MBA Admissions

MBA Admissions

Students must be admitted as both a graduate student to Eastern Oregon University AND admitted to the College of Business MBA Program.

This requires two separate applications.  Also required is a submission of official transcripts, a professional resume, a cover letter, and two essays.

For admission to Eastern Oregon University as a graduate student:

  • Download the Application for Graduate Admission here.
  • Your contact person is: Janet Frye at (541) 962-3772 or
  • Submit official transcripts showing undergraduate degree course work (if you are a graduate of EOU, you do not need to submit your transcripts).
  • International students will need to complete the EOU International Application. Contact the Admissions office for further information at (541) 962-3393. (Due to the extensive review process for international students, all international applications are due no later than February 1st.)


For admission to the College of Business MBA program:

Complete the MBA Program Application

Submit your application, along with the additional required materials, to the College of Business prior to the April 15th deadline.



Admission to the MBA Program is determined by an Admissions Committee.

1.  Students must possess a baccalaureate degree, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Applicants may be required to demonstrate competency in management, marketing, finance, accounting, and operations management.  Competency can be demonstrated through academic record, testing, or professional work experience.

2.  The deadline for receipt of applications is April 15 of each year.

3.  Students will be admitted to the MBA Program only when they have completed all of the application requirements, and only in Fall term of each year.

4.  Students must be fully admitted to the MBA Program and EOU prior to taking MBA classes.

5.  Applicants may be offered the opportunity to supplement their application with an interview, testing scores, and/or references.  This is at the discretion of the admissions committee.

Transfer Credits

The program coordinator may approve as many as 10-quarter hours of graduate credit into the MBA program. Not all graduate business courses from other institutions may be transferable. The transfer is made on a case-by-case basis.


Eastern Oregon University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas.

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