Application Process

Submit the following:

  1. Graduate Application
    All graduate applications to USF must be submitted online (Application)
    ($30 application fee)

  2. Transcripts (one transcript from every institution of higher learning attended)
    Mail transcripts to:
    Office of Admissions
    University of South Florida
    4202 E. Fowler Avenue, SVC 1036
    Tampa, FL 33620-6900

  3. Supporting Documents
    You should upload the documents through the online application site.
    • Updated Professional Résumé
    • Statement of Purpose (1 to 2 pages on why you would like to earn your MBA at USF and what your plans are after you earn it)
    • Unofficial GMAT scores (for preliminary decision)
    • Unofficial Transcripts
    • Two recommending persons should mail completed recommendation forms to:
      Muma College of Business
      Office of Graduate Studies
      University of South Florida
      4202 E. Fowler Avenue, BSN 3403
      Tampa, FL 33620-5500
      FAX (813) 974-4518
      (Click for Recommendation Form)

  4. Official GMAT scores must be sent directly from Pearson VUE.
    (A GMAT Review Course is available)
    • Part-time Code: VP9-M4-80
    • Full-time Code: VP9-M4-97
    • To request consideration for a GMAT/GRE waiver, students must have extensive work experience in a career with upward mobility and a minimum of five years of managerial experience. This significant managerial experience includes, but is not limited to, hiring/firing and significant budgetary authority combined with additional positive academic credentials.  If you meet these criteria, please email this form, along with your resume, to Erin Smith at  PLEASE NOTE:  Waiver forms will only be considered if the MBA Application is complete. Applicants who feel they meet this criteria may request a GMAT waiver.

  5. All new MBA students are REQUIRED to attend an MBA orientation session and pay a $100 (US currency) non-refundable professional development fee before registering for classes. This fee is in addition to the $35 New Graduate Student Fee assessed by the university.

In addition to the items listed above, international students must supply the following:

  1. All foreign transcripts require a course by course evaluation from a foreign transcript evaluation service. Transcript Evaluation Services
  2. Applicants whose native language is not English or who have not earned a degree in the United States must also submit TOEFL scores. TOEFL scores must be sent directly from ETS (click here for more information on TOEFL Requirements).

Fall Application Deadlines

Spring Application Deadlines