Apply for Admission: Graduate School of Business
Thank you for your interest in applying to the Walton Graduate School of Business!
Keep in mind, when applying, we require the following documents – transcripts, test
scores, résumé, statement of purpose, names and email addresses of three professional
references, and a $60 application fee. Instructions on how to apply and more details
about the required documents can be found below.
If you have any questions regarding our programs, please contact us at 479-575-2851.
We are here to help in any way we can.
HOW TO APPLY
- Receive a personalized PIN number at your registered email address
- Activate your PIN and set a password
- Choose Walton Graduate School of Business Application*
- Select your degree level (doctorate, masters, or graduate certificate)
- Choose your program of study
- Select "Create Application"
*to take individual graduate level courses outside of a degree program, you will need
to choose the non-degree graduate application
- Use this portal to complete the application
- Submit the required documents through your portal (see Application Materials below)
- Pay the $60 application fee
- You will need the names and email addresses of 3 references to submit your application
(see Letters of Recommendation below)
- Communications will also be sent to your registered email address
- You can update your email address in your Student Portal
- The Walton Graduate School of Business will conduct the first review of application
- Once the Graduate School of Business review is completed, your application will be
automatically forwarded to the individual program review committee
- Different program committees have different timelines for reviews. You will be notified
through your Student Portal once a decision has been made.
In addition to the Online Application, and the $60 Application Fee, the following documents are required:
- Official transcripts or marksheets and degree conferrals from all previous institutions
- Please contact the Registrar's Office at each institution to request official documents.
- You can upload unofficial copies for an initial application review
- Official copies will be needed to finalize any admission decision
- The University of Arkansas conducts its own international credential evaluation, no
outside evaluations are accepted
- University of Arkansas Institution Code: 6866
Walton Graduate School of Business
191 N Harmon Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701
- Confirm the required test for your program
– Most programs will accept either the GMAT or GRE
- You can upload unofficial test results for an initial application review
- Official results will be needed to finalize any admission decision
- You can register for either the GMAT or GRE on the University of Arkansas campus at
test.uark.edu. Our School code is 6866.
- You can also register through each exam's website. For the GMAT, visit mba.com or for the GRE, visit ets.org/gre
- This does not need to be limited to a one-page business resume
- You can expand the details of each previous position, including whether or not it
was full-time employment
- Be sure to include any numbers, financials, or analytics used in each position
- Highlight any leadership or managerial experiences
- Include any special projects or achievements
- You are welcome to review résumé advice on the Walton Career Services website
- All program committees value the insight offered by your references
- You will need the names and email addresses of 3 professional references to submit
your initial application
- They will then receive an automated email request to upload a letter on your behalf
- If you are a current undergraduate student or a recent graduate, please include a
minimum of 1 academic reference
- If you are a working professional, you may include all employment-based references
- Your statement is a professional statement of purpose. It is not necessarily a personal
- It can be direct and concise, no more than 2 pages double spaced
- You can start by summarizing your educational and employment history – What have you
learned? –What have you accomplished? –How has your career evolved?
- You might proceed by discussing what it is you are now looking for –Where do you want
to take your career moving forward? –What skills are you now looking to learn? –What
are your new goals?
- Of course, you may also include your personal story if it is a factor
- What special skills, experiences, or characteristics would you bring to the class?
- What else is motivating you to pursue a graduate business education?
Doctoral Programs – Statement of Purpose
Please review the Statement of Purpose information specific to your PhD program.
If you are an International Applicant, please follow this link for additional admission requirements.
For questions or more information, please contact us by email – email@example.com, or by phone – (479) 575-2851.