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Foster School of Business – University of Washington - Global Executive MBA

University of Washington Global Executive MBA Program Structure

The University of Washington Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) at the Foster School of Business takes 12 months to complete. The cohort-based program is geared toward professionals looking to continue or to start working internationally.


The University of Washington Global Executive MBA program takes place over four quarters, and each quarter consists of four to five classes. The classes cover disciplines such as Financial Accounting, Decision Modeling, and Ethical Leadership.

Executive MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 23 (tie)
• Financial Times: 56

Class Profile

Students in the most recent Foster Global Executive MBA class are, on average, 37-years old and have 12 years of average professional work experience.


GEMBA students have access to all university career services. Furthermore, the MBA Career Management offers students career coaching, online resources, advisory boards, networking events, a mentor program, and peer advisors for students in their second year. In addition, students can participate in mock interviews, resume reviews, and career advising.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees for the University of Washington Global Executive MBA come to a total of $90,000. Financial assistance may be available for a few high-potential applicants.


Applicants are required to submit transcripts of an undergraduate degree, proof of English language proficiency (if applicable), GMAT scores, a statement of financial ability, an employer letter of support, and a letter of recommendation. GMAT scores are required for students who are self-supported, while those who are supported by their organization may waive the GMAT requirement.

Application Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early and take advantage of the early admission deadline. 

Early admissions (US and International) Regular admissions (International) Regular admissions (US)
Application deadline December 1 January 15 February 15
Notification of admissions status December 15 February 15 March 15

Tuition for classes starting in June 2023 will be announced soon. Join our mailing list to receive updates.

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