The BA/MBA program is a great investment in your future. Completing the BA/MBA program accelerates your career entry into professional positions, provides increased salary opportunities earlier in your career, and saves a year of educational and living expenses because you complete your BA and MBA degrees in just five years of education rather than six.
BA/MBA students are classified as Willamette MBA students for tuition. This means:
- The BA/MBA tuition rate is the tuition rate of the Willamette MBA program, and not the of the College of Liberal Arts
- The tuition rate of the MBA program is lower than the College of Liberal Arts.
BA/MBA students are classified as graduate MBA students for financial aid and may be eligible for merit-based scholarships and federal educational loans. Loans are the most common source of financial assistance for MBA students throughout the United States, and make it possible for students to invest in a future of expanded career opportunities, increased career satisfaction and increased earning power.
- BA/MBA applicants are automatically considered for Willamette MBA merit-based scholarships.
- MBA scholarships are merit-based and awarded according to the policies of the Willamette MBA program.
- MBA scholarships consider the applicant's undergraduate performance, leadership, GMAT or GRE test scores, etc.
- BA/MBA students do not receive the undergraduate Willamette University scholarships or grants previously awarded from Willamette University.
- Eligibility for federal direct educational loans for BA/MBA students is based on federal policies governing financial aid for graduate students.
- BA/MBA students who are a U.S. citizen or permanent residents are generally eligible to fully cover estimated living and educational expenses through the Federal Direct Stafford Loan and the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan programs.