MBA Admission Requirements - Domestic

Admission requirements for U.S. citizens and permanent residents:

  • Completed MBA Application.
  • $30.00 Application Fee (check payable to Valparaiso University and sent to MBA Office).
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation. Click here to enter your recommenders' email addresses and we'll contact them directly.
  • Cover Letter and Resume. A one-page personal statement that states how an MBA will help you meet your career goals, with a current resume. Email to mba@valpo.edu.
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate/post-undergraduate institutions.  These transcripts must be mailed directly from the institution in a sealed envelope to our office at:

    MBA Office
    1909 Chapel Drive
    104 Urschel Hall
    Valparaiso, IN 46383

  • GMAT or GRE. Valparaiso University's institution code is 1874. Please note a minimum score of 500 is required. For more information on the GMAT, please visit www.gmat.com; for more information about the GRE, please visit:  www.gre.org.

Admission Requirements for Dual Degree JD/MBA Students:

Admission to this program requires acceptance to both the Valparaiso University School of Law and the MBA program. These decisions are made independently by the School of Law and the MBA Program and admission into one program does not guarantee admission into the other.

  • Completed MBA Application.
  • Cover Letter A one-page personal statement that states how a Valpo MBA will help you meet your career goals (email to mba@valpo.edu).
  • Resume (can be emailed to mba@valpo.edu)
  • LSAT Score sheet or GMAT.  GMAT waivers will be issued with LSAT scores of 147 or higher.  Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), for those without a GMAT waiver. To register for the GMAT or to get more information, please go to www.gmat.com. Please note a minimum score of 500 is required.
  • $20.00 application fee payable to Valparaiso University and sent to the MBA Office.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation for the MBA (we cannot accept the letters you submitted to the Law  School). https://www.valpo.edu/grad/forms/recommendation/index.php?action=applicant&mbaStudent=true
  • Contact Law School and have your file sent to the MBA Office; we can use the copies of your undergrad transcript on file.
  • All application materials can be mailed to:

    MBA Office
    1909 Chapel Drive
    104 Urschel Hall
    Valparaiso, IN 46383