Application Checklist

Before You Begin

  1. Schedule to take the GMAT at and have results sent to Eller MBA, institution code 5ZT-9Z-64.
  2. If you are an international student from a country other than the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, or English-speaking Canada, arrange to take the TOEFL in time to submit test scores before application deadlines.
  3. Update your professional resume.
  4. Ask three professional associates if they will recommend you to the program. Verify correct spelling of the recommender's name, title, and contact information, including email address.
  5. Consider the following to prepare for writing your essay:
    • How will the Eller Online MBA affect your short- and long-term career goals?
    • What do you bring to the program that others could benefit from?
    • Why is this a good time for you to pursue an Eller Online MBA?
  6. Gather the following:
    • Citizenship information (if not a U.S. citizen)
    • Undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) GPAs
    • Names of previously attended colleges and universities and dates attended
    • Names, titles, and contact information of a recommender (professional associate only)


Completing Your Application

Step Task
1 Click the Apply Online link from the Eller MBA website and create an account through the Graduate College's GradApp application site.
2 Have the information you've gathered on hand and complete the biographical sections of the online application.
3 Upload your essay response to the question, "What are your short-term and long-term goals and how will the Eller MBA help you achieve them?" Please double-space, use 12-point font, and do not exceed 750 words.
4 Upload your updated resume through the online application.
5 Pay the $100 application fee by credit card online. (Please note: Application fee is waived if submitted by March 31, 2019.)
6 Register your recommenders to enable them to submit their recommendation online.

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
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.


For additional information or assistance, please contact us.