MBA Application Information

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Full-Time MBA application process.

Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

  2. Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (4-point scale) or minimum GPA for last 60 credits of 3.00 (4-point scale).

  3. GMAT score (For GMAT information, please go to The UWRF code is QPD-X0-93).

  4. For international students from non-English speaking countries, required TOEFL (minimum 80 Internet-based test score) or IELTS (minimum 6.5 score).

  5. One of the following conditions:
  • The student has a bachelor's degree in a field of business or accounting (demonstrated with academic transcript).

  • The student has completed the undergraduate business core (demonstrated with academic transcript - accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, math and statistics).

  • If the student does not meet either of the above conditions, the student must complete an approved undergraduate business core (or the deficient part) at UWRF.

Foundation Courses at UWRF (A passing grade in the following UWRF courses will meet the Foundation Course requirements):



Additional items to be completed in the application process are outlined below:

  1. Personal statement essay addressing your interest in the program, as well as your immediate and long-term personal goals.

  2. Two letters of recommendation from faculty addressing your ability to successfully complete the program.

  3. Official final transcripts to be sent from the issuing school(s) directly to Leanne Van Allen, MBA Director, at the address listed below.

  4. GMAT and/or TOEFL/IELTS score to be directed to Leanne Van Allen, MBA Director, at the address listed below.

All of the items listed above are also required of international students.  In addition, international students must provide the following:

  1. Official transcripts both in the original language and in English sent from the issuing school to Leanne Van Allen, MBA Director.

  2. Transcripts must be verified by a transcript evaluation service such as World Education Services (WES) www.wes.orglink or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) www.ece.orglink and mailed to Leanne Van Allen, MBA Director.

  3. Complete the Certification of Finances Form which you will find at:

Official transcripts, GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS scores, letters of reference, personal statement and transcript evaluation report should be directed to:

Leanne Van Allen, Director
MBA Programs
College of Business and Economics
216 South Hall
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 N Third St
River Falls, WI  54022


International Students Application

Instructions: You must complete all parts of the application and mail all parts to the address below. Address questions to: FT-MBA@uwrf.edumail.

Application Information (Complete the UWRF application formlink)

  • Provide all requested information.
  • Have official TOEFL or IELTS test result sent to the address below.
  • For TOEFL information, visit ETS.orglink. The UWRF school code is 1918.
  • For IELTS information, visit IELTS.orglink.

A Special Note for International Applicants from Non-English Speaking Countries.

Mail all materials and $56 USD application fee payable to UW-River Falls and official English language copy of transcripts to:

Leanne Van Allen, Director
MBA Program
College of Business and Economics
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 S. 3rd St.
River Falls, WI 54022