MBA Admission Requirements

  1. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in your most recent 60 semester hours of college work.
  2. Foundation Courses – if your undergraduate degree is not in Business, you will be required to take pre-requisite Foundation Courses. However, as several MBA courses do not require the foundation courses as pre-requisites, you may apply for conditional admission to the program before you have completed this requirement.
  3. You must have a demonstrated math proficiency at college level calculus or equivalent.
  4. Two years of evident professional experience are preferred.
  5. GMAT of 500 or higher or GRE score equivalent to a 500 GMAT using the ETS GRE Quantitative Reasoning Score chart.

Additional details are as follows:

  • Students who need Foundation Courses may take up to 8 credits prior to taking the GMAT.
  • Students may apply for probationary status if they receive GMAT or GRE scores below the minimum requirements.
  • GMAT or GRE requirement may be waived for those who have received a graduate degree from an accredited institution


International Students: All international students and any applicant educated outside of the U.S. must demonstrate proficiency in English, via TOEFL scores of:

  • 550 - paper-based test
  • 215 - computer-based test
  • 90 - internet-based test / Intensive English Test score of 8.0

Transfer Credit

Applicable graduate credit may be applied towards this academic program. In order for credits to be accepted toward a degree they must be graduate level credits, be approved by the Academic Advisor, and have a grade of A or B. Once approved by the advisor, students must complete a Petition to Count Work in a Degree Program to have the credit approved by the Grad School. Master’s degree students must complete a minimum of 24 credits at the University of Northern Colorado. All work counted in a master's degree program must be completed within five years. The time limit is calculated from the beginning of the first class transferred in and counted in the degree program.

Monfort College of Business at University of Northern Colorado

location_on 800 17th St, Greeley, CO 80639

phone 970-351-2764