What We Look For:
Isenberg MBAs bring diverse backgrounds and professional interests to
the program. We look for strong academic abilities and meaningful
professional experience (3+ years post undergraduate, full-time work
experience is preferred). Additionally, we strive to build a class of
students who demonstrate leadership potential, strong collaborative relationships, and a commitment to
When to Apply:
Round 1: December 1
Round 2: February 1
Round 3: April 1*
*Beyond the April 1st deadline, applications will be reviewed on a space available basis.
We strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible to facilitate your consideration for merit based financial aid, such as our assistantship awards.
International Applicants: We advise you to apply for the February 1st deadline if you need to apply for a student visa. We also advise you visit the Graduate School site for prospective international students.
Dual Degree Applicants: If applying for one of our dual degree programs, please be aware of the deadlines below.
MBA/MS in Mechanical Engineering
MBA/MS in Industrial Engineering
MBA/MS in Sport Management
MBA/MS in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
MBA/MS in Civil Engineering
MBA/MS in Environmental Engineering
How to Apply:
The application process begins with registration into our system so that you can apply online via the general UMass Graduate School Application Process. The UMass Graduate School will send your completed online application to the MBA Admissions Committee for individual review.
Your complete application must include:
*Coming from a career in the US Military? Click here to learn about special benefits, including a waiver of the application fee.
Please submit your application online. Any additional application correspondence can be sent to:
Graduate Admissions Office
530 Goodell Building
University of Massachusetts
140 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9333