The estimated tuition and fees for students who started in the fall of 2020 are $102,000 for the entire two-year program.

For those beginning the program in the fall of 2021, the projected two-year total for tuition and program fees will be $106,000.

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.

2021 Merit Aid

Individuals who apply for a Fall 2021 start will be considered for one-year merit-based scholarships. These award packages can range from $5,000 to $10,000 to help offset the cost of tuition.

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

Tuition and Fees

Incoming Class of 2022

Program costs Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Tuition $21,160.09 $21,160.09
Segregated Fees* $649.04 $649.04
Program/Non-Qualified Fees $2,718.54 $2,718.54
Technology Fee $250.00 $250.00
Semester Total $24,777.67 $24,777.67

Total tuition and fees for Class of 2022 for 2020-21 are $49,555.34*.

*Segregated fees are released in July 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.

Learn more about asking for employer support

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. 

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.