Requirements

 

General Admissions Requirements for MBA Program

  • 4 Year Bachelor's Degree
  • 3.0 Overall GPA (recommended) 
  • GMAT, GRE, or a department issued waiver (contact department for details) 
  • Resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • 2+ Years of Work Experience
  • TOEFL (If required) 213 Computer Based/550 Paper Based/80 Internet Based or the IELTS with a score of 6.5 or better

General Admissions Requirements for MSBA Program

  • 4 Year Bachelor's Degree
  • 3.0 or higher GPA (recommended, but at least 2.5 GPA may be considered if offset by higher GMAT/GRE)
  • GMAT or GRE, waived if, one of the following is satisfied (Contact Graduate Programs Office* for detail and other waiver instances)
    • 3.25 or high overall GPA in Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school, or
    • 4+ Years of Relevant Work Experience, or
    • Previous Post Graduate Degree (e.g., MBA, MS, Ph.D., J.D.)
  • TOEFL (If required) 213 Computer Based/550 Paper Based/80 Internet Based, or IELTS 6.5 or higher

General Admissions Requirements for the MSA Program

  • 4 Year Bachelor's Degree
  • 3.0+ Overall GPA (recommended)
  • GMAT (required, unless waived)
  • TOEFL (If required) 213 Computer Based/550 Paper Based/80 Internet Based or the IELTS with a score of 6.5 or better
    • Students with an Accounting degree from an AACSB Accredited Institution, earned within the last seven years with a minimum Accounting GPA of 3.25 may waive the GMAT.  Those applicants are subject to all other admission requirements.

General Admissions Requirements for International Students

 For international applicants, the same general admissions requirements as stated above apply. However, international applicants are also required to provide the following information in addition to the CSU application: 

  •  Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Agreement to Purchase Cal Poly Pomona Group Health Insurance
  • Supplementary Information of International (VISA) applicants

Please visit the Office of Admissions and Outreach website for specific information regarding International Admissions.