Tuition and Financing


The total tuition cost for the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership program is $159,826.

This figure applies to students in the Class of 2021 who entered the EMBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership program in July 2019. Tuition for the Class of 2022, entering in July 2020, will be set in the spring of 2020.

Included in the EMBA/MS program tuition:

  • Instruction
  • Academic services and fees
  • Books and printed materials
  • Career development services
  • Accommodation and meals for residential sessions in Ithaca
  • Breakfast and lunch on Saturday class days; breakfast on Sundays

Tuition for this dual-degree program will be payable to Weill Cornell Medicine with the exception of the enrollment deposit. The $5,000 admissions deposit paid upon enrollment will be applied to your first tuition installment.


Financing your EMBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership degree

EMBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership students often receive employer sponsorship or merit-based, partial scholarships. Remaining tuition costs can be funded with federal or private loans.

Merit-based scholarships

Applicants will be considered for partial scholarships by the scholarship committee based on the strength of their application. There is no supplemental information required for scholarship consideration. Scholarship awards will be communicated in conjunction with offers of admission.

Employer sponsorship

We encourage you to have an open conversation with your supervisor and discuss sponsorship opportunities. Your supervisor will need to supply one of your letters of reference for your EMBA/MS application.

Federal loans

Students can borrow up to $20,500 (maximum) through the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan. Remaining tuition costs (less any scholarships or employer contributions) can be borrowed through a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS loan, which requires a credit check. Your first step in the federal loan, application process is to file a FAFSA application using theĀ FAFSA code: G04762 (Weill Cornell Medicine). If you are approved for a federal loan you must submit a federal loan request form to our financial aid office. More information on this process will be available once you are enrolled in the program.

Private loans

You may research and apply for private loans to finance your EMBA/MS degree. We do not recommend any particular lenders. Once you have been selected and approved, you must submit a private loan request form to our financial aid office.


For more information, contact:

Office of Financial Aid, Weill Cornell Medicine
646.962.3479
findaid@med.cornell.eduĀ 

Financial aid and student accounts for the EMBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership program are administered by Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City.

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