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 applications holistically. All components are important and are carefully evaluated The metrics below show the profile of accepted applicants, but should not be interpreted as minimum requirements or guarantees of admission. They reflect the general range of undergraduate GPA, years of work experience and standardized test scores of applicants accepted into our Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA, and ten specialized MS programs in Fall 2021 

 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 2.99 3.07 3.09
Average GPA 3.44 3.42 3.49
90th Percentile 3.85 3.75 3.88


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 5 years 6 years 2 years
90th Percentile 9 years 10 years 6 years


standardized tests

We accept the GMAT, GRE and the Executive Assessment.

  Full-Time MBA Evening MBA MS Programs
Testing Requirements Eligible for waiver* Eligible for waiver* Optional*
  GMAT Exam
10th Percentile 557 505 530
Average Score 641 593 621
90th Percentile 710 655 718
  GRE Exam
10th Percentile 147 (V) 153 (Q) 149 (V) 146 (Q) 145 (V) 151 (Q)
Average Score 156 (V) 158 (Q) 155 (V) 155 (Q) 153 (V) 161 (Q)
90th Percentile 167 (V) 163 (Q) 162 (V) 164 (Q) 162 (V) 169 (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


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