Financing the cost of your MBA
Financing your MBA is an investment in your future, and we’re here to guide you through the process. Our Financial Aid officers are experts in the field who will help you identify and secure financial resources to cover the cost of your education. Our office is open five days a week, and walk-ins are always welcome. If you’d like to speak directly with an advisor, please call the Northwestern University Office of Financial Aid on the Chicago campus at 312.503.8722.
In the Evening & Weekend MBA Program, tuition is determined on a per-course basis. For students who matriculate during or after the Summer 2021 quarter, the tuition for each 1.0-credit course is $7,872 (effective Fall 2023). Each 0.5-credit course is $3,936. You may take up to four courses per quarter.
The Kellogg Evening and Weekend admissions committee awards a limited number of scholarships during the admission cycle. The scholarship decisions are awarded based on a holistic review of the overall application for admission and may require an additional essay component. Admitted students are typically notified prior to decision deadlines.
The admissions committee scholarship awards include:
- Catherine Jefferson Scholarship – Awarded to students based on overall achievement and academic abilities.
- Dean’s Leadership Scholarships – Awarded to students based on overall strength of application for admission.
- Drake Scholarship – Awarded to students who have shown a passion for furthering women's initiatives.
- Forté Foundation Scholarship – Awarded in partnership with the Forté Foundation to female students based on a demonstrated commitment to women and girls via community involvement or personal mentorship.
- Vivo Scholarship – The Vivo Foundation focuses on educational equity with a vision to provide tools and resources to enable youth of every race, belief system, and socio-economic status to reach their full potential. The Vivo Scholarship is awarded to extraordinary students who share a commitment to diversity and seek to promote greater diversity in the Kellogg community and among future business leaders.
For more information, contact an admissions officer.
All Evening & Weekend MBA students are eligible for financial aid, regardless of fiscal need. We encourage you to apply.
As a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Kellogg annually awards grants to up to 50 students on a first-come, first-serve basis. In order to qualify for Yellow Ribbon Program benefits, you must be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits as indicated on the Certificate of Eligibility sent by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Seeking employer sponsorship
To obtain sponsorship, Kellogg encourages applicants to approach their companies with a comprehensive proposal. Your proposal should make a strong case for the value of the program and its applicability to your company and role. Need help getting started with a proposal? We’ve developed a customizable sponsorship proposal for you to make your own and share with your employer.
Supporting students with scholarships
We know investing in your future is important to you, and we believe strongly in providing students with the proper resources to help them be the most successful version of themselves. That's why we offer scholarship opportunities designed to assist you in covering the cost of an MBA.