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Admission

As a full-time MBA student, you’ll begin your education in the fall semester. Know your deadline and plan ahead so you have plenty of time to take the GMAT and provide all necessary documentation. The priority scholarship deadlines are Jan. 15, March 1, and May 1. Review the checklist below and get started on your application now. You will be automatically considered for scholarships once you’ve completed your application.

Application Deadlines

Scholarship review priority deadlines
JANUARY 15
MARCH 1
MAY 1
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Domestic deadline
AUGUST 1 (Application Term: Sept. 1 - June 1)
International student deadline
MAY 1 (Application Term: Dec. 2 - May 1)

Admission Process

To apply to the KU Full-time MBA program, students must complete the online application through the Business Centralized Application Service (BusinessCAS) at: http://businesscas.org/applicants. All required materials are submitted directly this service, and BusinessCAS will forward all application materials to your designated programs.

Application Requirements

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APPLY ONLINE

Complete your application through BusinessCAS. Select the KU Full-time MBA program as a designated program.

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UPLOAD DOCUMENTS

Upload the following required documents to your online application:

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Personal statement
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Current resume
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SUBMIT OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT

Follow the transcript submission process through BusinessCAS.

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SUBMIT RECOMMENDATIONS

On the online application, enter email addresses for two recommenders. After you’ve submitted your application, we’ll send them an email requesting they complete a recommendation form for you.

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SUBMIT GMAT SCORES

Take the mandatory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). It’s not necessary to submit scores before beginning the application process. Your file will be reviewed as soon as we receive your scores. Register here.

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SUBMIT ENGLISH PROFICIENCY FOR NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER

Non-native English speakers must demonstrate proof of English proficiency before gaining admission to a graduate program. Learn more about the KU English proficiency requirements for admission through Graduate Studies.


Contact the MBA office

Lawrence MBA Office

3155 Capitol Federal Hall
The University of Kansas
1654 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Jinae Krieshok

MBA Director of Admissions
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Prepare for the GMAT

Let us prep you for the GMAT. Take one of our review courses in Lawrence or Overland Park.

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