Program Fees and Financial Aid

Program Fees

The anticipated 21-month program fee is $103,000*. The program fee includes instructional fees, textbooks and course materials, meals and lodging at residence sessions (students requesting a single room are responsible for one-half of the lodging expense), UPASS, parking and lunch on class days, food and refreshments at hosted social functions, and most on-the-ground expenses of the required International Immersion (occurs during second year). For North America students, single room lodging is provided during class sessions.

Students in all fee-based programs, which includes the EMBA Program, are not eligible for the tuition exemption program, institutional tuition waivers or the Undergraduate/Graduate University Grant programs, including the Husky Promise program. Read more information on fee-based programs.

*Fee for students beginning the EMBA Program Autumn Quarter 2017. The program fee is equally divided among the six academic quarters. Fees are subject to approval by the University of Washington Board of Regents.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Active Duty Military and Veterans
The Foster School of Business honors the service of our men and women in uniform. We appreciate the valuable experience armed forces members bring into the Executive MBA learning environment. To this end, substantial educational benefits may be available to fund your studies as an EMBA student. Depending upon your eligibility, near the full cost may be covered through the Post 9/11 GI Bill. View information for receiving benefits through the University of Washington. We can also connect with a resource in the UW Veterans Center by sending a message to emba@uw.edu.

Graduate Studies Loan Sources:

Federal Stafford Direct Loans
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Maximum you can borrow: $20,500

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS
Determined from FAFSA results.
Maximum you can borrow: Up to cost of attendance (minus other aid).

View UW Student Loan Program Chart

Who is eligible to apply for financial aid?
Most University of Washington Executive MBA students qualify to borrow $20,500 per year through the Federal Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Program.  To apply, you must be a U. S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, must not be in default on a prior federal student loan, and must have registered for the draft if required by law to do so. Otherwise, this program is not based on need, income, or credit. Depending on credit worthiness, EMBA students may also qualify to borrow up to the full amount of the program fee through the private MBA Tuition Loan Program. Foreign residents may apply for this loan with a U.S. citizen co-signer.

How to apply for a Federal Stafford Direct Loan:
To apply for a Federal Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan, fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov or on paper and submit it to the address included on the application. If you are offered admission to the Executive MBA Program and your FAFSA is approved, the UW Office of Student Financial Aid will send you a financial aid eligibility letter and a promissory note asking how much of the $20,500 annual maximum you wish to borrow. You will need the University of Washington’s federal financial aid code for the FAFSA: 003798.