Application Checklist

Before You Begin

  1. Schedule to take the GMAT at and have results sent to Eller MBA, institution code 5ZT-9Z-5ZT-9Z-58 or University of Arizona – MBA, Full-Time.
  2. If English is not your first language, arrange to take the TOEFL in time to submit test scores before the application deadline.
  3. Update your professional resume.
  4. Ask two professional associates if they will recommend you to the program — verify correct spelling of their names, their titles, and their mailing addresses.
  5. Gather the following to complete the biographical sections of the application:
  • Citizenship information (if not a U.S. citizen)
  • Undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) GPAs
  • Names of previously attended colleges and dates attended
  • Names, titles, emails, and mailing addresses of two recommenders (preferably professional associates)


Completing Your Application

Step Task
1 Click the Apply Online link from the Eller MBA website and create an account.
2 Prepare answers to the essay questions. Type or insert essay content into the text area of the essay section of the application. Do not exceed 750 words per essay.
3 We require one official transcript from each university, college, or community college attended. International applicants must present one official copy of the transcript and one official copy of the diploma (degree certification) in both their native language and English during the formal enrollment process. Have one official copy of your transcripts sent to:

Eller MBA Admissions
The University of Arizona
PO Box 210108
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: 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 Graduate College.

4 Prepare your reccomenders information in order to fill out the two recommendation forms in the application. This will send the recommendation form to your recommenders for completion. 
5 Have the information you've gathered on hand and complete the biographical sections of the online application (click Application Form if applying online).
6 Upload your updated resume and completed essays through the online application.
7 Official GMAT scores.
8 Official TOEFL scores (international applicants only) of at least 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), or 100 (Internet-based).
9 Pay the $100 application fee by credit card online.


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