Executive MBA Admission Information

Application Requirements


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience, with at least five years involving substantial managerial responsibilities
  • Potential for career advancement to a senior managerial position
  • Ability to participate in and contribute to an intensive learning environment
  • Time and willingness to make a two-year commitment to attend classes, study group meetings and other required activities
  • Evidence of the ability to complete graduate-level coursework

The following materials will be required to complete your application:

  • Transcripts*
  • Two essays
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Application fee: $100

Detailed instructions are available in our online application.

*If you do not have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, you will be required to take the GMAT (Code is WTJ-F1-47) or GRE (Code is 0687). The GMAT is preferred.

Application Deadlines


Notification Date

Round 1
January 15
Notification Date:
March 1
Round 2
March 15
Notification Date:
May 1
Round 3
June 15*
Notification Date:
August 1**
* Rolling basis after June 15
** Notification two weeks after application completed if space is available

Class Profile

Age range: 32–50
Average age: 39
Average years of experience: 15


Male: 62%
Female: 38%

Academic background

Undergraduate: 70%
Graduate: 30%

Undergraduate majors

Business: 30%
Medical: 13%
Science / Engineering: 27%
Other: 30%


Financial services: 22%
Information technology: 17%
Medical: 17%
Operations / Manufacturing: 26%
Sales / Marketing: 4%
Other: 14%

Sponsoring organization revenues

< $50m: 31%
$50m–$500m: 26%
> $500m: 43%


Total tuition for the EMBA program for students entering in fall 2013 is $98,000.*

Our program is delivered as an all-inclusive package; your tuition payment covers all books, course materials, campus parking, technology and student fees, breakfast and lunch on class days, and most expenses in the International Study Experience.

Weatherhead is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Veterans interested in learning about this tuition benefit program should contact their Veterans Affairs Office or visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website.

*Tuition rates are subject to change and approval by the Board of Trustees.

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Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7235 USA