University of Washington - Foster School of Business | MBA programs

University of Washington

University of Washington
Foster School of Business
PACCAR Hall, University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Seattle, WA
(206) 543-4661
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Accreditations:
AACSB
2017 Business Week Ranking: Full-time MBA: 15thNAN
2017 Forbes Ranking: Full-time, 2-year MBA: 30thNAN
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
SpecializationAccounting, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Quantitative Methods
Duration20 months
IntakeFall
CostWashington Resident: $62,400
Non-WA Resident: $90,900
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
  • GMAT score
  • Quantitative proficiency
  • Proof of English language proficiency for those whose English is not their native language:
    • Bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or from an institution in Australia, the Bahamas, Canada, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, or the United Kingdom.
    • Official documentation from the institution verifying that the applicant's undergraduate degree is from an institution (in a country other than those listed above) where all instruction is in English. The undergraduate degree must be equivalent to a US bachelor's degree
    • TOEFL or IELTS
  • Two required essays. One optional essay
  • Resume
  • Video interview
  • Admissions interview
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate-level institutions attended
  • Two recommendation letters

Technology Management MBA

Kirkland
2-year, full-time program
Cohort program that starts and finishes together. 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. The program is considered full time as students take 10-12 credits per quarter.
Credits71
Duration18 months
IntakeJanuary
Cost$78,000
Application fee$85
Admission requirements
  • One required essay. One optional essay
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate-level degrees earned
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • Proof of English language proficiency (see Full-time MBA requirements)
  • Interview

Evening MBA

Seattle
Part-time program
SpecializationAccounting, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Quantitative Methods
Credits79 credits (47 core credits and 32 elective credits)
Duration3 years
IntakeSeptember
Cost$75,225
Application fee$85
Admission requirements
  • Two required essays. One optional essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Equivalent of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate-level degrees earned
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • Quantitative Proficiency
  • Proof of English language proficiency (see Full-time MBA requirements)
  • Evaluation Day

Executive MBA

Seattle
Executive MBA program
Credits70
Duration21 months
IntakeFall
Cost$97,500
Admission requirements
  • Personal Statement
  • Three recommendations
  • Letter of endorsement from your employing organizations
  • Resume
  • Unofficial copy of your earned degree transcripts
  • For internationa students: English language proficiency, Proof of financial ability
  • Interview

Global Executive MBA

Seattle
Executive MBA program
Credits66
Duration12 months
IntakeMid-June
Cost$76,200.
Application fee$75
Admission requirements
  • Equivalent of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • 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

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.
Duration3 years

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.
Duration3 years

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.
Duration3 years

MBA/MHA

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.
Duration3 years

MBA/JD

Seattle
Dual program
Combined degree program offered in conjunction with the University of Washington School of Law.
Duration4 years
Admission requirements
  • Students must apply to both programs independently and follow each program's application instructions
  • 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