• Hamline MBA Application Requirements

    At Hamline, you can still earn your MBA without GMAT test scores. Already completed the GMAT? You have the option to submit your test score as part of your application.

     Priority Application Deadline 2018 
    *Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applications submitted and files completed after deadlines are reviewable if space permits and enough time exists for a file review and interview to be conducted prior to orientation. International Students are strongly encouraged to submit all application materials by the priority application deadlines. 

    Application Process

    Hamline welcomes applicants whose professional work experience and academic achievements demonstrate they possess the potential to be successful with the rigorous quantitative and qualitative content of our MBA coursework.

    To apply for the Master of Business Administration, please submit the following:

    • Online application (no fee for U.S. residents).
    • One- to two-page personal statement typewritten and double-spaced detailing:
      • why you have chosen Hamline University
      • how the degree program will help you meet your career goals
      • what core courses or concentrations interest you and why
    • Professional résumé
    • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit both the original and an official or a certified course by course English translation. The Hamline University School of Business reserves the right to require applicants to have their academic records evaluated by an academic credential evaluator.
    • Two letters of recommendation detailing your specific qualifications to pursue advanced study written by people unrelated to you who are familiar with your academic and/or professional history.
    • Writing sample of your academic or work-related writing, typewritten, at least three pages in length, written in the last two years, and written solely by you.

    Apply Online

    Send remaining application materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    International Applicants

    For residents outside of the United States, please view the additional requirements for applying to Hamline University.

    Additional Requirements for International Students


    If you have questions or experience trouble completing the online application, contact Graduate Admission at 651-523-2900 or gradprog@hamline.edu.