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GEMBA Admissions and Fees

Applications expected to open for a NEW Global EMBA Program starting January 2022 for Class starting in June 2023
We are in the process of revamping the curriculum content, services, and delivery mode of the program to provide a unique one year MBA program experience that leverages University of Washington’s global centers, Seattle’s iconic companies, and world-renowned Foster School faculty.

If you are interested in getting updates on the June 2023 class start, please fill out our form to join our mailing list or contact Jean Choy, Associate Dean of Executive Education and International Initiatives at [email protected].

The Global Executive MBA Program uses a self-managed online application process. You are responsible for completing and submitting all elements of the GEMBA application. 

Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for admission to the Global Executive MBA program:

  • Degree Requirement
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Official Transcripts
  • GMAT Criteria
  • Statement of Financial Ability
  • Employer Letter of Support
  • Letter of Recommendation

We encourage you to carefully review the detailed application requirements before submitting your online application.

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To find out if the 12-month GEMBA program is right for you, contact:

Jean Choy
Associate Dean of Executive Education and International Initiatives
Michael G. Foster School of Business
[email protected]

Applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early and take advantage of the early admission deadline.

Early admissions (US and International) Regular admissions (International) Regular admissions (US)
Application deadline December 1 January 15 February 15
Notification of admissions status December 15 February 15 March 15

Tuition for classes starting in June 2023 will be announced soon. Join our mailing list to receive updates.

All accepted applicants must pay a $5,500 non-refundable deposit to secure a place in the program. This deposit will be applied to the total program tuition, due by the start of the program.

Applicants who are U.S. citizens, eligible noncitizens of the United States with a valid Social Security Number (SSN) and who are not in default on a prior federal student loan may apply for federal loans. Foreign residents may apply for a private MBA loan with a U.S. citizen co-signer.

  • 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.

Depending on qualifications, limited assistance to a few high-potential applicants may be awarded. Self-sponsored applicants are eligible.

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