Henry W. Bloch
School of Management

Costs and Financial Aid

The Bloch Executive MBA is a radically different experience from a traditional degree program. It’s designed to help give you everything you need to be successful so all you have to focus on is learning.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees for the EMBA are $1,448.72 per credit hour plus residency fees, totaling $61,500 for the program.

Tuition and fees include these items:

  • Course tuition
  • Textbooks and course materials
  • Unlimited individualized executive coaching
  • Most expenses related to the four residencies (excluding airfare, alcohol, personal charges, some meals and some ground transportation)
  • Professional assessments and reports
  • Breakfast and lunch on class days
  • UMKC resources such as Roo Wellness, Swinney Recreation Center and the UMKC Writing Studio

In the second and fourth semesters, fees not included in the per credit hour amount apply to residencies. Fees for the Public Policy Residency are $1,500, and the fees for the Global Residency are $3,500. Electives taken out of sequence are billed $1,448.72 per credit hour in the semester which they are taken.

Payment schedule for Class of 2026

You are responsible for payment regardless if you make the payments or your employer pays. Tuition is nonrefundable, even if you withdraw from the program. Those deferring completion of the program beyond the normal 21-months are responsible for the current tuition during additional semesters of enrollment.

  • First semester by Aug. 20 
  • Second semester by Jan. 20
  • Third semester by June 20
  • Fourth semester by Aug. 20
  • Fifth semester by Jan. 20

Total tuition and fees  — $61,500.00

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Regardless of financial situation or income, students entering the EMBA program may qualify for financial support.

Employer tuition assistance

Your employer may offer tuition assistance. Even without a formal program, you may be able to negotiate for partial tuition assistance or full sponsorship. When considering new opportunities, explore whether the organization offers tuition assistance or if you can negotiate it as a part of your benefits package.

Contact Julie Smith for help navigating employer tuition assistance. 


We offer a limited number of scholarships in amounts up to $15,000 based on a combination of merit and need. To be considered for a scholarship, first submit your application, then email us an essay of at least 500 words describing the unique value that you can bring to the cohort and your specific financial concerns. Scholarship applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis through the June 30 application deadline.

Email us your essay

UMKC Women's Council Graduate Assistance Fund

The UMKC Women’s Council offers graduate assistance fund awards, which can help with the cost of residencies. You must be a woman enrolled in the EMBA program to apply.

UMKC Women's Council

Veterans benefits

UMKC provides education benefits and resources for former and current members of the U.S. military.

Office of Student Veteran Support Services

Scholarships beyond UMKC

Resources not affiliated with UMKC but that may offer more scholarship options:

Additional financial aid

You can also find additional ways to get help paying for the program through the UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.

Financial aid and scholarships

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