University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School MBA Program

Apply to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

Our goal is to provide you with support through the admissions process and to furnish a timely response to your completed application in accordance with our deadlines and decision notification dates. Before applying, please review our Frequently Asked Questions in order to receive clarification on questions which are most commonly asked. In addition, please download a detailed copy of our application instructions (PDF).

You will submit the majority of your application components online and should submit any remaining documents in one envelope to the following address:

University of Pittsburgh
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
MBA Admissions Office
301 Mervis Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Attention: MBA Application Materials

MBA Application Components

Once all of the required components are received, the admissions committee can make an informed decision about your application. Admission components include:

  • Online application form
    Create your personal application account where you can start and save your work as needed. You will also submit the following through your online application account:
    • Application fee (online)
    • Two recommendations
    • Essay responses
    • Current résumé
  • Official transcripts/academic documents
  • Official GMAT scores
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Full-Time MBA and joint/dual degree programs: While not a strict requirement of every prospective candidate, evaluative interviews are conducted regularly. Shortly after you submit your online application, you may receive an e-mail invitation to register for an interview. Interviews can be conducted in person or via Skype video. We regret that we cannot conduct telephone interviews.
  • Part-Time MBA and joint-degree programs: Interviews are arranged by invitation and are subsequent to an initial application review by the Admission Committee.

Download our application instructions (PDF) for detailed requirements.