Zicklin Graduate Admissions

What We Look For

We are looking for ambitious people who have a strong academic profile, meaningful work experience, leadership and teamwork skills, motivation and maturity, and professional aspirations.

The admissions committee reviews all applications holistically. Each component is important. The numbers below reflect the general range of GPAs, years of work experience and GMAT/GRE scores we admitted applicants with in our Fall 2020 admissions cycle—across our Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA, and 10 MS programs. 

 We encourage you to review the information below and the following applicable webpages:

requirements  Deadlines  International



All our graduate programs are open to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in any major.

  Full-Time MBA Evening MBA MS Programs
10th Percentile 2.87 3.07 2.96
Average GPA 3.24 3.42 3.38
90th Percentile 3.70 3.83 3.80


work Experience

  Full-Time MBA Evening MBA MS Programs
Minimum Requirement At least two years’ work experience (post-Bachelor’s) No work experience required
10th Percentile 2 years 1 year 0 years
Average 6 years 5 years 2 years
90th Percentile 10 years 11 years 7 years



  Full-Time MBA Evening MBA MS Programs
Testing Requirements Eligible for waiver* Eligible for waiver* Optional*
  GMAT Exam
10th Percentile 596 444 450
Average Score 650 551 562
90th Percentile 701 662 660
  GRE Exam
10th Percentile 150 (V) 149 (Q) 147 (V) 146 (Q) 143 (V) 145 (Q)
Average Score 155 (V) 155 (Q) 153 (V) 151 (Q) 151 (V) 155 (Q)
90th Percentile 159 (V) 161 (Q) 157 (V) 157 (Q) 162 (V) 164 (Q)

*Visit application requirements webpage for more information on testing



English Language Proficiency

Applicants educated outside the United States may need to take an English Proficiency Exam. Please see our international applicants webpage for more information.

Minimum Recommended Score 120 100 7 70