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Program Description

Program Description

Our proven cohort-based format prepares you to be not only a team player but a workplace leader. The UofL College of Business MBA programs blend the comprehensive, educational experiences you’d expect in a nationally ranked, AACSB-accredited MBA program with the flexibility and convenience of evening classes.

Program Highlights

  • No prerequisites
  • World-class faculty with extensive professional portfolios
  • Focused electives to build areas of expertise
  • An immersive, 10-day international study trip — included with tuition (excluding airfare)
  • Free lifetime career support in the Ulmer Career Management Center

Choose from programs that include:

  • Full-Time MBA: An accelerated 13-month program that creates exceptional career advancement by combining our proven curriculum with competitive paid internship opportunities.
  • Professional MBA: The 20-month MBA that combines the challenge and opportunity of a top-rated program with the convenience of an evening schedule, allowing you to advance your career without interrupting it.
  • Entrepreneurship MBA: The 20-month Entrepreneurship MBA teaches you how to develop a successful start-up or become an innovator in your current organization.
  • The UK–UofL Executive MBA: The best institutions in the state partner to deliver an exceptional Executive MBA experience. Bringing together the best faculty from Kentucky’s leading business schools, this program emphasizes the power of collaboration in today’s competitive business world.
  • Online MBA: Enroll in the UofL MBA - now available online or on campus. Tuition includes an international study trip (excluding airfare). Course electives include our specialized certificates in franchise management or distilled spirits business at no additional cost.


Admission Requirements

It is recommended that your application be submitted within 30 days of creating your account.

Application Checklist

  • Create an application account
  • One letter of recommendation: Within the application, submit the name and email address of your recommender. They will receive an email invitation on your behalf. Your recommender should speak to your character, academic aptitude, etc.
  • Professional resume: Within the application, upload your resume.
  • Personal statement: Within the application, attach a 1-2 page Word document describing your interest in the UofL MBA program, why you selected the University of Louisville, your short and long term goals and any additional information you feel is relevant.
  • Submit and pay the application fee
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) GRE can be accepted in lieu of the GMAT.

    International Applicants – Additional Requirements
    • WES or ECE formal transcript evaluation – if you studied outside of the United States, you are required to submit your academic records for a formal evaluation
    • TOEFL scores – score of 79 and higher on the internet-based test required; scores must be 2 years old or less at the time of application
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 6.5 or higher on the computer-based test. Scores must be less than 2 years old at the time of application
    • Financial Statement: You will be asked to demonstrate that you have adequate financial resources to support your educational and living expenses for the duration of your studies in the U.S. Every applicant must submit appropriate official financial documents

Last updated Aug 2020

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The College of Business at the University of Louisville enhances the intellectual and economic vitality of our city, the region, and the broader business world through our academic programs, research, ... Read More

The College of Business at the University of Louisville enhances the intellectual and economic vitality of our city, the region, and the broader business world through our academic programs, research, and community outreach activities. We strongly believe that lives improve through entrepreneurship, innovation, critical and rigorous thinking, diverse ideas, and people. Read less


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