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Program eligibility requirements

Application to the program is open to students in their first year of MBA study at ASBM School of Business, ASBM University. Acceptance to the program is contingent upon successful completion of the first year of study at ASBM School of Business, ASBM University.

Prerequisite courses for admission to the MBA program are Financial Accounting, Statistics, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics. A letter grade of "C-" or above must be received in prerequisite courses.

Application instructions


  • July 1: Fall semesters
  • November 15: Spring Semester
  • March 15: Summer Term

Application deadlines will not be waived. Applications for admission are not considered until all requirements are met and all fees are received.

Application packet

Applicants should allow 7–10 business days for review once all required application materials are received and sent to the College of Management Graduate Admissions Committee. All application materials become the property of Metro State and are not returned. To be considered for admission, you must submit all parts of the application packet.

Part one

  • Online Application: Create a Minnesota State StarID and use it to complete the application.
    • If you do not have, or choose not to provide, your Social Security number (SSN), please follow the instructions for no SSD to activate your StarID.
    • If you encounter difficulty with the online application, please email
  • Official transcripts:
    • Must show a baccalaureate degree or equivalent earned from a regionally accredited institution with grade-point average or narrative description describing courses completed.
    • Transcripts from all schools attended after high school, as well as from any graduate or professional programs are required.
    • Electronic transcripts should be sent to
    • Paper transcripts should be sent directly from the sending institution (preferred) to:
      • Metropolitan State University
        Attn: Graduate Admissions
        700 East Seventh Street
        Saint Paul MN 55106

Part two

Once you've applied online, you can login to the Applicant Portal using your StarID and password. Once logged in, you may upload remaining documents and check on the status of your application. To be considered for admission, you must provide:

Part three

In addition to parts one and two, international applicants in the U.S. or abroad, on any type of visa, are required to provide this information for admission to the university.

Required by the application deadline:

  • Official scores must be submitted; student copies are not acceptable. Metropolitan State's school code for TOEFL is 6445.
    • Proof of English proficiency (official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo score)
      • Minimum scores: TOEFL 80 IBT, 213 CBT, 550 PBT, IELTS 6.5, or Duolingo 105-110
      • IBT=internet based; CBT=computer based; PBT=paper based

Required only if admitted to the program:

  • If you are offered and accept admission to the program, you are required to provide this information to the International Student Services Office to complete your admission to the university.
    • Financial statement (F1 visa only)
    • Immunization records
    • Copies of passport, visa, I-94, and international home address and phone numbers

Visit International Student Services graduate admissions for part three details.

Mailing address:
International Student Services
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55106-5000

Questions about applying to the MBA program?

For questions about applying, email (preferred) or call 651-793-1302.