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The decision to pursue an MBA degree is an important one. Successful Baylor applicants demonstrate strong leadership ability, analytical skills and a passion for excellence.

Qualified MBA candidates will be admitted regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age or disability.

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NOTE: The 2023 application cycle has come to a close. However, we will consider late applications on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Admissions office to discuss your situation.
Application Deadlines for 2024:

All MBA students start the MBA program in the summer semester and will register for courses in the Summer II term. Incoming students should plan to be available to start on-campus instruction by July 5, 2023.

Decision Round Application Deadline Decision Notification
Round 1: Application Deadline and Scholarship Priority November 15, 2023 December 1, 2023
Round 2: Application Deadline February 15, 2024 March 1, 2024
International Applicant Deadline April 15, 2024 May 1, 2024
Round 3: Application and Scholarship Deadline April 15, 2024 May 1, 2024
Final Application Deadline May 15, 2024 May 31, 2024

Admission decisions are usually made within two weeks of receiving all required materials or by the notification date that corresponds with the application deadline. The FTMBA accepts applications after the published deadlines on a case-by-case basis.

The Application Process

Step 1: Start Your Application

The Full-Time MBA application is available for 2023 and 2024.  We will review your application when it is submitted along with all required supporting documents (transcripts, test scores, recommendations, etc.). Follow these steps to start your application:

  1. If you have never started an application, create an account as a "First-time user".
  2. If you already have an application log-in, log in as "Returning user".
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Click "Start New Application".
  4. Select "2023 Business School Application" or "2024 Business School Application" to start your application. 

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Step 2: Submit Your Materials
  • Current Resume and Cover Letter
    • The cover letter should include reasons why you are qualified for a place in the program, how your participation will add value to the program and provide any other information that would be useful for the admissions committee. The target length for the letter should be one page.
  • One Letter of Recommendation
    • The recommendation should be written by someone who can speak to your professional strengths and weaknesses and past success and accomplishments. Ideal recommenders would be a past/current supervisor or professor. Letters can be sent digitally or a hard copy can be mailed. Mailed letters should be addressed as follows: 

Attn: Admissions
One Bear Place #98013
Waco, TX  76798-8013

  • Transcripts
    • Transcripts are required only from degree-granting institutions for bachelor's degrees and higher. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the evaluation process and can be uploaded into the application by the applicant. If admitted into the program, official transcripts will need to be requested by the student. Instructions for sending official transcripts.
  • Exam Scores
    • Applicants for Baylor's Full-Time MBA, who aren't otherwise granted a waiver, are required to submit one of the following: GMAT, GRE, MCAT, DAT or LSAT.    
    • Exam score waivers are available on a case-by-case basis for applicants who meet certain requirements. 
    • Unofficial scores are acceptable for the evaluation process and can be self-reported in the application. If admitted into the program, official scores will need to be received for those who haven't received an exam score waiver.
    • To give yourself every opportunity to score well on either the GMAT or GRE, we encourage beginning your test preparation early. To prepare for the GMAT or GRE, take a moment to visit our blog to read GMAT & GRE—Getting the Score You Want.
  • Application Fee
    • There is no application fee for the MBA program.
  • International Applicant Requirements


For a detailed list of the application materials and overall process, please download our Application Checklist. 

Application Checklist

Step 3: Schedule an Interview
Once you submit your application along with all required supporting documents, you can schedule an admissions interview.

Schedule an Admissions Interview

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Updated May 18th, 2023

Master of Business Administration

Hankamer School of Business

Baylor MBA programs combine rigorous, customized classroom learning and real-world experience in equipping today's business professionals to lead with excellence, integrity, and ingenuity in the global marketplace.

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