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Eller College of Management – University of Arizona - Evening MBA

Arizona Eller College of Management Evening MBA Program Structure

The Eller Evening MBA program meets in person one night per week.



The Eller Evening MBA was created for working professionals with three or more years of experience and is designed to leverage classroom time by condensing courses into eight weeks.

The program launches with a mandatory four-day orientation session. A 10-day global business experience in the spring of the second year opens horizons to international markets where students see first-hand the barriers and benefits of globalization.

With a dynamic curriculum structure, the Eller Evening MBA program delivers 45 academic units addressing traditional business fundamentals as well as up-to-date competitive strategies. Students can pursue a concentration in finance, management information systems or marketing by completing optional online electives within the concentration area.

Year One:

• Leadership in Organizations
• Statistical Decision Making
• Intro to Financial Accounting
• Market Based Management
• Managerial Economics
• Management Communications
• Influence
• Advanced Negotiations
• Operations Management
• Business Strategy
• Project Management
• Global and Social Entrepreneurship

Year Two:

• Financial Management
• Marketing Strategy
• Advanced Business Communications
• Managerial Accounting
• Strategic Management of Information Systems
• Global Content of Business
• Global Business Experience
• Legal and Ethical Values in Business
• Marketing of Innovation

Students can pursue a concentration in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care Management, Management Information Systems, or Marketing by completing optional online electives within the concentration area.

Part-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 52 (tie)

Class Profile

The average age of the most recent Evening MBA class at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management was 32-years old. About 39 percent of these students are female, with 61 percent male students, and 21 percent active military members or veterans.

These students have a typical GMAT score of 610, a GPA of 3.4, and seven years of work experience.

Career Statistics

The average starting salary of Eller College of Management Evening MBA students is $77,758.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Tuition for the Evening MBA program is $54,000.

To make tuition as manageable as possible, it’s broken into six payments—one per semester. Many students also qualify for financial aid, and the University of Arizona Office of Student Financial Aid stands ready to help students hone in on the best grants and loans to make it happen.

Other financial aid—including government grants and loans—may be available to help pay program costs.

For information, visit the University of Arizona Office of Student Financial Aid.


Potential Arizona Evening MBA applicants are expected to possess the following:

• An academic background demonstrating strong intellectual capacity
• Professional experience demonstrating challenging assignments, career progression, carefully considered goals and a strong work ethic
• Personal qualities demonstrating leadership potential, initiative, involvement and integrity

A complete application consists of the following items, to be received by the noted admissions deadline:

• A completed application form
• Application fee ($85 domestic applicants/ $95 international applicants, waived until February 15, 2020)
• Two comprehensive essays
• A professional resume
• Two professional letters of recommendation
• One copy of official transcripts* from each university, college or community college attended
• Official GMAT scores or GRE scores (test must have been taken within the last five years of the intended term of enrollment)
• Domicile Affidavit (for admitted domestic students only)

* We will accept unofficial versions of school documents for initial evaluation purposes only and this acceptance does not eliminate the need for official school documents to be submitted. Also, include a copy of the grading scale or transcript key for each school transcript.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Early Decision: Oct. 15
Round One – Dec. 1
Round Two – Feb. 15
Round Three – April 1
Final Deadline – June 15

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application fee waived through February 15, 2020.

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