Admission Requirements

Students interested in one of our MBA programs must complete the following steps in order to be considered for admission into the program.

Application Materials

  1. Submit the online Application for Admission
  2. Letters of Recommendation:
    • Three letters of recommendation from individuals with direct knowledge of applicant's education, professional background, and leadership abilities.
    • If applying to the Evening MBA Program, one letter should come from the applicant’s direct supervisor.
    • If applying to the Daytime MBA Program, one letter should come from a recent professor.  
  3. Current Resume:
    • Include all professional and educational background along with any awards, honors, or distinctions.
  4. Statement of Purpose:
    • Submit a 1-2 page statement describing personal and professional goals.
    • This is also used as a writing sample for each applicant.
  5. Official Transcripts:
    • Applicants must request transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions from which they have obtained a degree.
    • Millikin alumni can order transcripts here.
  6. Interview with MBA Program admin.

Please submit all above materials to: 
Jaclyn Cantwell, Interim Director of MBA Program, at: 


Application materials must be submitted by the following dates:

  • •  Evening MBA: November 1
  • •  Daytime MBA: June 1
  • •  Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Graduate Certificate: May 1

Other Information 


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Application Details for International Students

International students must complete the following steps, in addition to all of the application requirements for domestic students:

  1. Complete the International Application for Admission. For translation and evaluation, contact World Education Services.
  2. Send Official College Transcripts in English. Transcripts must be evaluated by a professional evaluation service such as World Education Services or Education Credential Evaluators.
  3. Proof of  English language proficiency must be submitted.  (This requirement may be waived for students who have earned a degree from an institution using English as the method of instruction).  Minimum test scores:
    • 79 TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) iBT
    • 6.5 IELTS
    • 56 PTE(A)
    • 105 Duo Lingo

** For students who need to improve their writing skills, "conditional admission" will be issued and students will study for one semester in Millikin’s English Language Center, where they will be placed in Level 4 instruction with a focus on writing.


International application packets must be submitted by the following dates for each program:

  • •  Evening MBA: August 1
  • •  Daytime MBA: April 1

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