When you're ready to apply to the College of Business Marketing Data Analytics MBA specialization, we're here to help

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. If you do not meet the full eligibility requirements, there may be alternative paths to admission, so please contact us to learn more. Generally, Online MBA Marketing Data Analytics applicants must meet or exceed the following criteria:

No GMAT is required to apply. Curious why?

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Application Deadlines

  • AugustApply by July 1
  • JanuaryApply by Dec. 1
Please be aware that financial aid deadlines 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. Gathering the materials listed below is a great first step in preparing for the application process. In the meantime, please connect with an enrollment counselor by requesting information.

We accept applications for two start dates: August and January. We strongly suggest that you not wait until the deadline, but submit the 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.
    • Under "Program," choose Business Administration/Marketing Data Analytics (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. After you submit your application online, you will receive a CSU ID number in approximately two to three days, unless you already have one (alumni and current students).
  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.
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It’s never too early to start the application process; request information to connect with an enrollment counselor.