Student Charges and Fees


The Executive MBA program academic fee is mandatory for each student and no category or component is optional, regardless of the student's participation.

Non-Refundable Application Fee:

$    200

Non-Refundable Intent to Register (ITR) Enrollment Deposit:

(Due upon admission and counts towards your first year fees.)

$  2,500

Estimated EMBA Program Fees for 2019–2020*


*Fees are subject to change on an annual basis. Estimated two-year program fee total is $167,992.

Student charges are paid at the beginning of each academic year or over installments.

Year One Installment: September, December, and March 

Year Two Installment: June, September, December, and March

Items Covered by the Program Fees

Executive MBA fees cover registration, student charges, books, software supplies, meals, and housing for on/off-campus residential. Partners and family members may accompany participants on the International Seminar and International Travel Study programs at their own expense. All university and Executive MBA program policies and fees are subject to change each year. Please note that student charges and education fees are subject to change at any time. The Executive MBA program academic fee is mandatory for each student and no category or component is optional, regardless of the student’s participation.

Additional Expenses

Students are advised of the following expenses that are not included in the Executive MBA program fee:
Students are responsible for obtaining a laptop that meets Anderson’s required specifications.

  1. Students are responsible for all fees and/or fines assessed by the university or the Executive MBA program.
  2. The EMBA program offers optional programs or courses (e.g., international studies and exchange opportunities) that will require students to incur additional expenses. These fees are non-reimbursable.
  3. Executive MBA students are responsible for airfare and all travel costs incurred in conjunction with attending classes at UCLA Anderson (lodging is provided only for residential class weekends), participating in the required International Seminar and travel expenses outside the budget for the Strategic Management Research (SMR) project. Some travel and other expenses related to the SMR project may be reimbursable, but there may be additional costs for completing this required component of the program.
  4. Students are responsible for all course materials beyond the 68-unit program requirement.

UCLA Anderson makes every effort to fully disclose Executive MBA program financial information for prospective students. Because the program offers new educational opportunities on quarterly and annual bases, we cannot provide a complete list of costs/expenses not covered by the registration fees.

Company Sponsorship

Company sponsorship can help pay for your MBA and give your company an edge. Asking your employer for sponsorship may feel intimidating, but you can frame your proposal with information on how an Executive MBA from UCLA Anderson can help grow and retain your talent.

If your company is partially sponsoring your MBA, you will be responsible for paying the fees and managing the reimbursement from your company. 100% company sponsorship requires students to contact EMBA Admissions upon admission to set up a corporate account. The EMBA program office can provide a letter to your company as proof of your completed course credits.


Tax Benefits for Financing Your MBA


Watch Associate Dean and Adjunt Professor of Accounting Gonzalo Freixes discuss how tax benefits can help pay for your MBA.


Your ROI


24% Salary Increase during EMBA