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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

MBA Admissions Requirements

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The online application process provides a quick and easy way for aspiring students to apply for the MBA program at Mankato/Twin Cities. Before beginning the application process, please read through the admissions requirements to ensure that all necessary requirements have been met.

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The following requirements must be completed when applying to the MBA program at Mankato/Twin Cities:

  • Completed online application for graduate study
  • Two copies of official transcript(s)
  • Completed immunization form
  • Two signed professional letters of recommendations
  • Current resume
  • A nonrefundable fee of $40 (MasterCard and Visa accepted)

Are you an international student? These additional items may be required:

  • Financial affidavit
  • Credential evaluation
  • English proficiency scores

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Testing Results



A score of at least 500 on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) (completed within the last five years) is recommended. Test scores must be sent directly to the College of Graduate Studies from GMAT. The GMAT may be waived if an applicant already has a Master's, Ph.D., J.D. or M.D.


For international students whose first language is not English, scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) are required. Students must demonstrate ability to study in English by submitting a score of at least 500 on the written test, 173 on the computer–based test, or 61 on the web–based exam. We will also accept a score of 6 or better on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). IELTS results must be from the Academic module. Applicants from countries where English is the SOLE OFFICIAL language of instruction (Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada (Quebec excepted), England, Ghana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, New Zealand, Nigeria, Scotland, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad, Tobago, Uganda, and Wales) are typically not required to submit TOEFL results.

Submitting the Requirements

When applying for the MBA program, send two signed letters of recommendation and current resume to:

Marilyn L. Fox, Ph.D.
150 Morris Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

All other requirements should be sent to:

College of Graduate Studies and Research
115 Alumni Foundation Center
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

When submitting an application, you are certifying that all information provided is true. If any information in the application proves to be false, your registration may be terminated.

Questions? We have answers. If you have any questions throughout the application process, please contact Marilyn Fox, MBA Director or Chris Brown Mahoney, MBA Coordinator.

Marilyn Fox
Phone: 507-389-6496
Phone: 952-818-8877

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