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Application Process

The Application Process (Instructions, Apply Online, Special Admissions Procedures)


The Application

For detailed information and instructions on the admissions process, please click on the “Download Application Instructions” below for the term to which you are applying.

The Zicklin School of Business online application is for all its graduate business programs. All admissions requirements, with the exception of transcripts and test scores can be submitted online.  Recommendation letters may be submitted online or by mail.  Recommendations submitted by mail must be completed on official letterhead from the company or university they are representing.  We also request to have the writer's business card attached when available.

Other Special Application Procedures

Reactivation of Applications, Post Master's Professional Certificate Program, Returning Zicklin MBA & MS Alumni, Application Fee Waiver for Veterans & Military Personnel

Accepted Students Who Are Unable to Enroll & Incomplete applicants/ Conditionally Accepted Students who did NOT complete their original application

Accepted students
who were unable to enroll can defer their applications up to a year from the original application.

Complete the deferral form and submit the corresponding fee amount made payable to "Baruch College".  Please follow instructions and submit by the program's application deadline.

Incomplete applicants or Conditionally Admitted students who were not able to complete the application can reactivate their application within a year from the original application.

Complete the reactivation form and submit the corresponding fee amount made payable to "Baruch College". Please follow the instruction and submit all documents by the respective program's application deadline.

Applicants who were previously Denied

If you were previously denied, you will need to complete a new online admissions application.* Be sure to address and improve upon the area(s) of weakness(es) highlighted by the Admission Committee.  Refer to your decision letter for details.

*NOTE: Please do not log into your previous application account. Instead create a new account using your original application email address.

Post Master's Program/Professional Certificate

Individuals holding a graduate degree in business or a related field who wish to continue their professional studies or pursue a new area of interest in depth may enroll in the Post-Master's Program. Modules are available in each of the business areas listed below.

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Decision Sciences (formerly Operations Research)
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Statistics

If you are interested in taking a few more courses rather than entering another degree program, contact the Office of Graduate Academic Services, 646-312-3140646-312-3140 , or e-mail zicklin.graduate.advisement@baruch.cuny.edu.

Zicklin MBA and MS Alumni

If you earned a Zicklin MBA or MS degree and wish to apply for a second graduate degree, there is a simplified application process. Click on Alumni Abbreviated Application Procedure.

Deadlines for all Zicklin Graduate Alumni are the same as deadlines for all other applicants (see Deadlines).

Veterans and Military Personnel Application Fee Waiver

Applicants who are veterans of the United States Military Service, currently on active duty or members of the National Guard or Reserves are exempt from paying the application fee. See attached flyer for information on how to proceed.

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