Online Application

The online application is comprised of a form, fee, and supplemental items

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Important Dates

Submit your online application in accordance with the application requirements by one of the following deadlines:

Fall Application Deadlines:

Spring Application Deadlines

  • Priority Application Deadline - April 1

  • Priority Application Deadline - August 1

  • Regular Application Deadline - May 1

  • Regular Application Deadline - October 1

  • Final Application Deadline - July 15

  • Final Application Deadline - November 15


Please note that applications cannot be submitted after the final deadline. It is always best to apply early.

**Spring 2023 - OPENS February 1, 2022 
  • Priority deadlines are for application review, and not application deadlines

Pay the Application Fee

After you have registered within the application system and completed the application form, you will need to pay the application fee:
$45 USD for Utah residents and out-of-state residents

$145 USD for International students residing in the US or out-of-country (make  appointment  here before applying  )

Attach Applicable Supplemental Items

After you have submitted the application fee, the application system will ask you to attach various supplemental items. All applicants are required to provide the following items:

  • Official academic transcripts
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher based on a 4.0 scale
    alternatively, we will accept a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher based on the last 60 earned credits

More Transcript Information

For transcripts to be considered official, they must be submitted to UVU’s Admissions Office directly from a college or university to the following email address or to the following mailing address.  International transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluating company. UVU's preferred evaluating company is SpanTran.  See list of UVU approved  International Transcript companies.

Email: (preferred)

Utah Valley University
Admissions Office
800 West University Pkwy
Orem, UT 84058-6703

No other delivery format will be accepted as official. Those that have a degree from UVU can have their transcripts uploaded to their application by MFPA Staff. Transcripts uploaded in this manner will also be considered official.

  • Professional resume or CV
    highlight the most relevant professional experiences
  • Mandatory essays
    pdf format with a minimum of 500 words per essay

Essay Prompt

Essay Prompt: What are your career goals, and how does completing the MFPA fit into those goals?

Optional Essay Prompt: Is there anything you would like to tell the admissions committee about your application or your qualifications?

  • Two professional letters of recommendation
    you may submit one academic reference in place of your second professional reference

For International Students

International Students

Additional information as you begin your application

International students who require a student visa (F-1) may apply for the Full-time MFPA program. This application includes requirements and fees in addition to those required for resident applications. All submitted documents must be original, except for copy of passport.

Visa Submission Deadlines: In order to ensure that visa paperwork is processed in time for students to begin the program, all required visa documents must be submitted by the following dates:

Current Location Fall Start Spring Start
If outside the U.S. May 1 September 15
If in the U.S. May 15 October 1
Program Application Deadlines: All required application documents must be submitted by April 1st.

Additional Application Requirements for International Students

  • English Proficiency – Submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores. Required of applicants for whom English is a second language AND who earned a bachelor’s degree outside of the United States.

             Goal is to obtain a TOEFL score of 80 or above, or an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher. Official results should be sent to

  • Students may find the following resoruces useful in preparing for an English proficiency exam.
  • Affidavit of Support – Upload a signed Affidavit of Support that has been completed by person accepting financial responsibility. This includes showing an financial resources that will cover tuition, fees, and living expenses. If student will be self-sponsoring, they must provide a letter from their bank showing the required financial resource amount on deposit under the student's name. ALL FINANCIAL SUPPORT DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN ENGLISH AND SHOW AMOUNTS IN U.S. FUNDS.
    • Bank Statement– Provide document as requested on Affidavit of Support from student or sponsor.
    • Copy of Passport – Attach a copy of the passport for the student and any dependents who will also need an I-20.
    • Copy of Current Visa - when applicable a copy of the current visa for the student and any dependents.
    • Interview – An interview with members of the MFPA Admissions Committee may be required as part of the application review process. 
  • If you are a current student please fill out the Student Transfer Certificate and return to International Admissions.

Submit Online Application

Complete applications submitted before the relevant review deadline will be sent to the MFPA Admissions Committee for review. The committee selects qualified applicants to proceed to the next step in the application process based on the applicant’s potential for success in the MFPA program. This will entail a 20 to 30 minute in-person or online video interview. 

Contact Information

Masters of Financial Planning and Analytics | Phone: 801-863-5504 | Office: KB 457