Application Instructions

For All Applicants

Fall 2024 applications are closed

Fall 2025 applications will open in July

Submit your application through the Graduate Application website. Completed applications and all credentials, including letters of recommendation, must be received in the School of Management by January 15 to be considered for admission. Applicants are encouraged to submit application materials in advance of the deadline date.

Note: Incomplete files will not be reviewed. It is expected that early applications will be complete within 30 days of original online submission but all applications should be complete by the deadline date.

Be sure to upload required documentation as instructed. When uploading materials to your application, upload them as PDF documents. Please be sure to remove password protection from all documents prior to uploading them. Do not mail or email materials, as they will be discarded.

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Buffalo, NY 14260-4000
Tel:  716-645-3204
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A non-refundable fee of $50 is required for applications submitted via the online application process. You must submit your application fee electronically via the University at Buffalo E-Payment system at the end of the electronic application.

The application fee is waived for U.S. active military, veterans and their spouses. Complete and submit your online application using one of the nonpayment methods. Contact for more information.

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 in the Graduate Programs Office. The official responsible for the maintenance of this information is the assistant dean, 150 Jacobs Management Center, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260-4010.