Online MBA Tuition, Admissions & Financial Aid

Estimated tuition and fees for the 2023-24 Academic Year

Tuition for online MBA — $77,250.00*
Program Fee: $500.00 per semester

*Tuition subject to change over the course of the program.

Online MBA Admissions

Admission to the online MBA program is selective. We review each applicant on a number of factors, looking for individuals with strong academic and professional experience. We admit students with various backgrounds and experiences in order to provide unique experience in the classroom setting. You must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.

Application Deadlines for Online MBA

Applications are considered on a rolling basis and admission decisions will be made 1-2 weeks after completed applications have been submitted. Incomplete applications will delay decisions until all required materials have been submitted.

Application deadlines
Due byNotification on or before
EarlyMarch 29, 20231-2 weeks after completed application received
PriorityMay 17, 20231-2 weeks after completed application received
FinalJuly 31, 20231-2 weeks after completed application received

Required virtual orientation is scheduled for August 26, 2023.

Prerequisites for Admission

There are no specific prerequisites required for admission to the program.

Course Transfer and Waiver Policy

We will consider up to 6 transfer credits for our Online MBA; however, credits must be from an AACSB-accredited institution. Course waivers, which are intended to let students avoid redundant study of subjects already mastered, may also be considered. Waivers do not reduce the number of credits required to earn the degree.

Funding Your Online Graduate Program

Students are encouraged to take a proactive role in planning for their financial success while pursuing their degree. Opportunities include but are not limited to:

Although many financial service resources are available online, we know there is no substitute for a personal conversation—whether it be for a quick question or a more detailed discussion. If at any time you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at, by phone at 314-935-7301 or visit our Olin Financial Services webpage.

Program Sponsorship and Support

Before committing to this program, check with your employer about support and sponsorship options. Many organizations are willing to subsidize education costs for employees looking to expand their skills and leadership.

Download this sample letter template requesting employer support and sponsorship for WashU Olin’s Online MBA Program.

Online MBA Scholarships

Alumni Scholarship

Are you an Alumni of Washington University? This award is granted to support students enrolled in Olin Business School who are alumni of WashU.

Nonprofit Scholarship

Are you employed at a non-profit 501(c)3 company doing work that’s changing the world, for good? Applicants with nonprofit leadership skills may qualify for the Nonprofit Scholarship Program.

St. Louis Start-Up Scholarship

At WashU Olin, we foster an entrepreneurial spirit. Individuals who are focused on innovation, identify business solutions that advance society, generate growth of new markets and seek to inspire thoughtful change in the St. Louis region are eligible for the St. Louis Start-Up Scholarship.

Women’s Leadership Scholarship

At Olin, we believe that inclusive cultures and organizations with gender diversity achieve superior outcomes. We strive to advance women in leadership to encourage equity in opportunity and compensation. We reinforce our commitment to increasing representation for women in business by considering all applicants for the Women’s Leadership Scholarship.

Military Scholarship

Olin is a full participant in the Yellow Ribbon program offering supplemental government funding for your graduate degree. Limited scholarship opportunities are also available for qualified veteran applicants.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship

WashU Olin celebrates conscientious leadership and those who take extreme care to act in accordance with what is right and what is wrong. This scholarship is open to any individual with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their workplace and community. We seek leaders with an appreciation of differences and those who are determined to do more.

Entrepreneurship Scholarship

At WashU Olin, we foster an entrepreneurial spirit. Individuals who are focused on innovation, identify business solutions that advance society, generate growth of new markets and seek to inspire thoughtful change are eligible for the Entrepreneurship Scholarship. Scholarships are limited. Reach out to your recruiter with questions. Email or call 314-935-7301.

OMBA Class Profile

Our classes are made up of men and women from a wide variety of functional roles representing nearly 40 companies and organizations, and their academic backgrounds range from the social sciences and business to the humanities and engineering. And as an Olin online MBA student, you’ll be surrounded by other business-minded professionals with diverse backgroundsto help shape your perspective—and improve the way in which you make decisions.

2022 Incoming Online MBA Class Profile

Total number of students: 53

Average age: 35
Average Work Experience: 10 years
Average GPA: 3.3
Female students: 47%
International students: 6%
Countries represented: 8
Industries represented: 18

Academic Background
Business/Economics: 38%
Engineering: 19%
Natural Sciences: 9%
Social Sciences: 26%
Humanities/General: 6%
Other: 2%