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Baylor Business MBA

GoBAYLOR Grad is your guide though the application process. The following steps can help you navigate through your GoBAYLOR Grad account:

  • Sign up for a GoBAYLOR Grad account.
  • Click Profile: Enter your basic information in each section. Required fields are highlighted in red and must be completed before you start your application.
  • Click Dashboard: Choose "Start New Application" which will appear after you complete your profile. You can enter and save information, and then return to your application any time by clicking the Dashboard.
  • Click Documents: Upload unofficial copies of your transcripts if you have not yet sent official copies to Baylor.
  • Complete your application.

Personal essays are an opportunity to express your unique qualifications, experiences and reasons for applying to the MBA program. Prepare your essays carefully, using details and specific examples to describe your distinctive qualities.

Essay 1: In 200 words or less briefly describe your career progress to date. Why is the Baylor MBA program the right partner in helping you meet your educational needs and career goals?’’

Essay 2: In 500 words or less discuss a meaningful experience in your leadership development. What did you learn from this experience about your skill-set as a leader?

Essay 3: In 500 words or less discuss a situation in the workplace or classroom when you had to make a difficult ethical decision or choice. What drove you to make that particular choice?

A current resume is requested, specifically describing those activities, honors, or awards that you believe helpful to ensuring success in the MBA program.

Professional recommendations are preferred. In the application, you will provide the name and email address for two references. Each reference will be sent an email message with a link directing him to a web page allowing him to submit your recommendation by either uploading a file or by entering text into a form.

A bachelors degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or proof of equivalent training at a foreign university, is required. The transcript from your graduating institution must show proof of degree.

If you earned an undergraduate degree from Baylor, you do not need to request transcripts.

NOTE: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the evaluation process. If the Business School recommends approval, official transcripts will be required before your admission is complete.

A $50 non-refundable fee, payable by credit card or check, is required to process your application.


Either the GMAT or GRE is required for applications to the full-time MBA program. There is no minimum GMAT or GRE score requirement. NOTE: Unofficial copies of the test scores are acceptable for the evaluation process.

We have an open interview policy, meaning any applicant can use the online interview scheduler to select an interview type and convenient date and time to schedule his or her interview. If you request an on-campus interview, you can also schedule a class visit.

English Language Tests

All foreign national and permanent resident applicants are required to provide a score from either the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic. Minimum scores are required.

Foreign Transcripts

If you are an international applicant, or attended a foreign university, please follow the guidelines for foreign transcripts available on the Graduate School website.

Check your application status via the Graduate School website at Grad App Status.

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