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"Getting to work with community partners both in class and through community engagement was very enlightening."

  • Efua Djan Sampson, MBA
    Class of 2008 

Admission Requirements

If you have completed a bachelor’s degree in any academic field from a regionally (or equivalent international) accredited institution, we welcome your admission application to earn an Indiana University MBA at IUPUC.

If you have questions, need assistance, or want information during the application or admission process, contact us. We are here to help.

Application Due Dates

Fall Admission

  • May 1: International student applicants
  • June 1: All other student applicants 

Spring Admission

  • October 1: International student applicants
  • November 1: All other student applicants 

Admission Process

We will review your admissions materials after you complete these steps:

  • Complete the online application.
  • Provide us with your official academic transcripts from all of the institutions of higher education you have attended even if you did not earn a degree.
  • Submit a current resume, highlighting your work experience, education,  volunteer experience and community involvment.
  • Submit a short, 500-word essay in which you take a position on only one of the three issues here: 
    1. How can an individual business manager or executive establish a value-based, ethical culture within an organization? 
    2. What are two critical characteristics of effective leadership, and why are these characteristics more important than others? 
    3. In what ways is a successful, profitable business consistent with also being a helpful, productive community partner?
  • Our program recommends, but does NOT require, the Graduate Management Admissions test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE). If you plan to take or have already taken an exam, your test scores should be sent to IUPUC.
    • School code for the GMAT: 065-BW-28.
    • School code for the GRE: 0794.
  • At least one letter of recommendation that speaks to your preparedness for graduate business studies.
  • Submit a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Applications must be completed by the deadline. Allow enough time for your letter(s) of reference (and test scores, if available) to arrive before the deadline.

International Student Admission

Depending on your undergraduate degree and visa status, there are a few additional steps to the admission process. Please review the international student section for complete details.

Contact, Address and Additional Links


4601 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN 47203

Phone: 812.348.7311

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