Tuition and Financial Aid

The tuition fees for the IE Brown Executive MBA Class of 2019, beginning study March 2018 are $130,000* US, which includes all study materials, tuition costs and a contribution to the IE Foundation to support joint research projects between IE and Brown faculty members. Course fees do not include accommodation and travel costs for the residential periods.

Candidates also pay a non-refundable application fee of $135.00 US to cover administrative costs.

Admission is valid for two program intakes. To reserve a place in a particular intake students are required to make a deposit of $9,500 US. The place reservation must be paid via one of the following methods:

  • Depositing the amount in cash at IE Business School
  • By bank transfer: To request bank information for payments, please contact

To validate a place reservation made via bank transfer please send proof of both payments in the form of faxed copies of the transfer receipts to the Admissions Department. Once the admitted candidate has started the enrolment process by making the deposit of the non-refundable place reservation, IE Business School offers payment schemes for the remaining program fees. Students may pay fees in two installments, spread over six months from the program start.

IE students have various financial aid options available to them to assist them with cost of pursuing an MBA.

Financial Aid

IE students have various financial aid options available to them to assist with the cost of pursuing their MBA. Financing options for admitted students include loans, IE Foundation scholarships, and in some cases fellowship opportunities. Detailed information on each of these options can be found on the Financial Aid website, or contact us directly at

IE Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships

The IE Foundation aims to bring management training to those people who have excelled in the personal and professional aspects of their lives but who do not have the full financial resources necessary to access a top master degree program. These scholarships are awarded by assessing candidates on the following criteria:

  • Merit / Profile
  • Profile Diversity (including nationality, industry, background)
  • Financial Need

For those candidates with exceptional experience, an ieCommunities Fellowship for thought leaders provides a means of obtaining partial funding support in exchange for acting as an expert within ieCommunities. See the ieCommunities web page for more information.


For further information about Loan opportunities please see the Financial Aid website, or contact us directly at

For our US candidates, the primary option would be the Smart Option Student Loan offered through Sallie Mae International.

If you are a Spanish Fiscal Resident living and working in Spain, then you may be able to access one of our in-house loan programs. IE has agreements with two Spanish financial institutions that offer special conditions in order to accommodate IE students’ program funding needs. These conditions include:

  • Loans up to 45,000€.
  • Loan payment periods of between 8 and 10 years.
  • Interest rates of 4.5% to Euribor + 3.75%
  • Online account access in English and Spanish.

Loan approval and denial, as well as the conditions of any loan approval, are made by the bank in question based on their own predetermined criteria. Qualifying degree candidates can send their loan application to .

Corporate Sponsorship

The IE Brown Executive MBA is designed to be fully compatible with the schedules and pressures of senior executives and presents a unique opportunity for top organizations to provide support for their high-potential employees, expanding their skills, broadening their perspectives and enabling companies to flourish. Both the methods of delivery as well as the carefully designed curriculum allow participants to embed the skills being learned directly into their day-to-day operations, transforming their organizations from the outset of the program.

Support from within the organization is key to the success of every participant, and represents an important investment in their human capital, awarding and engaging top performers. Sponsorship of high-potential employees can come in the form of time allotted for the mandatory face-to-face modules to partial or full funding of tuition and fees. In cases where full or partial funding for the program is provided by the employer, participants will be required to submit a completed Corporate Financing Form signed by the sponsor. For more information please contact


*Please note that tuition is reviewed annually.



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