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MSBA – Admissions

The Graduate School of Management seeks candidates with the potential to become high-performance professionals for the digital economy.

Every student is expected to have an aptitude for critical thinking, and analytical and computing work. Beyond that, each student will be selected based on leadership in one specific skill set, either quantitative analysis, computing, business experience, or organizational effectiveness.

The Fall 2018 Application is available now.

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2018 Application Deadlines

Round Application Deadlines
Round 1: 10/11/2017
Round 2: 11/29/2017
Round 3: 2/14/2018
Round 4: 4/18/2018

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution upon enrollment
  • Successful completion of coursework in these primary areas:
    • Computing
    • Mathematics
    • Statistics

For a detailed list of prerequisites click here

Admissions Process

Step 1 – Submit an Application

To complete your application, you’ll need the materials listed below

  • Current resume
  • List of outside activities, awards and honors
  • Essay (300 words)
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Two recommendations in sealed envelopes or submitted online
  • Official GMAT or GRE score
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants)
  • $125 application fee

Please allow one week to process your application after submitting.

Please check your application portal for updates on you application materials.

Step 2 – Complete an Admissions Video (by invitation only)

  • After submitting your application, selected candidates will receive an email invitation (from Kira Talent) to complete an online Admissions Video. You will have one week from the receipt of the email to complete the video. This is a positive indicator of our interest in your application but does not guarantee admission.

Step 3 – On-Campus or Video Interview (by invitation only)

  • After completing an Admissions Video, selected candidates will be invited to an on-campus or video interview. This is a positive indicator of our interest in your application but does not guarantee admission.

Step 4 – Receive a Decision

  • When a decision is available you will receive a decision notification email. You will be instructed to log in to your VIP (personal portal) page to view your decision. Your decision will be available 6 to 10 weeks post application deadline date.

App Questions?

Mail recommendations and transcripts

Graduate School of Management – Admissions
Gallagher Hall, Suite 1101
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave.
Davis, CA 95616

2019 Application Deadlines*

*2019 Online Application will be available August 2018.

Round Application Deadlines
Round 1: 10/10/2018
Round 2: 11/14/2018
Round 3: 1/16/2019
Round 4: 3/13/2019

MSBA Admissions

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