Graduate Programs in Business

  • MBA Student

    Apply to the MBA by May 1 for Fall 2021

  • Hear from MBA Alumni

    Hear from Our MBA Alumni

  • Bookstein Hall

    Top 40 Best Colleges for Business Majors - Money

Nazarian MBA Admission Requirements

The following are the admission requirements (Note: Only complete applications will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee):  

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university,
  • A 3.0 cumulative GPA or a 3.0 in the last 60 semester units,
  • A professional resume. One year work experience preferred.  
  • Official GMAT/GRE score report (taken within the past 5 years),
    • GMAT/GRE waivers available. Please complete the form and submit it to after you file the Department Application.
  • Statement of Purpose detailing your background, career path, professional interests, and how you plan to use your MBA degree,
  • One to three Letters of Reference (may be from employer(s) and faculty),
  • If a graduate applicant has earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a college or university outside the U.S. where English is the principal language of instruction, the TOEFL or other English language proficiency exam is not required.  Click on International Admissions for details 


University Application Opens

Department Application Deadline

Department Application Extension

GMAT/GRE Score Submission or Waiver Deadline

Fall 2021

October 1, 2020

May 1, 2021


May 28, 2021

Spring 2022

August 1, 2021

October 1, 2021


October 29, 2021