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You will need to submit the following four items before January 15, 2016, to be considered for registration in our spring 2016 PMBA non-matriculated classes. International applicants must submit their application items by December 15, 2015.

  1. Online application
    Complete the online application and submit for formal review.
  2. Résumé
    Upload your current résumé to your application.
  3. $35 Application fee
    A non-refundable non-matriculated application fee will is payable online using a credit card or e-check.
  4. Transcript showing degree conferral
    • Official transcripts listing your degree date must be sent to the PMBA Office. Applicants who received their degree outside of the U.S. must submit all official transcripts and copies of diplomas.
    • Directions for UB graduates: Applicants who attended or graduated from the University at Buffalo after 1994 are not required to obtain official transcripts from UB. Applicants must provide accurate information on the online application form, so the PMBA Office can download an individual transcript.

Professional MBA Office
108 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, New York 14260

International Student additional requirements and guidelines

Additional application materials are required for international applicants. Please contact an admissions Representative to discuss your application requirements. The deadline for international students to apply for PMBA non-matriculated courses is December 15, 2015.

    • A TOEFL taken within the last two years with a minimum score of 550 is required as part of the application package. If you have significant education or work experience in the U.S., discuss the possibility of a TOEFL waiver with an admissions representative.
  • Transcripts
    • Official transcripts must be submitted and will be retained by the university. Official transcripts must be submitted in their original language and translated into English, if English is not the original language in which they were issued.
  • Diploma
    • If you are not able to have a certified copy of your diploma sent from your former educational institution, upon approval from the PMBA Office, you must bring your original diploma to the International Admissions Office. If your original diploma is not in English, a certified translation must be submitted as well.
  • Visa and passport
    • A copy of your current visa and passport must be submitted with your application package.

Financial Documentation

All international applicants not currently issued a U.S. visa must document their ability to meet all educational and personal expenses for the first year of intended study before this university can issue an I-20 or IAP-66. It is essential that you read the International Applicant Financial form [PDF] carefully. Complete and return the form along with official supporting documentation as outlined in the instructions. Supporting financial documentation should be a bank statement or a letter from a bank official stating the funds available (liquid assets) in U.S. dollars and must show the account holder's name. No certificate of eligibility will be issued without satisfactory financial documentation. Financial documentation is required for visa issuance only- documentation may be submitted after acceptance but I-20 documentation cannot be issued without it.

The Personal Privacy Protection Law requires this notice to be provided when collecting personal information from individuals: The information on this admissions application will be used by the School of Management at the University at Buffalo to evaluate your request for admission. Failure to provide the requested information could prevent your application from being processed. The authority to request this information is found in section 355 (2)(i) of the Education Law.

This application will be maintained by the PMBA Program. The official responsible for the maintenance of this information is the assistant dean for executive education, 108 Jacobs Management Center, Buffalo, New York 14260-4000. We adhere to the University Non-discrimination Policy.