University of Washington (Foster)

Seattle, WA
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Online MBA Overview

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
  • Rolling basis
  • CREDITS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
  • 62
  • ENROLLED
  • 84
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No
  • RETENTION
  • 100%
  • TUITION PER YEAR
  • $78,000

The University of Washington (Foster) does not require online MBA applicants to submit GMAT or GRE scores, but test scores are strongly recommended if your transcript or work experience does not contain evidence of your quantitative abilities. Additionally, if your GPA falls below the University of Washington Graduate School minimum of 3.0, test scores can help demonstrate quantitative aptitude or mitigate concerns regarding academic readiness. Three letters of recommendation are required and incoming online MBA students had an average undergraduate GPA of 3.45 and a GMAT score of 615. The acceptance rate into the university’s online program was 80% last year and students must complete 62 credits to graduate.

Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 40.00%
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 692
  • ENROLLED
  • 227
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • $125,000

University of Washington (Foster) is test-optional for the 2021-2022 application cycle for its full-time MBA program, however the school strongly encourages applicants to submit a GRE or GMAT score. The average incoming student last year had a 692 GMAT score and 3.37 undergraduate GPA. In 2020, Foster admitted 32% of full-time MBA applicants, and currently enrolls 227 students. Applicants must submit two recommendation letters, and international students must submit a TOEFL score of at least 100. Foster graduates earn a median base salary of $125,000.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 16
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible

University of Washington (Foster) does not require EMBA applicants to submit a GMAT score if they have earned an accredited undergraduate degree, but they may submit scores that are less than five years old. An average incoming EMBA student at Foster has a 3.4 undergraduate GPA and 693 GMAT score. Candidates come to Foster with an average of 16 years of work experience with 11 years of leadership experience. Admissions to the program are made during three application rounds in December, February, and April. Foster currently enrolls 77 EMBA students. EMBA candidates at Foster are required to submit three recommendation letters to be considered for admission.

Part-Time MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 607
  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 6.8
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No

The University of Washington (Foster) has a test-optional policy, but strongly encourages part-time MBA applicants to submit a GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment. The average incoming part-time MBA student at Foster has a 607 GMAT score, a 3.36 undergraduate GPA, and more than six years of work experience. In 2020, the school received 187 part-time MBA applications with an acceptance rate of 77%. Prospective students must submit two recommendation letters. The application deadline for part-time MBA candidates is April 12, 2022.