Admissions

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Graduate Business Programs

Spring 2019 Admissions Criteria

The admissions committee reviews an applicant's overall qualifications and takes these admission criteria requirements into consideration.

Spring 2019 Application Deadline

Your online application, application fee and required documents must be submitted by the application deadline of November 1, 2018. If required, the GMAT or GRE test must be taken by the November 1, 2018 deadline.

Spring 2019 Application Cycle

 
Spring 2019 Filing Period opens August 1, 2018
The deadline to apply is November 1, 2018

Tuition & Fees

Current Tuition and Fees as of Spring 2018*

Costs Part-Time Full-Time
California residents $3,543 plus $270 per unit $5,549 plus $270 per unit
Non-residents and International students $3,543 plus $666 per unit $5,549 plus $666 per unit

*Tuition and fees may be subject to change. Last update made September 6, 2018.

For a detailed schedule of tuition and fees and payment deadlines, see the Bursar's webpage. International students must register for a minimum of eight units every fall and spring semester.

Degree Requirements

Workshops

Professional development workshops are offered during your required orientation day, prior to the start of the first semester, and are designed to enhance your marketability and soft skills.

Course Requirements

View our course requirements:

Course Waiver

You may be eligible to waive all 700-level graduate business courses if you received a bachelor's degree in business administration from an AACSB-accredited institution in the past seven years, and graduated with a 3.0 GPA or better in the last 60 semester/90 quarter units of coursework. You would only need to take ten (10) 800-level courses to complete the program and will receive a waiver from our office once you are officially admitted to the program.

All other applicants who have completed one or more business courses in the past seven (7) years with at least a B- or better grade, may still be eligible to waive equivalent 700-level braduate business courses. Once admitted to the program, students receive information on how to submit a course waiver form and a course syllabi for an official review of course waivers.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

See the Office of Student Financial Aid if you plan to apply for financial aid. For scholarship opportunities, see the College of Business scholarship web page.