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Admissions

Admissions

Admissions Overview

Fall 2021 Application Deadlines
Round 1 10/28/2020
Round 2 01/20/2021
Round 3

04/14/2021
International applicant deadline

Round 4 06/02/2021
Round 5 07/14/2021

We recognize the extraordinary challenges present in the world today, including your plans for business school. We admire your decision to invest in yourself. As you courageously take the next step to invest in your future and career, our MBA admissions team is committed to helping you navigate through the application process.

Who We Look For

We select applicants whose demonstrated leadership, intellectual capacity, global perspective, academic background and professional experience have prepared them to meet the rigors of our MBA program and an impactful career.

Students with a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university who meet the minimum entrance requirements are invited to apply for the MBA program.

The Admissions Committee evaluates your academic potential, professional promise and personal qualities. These factors are not listed in order of importance, and we look at each candidate individually. The Admissions Committee’s goal is to assemble a class of students who will bring diverse perspectives to the learning environment. 

Because of the integrated nature of our curriculum, our Full-Time MBA and (Bay Area and Sacramento) Part-Time MBA programs begin classes in the fall quarter. We do not offer winter, spring or summer intake for our Full-Time MBA or (Bay Area and Sacramento) Part-Time MBA programs. 

Admissions Process

Step 1 - Submit an Application

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

  • Application - Apply Now
  • Résumé
  • Two professional recommendations
  • One essay & one personal introduction
  • Transcripts (unofficial for admission, official for enrollment)
  • GMAT or GRE General Test
  • TOEFL / IELTS (For international, non-native English speaking applicants)
  • $125 application fee

Step 2 - Interview with Admissions (by invitation only)

Select candidates will be invited to a virtual Zoom interview. This is a positive indicator of our interest in your application but does not guarantee admission.

Step 3 - Receive a Decision

When a decision is available you will receive a decision notification email. Your decision letter will also be available on your Application Dashboard.