Acton MBA Application
Thank you for your interest in applying to the Acton School of Business! If you are interested in booking a phone conversation with our Student Experience Team, you can do so by following this link.

All information given to the Acton School of Business will remain confidential and will be used to evaluate applicants for admissions into the Acton MBA program.

Warning: Do not navigate away from this page without pressing "Save and Resume Later" located at the bottom of the application. If you navigate away from this page then all progress will be lost. Any buttons or links within the application will open a new window.

We recommend using Google Chrome when viewing, editing or submitting your application.
  • Personal Information

    Please fill out the below information so we can get to know you a little better!
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  • Please sign above in agreement to the terms of the Background Check Authorization Form.
  • Personal Questionnaire

    Please click below to complete this brief personal questionnaire. The questionnaire is required for your application to be considered complete.

    Instructions will be provided once you've entered the questionnaire.
  • Quantitative Requirements

  • GMAT

    You have chosen to use a GMAT score to fulfill all or part of the Quantitative Requirements. You will have a chance later on in the application to upload your unofficial score report.

    Please have an official score report sent to Hardin-Simmons University (their university code is NOH-2D-88).
  • Acton's Online Diagnostics

    You have chosen to use the Online Diagnostics to complete the test score component of the application. Please set up your test date with our Admissions Staff at if you have not already completed the diagnostics.

    A few days after you complete your diagnostics you will receive an email from us notifying you of your completion of the diagnostics.

    Please sign below in agreement to the Online Diagnostics Contract.
  • A downloadable version of the contract is available here.
  • Additional Components

  • Official International Transcript Submittal Instructions

    Applicants who obtained their undergraduate degree outside of the United States are required to have their transcripts verified by an independent verification service. Please go to and request for your degree to be verified course-by-course.

    The processing time for transcript verification is around 2-3 weeks. Please have them send an official copy of the verified transcripts to either:

    Acton School of Business
    Attn: Admissions
    1404 E Riverside Drive
    Austin, TX 78741


    Hardin-Simmons University
    Attn: Amy Davison
    P.O. Box 16210
    Abilene, TX, 79698
  • Official Transcript Submittal Instructions

    Please have your previous higher education institutions submit your official transcripts to our offices at:

    Acton School of Business
    Attn: Admissions
    1404 E Riverside Drive
    Austin, TX 78741


    Have your higher education institutions submit your official electronic transcripts via email to
  • If you have any issues uploading your files, please email them to
  • Essays

    Please download the essay prompts below and follow the instructions. The document contains the instructions and prompt for the Video Essay as well.
  • Recommenders

    Please click the button below to submit your 3 recommenders. Once you submit their contact information they will be contacted before the next business day. Completed recommendations will be due by your application deadline, so please plan accordingly to give individuals enough time to submit a recommendation.
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  • Once you press submit, you will not be able to return to edit any of your application. However, you will be able to press "Save and Resume" to resume your work at a later date.