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All applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.

GMAT score results are required by the end of student's first semester of graduate study, with a minimum score of 420. Students seeking financial aid must take the GMAT prior to admission.

Applicants holding proffesional degrees, such as an M.D., D.O., or J.D., are waived from GMAT requirements.

  1. Apply Online (free)

  2. Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended to:

Email: MBA@avila.edu

MBA Admissions
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

International Students must also submit:

  • $100 Application Fee - Instructions included in application. A credit card is required.

  • TOEFL score report - 550 or higher is required for admission or 213 on the computer-based test. For IELTS, band scores of 6.5 or higher are acceptable.

  • GMAT score report - If the GMAT requirements have not been completed, you may still enroll in the program. GMAT must be completed, with a minimum score of 420, by the end of the first semester.

  • Verification of Financial Support

  • Passport Copy

MBA Admission Deadlines

Avila offers rolling admissions each semester for all domestic students, with no deadlines. You may apply and be accepted anytime before your chosen semester starts.

International students should apply as early as possible in order to have enough time to allow for their home country's immigration processing, which varies by country. In general, international students should apply and have their documents submitted no later than 90 days before their semester start date.

Please refer to the MBA Course Schedule for exact dates.


We have designed our MBA admission as a one-step process. You can be advised and registered for your first classes in a single meeting. For more information on admission and/or to schedule a personal visit, please contact:

MBA Admissions Advisor
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145
Phone: 816.501.3601 / Fax: 816.501.2463
E-mail: MBA@Avila.edu

Avila's School of Business is fully accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.