Graduate Programs – Application Information

Application Process

A completed application includes:

  1. online application form
  2. application fee of $75
  3. current resume
  4. official transcripts (guidelines and information)
  5. official GMAT or GRE standardized test scores*. Check our admissions requirements to see if you qualify for a GMAT/GRE waiver.

Mail official transcripts to:
ECU Graduate School
131 Ragsdale Building
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
P: (252) 328-6012 | E:

All graduate applications must be submitted to the ECU Graduate School, the University-wide office that coordinates all graduate applications. You are responsible for the submission and receipt of all application materials. When your application is complete, the application packet is then sent to the College of Business Graduate Programs office for evaluation. Applicants are admitted to the MBA, MS-STH, and MSA programs only upon the issuance of a formal letter of admission by the Graduate School. The Graduate School will destroy incomplete applications one year after the beginning date of the term of intended enrollment.

Review our Information Packet for more details.

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Preferred Deadlines

We admit students for each semester and do not necessarily adhere to the ECU Graduate School admission deadlines for domestic students. Completed applications must be received by the ECU Graduate School no later than the date indicated for each semester or summer session.

Domestic Students
Fall – June 1
Spring – November 15
1st Summer Session – March 15
2nd Summer Session – May 1

Students with questions regarding in-state student status should review the Graduate School’s webpage. 

*GMAT/GRE Requirements

Applicants may submit a GRE score in-lieu of a GMAT score.  Visit our Entrance Exams page for more details.

Important: When you sign up to take the GRE or GMAT, please list the following ECU code so your official scores will be sent directly to the ECU Graduate School:
ECU institutional code – 5180

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Funding & Tuition

Students seeking financial assistance through graduate assistantships, scholarships, or financial aid are strongly urged to apply early, as awards are based on demand and dependent on available funding. Review our tuition page for program costs.