University of Washington

University of Washington
Foster School of Business
Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

(206) 543-4661
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Accreditations:
AACSB
2017 Business Week Ranking: Full-time MBA: 15th
2017 Forbes Ranking: Full-time, 2-year MBA: 30th
2017 Economist Ranking: Full-time MBA: 36th
2018 Financial Times Ranking: Full-time MBA: 48th

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Full-time MBA

Seattle
2-year, full-time program
SpecializationProduct Marketing, Marketing Analytics
IntakeFall
Application fee$85
Admission Requirements
  • Work experience is highly preferred
  • Equivalent of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Application Checklist
  • Online Application Profile
  • Required Essays (2), Optional Essay (1)
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • Official GMAT or GRE Score Report
  • Transcripts from a completed four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or an equivalent)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Video Interview Submission

Evening MBA

Seattle
Part-time program
SpecializationProduct Marketing, Marketing Analytics
Credits79 credits (47 core credits and 32 elective credits)
IntakeSeptember
Application fee$85
Admission Requirements
  • Equivalent of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Application Checklist
  • Online Application Profile
  • Required Essays (2), Optional Essay (1)
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • Official GMAT or GRE score report, or Executive Assessment results
  • Transcripts from a completed four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or an equivalent)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Technology Management MBA

Kirkland, online
Part-time program
Cohort program that starts and finishes together. Face-to-face classes meet on either Monday or Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturdays at the UW Eastside Executive Center in Kirkland. Under the blended schedule, one class per quarter is conducted online in remote format
Credits71
IntakeJanuary
Cost
Application fee$85
Application Checklist
  • One required essay. One optional essay
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate-level degrees earned
  • Admissions Exam (GMAT, GRE, or EA)
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Interview

Executive MBA

Seattle
Executive MBA program
Two schedule options: monthly or weekly meetings.
Credits68
IntakeFall
Admission Requirements
  • A minimum of 7 years full-time professional work experience
  • An undergraduate degree – from a regionally accredited U.S. university or equivalent
  • A 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) for the last 90 graded quarter credits or 60 graded semester credits of your undergraduate degree. EMBA can consider an applicant with a GPA below a 3.0.
  • English proficiency
Application Checklist
  • Online Application Profile
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Résumé or Vita (Word, RTF or PDF files only)
  • Three recommendations are required (four if self-employed)
  • Letter of Endorsement from their employing organizations

Global Executive MBA

Seattle
Executive MBA program
Cohort-based program
Credits66
IntakeMid-June
Application fee$75
Admission Requirements
  • Equivalent of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Application Checklist
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement of financial ability and insurance for international applicants
  • Employer Letter of Support
  • One letter of recommendation from a current or previous supervisor
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Proof of measles (rubeola) immunity

Hybrid MBA

online
Online program
95% online, 5% in-person
Credits62
DurationTwo years with the summer off
IntakeSeptember
Cost
Application fee$85
Application Checklist
  • Online Applicant Profile
  • 2 Essays
  • Resume
  • 3 recommendations/assessments, one from current supervisor
  • Admissions Exam (GMAT, GRE, EA)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Interview (by invitation only)

Technology Management MBA

Kirkland, online
Blended program
Cohort program that starts and finishes together. Face-to-face classes meet on either Monday or Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturdays at the UW Eastside Executive Center in Kirkland. Under the blended schedule, one class per quarter is conducted online in remote format
Credits71
IntakeJanuary
Cost
Application fee$85
Application Checklist
  • One required essay. One optional essay
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate-level degrees earned
  • Admissions Exam (GMAT, GRE, or EA)
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Interview

MBA/MA in International Studies (Korean Studies)

Seattle
Dual program
Joint degree program offered in concert with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

MBA/MA in International Studies (Japan Studies)

Seattle
Dual program
Combined degree program offered in cooperation with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

MBA/MA in International Studies

Seattle
Dual program
Dual degree program offered in collaboration with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.
Duration3 years

MBA/Master of Professional Accounting

Seattle
Dual program
Two tracks available in the MPAcc: Auditing and Assurance, Taxation.

MBA/Master of Health Administration

Seattle
Dual program
Dual degree program offered in partnership with the UW Department of Health Services that leads to an MBA and a Master of Health Administration degrees. The UW MHA program is accredited by CAHME.

MBA/JD

Seattle
Dual program
Combined degree program offered in conjunction with the University of Washington School of Law.
Admission Requirements
  • Students must apply to both programs independently and follow each program's application instructions
Application Checklist
  • For those already enrolled in the Foster MBA:
    • Register for the Credential Assembly Service at LSAC
    • Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
    • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Application must be submitted by March 15 during the first year at Foster