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Yale School of Management - Executive MBA

Yale Executive MBA Program Structure

The Yale School of Management MBA For Executives is a 22 month program. Classes are about 75 percent general management courses, with 25 percent of courses designated for areas specific to the student. Classes are held on Friday/Saturday sessions on alternating weekends. In total, there are four in residence weeks, and one Global Network Week.


The Yale MBA For Executives integrated core curriculum is built “around stakeholder perspectives rather than narrow functional disciplines,” according to the school website.

While the leadership development practicum and the colloquium take place throughout the program, students in the first year undertake core curriculum courses. Those in the second year complete advanced management, a self-directed study, and the focus courses of their choosing.

EMBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 20 (tie)
• The Economist: 1

Class Profile

The Yale SOM MBA for Executives Class of 2020 features 71 students. The average student is 37-years old and has 12 years of work experience. Women make up 35 percent of the class, and 38 percent of students are from outside the U.S.

Career Statistics

The three largest areas of focus for the Class of 2020 are: healthcare (38 percent); sustainability (37 percent); and asset management (25 percent).

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The total cost for the Yale Executive MBA program is currently $187,500. This includes tuition, fees, textbooks, other materials, and more.

A small number of Yale MBA For Executives applicants may be eligible for certain scholarships within the business school. All enrolled students are automatically considered. In additional, applicants are eligible for multiple external scholarships to help with payment, which can be found here.

All U.S. students are eligible for Federal Direct Student Loans, in addition to private loans. International applicants can apply for the school’s loan program for assistance.


In order to apply to the Yale SOM MBA For Executives program, applicants must submit:

• Official transcripts
• GMAT/GRE/EA scores (no minimum)
• A résumé
• Two letters of recommendation
• Employer approval
• Two essays (500 words each)
• A $225 application fee

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round One – October 20, 2019
Round Two – January 20, 2020
Round Three – March 20, 2020

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