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Apply for our MBA - No GMAT Required

Your completed Executive MBA application will include:

  1. There is no GMAT or GRE requirement.
  2. Organizational Statement of Support
    We ask that each applicant provide a letter of support from your employer. The letter should address the extent of any financial support from your organization for your program participation and should acknowledge understanding of the significant academic requirements of the program and your required time commitment to successful completion of the program. In particular, the letter should provide a detailed plan of how your organization will handle the commitment of your attendance on alternating Fridays for 20 months and for the one- to two-week study summer trip between the first and second half of the program.
  3. Personal Statement
    Please respond to the following questions:
    • Essay Question 1: What are your career objectives, how do you hope to achieve them, and how will the UK/UofL Executive MBA Program contribute to your attainment of these objectives? Required; 750 word limit
    • Essay Question 2: Students and alumni of the program are expected to form a lifelong learning community. What unique knowledge and experiences do you feel you will contribute as a student in the Executive MBA Program (e.g., through class discussions and group work) and as a program alumnus/a? Required; 500 word limit
    • Essay Question 3: If there is anything else you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you, please share that information here (e.g., unexplained gaps in your work experience, choice of recommenders, inconsistent academic performance, other defining aspects of your life that the Admissions Committee would not otherwise have learned from your application or resume). Optional; 500 word limit
  4. Official college transcript
    Please order transcripts from all colleges attended including the degree granting institution. If you request that an e-transcript (electronic official transcript) be sent, please provide this email address: If transcripts are being mailed, please provide the following information:
    Susan Hildebrand
    MBA Programs Office
    College of Business
    University of Louisville
    Louisville, KY 40292
  5. Professional Resume
    • Current Role
    • Organizational level
    • Number of Reports
    • Cross-functional responsibilities
  6. One Letter of Recommendation in addition to the Statement of Organizational Support
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