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Energy MBA | Admission

Admission to Neeley is highly competitive. We’re looking for proactive, academically talented students from a broad range of backgrounds, who have significant personal and professional experience, and who can contribute in a team-based environment.

Students are admitted for a Summer Semester (June) start.

Application for Admission Checklist 

Application Form
Access our online application form.

Application Essays
Are submitted with the online application. Click here to review the questions.

Application Fee
A credit card payment of $100 is collected when the online application is submitted.

Official Test Scores
An appropriate standardized test score is expected of all candidates.

  • The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is preferred. To register for the GMAT or request your official score, visit
  • GRE will also be accepted. No other entrance exam (MCAT, LSAT, etc.) will be considered. To register for the GRE or request your official score, visit
  • The only exception made to the test score requirement is for MBA applicants who are CFA® Charterholders, for whom the GMAT requirement is waived.

As a part of the online application, you will be asked to provide contact information for three individuals who could provide professional recommendations if contacted by the Admissions Committee during the review process.  As you decide who to list, please note that we are seeking recommendations from individuals who are familiar with you from a professional setting, as opposed to personal friends or former faculty members.  The Admissions Committee will decide which recommenders will be contacted during the review process. 

Please note that paper recommendations or letters will not be accepted.

College Transcripts

As a part of the application, you will be required to upload a copy of your transcripts from your degree-issuing university and from any university at which you completed graduate-level course work.  These documents will be used in the admission review processIf you are admitted, official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities will be required.  We reserve the right to rescind an offer of admission should any misrepresentation occur.

Credentials presented in a language other than English must be submitted with a certified English translation. For transcripts from colleges or universities outside the U.S., an evaluation from a professional evaluation agency within the U.S. may be requested.

Applicants from China should note that all of the following are required: Grade Transcripts, Bachelor Degree Certification and Diploma.

Admission Interview (invitation only)

Required for admission, but not all applicants are invited to interview. After a preliminary review of the application, candidates selected for an interview will be notified by e-mail or phone. 

Click here for more information on how to prepare for your admission interview.

Application Deadlines

Summer Admission:  

Decision Round

Application Deadline, including supporting documents, GMAT and TOEFL

Decision Mailed By

Deposit Due

1 Early admission November 1 December 15 January 15
2 Early admission January 15 February 15 March 15
3 General admission March 1 April 1 May 1
4 General admission May 31  June 15 June 22
  Rolling admission Admission will continue as space remains available Rolling Rolling

Admission Contacts

Neeley MBA Admissions Team
Our team of dedicated admissions counselors is available to answer your questions about the Neeley MBA program as well as the admissions process. Contact us with your questions at or call 817-257-7531. Or let us know if you would prefer to schedule a phone appointment or an on-campus meeting to discuss the program in more detail.


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