UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Tuition and Financial Aid

Program cost

The cost of the Weekend MBA Program for the Class of 2016 is $96,305. North Carolina and out-of-state residents pay the same tuition.

This cost includes tuition, textbooks, course materials, weekend accommodations and most food. There is an additional cost for some elective courses, such as global immersion and Washington campus courses.

Laptop cost

Laptops are not included in the program cost. You will need a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, a webcam, and printer. A scanner and iPad are highly recommended. As a student, you can buy a laptop at a discount through UNC. We allow you to use your corporate laptop; however, your company restrictions may prevent this.

Billing Schedule

Your tuition will be billed in five installments during the 20-month program. Your $1,500 deposit will be applied to the first installment. , our student services manager, will be glad to answer your questions.

Download the payment schedule PDF

Merit Fellowships

Merit Fellowships will be awarded to several students in the class of 2016 and then applied toward tuition. Fellowships will be awarded based on academic achievements, leadership and interpersonal skills and diversity of experience.

Employer sponsorship

Many Weekend MBA students receive full or partial financial support from their employers. We welcome the opportunity to help you build a business case for corporate support of your MBA education. All UNC MBA Programs are fully accredited by AACSB International, the premier accrediting agency.

Sample outline for a request for corporate support

ROI for Employers

Student loans

Weekend MBA students, regardless of income level, can be considered for federal and private education loans that may cover 100 percent of tuition. Contact Anna Kerns, Assistant Director, Office of Scholarship and Student aid with any student aid related questions. Her email address is and telephone number is 919-962-0135.

To learn more or to start a financial aid form click here: Weekend MBA Student Loan Details

Possible Tax Benefits

Your MBA tuition may qualify for tax benefits. For more information, consult your tax advisor and IRS Publication 970: Tax Benefits for Education.

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