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Entrance Requirements for the Online BA in Liberal Arts

  • In general, we require Bachelor’s applicants to have received a 2.5 GPA or above from their most recent institution attended. Applicants with below a 2.5 may still be considered depending on additional qualifications.
  • Either (a) successful completion of a college-level composition course or (b) demonstration of college-ready writing proficiency in an online writing assessment (details to be posted soon)
  • Learning the Transcendental Meditation technique is required before beginning the program. An MUM admissions counselor will help connect you with a certified TM teacher in your area.TM instruction will cost $190 for applicants and accepted students to the Online BALA. This a discounted rate especially for MUM applicants and online students.
  • For students whose first language is not English: official English proficiency test scores (either TOEFL, IELTS Academic or PTE). The test must have been taken within the last two years. Students must score at least 6.0 on IELTS Academic, 80 on TOEFL iBT or 51 on PTE.

In this degree completion program, students with 60 or more transferable academic credits can finish their bachelor’s degree online in two years or less. Students with fewer than 60 credits are also welcome to enroll in the program but may need to take some courses on campus to complete their degree.

Apply online for admission to Maharishi University of Management. The application processing fee is $20 for all applicants.

Information for the application process can be found here or you may contact an MUM admissions officer at (800) 369-6480 or submit an inquiry form on our website.