Executive MBAAdmission Information

The Weatherhead School of Management admissions team is committed to recruiting a community of students with diverse perspectives and a range of educational, professional and life experiences. These experiences, along with demonstrated student excellence, enrich the dialogue and teamwork in the classroom. We look for top-quality applicants who are interested and interesting.

Executive MBA Application Process Overview

  1. Create an application, or log in using your username and password to continue your application.
  2. Upload the required documents. During the admissions review process, we accept both unofficial documents uploaded to your application or official documents sent to us in official routes. (If you are admitted and choose to matriculate, we’ll need the official documents then, and we’ll send you further instructions).
  3. When your application is finished, click “submit” to pay your non-refundable application fee
  4. After clicking “submit,” you will not be able to make any changes to your application form or resume, but you will be able to log back in later to upload transcripts and test scores. All required documents must be submitted in order to be considered.
  5. Once your application is complete, you may receive an invitation to interview. Interviews are by invitation only.

Note: If an application remains incomplete, Weatherhead School reserves the right to withdraw or deny the application.

Tuition and Financial Assistance

The current EMBA total program investment for candidates beginning fall 2024 is estimated to be just under $124,000 for the entire two-year program. This includes tuition, books and class materials, all catered meals, snacks and beverages during the class sessions, covered parking and most costs associated with the weeklong international immersion trip in the summer between year one and year two (except plane ticket).

Tuition is invoiced by the university in five installments: Fall one, spring one, summer, fall two and spring two.

Executive MBA Application Qualifications

Qualified applicants to the Weatherhead EMBA program should match the following descriptions:

  • Potential for career advancement to a senior managerial position
  • Ability to participate in and contribute to an intensive learning environment
  • Time and willingness to make a two-year commitment to attend classes, study group meetings and other required activities
  • Evidence of the ability to complete graduate-level coursework

Executive MBA Application Requirements

  • When reviewing your profile for admission consideration, the Weatherhead School of Management admissions team requires the following:
  • Transcripts
  • Video Essays and Vision Statement: Link will be emailed after application submission.
  • Current resume
  • Two Recommenders
    • As part of submitting your application, you will be required to enter the names, relationship and contact information of two recommenders. We reserve the right to contact your recommenders directly if we need more information about you as a candidate for this program.
  • Application fee: $100 (non-refundable)

Detailed instructions are available in our online application.

Application Deadlines

Fall 2024

Application Deadline

Notification Date

Round 1

November 1, 2023

December 21, 2023

Round 2

January 9, 2024

March 15, 2024

Round 3

March 5, 2024

May 3, 2024

Round 4

April 30, 2024

July 1, 2024

Applications are accepted after the Round 4 deadline. Enrollment continues over summer, space permitting.


Weatherhead Executive MBA Program Dates

The residency dates for 2024-25 academic year are listed below.

Upcoming Residencies 


Fall 2024

  • Sept. 4 (Afternoon team building session for new students)
  • Sept. 5-7
  • Oct. 3-5
  • Nov. 7-9
  • Dec. 12-14

Spring 2025

  • Jan.9-11
  • Feb. 5-8 (On Wednesday of the February residency, EMBA students participate in an offsite experiential learning day
  • March 6-7
  • April 10-12

Fall 2025

  • Sept. 10 (Afternoon team building session for new students)
  • Sept. 11-13
  • Oct. 9-11
  • Nov. 6-8
  • Dec. 11-13

Spring 2026

  • Jan. 8-10
  • Feb. 4-7 (On Wednesday of the February residency, EMBA students participate in an offsite experiential learning day)
  • March 5-7
  • April 9-11

Application Process Questions

Graduate Admissions Team