MBA Admission Process

Applications and credentials for admission to the Master of Business Administration program must be submitted for processing to the Carroll University Office of Admission. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and as decisions are made on applications, applicants are notified through the Office of Admission.

MBA Admission Requirements:  Earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution

MBA Admission Process:  Selection decisions will be based on submission and evaluation of:
  1. Graduate Studies Application - no fee to apply
  2. Professional résumé - please upload to your status portal at apply.carrollu.edu/status
  3. All official post-secondary transcripts, including both graduate and undergraduate coursework. Please request official transcripts be sent to gradinfo@carrollu.edu or mailed to the address below:  
Carroll University 
Graduate Admission
100 N East Ave
Waukesha, WI  53188

If the cumulative GPA is below a 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), additional admission criteria apply and additional admission materials may be required.


International MBA Admission Process
Applicants must comply with all admission requirements listed above. Selection decisions will be based on submission and evaluation of:

  1. Graduate Studies Application - no fee to apply
  2. Professional résumé - please upload to your status portal at apply.carrollu.edu/status
  3. All official post-secondary transcripts, including both graduate and undergraduate course work. Official transcripts must be mailed directly to Carroll University Office of Admission.
  4. If the cumulative GPA is below a 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), additional admission criteria apply and additional admission materials may be required.
  5. If academic work is from outside the U.S., an official course by course evaluation report from WES or ECE is required.
  6. English proficiency — If the applicant’s native language is not English, an official proficiency exam (TOEFL or IELTS or MELAB) is required and must be sent directly from the testing agency to Carroll University. The Carroll University institution code is 1101. Score results must be from a test taken within the last two years. Applicants who are citizens of or who have received a bachelor's degree from one of the following countries are exempt from the English proficiency requirement: Australia, Belize, the British Caribbean and British West Indies, Canada (except Quebec), England, Guyana, Ireland, Liberia, New Zealand, Scotland, the U.S. and Wales.
    • Minimum required TOEFL score:
      • 79 (internet-based test) —or—
      • 213 (computer-based test) —or—
      • 550 (paper-based test)
    • Minimum required IELTS score:
      • 6
    • Minimum MELAB score:
      • 85
  7. Students in F-1 visa status must complete the Statement of Financial Support and submit a bank statement.

Applicants must be eligible to return in good standing (be free of academic or disciplinary probation) to all institutions previously attended. Please note that at this time the Carroll University MBA program does not offer scholarships to graduate students.

For questions regarding the application process contact Josh Hurlebaus at gradinfo@carrollu.edu or 262-524-7225

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