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Graduate Admissions Checklist

Applicants are more than their test scores and resumes – which is why we invite candidates to request an interview with our admission committee once they have submitted the application. If you think you have intangibles that don’t stand out on paper, let us know by requesting an in-person or Zoom interview by emailing us directly at MBA@Louisville.edu or calling 502-852-7257.

Not sure if you qualify for admission? Speak with one of our dedicated graduate recruitment managers today! Email us at MBA@Louisville.edu or reach us by telephone at 502-852-7257.


Create application account

Visit the application page and choose the program you are applying to.


[ ] Two letters of recommendation

Within the application, submit the name and email address of your recommenders. They will receive an email invitation on your behalf. Your recommenders will have prompts from which to address.


[ ] Professional resume

Within the application, upload your resume.


[ ] Personal statement

Within the application, attach a 1-2 page Word document describing your interest in the UofL MBA program, why you selected UofL, your short and long term goals, and any additional information you feel is relevant.


[ ] Official college transcript(s)

Order an official college transcript from all colleges attended, including the degree granting institution.

Mail transcripts to:
College of Business, MBA Office
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292

E-Transcripts will be accepted from the institution only. Have these sent to
MBA@Louisville.edu.


[ ] GMAT Exam: Graduate Management Admission Test

GMAT optional: We are now offering GMAT optional admission. Please apply for a GMAT waiver request after you begin your application and we will waive the GMAT requirement.

  • The admissions application includes a field in which you can provide your GMAT test date and/or scores if you wish to do so, or if you plan on taking the GMAT at a later date.
  • If you plan to take the GMAT, visit www.mba.com to schedule your exam date.
  • If you intend to take the exam, notify the UofL MBA office.
  • We encourage you to delay reporting your GMAT score until you have seen it and spoken to a recruiter.

Note: GRE scores are also accepted.

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