Date of publication: 2017-08-09 04:28
The Admissions Committee pays particular attention to the quantitative segment of your test score to ensure that you can handle the rigor of the program, although we admit applicants with a range of test scores and there is no minimum requirement.
You receive Fuqua Admissions Committee approval. In your application, include the reason for your waiver request and the name of the committee member granting approval.
Based on your understanding of the Fuqua culture, how do you see yourself engaging in and contributing to our community, outside of the classroom? Optional Essay If you feel there are circumstances of which the Admissions Committee should be aware, please explain them in an optional essay (such as unexplained gaps in work, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance).
Before submitting your application, you register for and attend at least one of the activities listed below. Indicate the event type, location and month of attendance in your online application. (MBA Fairs are not considered qualifying events.)
International students who do not have a bachelor&rsquo s, master&rsquo s, or doctoral degree from an institution in which all instruction is conducted in English must take either the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), the PTE (Pearson Test of English), or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). You may be exempted only if you have earned a degree from an institution in which English is the language of instruction. We will not accept requests for exceptions to this policy.
Admissions officers favor applicants who have well-defined goals. However unsure you are about your future, it's critical that you demonstrate that you have a plan.
Applicants may be invited to interview with one of our alumni. In most cases, interviews are offered in the applicant&rsquo s geographic area, and invitations to interview can be sent at any time after a completed application has been received by the Admissions Office. Interviews are by invitation only and cannot be requested.
Is there any further information that you wish to provide the Admissions Committee? If so, use this space to provide an explanation of any areas of concern in your academic record or your personal history. This does not need to be a formal essay. You may submit bullet points. (Maximum 555 Words)
The nonrefundable application fee for the Columbia Business School MBA Program is US$755. Applicants are strongly encouraged to pay this fee via credit card (Visa or MasterCard only) within the online application system in order to expedite the processing of their application.
All packages should be used within the same application season based on mutually agreed timelines. Our usual turnaround time for essay reviews is 7-8 days. If you aren 8767 t able to send back the updated drafts quickly, we may not be able to complete the scope you signed up for.