Application Process

Congratulations on your decision to pursue an MBA. We look forward to reviewing your application. Below we have outlined all the steps in the application process. We have also listed a few tips to help you get through the process smoothly. However, if you do have any questions, feel free to contact a member of our admissions team.

Tip: The earlier you submit all of your application materials and your file is complete, the faster you may receive an admissions decision.


Full-Time MBA Programs

Jeff Danso
Assistant Director of Admissions
352.273.3251  |  Email (jeff.danso at

MBA for Professionals Programs

Naz Erenguc
Associate Director of Admissions
352.273.1836  |  Email (naz.erenguc at

Christine Plumley
Assistant Director of Admissions
352.273.3219  |  Email (christine.plumley at

Apply to UF MBA in 7 steps

Please note that steps 4-7 can be completed at any time, even prior to submitting the applications.

  • 1. Register to Apply

  • 2. Complete UF Office of Admissions application

    We encourage you to submit items 4-6 at this time.

    • After you complete the UF MBA applicant form, you will be instructed to complete the University Office of Admissions application. The application fee is $35 for domestic and international students, and can be paid online. Be sure to complete all fields, including the undergraduate GPA portion. Leaving the GPA field blank will result in delayed processing. If you have any questions, please contact our office.
  • 3. Complete UF MBA Supplemental application

    • This application will be sent to you after step #2 is completed. Please allow for two business days for receipt. If not received, please email: (floridamba at Once your supplemental application has been submitted, our Admissions Coordinator will provide you with an update regarding your application materials received/pending. Please allow for five business days to receive this update during high volume periods. Essays should total approximately one page length. Conciseness is appreciated.

  • 4. Email Résumé

    • Submit your résumé electronically via (floridamba at

  • 5. Send Official Transcripts

    • Contact all post-secondary institutions attended and request your official, original academic records or transcripts be submitted one of two ways:

      1. Institution electronically submit transcripts via Parchment, E-scrip, Scriptsafe, or National Student Clearinghouse to (transfer at
      2. Mailed directly to:
        • UF MBA Programs Office
          310 Hough Hall
          PO Box 117152
          Gainesville, FL 32611
      • If mailed, transcripts must be received in a sealed, signed envelope which you forward, unopened, to our office.
      • If you are an alumnus of the University of Florida, we can retrieve your UF transcripts internally.
      • If transcripts are in a language other than English, a certified, literal translation must be provided. Copies of transcripts and diplomas are acceptable for international applicants. If admitted to the MBA program, original transcripts and diplomas will need to be provided upon request.
  • 6. Recommendation letters

    • Two letters of professional recommendation are required. UF MBA is an early adopter of the Common Letter of Recommendation (LOR) with the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). In hopes of simplifying your application process, this will provide recommenders with one set of standard questions on a form that will soon be adopted by most MBA programs. The Common LOR should take 10-15 minutes to complete.

      1. Letters should not be submitted by relatives or former professors. If you are self-employed or work for your family business, please request a letter from a client, vendor, or mentor.
      2. If the applicant knows a current UF MBA student or alum, they can serve as a recommender by providing a brief endorsement directly to a UF MBA Admissions representative.
      3. If you are active-duty in the military, you are welcome to submit your last two evaluations in place of recommendation letters.

      These should be submitted directly from the recommender to the UF MBA office in one of two ways:

      1. Email: (floridamba at
      2. Fax: (352) 392-8791
  • 7. Submit required test scores to the attention of UF (school code 5812)

    • Register and prepare for the GMAT. The test is administered year round and scores are valid for five years. Once you complete the test, fax to (352) 392-8791 or email (floridamba at your unofficial score report. Your official test score should be sent directly to the University of Florida, institution code 5812. Note: UF MBA will accept the GRE in lieu of the GMAT for all programs. Full Time MBA applicants are still encouraged to submit a GMAT Exam as it is the preferred test, however we will accept the GRE. International applicants, please see following tab for test requirements.

      For MBA for Professionals Programs applicants, test score exemptions are provided for those who have previously earned a doctoral/professional/terminal degree.

      For questions related to GMAT/GRE test scores, please email (floridamba at, or contact an admissions representative.

  • *International applicants only

    • International applicants for the Full Time MBA program MUST submit a GMAT exam; we are unable to accept the GRE. If English is not your native language and you do not have a bachelor’s degree or higher from a country where English is the language of instruction, a TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB score must be submitted. University of Florida institution code is 5812. Exemption information can be found on the UF Graduate School Admissions website. If you are not a US citizen, please submit your VISA or Permanent Resident card to email (floridamba at in conjunction with the rest of your application materials.


College Info

Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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