George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

MBA Admissions 

Mason MBA On-campus and Online Eligibility Requirements

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from official transcripts
  • A minimum of two years of full-time, post-baccalaureate professional employment
  • One college-level calculus course prior to enrolling (recommended but not required)

Application Requirements for On-campus

  • Online application and fee
  • A current résumé 
  • Transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Official GMAT score OR GRE score - GMAT/GRE waivers may be considered.
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • One Goals Statement
  • Video Introduction (optional)
  • Additional requirements for international students and undergraduate degrees from outside the United States

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For more information about the online MBA and to apply, click here

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No portion of the portfolio is weighted more than another; the admissions committee considers the entire application to ensure that they have a complete profile of a candidate’s professional and academic qualifications.

Fall Application Deadlines

Round One November 15 February 1 March 1
Round Two February 1* March 15 April 15
Round Three April 1 May 15 June 1
Round Four July 1 July 15 July 30

*International applicants are required to apply and have all necessary application documents in to the University by February 1. Even if final deadlines are extended, international applicants will still be required to apply and have all necessary application documents in to the University by February 1 due to visa processing timelines.

Please note that the deadline to apply for George Mason University Scholarships is April 30, 2019.

If you would like more information, please contact your admissions counselor:

Last Names A–M: Kevin Connor, kconnor8@gmu.edu, 703-993-2216
Last Names N-Z: Julise Daniel, jdanie27@gmu.edu, 703-993-1857