Program costs

The EMBA online program has a fixed tuition rate for all students, including Nevada residents, non-residents, and international students.

Tuition for the two-year program: $30,000.

Tuition is payable in $5,000 installments over the six semesters. There is an additional estimated cost of $2,500 for course and book fees for the entire program.

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Pay 43% less in EMBA tuition

The average tuition of the top 50* online MBA programs is $53,218.

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Carnegie Mellon University
$141,320

$$ Average costs

Top 50 programs
$53,218

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University of Nevada, Reno
$30,000

Funding support

Financial aid and student loans

There are different student loan programs available to help you fund your graduate education, including Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loans, and private loans. Each loan has different eligibility and use requirements. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at (775) 784-4666 or by email at finaid@unr.edu for more information about which loan might be right for you.

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website

Veteran education benefits

The Executive MBA online program is approved for veteran and veteran-related education benefits.

The program partners with the Office of Veteran Services to support our active military and veteran students. Veteran Services is your your liaison to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for certification of your veteran and veteran-related education benefits. They provide a variety of support services, such as the following:

  • Applying for and receiving veteran education benefits
  • Submitting forms and information to the Veteran Affairs Education Benefits Office
  • Certifying your classes
  • Education benefit advising

Note: Due to the structure of the program, the Nevada National Guard Waiver cannot be used toward EMBA classes.

Veteran Services website

NSHE employees

Due to the structure of the program, the Online Executive MBA is not eligible for the Grant-in-Aid benefit.

I didn't know what to expect when I first applied for the EMBA program, but I did know I needed the business acumen to further my career. Two years later with a few added friends and a valuable education, the EMBA program was the best decision I ever made!"

Kris Deeter, MD, MBA, FAAP

Chair of Pediatrics, UNR Med

Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care, Renown Children's Hospital

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