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Master of Business Analytics

MBAN Admission Requirements and Application

Application Deadline
  • Fall 2023 - Application Deadline: August 21, 2023
    • (Fall term begins September 25, 2023)
  • Winter 2024 - Application Deadline: November 20, 2023
    • (Winter term begins Jan 8, 2024)
  • Summer 2024 - Application Deadline: May 20, 2024
    • (Summer term begins July 1, 2024)
  • Fall 2024 - Application Deadline: August 24, 2024
    • (Fall term begins September 23, 2024)

The GMAT/GRE is highly recommended if you do not have the following:

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering, science, computer science, mathematics, economics or business from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA in your undergraduate mathematics courses


  • A minimum of three years of technical work experience
  • A minimum 3.2 overall undergraduate GPA
  • B's or better in all your undergraduate mathematics courses

Applicant may submit a GMAT (500 minimum, 19 verbal) or GRE (minimum verbal 149, quantitative 146) score. To have your GMAT/GRE score reported to the University of Dayton, please use the following codes: GMAT: 1834, GRE: 1834.

Resume, Personal Statement & Letter of Recommendation

A professional resume is required. A personal statement is required.  Please reply to the following:

  1. Why are you interested in the Master of Business Analytics program?
  2. Please explain why you believe you can be successful in the program.
  3. Please describe your computer programming experience, academically and professionally (requested in order to place you in appropriate courses – computer programming experience is not required).

Applicants are encouraged to submit letters of recommendation, but they are optional. The documents can be emailed to for domestic students and for international students.


All applicants must submit official transcripts of previously attended higher educational institutions to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required.

International Student

All international students without a U.S. degree are required to submit English proficiency scores meeting specific requirements. Use the link below to learn more about the English Proficiency Options. Scores should be sent directly to the University of Dayton from the testing center using code 1834.

F-1 and J-1 students must provide a letter of financial support and a bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the first year of study. 


The requirements for admission to the MBAN program are the following: a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate mathematics courses, with no mathematics course grade of less than a C, and at least a B in Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics, or similar course.

Financial Aid

A limited number of graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis.


Use the Graduate Tuition Costs Page for a detailed breakdown of the cost of graduate tuition. Look for the MPAcc cost (near the top of the table) to find the tuition rate for this program. 

In assessing applicants, the University is committed to doing so in a nondiscriminatory manner, i.e., an applicant's membership in any protected class shall not be considered as a factor in the application review process.


MBAN Program

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2130