Carefully review the application checklist below to ensure that your application will be complete once you submit it. Missing information or credentials delay the processing of your application and may affect your chances of admission.

Completed MBA application submitted online

The completed application will include:

  • Unofficial transcripts*
  • Responses to an essay question (prompt provided in the application)
  • A professional resume
  • Two professional references
  • In-state tuition classification form (Colorado residents only—in the online application)
  • Financial statement (international candidates only—in the online application)
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores. The GMAT code for the Leeds School of Business is IIS-Z2-95. The GRE code for the University of Colorado Boulder is 4841.
  • Official TOEFL scores (for International Applicants). The TOEFL code for the Leeds School of Business is 4841.
  • A $70 (US) non-refundable application fee.

*If admitted, CU requires an official transcript from each prior institution.


Interviews are required for admission. After an initial evaluation of your application is complete, selected candidates will be contacted by email to schedule an interview. Interviews are conducted in-person, by phone and via Skype. Although an in-person interview is not required, it is an excellent opportunity to visit campus, meet with current students, sit in on a class, and learn more about Leeds. We look forward to meeting you.