We evaluate each application portfolio and make decisions based on past academic performance, recommendations, work experience, and a personal statement. Because the cohort model of this program requires significant group work, we also look for evidence of effective participation in team environments. Requirements for admission are outlined below.

Application and Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Application PeriodDeadlineDecision Date
*EARLY DECISION* December 1 December 31
Second March 1 March 31
Final May 15 June 15

Submissions after June 15 will be evaluated space permitting.

If I had to do an elevator pitch, I would tell a prospective student that the program offers a strong dose of traditional business principles, exposure to ethical leadership in today's complex world, a strong emphasis on self-reflection, and glimpses at countless other concepts and ideas.

Tim Talevich, ELP '18 Editorial Director, The Costco Connection magazine

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Leadership EMBA Program

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The top-ranked program in the Northwest 10 years running