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One-Year MBA Application Requirements and Deadlines

OHIO's College of Business takes a holistic approach to considering a candidate’s application package, which means we'll consider all parts of your application so you have an opportunity to highlight your strengths.

Application Requirements

To be admitted to Ohio University's One-Year MBA program, you must generally meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution
  • Zero to three years of professional work experience
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Official/certified transcripts (sealed) from all institutions of higher education 
  • Professional statement
  • The GMAT/GRE is not required
  • TOEFL or IELTS required if English is not your first language

Application Deadline

One-Year MBA cohorts start in August. Admission to this program is selective, with a limited number of seats available for qualified candidates. We seat our cohort through several rounds of admission with dates listed below. Admission decisions are made after each round of admission, meaning that fewer seats are available in later rounds. Apply to the earliest round for maximum consideration for the Fall 2024 cohort. After you apply, you may be invited to interview for a spot in the program.

If you would like to join the cohort that will start the program in August 2024, apply by November 8, 2023, for maximum consideration. These applications are reviewed first, and decisions will be announced by December 16 so you can start planning early for your future. If the cohort fills before the last round of admission, qualified candidates will be invited to interview for a seat in the following cohort.

Admission Rounds for Fall 2024 One-Year MBA Cohort

Applications open September 24, 2023.

Admission RoundApplication Deadline*Decision Day
Round 1November 8, 2023December 16, 2023
Round 2*January 31, 2024March 15, 2024
Round 3March 31, 2024April 30, 2024

*International applications require additional time to process. Please submit your complete application and transcripts by admission round 2 to be considered for fall admission.

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