Application Process

Application Deadlines – Fall 2019 Entry

We encourage you to submit your application when it best reflects your candidacy. We do review applications between deadlines, so you are welcome to submit any time you are ready. Decisions are released on a rolling basis once the Admissions Committee has completed the review process. Our deadlines for the Fall 2019 entry term are:

  • October 17, 2018
  • January 9, 2019
  • March 6, 2019 (final deadline for international applicants)
  • April 17, 2019 (final deadline)

Completed application: Candidates submit all application materials electronically, including:

  • Web-based application, including application fee.
    • All current and former US Military members are eligible for an application fee waiver upon request. Please send an email to mbaprograms@mays.tamu.edu for assistance. NOTE: No refunds will be issued to candidates who qualify for this program but submit their application with a personal credit card.
  • Completed essay questions (two required, one optional)
  • GMAT or GRE score (GMAT code: 7B7-K9-16, GRE code: 5586) taken during the past five years
    • An unofficial score report is accepted at the time of applying. If you are admitted and choose to enroll, an official score report will be required.
  • Scanned copies of transcripts from each post-secondary institution the candidate has attended
    • Unofficial copies are accepted at the time of applying. If you are admitted and choose to enroll, official copies will be required.
  • Contact information for two professional references
    • Please provide the names and work contact information (email and phone) for two professional references. We will contact them only if additional information is needed prior to making an admissions decision.
  • Professional résumé
    • Please provide a full overview of all full-time work experience, including the start and end date (month and year) for each position held
  • INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score (as applicable) taken during the past two years

Re-applicants: If you submitted an application for the Fall 2018 entry term, you will need to create a new account with our online application system. Please do not edit your previously submitted application. Re-applicants need to complete the full process as outlined above.

Evaluative interview: Candidates who are selected to continue the admissions process will be invited to participate in an interview with a member of the FTMBA admissions committee.

Deposit: Upon notification of selection for admission, a non-refundable deposit of $1,000 is required to reserve your place in the class.

If offered admission: Candidates who are selected for admission and choose to enroll will be required to complete prep work before the start of the program; further information will be communicated when it is available. The program will officially begin with MBA Core; the 2019 dates are not yet available but this typically begins in mid-July.

Note: Applicants who have started an MBA program at another institution or those who have earned an MBA degree (in any country) are advised to contact the admissions team in advance to confirm whether you are eligible to apply. Please provide specific details about your prior MBA education in your message to our office.