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Admissions Requirement

To be considered for admission to the MBA Program, students must provide the information listed below to the Office of the Graduate School.

     1. A bachelor’s degree in any field from a regionally accredited college or university.
     2. A completed application form.  Apply through the ApplyTexas Application.
     3. Official transcripts of all previous college course work (including verification of an
         earned bachelor’s degree).
     4. An official score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

International students (from countries where English is not the native language) must provide the documents listed above as well as an official score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to the Office of International Services.

Application for Graduate Admission

Students may apply online via ApplyTexas at Students who have previously attended Midwestern State University, but did not enroll for a long semester (fall or spring) must submit a new application for admission. Even students who have completed their undergraduate degree at Midwestern State University must submit an application for graduate admission. The application for graduate admission must be filed by the deadlines listed below.

Application Deadlines

Visit Graduate School's Website for current deadlines.

Official Transcripts

Transcripts reflecting course work pursued at all higher education institutions attended must be provided to the Office of the Graduate School before admission to MSU can be considered. Each applicant must have official transcripts sent directly to MSU. Copies of transcripts will not be accepted.


Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Each applicant must register for and take the GMAT. Information about the GMAT can be found at This web site makes it possible for students to access general information about the GMAT, review sample test questions, and register to take the GMAT online. However, members of the Beta Gamma Sigma (the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International) may request to have the GMAT requirement waived.


Applications for admission are reviewed and several factors are considered, including the applicant’s GPA on his/her last 60 hours of undergraduate course work and the score on the GMAT. Admission decisions are made by the Dillard College of Business Administration’s Graduate Program Committee.

International applicants must meet a minimum score on the TOEFL as required on page 20 in the current Graduate Catalog.

Unconditional Admission

A citizen of the U.S.A. who (1) has an earned undergraduate degree, (2) submits an application for graduate admission (including all required application materials), and (3) has been accepted for admission by the Dillard College of Business Administration’s Graduate Program Committee will be unconditionally admitted to the MBA program. To be admitted unconditionally, an international applicant must not only meet the three conditions above but also satisfy the TOEFL requirements shown above.