The highest ROI

An MBA is a significant investment in your future and you are looking for the best ROI. Forbes consistently ranks the IMD MBA number 1 based on highest average salary five years after graduation and over 90% of our graduates successfully change their function, industry or geography, repositioning themselves on a new career path.

We structure our tuition & fees to cover all your program and project-related expenses for the year, leaving you free to focus on your development. Fees include: 

  • Relocation and visa assistance for Switzerland
  • Your teaching materials and books for the year
  • Personal coaching and off-campus team-building activities
  • Travel and accommodation for IMD-organized projects
  • Lunch at IMD five days a week and access to our fitness facilities
  • A Partner Integration Advisor
ApplicationCHF 200 non-refundable, payable by credit card
TuitionCHF 60,000
FeesCHF 25,000


Payment timingSum
1st installment/deposit: upon acceptance of admissionCHF 15,000 
2nd installment: 30 SeptemberCHF 15,000
3rd installment: 28 FebruaryCHF 40,000
4th installment: 30 AprilCHF 15,000

The first installment is non-refundable. Loans from Prodigy Finance are disbursed at the end of February in time for the 3rd and 4th installments, therefore you will need to cover the two first payments yourself.

The following services might be helpful to you if you are transferring international funds: Transferwise  or Flywire  

Personal expenses

Approximate housing and living expenses for a single person: CHF 36,000
This estimate obviously depends on your lifestyle. You can reduce costs by sharing accommodation, but if you are coming with your family you will need to increase your overall budget depending on the number and ages of those accompanying you.  

See how our Financial Aid options can help you.