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MBA Admission Requirements

University of the Cumberlands has established qualitative and quantitative requirements for admission of students whose education preparation evidences the potential for a high-level performance. All admission materials must be received in the Graduate Admissions Office. Normally for full admission, applicants must meet the requirements identified below.

Application Process

  1. Complete a Graduate Application and submit application fee
  2. Submit an updated resume highlighting professional experiences
  3. Request that official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work be sent directly from the respective institution(s) to:

    University of the Cumberlands
    Graduate & Online Admissions

    6985 College Station Drive
    Williamsburg, KY 40769

    The transcript must include the degree and date on which it was conferred and a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

  4. Documentation of language fluency for non-native speakers of English, such as a score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The minimum acceptable TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission are:
    • Paper-based TOEFL (PBT): 550
      Internet-based TOEFL (IBT): 79
      IELTS: 6

For Online Students:

It is highly recommended to have all documents submitted at least two weeks prior to the start of the term you wish to begin. This will give you adequate time to finalize your financial aid and obtain your textbooks. However, we are able admit and register students into the first week of classes.