Evening MBA Admissions

Evening MBA Admissions

Seeking Students Who Co-create their MBA Experience

Our Goal

Our goal in admissions is to work closely with you to ensure your application process is personal, simple and successful. We look for students who bring strength and aspiration to our student-centered learning environment and possess the ability to be part of an MBA program in which they are the co-creators of their experience.

The Personal Touch

At Eller, we pride ourselves on the personal touch. We will work individually with you through the application process to ensure your success.

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Application Deadlines

October 15: Round 1
December 1: Round 2
January 15: Round 3
(International Deadline)
March 1: Round 4
April 15: Round 5
June 1: Round 6 

July 31: Final Deadline *Extended*

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Scholarships available

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MBA Scholarships:
*Available for Evening, Executive, and Professional MBA programs

Community Leadership Scholarship: is awarded to exceptional candidates from the public sector or a nonprofit organization for whom financial constraints would otherwise prevent participation.

Eller Leadership Scholarship: is awarded to anyone who has shown strong leadership throughout their career, and looking to gain an MBA to continue to grow their leadership skills.

Eller Veteran Scholarship: is awarded to veterans applying to our professional MBA program. We thank you for your service and it's our honor to provide this scholarship.

Emerging Leaders Scholarship: is awarded to individuals who are ready to skill up and break into leadership positions at their company and beyond.

Returning Alumnus Scholarship: is awarded to returning UA alumnus who were successful in their undergraduate experience at UA and are looking to return for their MBA to become a double WILDCAT.


*All applicants will be considered for scholarship on a case-by case basis, based on availability. We strongly recommend applying by round 2 if you are interested in a scholarship. 

Scholarships, referral codes, and QTR (Qualified Tuition Reduction for employees of the three state universities) cannot be stacked.


Evening MBA Admissions Process

What We Look For

  • An academic background demonstrating strong intellectual capacity
  • Professional experience showing career progression with carefully considered goals and a strong work ethic
  • Personal qualities such as, leadership potential, initiative, involvement and integrity
  • View class profile

Application Requirements

A complete application consists of the following items:

  • A completed application form (apply online)
  • Application fee ($90)
  • Statement of purpose
  • A professional résumé
  • One professional recommendation
  • One copy of official transcripts* from each university, college or community college attended
  • GMAT/GRE not required

* We will accept unofficial versions of your school documents for initial evaluation purposes only. This acceptance does not eliminate the need for official school documents to be submitted. Also, include a copy of the grading scale or transcript key for each school transcript. Refer to the UA Graduate College transcript requirements for more information.

Application Checklist

View our application checklist, including information on how to prepare and complete your application.

Before You Begin

  1. Update your professional résumé.
  2. Ask one professional associate if they will recommend you to the program—verify the correct spelling of names, titles and contact information, including email address. 
  3. TOEFL score (this is a proof of English proficiency requirement for international applicants born in a country where English is not the official language). Results should be sent to The University of Arizona Institution Code: 4832. Due to COVID-19, in addition to TOEFL and IELTS we will accept a CEPT score of 126 and a Pearson’s PTE score of 68 for English proficiency. 
  4. Gather the following to complete the biographical sections of the application:
  • Undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) GPAs
  • Names of previously attended colleges and dates attended
  • Name, title, email and mailing address of one recommender (preferably a professional associate)

Completing Your Application

Step Task
1 Apply Online from the Eller MBA website and create an account.
2 Prepare the statement of purpose.
3 We require an official transcript from each university, college or community college attended. International applicants must submit/present an official transcript and an official diploma (degree certification) in the original native language and must be accompanied by an officially verified English translation issued by the university or college, during the formal enrollment process. Official school documents may be  sent to:

Eller MBA Admissions 
The University of Arizona 
P.O. Box 210108 (do not include P.O. Box if using courier service)
McClelland Hall 210
1130 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721-0108

Submission of Electronic Transcripts: If you have an option to order electronic transcripts, please provide the institution name: Eller MBA Admissions, University of Arizona and email address: mba_admissions@eller.arizona.edu. The electronic transcript must be sent to and received by a University of Arizona employee, in order to be considered an official transcript by the University of Arizona Graduate College.

4 Prepare your recommender's information in order to fill out the recommendation form in the application. This will send the recommendation form to your recommender for completion. 
5 Complete the biographical sections of the online application.
6 Upload your updated resume and statement of purpose through the online application.
7 GMAT/GRE score not required.
8 Upload TOEFL score if required.
9 Pay the $90 application fee and submit the application.

For additional information or assistance, please contact us at mba_admissions@eller.arizona.edu.


International Students

While the majority of the students in our Evening MBA program are domestic students, we do enroll a small number of international students, who are typically working for local companies and currently hold a visa or are a permanent resident. The University of Arizona does not issue student visas for this program.


After reviewing your complete application, we may contact you to schedule an interview before our final admission decision. The Admissions Committee will not review partially complete applications. Interviews will be conducted over Zoom. 


The GMAT/GRE is not required.


School Codes

When requesting official score reports, please use the following:

  • TOEFL:  4832 (The University of Arizona Institution Code)

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Visit Us

We look forward to meeting you and encourage you to attend one of our information sessions. To attend an upcoming session, please sign up online or call us at 520-621-4008.

We'll arrange for you to sit in on a class to get an up-close look at life as an Eller MBA student.

We can also schedule an appointment with a member of Team Eller MBA for additional information on the Eller MBA programs. 

To schedule a visit, please call 520-621-4008.

Learn more about visiting the Eller College and the University of Arizona or for information on Tucson, view the Visit Tucson website.



Your Future is Calling

You’ve heard the “why.” If you think you’re a good fit, it’s time for the “how.” Let’s get you on the road to your Eller MBA. Contact us or begin your application now:

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