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 $10,000. 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, 2019. 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 resume to Delania Teems dteems@smu.edu to set up phone interview
  2. Visit an EMBA class
  3. Complete/submit application

EMBA Tuition

The Cox Executive MBA Program tuition for students entering in the Fall of 2019 is $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 2018
2nd Payment 20% Due January 2019
3rd Payment 20% Due May 2019
4th Payment 20% Due August 2019
5th Payment 20% Due January 2020
Total 100% Total Program Cost

 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.