Tuition & Financial Aid

Program Cost and Payment

The Theresa S. Falcon EMBA program is a major investment of time and resources, but is a wise investment for your future success. In many cases, financial sponsorship from your employer may be available. Visit our Employer Benefits page to learn how your participation in the EMBA program will benefit your company and employer. We encourage you to carefully consider this investment and to discuss financing options and loan opportunities. We offer convenient payment plans, limited scholarships, and competitive loans.

The tuition cost for the 2019-2020 cohort is $68,000, which includes:

  • Full tuition for the duration of the program
  • International trip (excluding airfare and some meals on trip)
  • Executive coaching for the duration of the program
  • Books, parking permits, and other inclusive services

For the most up-to-date details related to tuition, visit the EMBA page in the Graduate Catalog.

Upon admission to the EMBA program, participants will be required to pay a $500 non-refundable deposit to reserve their seats in the cohort. The payment schedule for the remaining tuition balance is as follows (not including any awarded scholarships):

  • $33,500 due on first day of class
  • $34,000 due halfway through program

Alternative payment schedules may be arranged through the Student Financial Services Office. Contact Elly Peterson at eepeterson@bradley.edu for additional information.

Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for Executive MBA students who are admitted unconditionally into the program. Scholarship applications are accepted until the program start date, and awards will be made on a rolling basis until scholarship funds are diminished. For priority scholarship consideration for Fall 2019, it is recommended to submit scholarship applications by April 15, 2019. Scholarships are not awarded to enrolled students after the program begins. Applicants for need-based scholarships must complete a Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). For additional information about scholarships, please contact Elly Peterson at eepeterson@bradley.edu.

“Theresa S. Falcon Scholarship”

Through the generosity of Theresa S. Falcon, M.D., FACOG, MBA, an endowed gift to Bradley University will provide scholarship support to the Theresa S. Falcon Executive MBA.

“Company Loyalty Scholarship”

This scholarship will be given to those students whose companies have sponsored at least three students in the EMBA program since its inception and whose companies paid at least 10% of their tuition. A signature from the company sponsor is required indicating that the company has committed to paying at least part of the tuition. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship except for the Theresa S. Falcon Scholarship, if eligible.

“Nonprofit/Government/Education Scholarship”

This scholarship will be given to students who are currently employed for a nonprofit organization including governmental and educational institutions. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship except for the Theresa S. Falcon Scholarship, if eligible.

“Dean’s Scholarship”

This scholarship will be given to admitted EMBA students who have a financial need. Applicants will be ranked according to need. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship except for the Theresa S. Falcon Scholarship, if eligible.

Federal Stafford Loan

The Federal Stafford Loan is available to U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who enroll in two or more courses each quarter. The annual Federal Stafford Loan amount, including both subsidized and unsubsidized amounts, is $20,500. All students who apply for and meet the federal eligibility requirements can receive the Federal Stafford Loan regardless of income. The financial aid office will determine the amount (up to $20,500 in one year) and type (subsidized or unsubsidized) of loan the student is qualified to receive. For additional information about this loan option, visit the Student Financial Services Federal Stafford Loan website.

Federal Graduate PLUS Loan

The Graduate PLUS Loan is a credit-based federal loan that can be used to supplement the Federal Stafford Loan. For additional information about this loan option, visit the Student Financial Services Graduate PLUS Loan website.

Private Loans

A private, credit-based alternative loan can be used instead of the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan to supplement the Federal Stafford Loan. The interest rate and repayment terms are set by the lender. For additional information about this loan option, visit the Student Financial Services Private Loans website.