Graduate Admissions

Apply today. MBA tomorrow.

Choose from classes at the Love School of Business on Elon’s classic campus or in the dynamic Research Triangle Park. Application deadline is August 15 for Fall and February 15 for Spring.

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Focused on fit, not fees.

Elon MBA candidates are focused on learning and success. Our application process clears the way.

  • No application fee.
  • No deposit fee.
  • GMAT/GRE waivers available.
  • Start the app, complete it, or save progress and complete later.
  • Admission decisions typically rendered within two weeks.


Your completed application will need to include:

Account Login

Our application begins with creating an account and logging in.

Current Resume

Have your latest and greatest achievements documented and ready to share. Yes, LinkedIn resume PDFs are accepted.

Letters of Recommendation

You’ll need to provide at least two letters of recommendation. One from a supervisor and one from a professional or academic source.


The MBA requires official transcripts of all undergraduate and any graduate studies completed or taken outside of Elon University. You can complete this step after submitting your application. International applicants must provide transcripts already translated into English and must be evaluated on a course-by-course basis by a third-party, such as WES, IEE, or ECE.

Essay Questions

The Elon MBA extends three essay prompts as part of the application, each with a 250-word limit. Save your progress, work on your essays, and return to upload them when you are ready.

Evidence of English Language Proficiency*

A TOEFL score of at least 79 (internet-based test) or 213 (computer-based exam); a Duolingo score of at least 110; or an IELTS academic exam score of at least 6.5 (overall band) are all accepted sources of English language proficiency. * international students only

The Elon MBA Difference

As a candidate for an MBA, you have many programs to choose from, but only Elon’s MBA promises to check all the boxes. And then some.

Elon has a national reputation


An MBA from Elon University comes with national rankings and recognitions for academic excellence. Colleagues and employers are confident in the preparation delivered by an Elon education.

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Elon is personalized


Designed for working professionals who still have the rest of life going on and personalized through small classes at two prime locations -- Elon’s campus and in the heart of the Research Triangle Park.

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Elon is accredited


The Love School of Business is accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. You will find yourself among professionals who, like you, are committed to success, are ready for greater responsibility, and are poised for advancement.

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Elon MBA students and alumni enjoy a high degree of professional success, advancing their careers and leading in their fields at companies including:

  • Bank of America
  • Biogen
  • BlueCross NC
  • Cone Health
  • Discord
  • Duke University Health System
  • Everlast Worldwide
  • Fidelity Investments
  • F.N.B. Corporation
  • French/West/Vaughan
  • Honda Aircraft Company
  • Huron Consulting Group
  • IBM
  • Keller Williams Realty Inc.
  • KRUSH Brands
  • LabCorp
  • Merck
  • Michelin
  • NC Department of Information Technology
  • Oracle NetSuite
  • Power Grid Engineering
  • Prudential Financial
  • Qorvo, Inc.
  • Red Hat
  • Reynolds American, Inc.
  • ServiceNow
  • Temple University
  • The Clorox Company
  • Triad Legal Group
  • UNC Health
  • UNCG
  • UPS
  • Wells Fargo
  • World Relief
  • Wyndham Championship
  • X-Chem

Stand Apart. Stay Ahead.

There are specific traits and experiences gained through the Elon MBA that give an edge to graduates.

Global Study Experience

Global Study Experience

Elon MBA students have the opportunity to deepen their global business knowledge by participating in a study abroad experience. Travel to Asia or Europe complements the program’s international business course and typically takes place during the winter semester.

Real-World Readiness

Real-World Readiness

Case analyses, projects and simulations integrate content across the curriculum. The Elon MBA recreates the context of business, transferring academic theories into practical workplace innovations.

Career and Network Support

Career & Network Support

Your Elon MBA does more than strengthen your professional credentials; it is also a guarantee of support from Elon Career Services. For life.

Lifelong Connections

Lifelong Connections

Real-time and small, in-person classes provide the ideal environment for paced learning and mentorship. Elon’s MBA faculty members are both practitioners and scholars who genuinely care about your success, now and into the future.

Take the Next Step

Join your peers in pursuing a degree that provides important foundational business knowledge, global integration, and a world of possibilities.

Step 1

Your Account

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Supporting Documents

Step 3

Receive Admission
Decision & Enroll

There's No Time Like Now.

Start your application today.
Finish it in one sitting or over a few days.

Receive an admission decision in roughly two weeks.