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Clarkson University’s School of Business operates on a rolling admissions basis, and applicants may apply at any time.

School of Business: Graduate Education

Master of Business Administration, MBA

Three references who can evaluate your work and overall motivation to pursue your degree. If you apply online, we will send them a reference letter form via e-mail. If your recommenders have difficulty completing their letters online, or if you are sending a paper application, download the reference form here

A detailed résumé.  Two essays, each one page in length, on the following topics:

       Describe your career progress to date and your future short-term and long-term career goals. How do you expect an MBA from Clarkson University to help you achieve these goals?

       Describe a personal characteristic or something in your background that will help the Graduate Admission Committee to know you better.

Optional: If you feel there are extenuating circumstances   that the committee should be aware of, please explain them here (e.g., gaps in work experience, academic performance, choice of references, significantstrengths or weaknesses to your application)

Official transcripts of all college coursework, sent directly to the Office of Graduate Business Programs

Official score report from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate RecordExamination (GRE). The test score may be submitted directly with the application or forwarded by the appropriate testing service Clarkson’s GMAT school code is V1G-53-52. Clarkson’s GRE school code is 2084.Note: Applicants who have completed a master’s or doctoral degree program may be eligible to have theirstandardized test waived from the application.

International students should have either the TOEFL exam or the IELTS exam score report sent directly to the office.