The estimated total for tuition and fees for students who started in the fall of 2018 is $79,000 for the entire three-year program.

For those beginning the program in the fall of 2019, the projected three-year total for tuition and program fees will be $82,000, reflecting a 4 percent annual increase.

Upon acceptance into the program, a $500 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a place in the class. The enrollment deposit is credited toward the first semester's tuition.

Tuition and segregated fees are set annually by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System in the summer prior to the fall semester for each of the three years of the program. 

Current Tuition and Fees

Per semester for 2018–2019 academic year

Semester Tuition Segregated Fees** Program Fees
Fall $6,511.34 $567.41 $1,153.31
Spring $6,511.34 $567.41 $1,153.31
Summer $6,511.34 $567.41 $1,153.31
Yearly Total $19,534.02 $1,702.23 $3,459.93

Total tuition and fees are $24,696.18 for the year.

**The segregated fee rate is updated each summer by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.

Financial Support

With employer support, loans, and scholarships, getting a UW–Madison Evening MBA can be even more affordable.

Employer Support

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement and recognize the benefits they receive when their employees participate in the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program. Students are encouraged to write proposals for their employers that emphasize the return on learning for the organization.

Merit Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships that cover 20 percent of the tuition over the 30 months of the program are awarded to exceptional candidates who apply for the merit scholarship.

Applying early for priority consideration is recommended. Review of scholarship applications will coincide with the admissions review, with scholarship decisions made at the time of the admissions decision.

A separate scholarship application is required. To get started, simply access the Merit Scholarship application on the application for admissions.

Student Loans

U.S. citizens and permanent residents may apply for federal financial aid in the form of student loans. More information can be found from Federal Student Aid at the U.S. Department of Education or through the Office of Student Financial Aid at UW–Madison.

Military Applicants

The Wisconsin Evening MBA Program is eligible for use of military and veterans education benefits. To learn more, call the UW–Madison 
veterans services coordinator at 608-265-4628 or visit the Veterans Services & Military Assistance Center website.