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Executive MBA program cost and financial aid

Move your career forward with the MBA for what’s next — the W. P. Carey MBA at Arizona State University. Learn more about our affordable program cost and ways to fund your MBA.

Estimated total program cost

Fall 2023 admits

Tuition and fees*







Note: All amounts shown in the Tuition and Fees Schedules or in other university publications or webpages represent tuition and fees as currently approved. However, Arizona State University reserves the right to increase or modify tuition and fees without prior notice, upon approval by the Arizona Board of Regents or as otherwise consistent with board policy, and to make such modifications applicable to students enrolled at ASU at that time as well as to incoming students. In addition, all tuition amounts and fees are subject to change at any time for correction of errors. Finally, please note that fee amounts billed for any period may be adjusted at a future date.

Estimated total costs include:

  • Sun Card
  • Required textbooks and other course materials
  • Parking pass for the Apache Structure located directly adjacent to McCord Hall
  • Executive coaching with a contracted, external coach
  • 24-Hour access to the W. P. Carey Executive Suite which includes state-of-the-art team rooms, fully-equipped EMBA kitchen and lounge, and dedicated printers
  • Admission to EMBA-exclusive networking and professional development events such as guest speakers, off-site company visits, and professional development sessions
  • Admission to Economic Club of Phoenix events
  • Subscription to The Wall Street Journal
  • Breakfast and lunch on most class days
  • Accommodations, programming and inter-visit transportation on Washington, D.C, and international practicum trips. Graduation registration and regalia.

Estimated total costs do not include:

  • Personal expenditures such as transportation to class and housing during regular class weekends
  • Additional university fees beyond the W. P. Carey program tuition

Program deposit

A one-time non-refundable enrollment deposit of $500 is also required before you register for classes.

Financial aid

Funding your MBA is one of the most important factors in returning to school, which is why the W. P. Carey School of Business has a financial aid services team dedicated to your specific needs as a grad student. We're here to help you navigate billing, scholarships, loans, deadlines, and more.

Completing the FAFSA

To apply for federal financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is available October 1 for the following academic year. ASU's school code is 001081. Learn more about ASU eligibility requirements for receiving financial aid.


The FAFSA can be completed at any point in your current academic year, but we recommend these deadlines for completing your applications and receiving funds in a timely manner.


June 15

July 15

August 1

Recommended Steps

Complete your FAFSA

Complete supporting documentation requested by Student Financial Assistance

Accept your financial aid via MyASU

Veterans benefits

ASU's Veteran Benefits and Certifications does not determine eligibility but will assist you by administering veteran's educational benefits and certifying your enrollment.

Employer-paid benefits

You may seek full or partial funding from your employer to assist with the costs of attending the W. P. Carey MBA program. Check with your human resources department regarding tuition reimbursement policies.

Employer-paid benefits may take one of two forms:

  • Third-party sponsor billing — ASU will bill your employer directly
  • Corporate reimbursement — you pay your account upfront and be reimbursed by your employer once you have met their guidelines

Loan options

Federal Unsubsidized Loans

Lending limit: $20,500 per academic year

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Federal Graduate PLUS Loans

Lending limit: Awarded up to a student's cost of attendance, less other forms of aid awarded

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Private education loans

  • Obtained from a private lender
  • Interest rates, loan fees, repayment options and eligibility requirements will vary
  • Review additional information regarding private student loans
  • Private student loans may be an option for international students who do not qualify for federal student loans