Online MBA Admissions

Admission Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to the Online MBA graduate program are required to submit the following to the UNCW Graduate School:


  • Official transcripts of all college work (graduate and undergraduate)

Note that if you attended UNCW, you do not have to request UNCW transcripts. 

Official paper transcripts should be mailed to:
The Graduate School
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5955

OR electronic transcripts (password protected) can be e-mailed directly by the institution to Gradtranscripts@uncw.edu

  • Three letters of recommendation by individuals who can comment on the applicant's potential for successful completion of a master's degree program (only recommendations submitted as part of the on-line application process will be accepted).

  • All applicants must submit a resume

  • A minimum of two years of professional work experience is required for the Online MBA program. 

  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.00

  • Official test scores:
    • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or GRE
    • Note that scores more than five years old will not be accepted
    • The UNCW institution code for the GMAT is 5907
    • Economically distressed applicants may contact Candace Wilhelm to request an application for GMAT fee waiver

The GMAT may be waived for the following:

  • Completion of an advanced degree (master's, or doctorate) involving some quantitative coursework;
  • Five or more years of managerial experience
UNCW Graduate School