Application Requirements

Be sure to submit and complete your application in full before the deadline.


Fall Semester: June 15
  • Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) from an accredited institution
  • One official transcript from all previous academic institutions
  • Completion of a college-level algebra course
  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • GMAT or GRE score (see details on waivers below)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Online application and $65 fee

Students entering our program typically have a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale and an average GMAT of 570 or GRE score of 310 with a minimum of 144 on the quantitative and verbal sections.

A very limited number of GMAT test fee waivers are available to students facing financial hardship. Students must have applied for admission to a Bryan School graduate program and have official transcripts on file with the Bryan School Office of Graduate Admissions to be considered for a GMAT fee waiver award.

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International admission requirements


For more information on international admissions requirements, please visit the Graduate School’s website. Please note that transcripts must be in English.

  • Equivalent of a U.S. four-year degree (any discipline)
  • One official transcript from all previous academic institutions in English
  • Completion of a college-level algebra course
  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • GMAT or GRE score (see details on waivers below)

 

GMAT/GRE Waivers

Please read waiver requirements carefully and select the best-fit category.

Waivers may be available for:
  1. An applicant who is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society with a minimum 3.3 GPA out of 4.0.
    No waiver application is necessary. BGS must be noted on the application for admission and a copy of the BGS certificate must be submitted.
  2. An applicant with a terminal/professional degree (e.g. MD, PhD, JD, EdD or DBA) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 for this degree.
  3. An applicant with an advanced degree (e.g. MA, MSc, etc.) from at least an institution accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), or WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) which required an entrance exam such as the GRE or equivalent; AND
    1. with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0; AND
    2. with relevant professional work experience (may include military service), to be determined by the Admission Subcommittee; AND
    3. with a demonstration of adequate quantitative ability in the form of a statistics or algebra course at the college-level with a grade of C or better.
  4. An applicant with a bachelor’s degree from at least an institution accredited by an agency listed in #3 above; AND
    1. with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0; AND
    2. with at least seven years of significant, progressive professional work experience (may include military service), to be determined by the Admission Subcommittee.
    3. Applicants whose application meets one of these minimum requirements may be interviewed by the admissions subcommittee.
How to request a GMAT/GRE Waiver:
  1. Submit your application.
    GMAT/GRE waiver requests must meet specific criteria (above) and are reviewed during the application process. The test score waiver request form is found in your application as part of the Degree Program section. The form is titled “Entrance Exam Waiver Consideration Request.” Be sure to include all requested documentation. NOTE: In order to submit your application, you must include a placeholder test date on the Test Score section.
  2. Submit all application documents.
    GMAT/GRE waivers are evaluated utilizing application materials; therefore, the review process does not begin until all application documents are received.

If you have any questions about the process or categories, please contact Jillian Joncas (jbjoncas@uncg.edu).

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Have Questions?


If you still have questions regarding our MS in International Business program please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.


Ms. Jennifer Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
301K Bryan Building j_chapm2@uncg.edu 336-256-1432