportunity to work with instructors and students in Technology Management's undergraduate courses. TA positions include campus tuition, Gaucho Health Insurance, and student services fees for the quarter in which you are employed.

U.S. Federal Aid

U.S. citizens (or eligible non-citizens) may apply for U.S. federal government student aid such as Direct Loans, Grad PLUS Loans, and work-study by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The UCSB Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships offers a helpful guide on how to apply for financial aid as well as a tutorial on how to submit your FAFSA.

See this helpful checklist from Federal Student Aid (U.S. Department of Education) to prepare for your graduate education.

International Student Funding

Prodigy Finance offers student loans to international students from 118+ countries to attend prestigious universities such as UCSB. Prodigy Finance is a proud supporter of UCSB MTM and has funded many MTM students in the past. Learn more about their services here.

Other Sources

UCSB's Graduate Division has a number of resources available to you. Visit their website for more information and other graduate scholarship search engines.

UCSB's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships also provides student loans to qualified graduate students. Visit their website for more information.

The Master of Technology Management is a professional degree program. As such, there is a Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition used to enhance your experience and provide you with additional services such as professional development opportunities, hands on experiences, and personalized student services. 

UCSB's Master of Technology Management (MTM) is dedicated to helping you find the financial support you need. All admitted students are automatically considered for financial support.

If you have additional questions, contact MTM Admissions at Click here to show mail address.

As a graduate student at UC Santa Barbara, there are many options for housing both on and off campus. Housing and Residential Services provide a wealth of information about the communities that meet the needs of each student.

For more information, visit the Housing & Residential Services website or contact them by phone at (805) 893-4371.

San Clemente Villages accommodates single graduate students in 2- and 4-bedroom furnished apartments.

Family Student Housing

Storke and West Campus accommodate students with families in 1- or 2-bedroom unfurnished apartments.

Off-Campus Living

The Community Housing Office provides all students with access to rental listings in the local area.