Tuition & Aid
An Executive MBA is an investment in yourself and your future. The skills, knowledge, and network you develop during the program will benefit you throughout your career. Plus, research consistently indicates the quality return on investment for EMBA graduates.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition varies yearly and is set by the Regents of the University of Minnesota each spring.
|Tuition & Fee Type
|Fall 2023 cohort tuition
|$67,180 per year
($33,590 per semester)
(non-refundable, applied toward tuition)
Tuition and fees cover:
- Costs for courses, workshops, events, and guest speakers
- Textbooks and course material (downloadable case studies and readings)
- Laptop with all required software preloaded
- Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, and coffee
- Parking on class days
- Immersion Week lodging, meals, and parking
The following International Residency costs* are also included in tuition and fees:
- Ground transportation to and from all official visits and orientation dinners
- Required group activities
*Airfare to and from the residency location and airport transportation is the student's responsibility and is not included in tuition and fees.
Financial Aid & Support
When financing your education, several options exist.
The University of Minnesota's Office of Student Financial Aid provides financial assistance in the form of need- and non-need-based university, federal, and private educational loans. Learn more about financial aid options.
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is available to serve the University of Minnesota's international community regarding financial aid.
To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You may complete it anytime; the University will process the application after you have been admitted.
The University of Minnesota's FAFSA code: 003969.
Many companies understand the importance of supporting their employees’ professional growth and leadership development. Look into tuition reimbursement or similar programs at your place of work.
Financial support from your employer is not required to participate in Carlson’s Executive MBA program. However, you are required to secure organization support in the form of time off to attend class.
The Carlson School of Management strives to ensure the business school is affordable for U.S. military veterans. We're proud to be recognized as the nation's top Military Friendly® graduate business school.
You may use your military and veterans education benefits for Carlson School's Executive MBA program. Under the Yellow Ribbon Program, you may also qualify for full Carlson School tuition and fees covered, dependent upon program. To learn more, visit our Military Community webpage about using your education benefits.
We proudly offer a generous 25% employee discount for University of Minnesota faculty and senior-level staff who wish to enroll in the Executive MBA program. The CEMBA program is not eligible for the Regent's Scholarship Program.