Evening MBA FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions


October 15 : Round 1
December 1: Round 2
February 1: Round 3
April 1: Round 4
June 1: Final Deadline 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Scholarships available!

The Eller Evening MBA accepts students from a broad range of professional backgrounds: corporate managers, entrepreneurs, physicians, engineers, public sector employees, people working in nonprofit organizations and more.

These students have three or more years of professional experience and a desire to move their career forward with the knowledge and polish they develop through the pursuit of an MBA.

Applicants complete an online application form and two essays while procuring one letter of recommendation. They also pay an application fee ($85 domestic applicants/ $95 international applicants). The Admissions Committee will review completed application packets and identify viable candidates for an interview— via zoom. The Admissions Process includes details.

We admit students on a rolling basis following review of application materials and an interview. Typically, a final decision is issued a month after the application is complete and all supporting materials have been received. If accepted, you will be given a time frame in which to make your decision and submit a non-refundable $500 enrollment fee to confirm your spot in the class.


Tuition: $54,000

Tuition and fees subject to change.

Applicants are eligible to apply for federal funding through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applicants can apply online and work with the the University of Arizona Student Financial Aid Office for federal financial aid.

You may pay tuition in full or in six payments of $9,000 spread throughout the program's time frame.

Features and Benefits

The degree you earn will be a fully accredited Master of Business Administration. However, the curriculum structure is different from the regular Eller MBA and most MBA programs. Also, because this is an accelerated program, some of the more basic elements of MBA knowledge are covered at a quicker pace.

For most of the program, classes meet once weekly, from 4-10 p.m. with a meal break. The program begins with a four-day session on leadership, and there is a *ten-day international trip. The program lasts 24 months.


*trip currently on hold until further notice*

The classes are held in Tucson at McClelland Hall on the University of Arizona's main campus. 
*Due to university COVID-19 policies classes are held synchronously online.

  • Our curriculum is dynamic and maximizes return on investment for working professionals
  • All participants are successful and motivated professionals with three or more years of professional experience
  • Our faculty and staff, along with enthusiastic participants, create a supportive, productive learning environment

Getting More Information

For questions regarding the Evening MBA program, contact Eller MBA Recruitment, at 520- 621-9565 or mba_admissions@eller.arizona.edu.

Yes—we can arrange for you to contact current students or attend classes and network with them. Call 520-621-4008.