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Admission - MBA Programs

Stetson University's Graduate Admissions office accepts applications for all graduate business programs on a rolling basis. In order to prepare you for admission to your program of choice, the priority application dates listed below secure first priority for class registration. The final application date ensures that your application will be reviewed in a timely fashion and given ample time for class registration, managing tuition and funding options.

If you are interested in pursuing one of Stetson MBA's dual degree options, please read the Dual Degree Application Processes section before proceeding.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Application for Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Materials

Required Application Materials

  • Application for Admission
  • $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
  • Personal Statement - addressing your career goals, your reasons for pursuing this graduate degree, and why you want to attend the Stetson University School of Business Administration.
  • GMAT Scores or GRE Scores (optional)

Your application materials should be sent to Stetson University via any one of the following methods:

Stetson University Office of Graduate Admissions
421 N. Woodland Blvd.
Unit 8289
DeLand, Florida 32723
Fax: 386-822-7112

Interview for Flex MBA for Professionals

In addition to the application materials noted above, an interview is also required for individuals seeking admission to the Flex MBA for Professionals*.

By invitation from the Flex MBA program, a date/time will be set for the applicant and the program director to meet and discuss the applicant's file, work history, educational goals and how the Stetson University Flex MBA program aligns with those goals. 

Dual Degree Application Processes

JD/MBA with Stetson Law

To participate in the J.D./MBA program, you must first apply to the College of Law and successfully be admitted. Upon completion of your first year of law studies, you may then apply to add the MBA degree to your program. You must be admitted into the J.D. program, offered by the College of Law, and the MBA program, offered by Stetson's School of Business Administration, independently. All entrance requirements for both programs must be satisfied.

When applying to the MBA program, you may request that copies of your transcripts, recommendation letters and LSAT scores be sent from the College of Law to the Office of Graduate Admissions, which will also require an official copy of your transcript from the College of Law reflecting your progress in the J.D. program. Transcripts and LSAT scores are sent from the Registrar's Office at the College of Law and the recommendation letters are sent from the Office of Admissions at the College of Law.

MBA/MHA with AdventHealth University

Application to the MBA/MHA program is integrated into to MBA application process. When you select the MBA/MHA program option in the MBA application, your application will be forwarded to AdventHealth for admission decision review following the review and decision by the Stetson program director.

M.S. in Pharmacy/MBA with University of Florida

To participate in the M.S. in Pharmacy/MBA program, you must first apply to the University of Florida’s Online Pharmacy program and successfully be admitted. Upon completion of your first semester, you may then apply to add the MBA degree to your program. You must be admitted into the Pharmacy program, offered by the University of Florida, and the MBA program, offered by Stetson's School of Business Administration, independently. All entrance requirements for both programs must be satisfied.

When applying to the MBA program, official transcripts can be sent to the Graduate Admissions office. Further requirements include a letter of recommendation from the University of Florida’s Pharmacy program.

International Students

The following additional requirements apply to international applicants:

Submit your transcripts

Official transcripts from your undergraduate degree are required. Transfer students are required to submit transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended as well as a listing of courses in progress that includes course names, course numbers and numbers of credit hours.

If the grading and evaluation system used by your education system differ from those used by the United States education system, you must provide official translation and a course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate/graduate degree studies. Please use one of the following evaluation services for your course-by-course evaluation:

World Educational Services
22 Prince St.
PMB 101
New York, NY 10012

Josef Silny & Associates Inc.
7101 SW 102 Ave.
Miami, FL 33173

P.O. Box 3044
Windermere, FL 34786

Take an English proficiency test

All applicants for admission whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and submit a scored of 90 or better, or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and submit a score of 7.0 or better. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies for additional information; the office's contact information is to the right.

Submit immigration forms

Upon admission, the Department of International Learning will assist students in obtaining a student visa. To issue the U.S. Immigration Form I-20 "Certificate of Eligibility," the department must have on file acceptable documentation and evidence showing that the admitted student has funds to pay for the first year of study at Stetson University. The student should keep a copy of this financial documentation as he/she will need to present it at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate as part of the visa application procedure. Please contact the department at 386-822-8165 or with questions regarding this step.

Please send all necessary documentation to the Department of International Learning at

  • Department of International Learning
    Stetson University
    421 North Woodland Boulevard
    Unit 8412
    DeLand, Florida 32723

Student Housing

If you will need assistance in finding housing or would like to explore student housing options, please contact the Stetson University Office of Residential Living and Learning at or 386-822-7201.