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MBA & MAcc Admission

Students from all academic disciplines and all levels of professional post-graduate experience are encouraged to apply to be part of a fall cohort group. Admission to the Eberhardt MBA and MAcc programs is competitive and based on criteria which indicate a high promise of success. Performance in your prior coursework, official GMAT (or GRE) scores, letters of recommendation and any post-graduate professional or managerial work experience will all be considered in your admission decision.


Round 1: Fall Priority Consideration (Full-time MBA and MAcc):  JANUARY 15
Round 2: Fall On-time (Full-time MBA and MAcc):  MARCH 1
Round 3: Fall Late (Full-time MBA and MAcc): JUNE 1 


Your completed application portfolio must be submitted before the Graduate Business Admissions Committee can render a final decision on your application. Please review the required forms, documents and steps to completing your application quickly and efficiently:

  • A completed online application (includes two essays and a resume)
  • Two letters of recommendation (recommended, but not required)
  • One to two years of work experience (preferred, but not required)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • An official Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) Score*
  • International applicants should closely review the International applicants page for additional document and testing requirements

STEP 1: Submit your electronic application including the $50 application fee and verifications by the appropriate date listed above for your intended program.

STEP 2: Send your official transcripts (or evaluation)* to Pacific's Office of Graduate Admission:

Office of Graduate Admission
University of the Pacific
Knoles Hall 2nd Floor, Room 207B
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211-0110

- Electronic transcripts may be sent to

STEP 3: Arrange to have your GMAT** scores sent to Pacific. Be sure to use the proper program code for your intended program (i.e. full-time MBA or MAcc).

Applications submitted after the posted key application dates will be considered on a rolling, space-available basis; therefore, a review of your application and the availability of merit-based financial assistance (full-time MBA and MAcc Programs only) cannot be guaranteed after these dates.

*International applicants should review the International applicants page for more information on the required WES transcript evaluation.

Please visit for more information on the GMAT and for more information on the GRE. The GMAT is the preferred test but a GRE score can be accepted if official test results are still available. The GMAT or GRE must have been taken within the last 5 years of your completed application.