Scholarships & Financial Aid

$11,100 Dean's Achievement

The MBA for Professionals Dean's Achievement Scholarship of $1,850 per semester is awarded to qualified admitted applicants who present excellent credentials.  The maximum total value of this scholarship is $11,100 which is the equivalent of one semester's tuition.  

Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.5 AND minimum GMAT score of 570 (GRE score at the 50th percentile) 
Minimum GMAT score of 600 (GRE score at the 60th percentile)

GRE score percentile based on the average of the verbal and quantitative scores. This scholarship is awarded for six consecutive semesters, beginning with the semester of entry. Dean’s Achievement Scholarship recipients must maintain full-time enrollment.

$5,550 Multiple Student

The MBA for Professionals Multiple Student Discount is available for each student who enrolls from an organization or family when two or more individuals begin the program the same semester.  Collaboration and a strong support system allows a greater opportunity for success.  This tuition discount is awarded throughout the duration of the program and is equivalent to one course.  Please contact an admissions representative to apply for the multiple student discount.  

$5,550 Early Action

The MBA for Professionals Early Action Discount is provided to admitted and enrolled applicants for the January 2015 cohort who complete their application by October 31, 2014. To qualify, an applicant must submit a completed online application and official copies of ALL supplemental materials by the October 31 deadline. The Early Action Discount is awarded in the amount of approximately $462 per course for a maximum total discount of $5,550.

$5,550 Alumni Discount

The MBA for Professionals Alumni Discount is award to admitted applicants who graduated with a degree from Willamette University (undergraduate or graduate).  This discount is awarded in the amount of approximately $462 per course for a maximum total discount of $5,550.

Other scholarships, discounts or corporate partnerships may be available.
If you have questions or inquiries, please contact an admissions representative. 

Federal Educational Loans

The Federal Stafford Loan and Federal Graduate Plus educational loan programs provide the opportunity to fully cover educational, living and personal expenses while completing an MBA.

Loans are the most common source of financial assistance for MBA students throughout the United States. Loans make it possible for MBA students to invest in a future of expanded career opportunities, career satisfaction and increased earning power.

If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, are admitted to the MBA for Professionals program and submit the FAFSA form, you will normally be eligible for $20,500 in Federal Stafford Loans for each period of two consecutive semesters you are enrolled in Willamette's MBA for Professionals program. If you need additional funding, you can also apply for the credit-based Federal Graduate PLUS Loan.  Willamette University's FAFSA code is 003227.

Additional Resources for Financial Aid

Willamette University employees are not eligible for participation in the Dean's Achievement Scholarship program. In addition, MBA-P students participating in tuition discount programs, or who are recipients of other Willamette University scholarship funds, including funds provided in partnership with the Yellow Ribbon scholarship program for veterans, may be limited on the number of scholarships or discounts in which they are eligible to accrue. 

MBA for Professionals

Portland cohorts begin each January and September

Salem cohorts begin each September

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