Funding Your MBA
The MBA Admissions Committee awards scholarships and fellowships from the Goizueta Business Fund for Excellence -- our annual fund -- based on academic achievement, quality of work experience, demonstrated leadership and extracurricular activities. Scholarships typically range from partial to full tuition plus stipend.
For merit-based awards, all completed applications submitted by Round 3 are automatically considered -- no additional application is needed. Those interested in being considered for named scholarships should submit their completed applications by Round 2.
Please note an application is considered complete when our office has received all required materials, including transcripts, test scores and recommendations.
|Estimated Two-Year Program Cost — Per Year|
|Health Insurance||$ 2,160|
|Annual Cost||$ 68,822|
* A one-time $100 Orientation fee will be due with admissions deposit.
|Estimated One-Year Program Cost — Total Program|
|Health Insurance||$ 2,000|
|Total Program Cost||$ 100,016|
* A one-time $100 Orientation fee will be due with admissions deposit.
Our MBA degrees offer students a better professional and financial future. Knowing the financial commitment is significant, Emory University's Financial Aid Office is committed to assisting students with the process of obtaining the financial resources necessary to pursue a Goizueta MBA.
A variety of student loans are available for both domestic and international students. Students can borrow up to the budgeted cost of attendance less any scholarships. Some of these loans include:
For detailed information about student loans and how to apply please visit Emory’s Office of Financial Aid website.
Research and Teaching Assistantships
Students may apply and interview with a faculty member for an assistantship position which would begin in the spring semester. These positions are paid hourly and include research, teaching assistantships and administrative positions.
Goizueta is among the nation's leaders in faculty research, which is done in part through high-profile research centers including the Marketing Analytics Center, the Center for Alternative Investments, and Social Enterprise @ Goizueta. Center Fellows are expected to perform well academically at Goizueta and be actively involved in the Center's work. Fellows will be paid the student hourly rate for their work in the Center.
Fellowship Application Process
To be considered for a Center Fellowship, applicants must submit a separate, additional essay. Please review the requirements and directions to apply here.
Marketing Analytics Center (EmoryMAC) Fellows
EmoryMAC brings together students, faculty and practitioners with a shared interested in the area of marketing analytics. EmoryMAC has three distinct goals: 1) Develop state of the art marketing decision support models and analyses for academic research and industry use, 2) Train students and executives to better leverage technologies and process, 3) Serve as a outreach platform for students, faculty, and practitioners to engage in ongoing discussions of opportunities to better improve business performance through the use of analytics. Up to three (3) fellows will be selected.
More information on the EmoryMAC Fellowship
Center for Alternative Investments (CAI) Fellows
CAI focuses on developing research and information, providing education and building community with respect to several areas of alternative investments, including private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and real estate value. Up to two (2) fellows will be selected.
The Center's Board of Directors, staffed by private equity Limited Partners, oversees roughly $800Bn AUM and helps guide the Center's strategic vision. This vision has helped the Center establish itself as a premier hub in the Alternative Investment industry through its research, classes, conferences, competitions, seminars and publications.
More information on the CAI Fellowship
Social Enterprise Fellows
Social Enterprise @ Goizueta focuses on integrating business principles and market-based solutions in order to achieve meaningful societal impacts. We educate our students in how business acumen can be applied to address a wide range of challenges. Through our many teaching, research and outreach activities, we provide our students and faculty with experiences that deepen our understanding of organizations striving to solve the world's biggest problems while enabling us to improve their performance. Up to six (6) fellows will be selected.
More information on the Social Enterprise Fellowship
Robert W. Woodruff Scholars
Goizueta Business School offers four (4) Woodruff Scholarships, Emory's most prestigious named scholarship, which includes full tuition and fees and an annual $10,000 stipend guaranteed for the length of the Full-Time MBA program.
Woodruff Scholars are also invited to participate in the Scholars Academic Program.
The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation is a charitable organization that supports education, healthcare, human services, economic development, art and culture and the environment through grants. The foundation was established by Robert Woodruff, the long-time president of the Coca-Cola Company.
Woodruff Scholars leave a lasting imprint on Goizueta Business School and Emory University through their leadership, academic performance and life-long relationships. Candidates interested in being considered for this scholarship should possess high academic excellence as well as demonstrated commitment to our Core Values. The Admissions Committee will evaluate Woodruff Candidates from those who have applied and been offered admission by the Round 3 deadline.
Finalists selected to compete for The Woodruff Scholarship will be invited to Atlanta March 1-2, 2014 for the Woodruff Selection Weekend. The schedule will include social events and meetings with faculty, alumni, and current students. The weekend will conclude with a personal interview with Woodruff Selection Committee Members and a closing reception.
“Being a Woodruff Fellow allowed me to pursue my career of choice without the typical financial concerns and opened doors to highly successful past fellows. I never felt like the fellowship was an entitlement for past success and instead considered it an opportunity and investment in my future.” - John Keen, Woodruff Fellow, 11MBA
Goizueta offers several prestigious named scholarships. These awards are funded by alumni, companies and organizations. For scholarship consideration, all completed applications submitted by Round 3 are automatically considered -- no additional application is needed.
Goizueta Scholars receive full tuition for the course of study and are invited to participate in the Scholars Academic Program.
Roberto C. Goizueta established The Goizueta Foundation in 1992 to provide financial assistance to educational and charitable institutions. In creating The Goizueta Foundation, he sought to acknowledge his indebtedness to this country and to continue the commitment to philanthropic endeavors that has symbolized the leadership of The Coca-Cola Company for more than a century. The Goizueta Foundation assists organizations that empower individuals and families through educational opportunities to improve the quality of their lives.
The Dean's Scholarship is funded by The Goizueta Business Fund for Excellence and awarded to several outstanding candidates each year. The award covers tuition for the course of study.
In its 90-year history, the Goizueta Business School has been led by 16 accomplished deans. These leaders have shaped scholarship and industry through their ambitious endeavors, while remaining true to a core set of values. Our current dean continues to push Goizueta Business School towards the goal to educate students academically and as business leaders. Recipients of the Dean's Scholarship have demonstrated a stellar track record in these two areas, and are expected to continue to strive for excellence during their careers at Goizueta and beyond. Deans Scholars are also invited to participate in the Scholars Academic Program
Other Named Scholarships
Other named scholarships offered to MBA candidates at Goizueta include, to name a few:
- Bank of America/Mills B. Lane Scholarship
- The Consortium for Graduate Study of Management Fellowships
- El Paso Corporation Diversity One-Year Program Scholarship
- Forté Fellowship
- Goetz MBA Scholarship
- NSHMBA Scholarship (National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholar)
- Vipin Patel Memorial One-Year Program Scholarship