Executive MBA - Admissions, Fees and Funding

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The Online Executive MBA Admission Process

The IE Admissions Department has a rigorous selection process.

We seek motivated, creative and high-potential candidates who stand out for their academic and/or professional achievements, as well as interpersonal skills.

We take a holistic approach when evaluating each candidate in order to bring in the most talented people into our international classrooms.

  

The admission process is divided in five steps. Below you will find detailed information on each step, from sending of the online application form to the final decision of our Admissions Committee. In addition, we provide a series of explanatory videos to solve any questions that may arise about the process.

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STEP 1

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

Candidates should complete the sections that appear in the online application form and must also upload the following documents:

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  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university (*)
  • Official university transcripts (certified translation into English or Spanish)
  • 1 page CV/Resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Work verification letter
  • Organizational chart
  • Should the Admissions Committee find it necessary, non-native English speakers may be asked to provide an English Certificate; we accept the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, Pearson Test of English, TOEFL, and IELTS exams.
  • Passport size picture
  • Application fee: 125€ or 175€ in case of applying to 2 programs (fee is not refundable)

*Possible additional legalization and/or translation requirements might be applicable. Please click here for more info.

STEP 2

ONLINE ASSESSMENT

Once you have submitted your online application and paid the application fee, you will receive a link to answer three live questions, two in video format and one in written format. This way, our admissions team will be able to meet you virtually and evaluate your capacity to respond in real time.

STEP 3

ENTRANCE EXAM

Students are required to take either the GMAT, GRE, IEGAT or Executive Assesment (EA)

IE GMAT Simulator Test

STEP 4

PERSONAL INTERVIEW

You will have a personal interview (face-to-face or via Skype) with and Associate Director of the Admissions Team.

STEP 5

ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE FINAL DECISION

After the interview, your entire application will be evaluated holistically by our Admissions Committee. This is the last step of your application and it will take roughly 1-3 weeks for the Admissions Committee to get back to you with a final decision. Admissions are valid for the intake you apply to and the following one.

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Executive MBA Fees

The tuition for the Executive MBA is 61,200€*.

*Tuition is reviewed on a yearly basis and therefore subject to change.
*The Executive MBA offers a flexible tuition payment plan, allowing students a flexible option in financing their MBA.

IE RANKINGS

Get to know more about IE Business School’s placement in international rankings.

  • 1st
    Worldwide

    for International Student Body

    Financial Times 2018
  • 2nd
    Worldwide

    for International Student Body

    The Economist 2018
  • 9th
    Worldwide

    Global Executive MBA for quality of students

    The Economist 2018
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WE’LL HELP YOU FUND YOUR EDUCATION

The Financial Aid office looks for solutions to help cover program costs. The IE Foundation provides resources thanks to contributions from alumni, corporations and anonymous donors.
LOW INTEREST RATES FOR STUDENTS

LOW INTEREST RATES FOR STUDENTS

IE works alongside some of Spain’s largest financial institutions to bring students affordable ways to finance their programs. In addition to competitive interest rates, these loan programs offer grace periods and up to 10-year repayment plans.

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FINANCIAL AID AWARDED TO STUDENTS

Scholarships range from 5% to 35% of tuition, and are awarded according to three criteria: merit, diversity, and financial need. IE also has a special fund with an endowment of €6 million for scholarships aimed at supporting women’s education. All financial assistance is possible thanks to contributions made by various companies to the Corporate Fund of Excellence.

IE Scholarships

HOW TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

Funding your studies is an important decision. The Financial Aid office helps candidates make a financial plan to help them get the necessary resources to fund their education in IE. Our Financial Aid department has a team that will help you plan your future.

GO TO FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION FORM
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