The estimated tuition and fees for students who have started in the fall of 2017 are $91,000 for the entire two-year program.

For those beginning the program in the fall of 2018, the projected two-year total for tuition and fees will be $95,000.

Tuition and fees are set annually by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System; increases may vary from year to year. These estimates are calculated on a 5 percent annual increase.

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.

Current Tuition and Fees

Per semester for 2017–2018 academic year

Semester Tuition Segregated Fees** Program Fees
Fall $18,811.24 $557.73 $2,666.77
Spring $18,811.24 $557.73 $2,666.77
Yearly Total $37,622.48 $1,115.46 $5,333.54

Total tuition and fees are $44,071.48 for the year.

** Segregated Fee rate is updated each summer pending decision by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents.

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 indicate your interest in applying for a scholarship by checking the appropriate box on the last page of the online application.

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.