The estimated tuition and fees for students who started in the fall of 2019 are $99,000 for the entire two-year program.

For those beginning the program in the fall of 2020, the projected two-year total for tuition and program fees will be $102,000.

Tuition and segregated fees are set annually by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System each summer, prior to the start of the fall semester.

Upon acceptance into the program, a $1,500 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a place in class. The enrollment deposit is credited toward the first semester’s tuition.

The Executive MBA offers an exceptional academic experience that is more affordable than you may think.

Tuition and Fees

Incoming Class of 2021

Program costs Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Tuition $20,346.24 $20,346.24
Segregated Fees* $567.41 $567.41
Program/Non-Qualified Fees $2,613.98 $2,613.98
Technology Fee $250.00 $250.00
Semester Total $23,777.63 $23,777.63

Total tuition and fees for Class of 2021 for 2019-20 are $47,555.26*.

*Indicates the segregated fees from 2018-2019. The 2019-2020 segregated fees will be released in July 2019 by the Chancellor’s office once approved by the UW Board of Regents.

Visit our current student resources site for Class of 2020 and 2021 tuition rates for 2019-20.

Financial Support

Employer Support

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement and recognize the benefits they receive when their employees participate in the Wisconsin Executive 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 25 percent of the tuition over the 20 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 Executive 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.