International Students

Prospective applicants with at least two years of work experience are encouraged to consider The Richmond MBA.

It is advised that international applicants contact our office to discuss application requirements.

In addition to the other requirements for admission to the MSM program, the following is required:

  1. Proof of English proficiency is required. We require an electronic, official score from the TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo exams. The minimum acceptable scores are 600 for the paper-based TOEFL, 100 for the TOEFL iBT, 7 for the IELTS, or 125 for Duolingo.
    • Test scores must be sent directly to the MBA Office electronically or using the address below.
    • International applicants may be exempt from this requirement if they can provide a signed letter from their college or university attesting that their primary language of instruction is English.
  2. Unofficial academic transcripts, along with a translated copy if they are not originally in English.
  3. An evaluation of your undergraduate diploma and transcript by Global Credential Evaluators ( or another NACES-approved credential service if your degree was obtained outside of the U.S. It is necessary to request a course-by-course evaluation and a calculated GPA.
    • Official transcript evaluations must be sent directly to our office from the credentialing agency.
    • An applicant whose prior experience in higher education includes work taken at a non-United States college/university is required to have the academic record evaluated by an independent credential evaluation service.

After Admission:

Completed Certification of Finances form with official bank certification and I-20 authorization form. Submit the I-20 Authorization Form and the Certificate of Finances Form to the MBA office. Read more here.

All application materials should be provided electronically whenever possible, or sent to the address below:

Director, MBA Program
University of Richmond
Robins School of Business
102 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173