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By its very nature, business is collaborative. Our Evening MBA and Mosaic MBA programs connect you with like-minded students who are looking for a supportive, cohort-based experience. If you’re ready to learn alongside your peers and want to be engaged with a community of business owners and scholars, the Evening MBA and Mosaic programs are for you.

You are focused and ready to make your classwork a priority during this full-time program. As a business professional, you view your academic work as an investment in your future success. You recognize the value of the program’s two-year timeframe and being part of a small cohort of professionals. The twice-weekly evening classes, real-time discussions, group projects and classroom presentations support your preferred style of learning.

Graduates of the Evening MBA and Mosaic join a community of driven colleagues and learn the skills they need to advance their careers. After you complete your studies, you’ll join a network of more than 35,000 College of Business alumni who are using business to create a better world every day. Find your business community and apply today. 

Eligibility and Requirements

We know you're more than a test score or a grade. The admissions committee takes a holistic approach when considering applications, which means we look at who you are as a person and what you would bring to our program and campus community. While we encourage our applicants to meet the minimum criteria, the inability to meet one may be offset by strengths in other areas. Generally, Evening MBA and Online MBA - Mosaic applicants must meet or exceed the following criteria:

No GMAT is required to apply to the Evening MBA or Online MBA - Mosaic programs. Curious why?

Application Deadlines

  • Fall AdmissionEarly applicants
    apply by Feb. 1
    International applicants
    apply by May 1
    All remaining applicants
     apply by July 1

Please be aware that deadlines for financial aid may occur before the application for admission deadlines.

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Application Process

The time it takes to complete the application process mostly depends on how long it takes you to gather your materials. Completing your portion quickly will allow us to give you a decision sooner. The information below should help you with the application process, but please contact us if you have any questions.

We accept applications for fall admission only. The early application deadline is Feb. 1, and the final application deadline is July 1. We strongly suggest that you not wait until the deadline, but submit your application well in advance. Admissions are competitive and made on a rolling basis.

  1. Submit CSU Graduate School Application online
    • Visit gradadmissions.colostate.edu/apply to start your application.
    • Under "Select an application type," choose the term that you are applying to.
    • For the Evening MBA:
           Under “Program,” choose Business Administration (M.B.A) – Evening-On Campus
    • For the Mosaic MBA:
           Under “Program,” choose Business Administration (M.B.A) -Distance 
    • Request/upload application materials directly to your online application and then submit.
      As soon as you have completed the required information, please submit your application. You do not need to wait for recommendations, scores, or transcripts to move your application forward.
  1. Pay the application fee

    Use a credit card to pay your application fee ($60 for domestic applicants, $70 for international applicants).

  2. Submit the online applicant data sheet

    Use your CSU ID number to complete and submit the College of Business applicant data sheet

  3. Check your status
    We know you are eager to hear about your application status, so you can check it any time to make sure your application is complete or to keep an eye on updates. You will receive a confirmation email once your application is complete.

  4. Schedule an Admissions Interview (invitation only)
    You will be invited to complete an admissions interview. Interviews are conducted by invitation only. You are selected based on the quality of the completed application. We will only offer admission to a candidate once they have completed an interview with a member of the Program Admissions Committee and a completed application has been received.

  5. Apply for Scholarships, Assistantships, and Fellowships 
    To increase your chance for funding, you are encouraged to apply for funding as soon as you submit your application. More information about assistantships can be found here.

  6. Accept your admission
    Confirm your decision to attend through your admissions application

Interview Policy and Process

Interviews are conducted by invitation only. Applicants to the graduate program are selected to interview based on the quality of a completed application. We will not offer admission to a candidate until they have completed a personal interview with a member of the Program Admissions Committee and a completed application has been reviewed.

If you are chosen to interview, we will send you an email message that describes the process for scheduling an interview. Interviews may be conducted virtually via Slate Scheduler.

Interviews are typically conducted with the applicant and two Program Admissions Committee representatives. Interviews usually take approximately 20 minutes and include questions focused on teamwork, leadership, career goals, and professional/academic experience. If time allows at the end, applicants are welcome to ask questions about the program and admission process. The suggested attire for the interview is business professional. Unless otherwise notified, applicants do not need to bring any materials to the interview.