Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business

Why you should consider this program

The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA program is highly ranked by the U. S.  News & World Report, and prepares our students for immediate success through cutting-edge curriculum, dedicated career services, and a supportive community. The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA is rooted in self-transformation. Through eight distinct MBA concentrations, students will create their own path forward, aligning their MBA with their goals and interests. Review MBA concentrations.

Benefits for Coverdell Fellows

Tuition/fees for Complete Program Value of Coverdell Fellowship Net cost *
In state $ 60,393 $ 67,458 $ 0 + You receive additional benefits.
Out of state $ 99,883 $ 99,970 $ 0 + You receive additional benefits.
* Net cost is equal to tuition/fees minus fellowship value. For some universities, the fellowship value includes non-tuition/fee benefits such as health insurance or housing—see the first point below for more details.

Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from

100% Tuition waiver, 100% Program Fee-Waiver, and Stipend.

Fellowships awarded per year (average)


Annual cost of living (estimated)

$ 19,545

Application fee waived?



Peace Corps Fellows are given the opportunity to identify their own internships as long as they comply with meeting the needs of an underserved American community. The final approvals of all W. P. Carey Coverdell Fellows internships are made by the college. In the past, a Coverdell Fellow has managed teams of engineering students engaging in community service projects throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area, and another Coverdell Fellow has worked with a local community development corporation (NGO) helping to increase the supply of permanent affordable housing while developing and supporting homebuyers through innovative programs and partnerships.

Jobs for program alumni

Sample of Employers: A.T. Kearney Procurement & Analytic Solutions, Inc., American Airlines Inc., American Express Co., Apple Inc., Bank of America Corp., Chevron Corp., Dell Inc., E. & J. Gallo Winery, Gap Inc., Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., Intel Corp., Johnson & Johnson Services, Mattel Inc., Northern Trust, PetSmart Inc., Raytheon Co., Tesla Motors Inc., Tesoro Corp., Vanguard Group Inc., and Western Digital among others. 

Other details

Program length

2 years

Application requirements

GMAT or GRE, Essays, Transcripts, Letters of Recommendation

Admissions process

The admission process comes in two parts: 

1. Application to the W. P. Carey School of Business Full-time MBA program

2. Application to the Coverdell Fellowship program.

For W. P. Carey, the online application includes a professional resume, responses to the admission essays, and the name and professional email addresses of two recommenders. Candidates must also submit an official hard copy of their transcripts as well as the official GMAT or GRE score report. An admission interview is required.

More information can be found here:


The Coverdell Fellows  program will  require three mandatory essays, a resume, and a description of service document signed by the country director.

Program begins

Mid August

Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started



Clarissa Contreras, Associate Director, Graduate Student Recruitment

300 E. Lemon Street
Tempe, AZ 85287