Our application process is intuitive and flexible, allowing you to start anytime, save your work, and come back later to submit your application. Completed applications will be reviewed following each admissions cycle deadline. Admissions decisions are made four to six weeks after each monthly admissions deadline.
We want to ensure that the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program is a good fit for you. Our team will support you through the admissions process by answering questions, reviewing your résumé, and other qualifications before you apply. We encourage you to meet with an admissions professional for an informal review of your credentials.
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Complete the online application form to provide details on your intended area of study, prior education, and work history.
The required short essay provides an opportunity for you to share details about your career goals. Please address the questions in full.
Why have you chosen to apply to this specific program – the part-time Evening MBA Program? How do you anticipate earning your MBA will affect your career goals?
Submit a résumé outlining your academic achievements and professional experience. To assist in the review process, please indicate the type of firm and scope of operations for each organization for which you were employed. Your résumé may include personal achievements, community involvement, global experiences, and other areas of interest. Upload your résumé when you submit the application.
One professional recommendation is required to apply, and you may submit two. You will enter your recommenders’ names and email addresses into your application. Each recommender will then receive questions from the admissions committee.
The recommendation forms are submitted separately from your application. You should not wait for your recommender to submit his or her recommendation before submitting your application; however, your application will not be reviewed without the recommendation forms.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required. Successful candidates will have a target undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or higher (on a 4.00 scale).
You must submit official transcripts/academic records. Records must have a seal and signature in ink from the institution’s authorized official, such as the registrar or recorder of records. For degrees from international institutions, records must be in the original language of the institution attended, and accompanied by official English translations. Have transcripts sent directly to the Evening MBA Program Office from your schools. You may submit unofficial copies of your transcripts which will be used by the admissions committee for review when you submit your application; however, you must submit original hard copies sent directly from your schools at or before your admissions interview, which is by invitation only.
A Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score is preferred The test should be taken within five years of the term for which you are applying. Please direct the testing service to forward your test results to the University of Wisconsin–Madison (institution code: 79K-2S-72).
A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score will also be accepted. Please direct the testing service to forward your test results to the University of Wisconsin–Madison (institution Code: 1846).
U.S. active military and U.S. veteran applicants may be eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver.
For non-native English speakers, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 600 (paper-based test) or 106 (computer-based test) is required. International applicants with undergraduate degrees from U.S. universities may contact an Evening MBA Program admissions representative to request a waiver of the TOEFL.
The test must be taken within five years of your intended start term. Please direct the testing service to forward your test results to the University of Wisconsin–Madison (institution code: 79K-2S-72).
Wisconsin Evening MBA applicants must have either a H1-B visa or Permanent Resident status. No student visas are issued to Evening MBA students. Submit a copy of the H1-B visa or Permanent Resident documentation.
A target of two years of full-time, post-baccalaureate work experience is required. The program is designed for students who will hold a full-time professional position throughout the program.
Admissions interviews are by invitation only, with invitations extended after applications have been reviewed. Interviews with one or more members of the admissions committee take place on campus; in rare cases, an interview may be conducted by videoconference.
When you submit your online application, you will be asked to pay the application fee.
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