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Eller College of Management – University of Arizona - Full-Time MBA

Arizona Eller College of Management Full-Time MBA Structure

The University of Arizona Eller College of Management full-time MBA is a 21-month program, featuring 55 total course units: 30 core units and 25 electives. Students in the program can study five separate concentrations and pursue 24 different dual-degree offerings.


The first year of the full-time program, starting in the fall, begins with a mandatory pre-session one week prior to the semester officially starting. Fall semester of year one features the majority of the required core coursework, culminating with the two-credit Global Business Experience. During the Global Business Experience, students travel to an emerging global market for 8-10 days (plus one class day prior to departure).

The spring semester of year one features five core courses, including a three-credit Business Consulting Project. Year two is mostly dedicated to electives regarding a student’s preferred concentration, which include the following subjects: entrepreneurship; health care management; finance; management information systems; and marketing.

Full-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 52 (tie)
• Bloomberg: 76 (U.S.); 96 (Global)
The Economist: 50

Class Profile

The average age of the most recent University of Arizona Eller College of Management full-time MBA class was 28-years old. The GMAT average of the class was 665, with a 3.4 GPA, and 4.7 years of prior work experience. An estimated 62 percent of class are male students, with 38 percent female students, and 19 percent active military members or veterans.

Career Statistics

An estimated 78 percent of the most recent University of Arizona Eller College of Management full-time MBA class was employed within three months of graduation.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Total cost for the University of Arizona full-time MBA at the Eller College of Management is $47,450 for in-state residents, and $68,550 for out-of-state residents. These expenses include tuition, course materials, living expenses, travel expenses, and the required $4,800 Global Business Experience cost.

Applicants are automatically considered for merit-scholarship consideration. As well, select applicants may also be eligible for the University of Arizona’s Peace Corps Fellowship. Federal and private loan options are available for U.S. students, but international applicants will likely have to apply for private loans.


In order to apply to the University of Arizona full-time MBA at the Eller College of Management, the following must be submitted:

• A completed online application
• Official transcripts
• Current resume
• Two professional recommendations
• Two essays (third essay optional for scholarship consideration)
• Domicile Affidavit (for admitted U.S. students)
• GMAT/GRE scores (if required)
• $100 application fee

International applicants must submit citizenship information, and TOEFL scores, if applicants earned an accredited degree from an academic institution that was not predominantly English speaking, or, are from a non-English speaking country. As well, international applicants must provide a financial guarantee.

Most students are required to submit GMAT/GRE scores, unless they have previously earned a JD, MD, or Ph.D. Active or veteran U.S. Armed Service members or Peace Corps Volunteers with a minimum 3.0 GPA from an accredited, non-profit academic institution may also be eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Early Decision – December 1
Priority Consideration/International Deadline – February 28
Standard Deadline – March 30

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