Tuition and Financing

EMBA Scholarships for Qualified Candidates

SMU Cox will offer a limited number of scholarships to qualified candidates. Scholarship awards amounts awarded based on committee review.  

Scholarship qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Quality and quantity of work experience
  • Committee review of the admission application
  • Performance in one-on-one interview

Scholarship awards start at $5,000 and a top award is $15,000. Scholarships are applied to the student account in the first year of the program

The SMU Cox EMBA Program has several different types of scholarships available. Click here for a full list and more information about the scholarship process.

Scholarship decisions are made on a rolling, fund-available basis. The priority scholarship deadline is March 31, 2021. The Cox EMBA Program reserves more than half of its scholarship funds to early applicants who submit on or before this date. Apply today!

Take the next step to learn more about our top-ranked program:

  1. Email to set up phone interview
  2. Visit an EMBA class
  3. Complete/submit application

EMBA Tuition

The Cox Executive MBA Program tuition and fees for students in our 21-month program entering in the Fall of 2021 is $123,495.  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 $3,000 non-refundable enrollment fee payment that reserves 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.

Enrollment Fee $3,000 Due upon Acceptance
1st Payment 20% Due August 2020
2nd Payment 20% Due January 2021
3rd Payment 20% Due May 2021
4th Payment 20% Due August 2021
5th Payment 20% Due January 2022

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