Admission requirements:

The PLU MBA program is competitive. Selection is based on several criteria including quantitative ability and potential contribution to the classroom experience.  Admission decisions are based on a holistic assessment of the individual merits of each applicant. For questions regarding admission to the MBA program, contact Juanita Reed, Director, at reedjj@plu.edu.

Bachelor’s degree must be awarded by the beginning of the program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

For international students, a minimum score on the TOEFL-iBT of 88 or minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required. TOEFL or IELTS may be waived for students who graduate from a regionally-accredited U.S. college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

All applicants must submit:

  • Application (standard application and Fast Track application)
  • GMAT or GRE (standard application)
  • Statement of Professional Goals (standard application)
  • Resume (standard application)
  • Official transcript (standard application)
  • Two letters of recommendation (standard application)

International applicants must also submit:

  • TOEFL or IELTS score report, determination of English proficiency is at the sole discretion of PLU
  • I-20 Evaluation Documents
  • Declaration of Finances

An interview with the MBA program director may be requested.

Applications are evaluated individually, based on multiple factors indicating equivalence to admission standards, a promise of success in graduate school, qualities of good character, and potential contributions to the educational mission of graduate study.