MBA in Business Management – Admission Standards

The application process consists of two steps: Applying to the University of North Texas Toulouse Graduate School, and applying to the College of Business (CoB). Click here download a printable application checklist detailing the information below.

Step 1: Apply to the University of North Texas Toulouse Graduate School
  1. Complete and Submit your Application

    Please complete the Texas Common Application at www.applytexas.org. The application fee is $75.

  2. Request official academic credentials from all colleges and universities you have attended

    If you are a currently enrolled or former UNT student and have attended no other institutions since graduating from UNT, no request for official academic credentials will be required.

    Official transcripts are required from every college or university you have attended and must arrive by the application deadline. Contact the colleges and universities you have attended about their processes for providing official transcripts.

    By U.S. Postal Service:
    Toulouse Graduate School
    1155 Union Circle #305459
    Denton, TX 76203-5017

    By UPS/FedEx:
    Toulouse Graduate School
    1147 Union Circle, ESSC 354
    Denton, TX 76203-5459

    The transcripts must show you have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalent). For a higher chance of successful admission, the GPA shown on the transcript should meet the recommendations below:

    GPA requirement for UNT consideration

    Graduate applicants to UNT are evaluated holistically, based on specific departmental and program requirements. In the past, successful candidates usually have met certain GPA minima:

    • 3.00 GPA in the undergraduate degree for admission to the Master's program.
    • Or 3.50 GPA in the undergraduate degree for direct admission to Doctoral programs.
    • Or 3.50 GPA in Masters-level studies for admission to Doctoral programs.

    For additional information regarding international student credential requirements Click here. Link to cob.unt.edu/masters/admission/international-admissions

    Step 2: Apply to the College of Business

    For timely application processing, submit all additional required application materials to the College of Business by the following dates:

    Applications for Summer are available in August.

    1. Submit Official GMAT/GRE Scores
      • GMAT or GRE scores no more than five (5) years old are required for admission purposes.
      • Work experience will not be considered in lieu of exam scores.
      • Appropriate test scores are one of many factors utilized in rendering admission decisions.
      • The Graduate Programs Office recommends that students sit for the GMAT or GRE exam no later than one month prior to the application deadline to ensure timely reporting of scores.
      • For the GMAT visit www.mba.com for scheduling details. The UNT school code for the GMAT is: 6DP-8M-55.
      • For the GRE visit http://www.ets.org/ for scheduling details. The UNT school code for the GRE is: 6481.
        • A waiver of the GMAT/GRE will be considered for applicants who have an earned doctoral or professional doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution, or its equivalent. A waiver of the GMAT/GRE will be considered for applicants who have an earned master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or its equivalent, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on the master’s degree. Certain programs may have departmental admission requirements mandating submission of additional materials including standardized test scores.
        • A waiver of the GRE/GMAT will be granted for the MBA for students with a bachelor's degree from UNT with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
        • A waiver of the GMAT/GRE will be considered for UNT Honors College graduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
    2. Submit Essay

      Essay should consist of unique events, life experiences, and qualifications that you feel distinguish your candidacy and will add to the value of the class. This should not exceed 600 to 700 words.

    3. Submit Resume

      The College of Business requires submission of a standard resume detailing work and academic experience.

    4. Submit Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

      Recommendations must be signed, dated, and submitted on company or university letterhead. Alternatively, recommendation forms can be downloaded or picked up in BLB 201. Recommendations must be professional or academic in nature (i.e. written by college professors and/or supervisors and managers). Recommendations are not acceptable from family, friends, clergy, high school teachers/administrators, subordinates, co-workers, etc.

      Submit the above documentation to:

      College of Business
      Graduate Programs Office
      1155 Union Circle #311160, Denton, TX 76203 (USPS)
      1307 W. Highland St. Room 201, Denton, TX 76201 (UPS/FedEx)
      Email: mbacob@unt.edu
      Phone: 940.369.8977
      Fax: 940.369.8978

      Step 3: Check Status Online

      There are two ways to check your application status:

      1. To check if your transcripts and GMAT/GRE scores (if required) have been submitted:

        The Toulouse Graduate School will send you an email and pin number to check online at www.my.unt.edu. You will need to activate your EUID with the pin number and click on Admissions Status.

      2. To check if your supporting documents (essay, resume, letters of recommendation) have been submitted:

        Email your full name and UNT Student ID to mbacob@unt.edu. Enter “Application Status Update” as well as your name and UNT Student ID in the email subject line.

      Step 4: Personal Interview

      Students being considered for admission after all admission documents have been received and reviewed will be asked to attend a personal interview with member’s from the College’s faculty and staff. The interview will be the applicant’s opportunity to discuss their personal strengths and readiness for the full-time MBA.

      Final admission decisions will be communicated after all personal interviews are completed.