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Tuition and Financing

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Just Announced - EMBA Scholarships for Qualified Candidates

SMU Cox will offer a limited number of scholarships to qualified candidates who submit their application and are interviewed for admission by March 31. Scholarship awards amounts will vary by qualifications.   EMBA scholarships begin with the upcoming EMBA cohort. (Class of 2020)

Scholarship qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Quality and quantity of work experience
  • Grades achieved in undergrad coursework with emphasis on performance in junior and senior years
  • Quality of written application and performance in one-on-one interview
  • Amount of self-funding

The maximum scholarship award is $7,500 and will be paid in three installments ($2,500 per semester). The minimum scholarship award is $5,000 and will be paid in two installments ($2,500 per semester).

Decisions on admission to the program and scholarship awards will be made April 15.

Get Started Today:

  1. Email resume to Delania Teems to set up phone interview
  2. Visit an EMBA class (must be done before March 24)
  3. Complete/submit application and interview by March 31


EMBA Tuition

The Cox Executive MBA Program tuition for the class entering fall 2017 was $120,150. The tuition covers the cost of academic cases, use of the business library, parking, meals on each class day, lodging, some airfare and some meals associated with the required global trip. In addition there is a $2,800 nonrefundable payment (not applied towards tuition) that guarantees your place in the class. Please see the chart below for estimated payment due dates. Official tuition payment dates can be found at the university bursar's office.

Deposit $2,800 Due upon Acceptance
1st Payment 20% Due August 2016
2nd Payment 20% Due January 2017
3rd Payment 20% Due May 2017
4th Payment 20% Due August 2017
5th Payment 20% Due January 2018
Total 100% Total Program Cost

Tuition rates for the fall 2018 are coming soon.

All candidates that are accepted into the Executive MBA Program are required to submit the deposit by the date indicated on their letter of acceptance. We cannot reserve a seat in the class until the deposit is received.