The online application
$75 application fee
Copy of all transcripts, with notarized translations for
Two letters of recommendation
Official GMAT or GRE score sent directly from testing service
International applicants should also provide an official TOEFL
score, and the Certification of Finance
A representative of the Masters Program Office will contact you via
mail approximately two weeks after your application is received to confirm
and application status. Applicants outside the US should allow more time for
A non-refundable application fee of $75 is
required. Please pay by credit card as you submit your
application online. The application fee is not refundable under any
circumstances. There are no fee waivers.
The GMAT or GRE is required of all MBA applicants, regardless of previous
academic history or work experience. For more information on the GMAT, and to
request an official score report, please visit
www.mba.com. For more
on the GRE, and to request an official score report, please visit
When requesting a score report be sent to the University of Maryland, please
use the following institutional codes:
The online application allows you to upload a copy of your transcript(s) for
each college or university attended. If the transcript where you received your
degree does not state the degree was conferred, please also upload a diploma or
copy of your degree received (most schools already list the conferred degree on
the transcript). If you are formally admitted to the University of Maryland, you
will be required to submit an official transcript at new student orientation. If
your transcript is not in English, please also upload a copy of your transcript
translated into English.
The University of Maryland Graduate School requires all admitted students to
have an undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.80/4.00. Applicants who
have a grade point average below 2.80 are encouraged to use the optional essay
to address this point.
Applicants must demonstrate an ability to
successfully complete quantitative course work. Candidates without previous
undergraduate or graduate quantitative course work may be asked to demonstrate
their abilities by taking a class (such as calculus) at an accredited
institution prior to beginning MBA coursework.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to include a photocopy of their TOEFL
with the application materials. Do not assume that your TOEFL score will be
to the University in a timely manner simply because you have taken the test. The
Admissions Committee will not review your file without the TOEFL.
received an undergraduate or graduate degree from any country listed in this
page (PDF) you are exempt from the TOEFL requirement.
All applicants must comply by this policy
regardless of citizenship status, number of years residing in the United States,
and language of instruction of his or her university. Contact
www.toefl.org to request an
official copy of your test scores to be sent to the University of Maryland at
College Park -
institutional code 5814.
Certification of Finance Form
(for international applicants)
While the University of Maryland at College Park cannot issue a Form I-20 or
Form IAP-66 to students enrolled in the Evening MBA or Weekend MBA, all
applicants who are not US citizens or permanent residents are requested to
complete the Certification of Finance Form. Please indicate at the top of the
form your current immigration status in the United States, and sign the form
certifying the information is create. Include in your application packet a
photocopy of the first page of your passport and a photocopy of your immigration
Requesting a Deferral
Admitted students begin their MBA program in the semester for which they have
applied. If a student needs to request a deferral for an emergency medical
the admissions committee will consider requests on a case-by-case basis.