DBA Tuition and Financing | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

DBA Tuition and Financing


Tuition for 2021-2022 for the DBA program is $52,780 or $26,390 per semester. Total tuition for students entering fall 2021 is $158, 340 for the three-year program.*

Tuition covers university fees, instruction, library services, meals (continental breakfast and lunch) during on-site residency sessions and other miscellaneous expenses. Students are responsible for purchasing their books and all costs relating to lodging and transportation to and from the on-campus residencies.


Participants are responsible for their own program costs, although in some cases, the employer’s organization either pays the costs or reimburses the participant partially or in full.

*Tuition rates are subject to change and approval by the Board of Trustees.

Financing your degree

Nonprofit Fellowships

Qualified applicants working in the public and nonprofit sectors may seek partial nonprofit fellowships.

Financial Aid

Application for need-based financial aid is a separate process from application for program admission. These funding opportunities are administered by Case Western Reserve University’s Office of Financial Aid and are available for U.S. citizens or international applicants whose cosigner is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.