University of Dayton Online MBA


  • AACSB accredited
  • GMAT/GRE is available with waivers available.
  • Avg. GMAT score: 575
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.5
  • Assures the highest excellence and standards in curriculum, faculty, and student body.
  • A top-tier Catholic Research University
  • Prepares its students to become well-rounded, strategic leaders ready to impact the business environment by leading with integrity.


  • Fundamental business skills such as finance, economics, and integrated strategy.
  • Ethical decision-making and how to lead an organization with integrity.
  • The role of business in creating a strong community.
  • How to integrate your learning and develop holistic strategies to sustain and grow your business.

Admission Requirements

  • If you have relevant Undergraduate or Professional Experience, you are eligible for a 1 Year Program.
  • 30–31.5 credits
  • 12 months to complete
  • Students who earned a bachelor’s degree in business within the last seven years
  • Have the availability and motivation to complete 7.5 credits per term

For an accelerated MBA, you require

  • 31.5–39 credits
  • 15–18 months
  • Professionals with at least eight years of related work experience and/or a bachelor’s degree in business earned more than seven years ago

For Foundational MBA, you require

  • 36–45 credits
  • 18–24 months to complete
  • Applicants with limited related work experience and a bachelor’s degree in a non-business field.
  • Official transcripts
  • Professional letters of recommendation
  • Application fee
  • Essay and an optional statement
  • Resume
  • Test scores

Admission Deadlines

  • Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. Students can begin classes in January, April, July, or October. We encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible. Additionally, students who apply by the early priority deadline will get their $50 application fee waived.
  • Early Priority Deadline: Sept. 28, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: Oct. 26, 2020
  • Final Deadline: Nov. 23, 2020

U.S. News Report and Ranking

  • Number 55 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs
  • Number 63 in Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs
  • Number 233 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • Overall Score 44/100


  • Marketing
  • Business Analytics


  • January, April, July, and October


  • $46,440 – $58,050

Acceptance Rate

  • 70%