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Admissions

Our MBA curriculum is designed for anyone who has completed a bachelor’s degree, even if they have no prior business education background. The Working Professional MBA program is designed for students who are employed full-time, while completing the program on a part-time basis.

As a Working Professional MBA student, you can begin in the fall or spring semester. Whatever start point you choose, know the deadline and plan ahead. Allow plenty of time to take the GMAT and provide the necessary documentation. Review the checklist below and get started on your application now.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall deadline – June 1
  • Spring deadline – Dec. 1

Admission Process

1
APPLY ONLINE

Fill out your online application for admission here. Submit with a $65 application fee.

2
UPLOAD DOCUMENTS

Upload these documents in your online application:

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Three essays
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Current resume
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SUBMIT OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT

Have your official transcripts sent from the institution where you obtained your degree.

4
SUBMIT RECOMMENDATIONS

In the application form, enter email addresses for two recommenders. We’ll send them an email requesting they complete a recommendation for you.

4
SUBMIT GMAT RESULTS

Submit your Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores. Register here.

Students who successfully complete all five courses in the Foundations of Business Certificate with a 3.5 GPA or higher are eligible for a GMAT waiver for regular admission into the MBA program.

Your application will be reviewed as soon as all five steps are complete. You don’t have to wait to complete the GMAT before you begin the application process.

 

International Students:

TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for international students. If you received a baccalaureate degree (or higher) in residence from an accredited English-medium U.S. college or university or a college or university in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, English-speaking province of Canada, or an English-speaking Caribbean country, with instruction conducted in English, you will not be required to provide English proficiency scores. Degrees earned online may not be used to verify English proficiency. 


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
Student Success Coach

Baden J. Fox

Academic Success Coach, Working Professional MBA
BEST Building 275
The University of Kansas
Edwards Campus
12600 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213
Attend an info session

QUESTIONS?

Get them answered at an upcoming info session. We'll provide lunch. Get a chance to talk with our MBA admissions director at KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

New session dates and times will be posted here when those events are confirmed.

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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