back to top Applicants must have at least a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a regionally accredited U. Can I take an individual MBA course without enrolling into the entire program?
back to top No, we do not accept any Graduate Non-Matriculated (GNM) students.
back to top No prerequisite courses are needed to apply. We welcome all applicants, including those with undergraduate degrees in areas other than business.
Applicants must have at least a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a regionally accredited U. What do I need to complete and submit my application to the MBA programs?
Most of our students have earned this experience after their undergraduate education.
Our students bring a wide range of experiences to the classroom, having worked in industries such as software, aerospace, health services, insurance, financial services, telecom services and non-profits.We strongly encourage and celebrate a diversity of students, backgrounds, viewpoints and cultures in our classrooms. back to top Yes, an interview is required for admission to the programs.Once an applicant has submitted all the required materials, the application will be reviewed and selected applicants will be invited to meet with the MBA Admissions Committee.How much emphasis do you place on the undergraduate GPA?back to top Although a 3.0 and above is always preferred, our applicants are also considered based upon prior professional work experience, career progression, GMAT scores and other evidence of achievement. Your application will be viewed as a whole package and the weaker aspects may be balanced by the stronger parts of your application.Deadlines to apply for fall 2012 are 10/15/11, 11/15/11, 01/20/12 (the final deadline for international applicants) and 3/15/12.*SIDE BAR*National ranked, internationally recognized The UW Business School ranks among the nation’s best in Business Week, U. The Business Connections Center facilitates connections between students, employers, alumni, and faculty.The Advisory Board includes prominent employers such as Microsoft, Ford Motor Company, Washington Mutual, Accenture, Alaska Airlines, Expedia, IBM, Hitachi Consulting, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, Weyerhaeuser, Starbucks, T-Mobile, Deloitte & Touche, and Intel.What does Graduate Non-Matriculated (GNM) status mean?back to top Graduate Non-Matriculated (GNM) status allows post baccalaureate students who are not presently seeking a graduate degree at the University of Washington to take UW graduate courses and apply the credits toward degree requirements should they later be accepted into a graduate program at the UW. Our MBA programs do not accept GNM students at this time. back to top An applicant may receive a GMAT/GRE waiver if they have one or more of the specified degrees/certifications and a minimum of 2 years professional work experience upon evaluation. back to top GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) or GRE (Graduate Records Examination) scores are required for admission unless you qualify for a GMAT/GRE waiver.By doing projects during the school year and internships with local companies such as Microsoft and Starbucks, or in places such as Thailand, New York City or Boston, students have frequent contact with the business community.Foster MBA students can tap a broad range of elective courses in areas of special interest such as corporate finance or international marketing, choose from certificate programs such as entrepreneurship or global business, and augment business classes with flexible access to courses or dual-degree options in other university departments.