GMAT/GRE Waiver Eligibility
A limited number of waivers are available.

You may be eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver for our nationally-ranked Part-Time MBA program taught in Sacramento and the Bay Area. Applicants who meet one of the following criteria can apply for a waiver as part of a pilot program for fall 2018 admission:

  1. Undergraduate degree from a U.S. institution with a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher (or the equivalent if another grading scale is used) in a quantitative area including: business administration, economics, engineering, biological sciences, information and computer science, health sciences, or physical sciences.
  2. Graduate (masters or doctoral) degree or professional credential such as Certified Public Accountant or Certified Financial Analyst.
  3. Five or more years of professional work experience after completing undergraduate degree.
  4. Four or more years of military experience.

To apply for a waiver, submit the following information to

  1. Statement requesting a GMAT/GRE waiver and the basis for the request.
  2. Copy of current résumé or CV.
  3. Unofficial copies of all prior academic work, including undergraduate degree, any graduate work, and other coursework.
  4. Copy of professional credential (if applicable).
  5. The Admissions Committee will evaluate each request and notify candidates within 2 business days of the decision. The Admissions Committee will review each request to determine if a waiver will be approved.
This pilot is only available for applicants to the Part-time MBA program. It is not available for the Full-Time MBA program. If a waiver is approved, the Admissions Committee reserves the right to request a GMAT/GRE in select cases. Candidates who have already submitted a score cannot apply for a waiver. The Graduate School of Management cannot guarantee this pilot will continue beyond fall 2018. There are a limited number of waivers available. 

To learn more, contact your admissions representative.