McDonough School of Business

Executive MBA Admissions & Financing

Admissions and Application Details

Application Requirements

The Executive MBA (EMBA) Admissions Committee uses a holistic approach when making an admissions decision. Therefore, it is necessary to submit all application components so the Admissions Committee can make an informed decision about your application.

All interested EMBA candidates are encouraged to submit an application as early as possible and to review our detailed application instructions.

Application Deadlines For Fall 2024

*After June 15th, applications will be considered on a rolling basis
Round 1October 15, 2023
Round 2November 15, 2023
Round 3December 15, 2023
Round 4January 15, 2024
Round 5February 15, 2024
Round 6March 15, 2024
Round 7April 15, 2024
Round 8May 15, 2024
*Round 9June 15, 2024*

Costs and Financial Resources

Tuition Cost Information

The Executive MBA tuition fee for the Fall 2024 intake is $158,382. Costs captured by the tuition fee include tuition, specified meals during class weekends, parking during class weekends, accommodations at specified off-site and international residencies, consulting project expenses, and course materials including e-books.

Tuition fees exclude accommodation during the on-campus Structure of Global Industries residency, individual health care or health insurance premiums, round-trip airfare to and from international project locations, visas, and incidental expenses while traveling.

Financial Aid and Veteran Benefits

Financial Aid

Georgetown University has resources to help students identify options for financing their education. U.S. citizens and permanent residents should contact the Office of Student Financial Services for information on financing.

Veteran Benefits

Students eligible to receive educational benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs should contact the Georgetown University Veterans Office.

External Funding Resources

In addition to merit scholarships provided by Georgetown’s Admissions Committee through the application process, we encourage you to explore external resources for additional funding opportunities. 


Merit Scholarships

Georgetown McDonough offers scholarships for Executive MBA program students based on merit. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must include a scholarship essay with their applications. The Office of Admissions notifies students of scholarship awards at the time of admission to the program.

Diversity Scholarships

Georgetown McDonough is committed to enhancing diversity in our classrooms. Through our Diversity Scholarship, we provide merit-based scholarships to students whose background or experience, when evaluated holistically, suggests they are uniquely able to contribute to the diversity of the Georgetown community. We welcome students of all backgrounds to apply. Factors which may be considered include a student’s socioeconomic, cultural and/or family background, personal experiences and challenges, and/or demonstrated ability to develop and support diversity and cultural understanding. These awards take into account an applicant’s academic, personal, and professional accomplishments and community engagement. To be considered for this scholarship, you should complete the optional scholarship essay. The funding of these scholarships are limited, as such, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible for consideration.


Forté Fellowship

We are proud to be a member school with Forté Fellowships to offer a maximum of five partial scholarships to applicants who exhibit exemplary leadership, represent diverse backgrounds, and demonstrate a commitment to advancing women in business. All eligible applicants are considered upon submitting a completed application to the Georgetown EMBA Program. Read more about Forté MBA Fellowships, including selection criteria, benefits, and expectations.

National Black MBAA Fellowship

NBMBAA leads in providing educational opportunities and economic growth for Black professionals. In conjunction with The Consortium, Georgetown McDonough will award a minimum of two merit-based scholarships to NBMBAA student members. To be considered, you must first complete the NBMBAA scholarship application. Please see the NBMBAA website for more details.

Prospanica Fellowship

Prospanica’s mission is to empower Hispanic business professionals to achieve their full
educational, economic, and social potential. To be eligible, an applicant must be admitted to the program, be a student of Hispanic/Latino heritage or a student with a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) from either a bachelor’s or a master’s degree. The fellowship offers annual membership in Prospanica, participation in an employer resume collection, and other benefits.

Georgetown University reserves the right to modify the requirements for admission and/or graduation, the program curricula, tuition, fees, and other regulations affecting the student body.

Nita Swinsick

An Application Process Q&A

Associate Dean Nita Swinsick is responsible for recruitment and admissions for Georgetown McDonough’s executive degree programs. Prior to joining Georgetown in 2015, Nita worked at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, and as a recruitment consultant in the London, Tokyo, and Hong Kong investment banking sectors. She is from London and holds a B.A. in European politics from the University of Nottingham (UK) and an MBA from IE Business School (Spain).

Application Insights

Join Our August 2024 Intake

The next Executive MBA intake launches in August 2024. We welcome the opportunity to connect with you throughout the admissions process to learn more about your background and interests.

Questions? Contact our EMBA Program Admissions Team / +1 (202) 687-8863 / Frequently Asked Questions