Application Process

Application Process

Congratulations on taking the next step to earn your graduate degree at the UNM Anderson School of Management. To receive an admission decision, you must have a complete application. We recommend you look at the admission information for your program of interest and apply when you feel ready.




A Complete Application

For a complete application, follow these steps:

  1. A complete online application. Check out the details below for selecting the correct program. The application requires the following uploads:
    • Resume,
    • Statement of Intent,
    • Unofficial Transcripts from all institutions attended including UNM (must be in English if they are foreign transcripts),
    • 3 letters of recommendation (for the Executive MBA program only),
    • Application Video (for all UNM MBA programs beginning Summer 2022),
    • English Proficiency Exam (for all non-native English speakers), and
    • Application fee.
  2. Official transcripts from all non-UNM institutions attended. Mail in a sealed envelope or electronically send from the institution to apply@unm.edu. International applicants will be required to submit official transcripts in native language and in English. Review the requirements for Domestic and Foreign transcripts.
  3. GMAT or GRE exam is currently optional for all graduate programs at the Anderson School of Management through the Spring 2022 admission cycle. If you are applying for admission without an entrance exam, you may skip the entrance exam section on the application. Learn about the entrance exam and available waivers.

How to Select the Correct Program on the Application

application-interest

In the Program of Interest section, indicate the program you want to pursue. Here are some guidelines for each section:

  • College/School: Anderson School of Management
  • Department: Select the department for the corresponding programs.
  • Business Administration: Executive MBA, MBA for Professionals, Online MBA
  • Accounting: Master of Accounting
  • Project Management: MS in Project Management (on campus and online programs)
  • Cybersecurity and Business Analytics: MS in Cybersecurity and Business Analytics (on campus and online programs)
  • Degree: The online programs will indicate “(Online Only)” in the description.
  • Interest: To differentiate between the Executive MBA and MBA for Professionals, select Executive MBA in the Interest field (see image above). The other Interest options will include the MBA for Professionals tracks, including Healthcare, Education and General Management.

Questions?

Attend an Admissions Q&A session or Coffee Chat to speak with a UNM Anderson admissions member one on one, or contact andersongrad@unm.edu if you have a quick question.

Deadlines

Complete applications are evaluated using the same criteria regardless of the deadline. Deadlines are designed for applicants to know the latest date they will receive initial notification from the Anderson School. To receive an admission decision, you must have a complete application. We recommend that you apply when you feel ready.

Executive MBA

TermRound 1R1 DecisionRound 2R2 Decision
Summer (June)February 1March 1April 1May 1

MBA for Professionals

TermRound 1R1 DecisionRound 2R2 Decision
Summer (June)February 1March 1
Fall (August)April 1May 1June 1July 1
Spring (January)October 1November 1December 1December 15

Online MBA

TermDeadlineDecision
Summer (June)April 15May 1
Fall 1H (August)July 15August 1
Fall 2H (October)September 15October 1
Spring 1H (January)December 1December 15
Spring 2H (March)February 15March 1

Master of Accounting

TermRound 1R1 DecisionRound 2R2 Decision
Summer (June)February 1March 1
Fall (August)April 1May 1June 1July 1
Spring (January)October 1November 1December 1December 15

MS in Cybersecurity and Business Analytics

TermDeadlineDecision
Summer (June)April 15May 1
Fall 1H (August)July 15August 1
Fall 2H (October)September 15October 1
Spring 1H (January)December 1December 15
Spring 2H (March)February 15March 1

Online - MS in Project Management

TermDeadlineDecision
Summer (June)April 15May 1
Fall 1H (August)July 15August 1
Fall 2H (October)September 15October 1
Spring 1H (January)December 1December 15
Spring 2H (March)February 15March 1

MS in Project Management - On Campus

TermRound 1R1 DecisionRound 2R2 Decision
Fall (August)April 1May 1June 1July 1