How to Apply

Choose UW-Eau Claire (not UW Colleges). For the program, select Business Administration-Collaborative... to apply to our online MBA program.

Minimum Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the MBA program, you must have:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of 475 or above or a comparable Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score

Learn about the GMAT® (price, test locations, study information)
Learn about the GRE® (price, test locations, study information)

GMAT/GRE Waiver: We consider waivers for students with other Master's/advanced degrees, certain certifications, or work experience. Learn more/apply for a waiver.

Submitting An Application

It's recommended that you submit an application before sending the other materials listed below. After submitting an application, you will receive a few emails with further instructions on completing and tracking the status of your application. You are required to submit the following before your application is reviewed for an admission decision:

  • Application, including $56 fee and a Personal Statement. The fee can be paid electronically when you apply online or through the mail. For the Personal Statement (submitted in the application), briefly describe your career goals. How can our program help you achieve your goals? What and/or who influenced your decision to apply? (maximum 300 words)​
  • Official transcripts from every college and university you have attended sent directly from each institution to the UW-Eau Claire Office of Admissions. Emailed transcripts or transcripts uploaded when submitting the application are not considered official. Official transcripts not in English must include a transcript in the native language as well as an English translation.
  • Résumé (Upload when submitting application, or email to )
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least two being from a professional reference; three from a professional reference preferred). There is no form to submit. Recommendation writers usually provide a half to a one page document that indicates how they know the applicant and why they might be a good fit for the UW MBA Consortium, or an MBA in general. Either the writer or applicant may submit the letters of recommendation. (Email to )
  • Official GMAT/GRE Score Score reports should be sent to UW-Eau Claire (GRE institution code 1913; GMAT program code V6V-8S-99). (Report to UW-Eau Claire directly from testing agency)
  • International Students Only — If your native language is not English, you must submit current (taken within the last two years) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. A minimum TOEFL score of 79 ibt or a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 is required (See approved scores and ESL programs). Official scores must be sent directly from the testing agency. The TOEFL institution code for UW-Eau Claire is 1913. After submitting an application, the Admissions Office will determine what, if any, additional materials are required. (Report to UW-Eau Claire directly from testing agency)

Application Deadlines

Priority – April 1
Final – August 1

Priority – October 1
Final – January 1

Priority – February 15
Final – April 1

Complete applications, including all required materials, received on or before the priority deadline will receive an admission decision no later than the final deadline. Applications received between the priority and final deadlines will be reviewed until we reach capacity.

Not interested in completing the entire MBA program?

Take individual classes.
You may complete MBA foundation or elective courses for transferring credits to another university.

Contact us to discuss the above option.
MBA Program Office