Financial Aid & Tuition

Willamette MBA's strong merit-based scholarship program, affordable tuition and learning experience combine to make Willamette an excellent choice for your MBA investment.

Merit-Based Scholarships

All applicants admitted to the Willamette MBA are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships based on GMAT or GRE score, undergraduate grade point average, experience, potential, and ability to contribute to the learning of the others.

Graduate Assistantships 

A few graduate assistantships are offered to first-year MBA students each year. Graduate Assistants work with a Willamette MBA faculty member on special projects, research, etc. Graduate assistantships are awarded to qualified students at the time of admission and no special application is required.

Second-year MBA students can apply for a variety of graduate assistantships. These positions include tutors for the first-year core courses, PACE Teaching Assistants, and working as a graduate assistant for a faculty member.  Students apply for PACE TA positions during spring semester of their first-year. Students apply for tutor positions and other graduate assistantships when the positions are announced during the summer or the beginning of fall semester of the second-year.

Educational Loans

Willamette MBA students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents are generally eligible to fund their educational and living expenses through the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan and the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan programs.  International students may be eligible for loans from their country or for private educational loans.