Admission Requirements

Master of Business Administration

DOMESTIC STUDENTS:

The following formula is used to determine minimum admission to the MBA program:
GPA* x 200 + GMAT ≥ 1050 and GMAT ≥ 450
*Average GPA based on last two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree

Please complete the Graduate Application for Admission including the non-refundable Application Fee and the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale
  • Results of the Admission to the MBA test given by the College of Business and Management or the official results of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).
  • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • A current résumé
  • Two letters of professional recommendation- MBA Letter of Recommendation form (1,935kB)
  • A one page personal statement of accomplishments and academic goals- Statement of Purpose Form (608kB) (608kB)

 

Submit completed DOMESTIC applications, transcripts and required materials to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Saginaw Valley State University
160 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-6096
(989) 964-2788 - fax
gradadm@svsu.edu

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

The following formula is used to determine minimum admission to the MBA program:
GPA* x 200 + GMAT ≥ 1050 and GMAT ≥ 450
*Average GPA based on last two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree

Please complete the International Graduate Application for Admissionincluding the non-refundable Application Fee and the following:

  • Demonstrate a grade of “B” or better for at least one year of English composition or its equivalent. Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate competence in English. The College accepts a score of 550 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a passing score on an alternative test determined by the College. SVSU’s English Language Program is available for students without a TOEFL score or those with a TOEFL score below the required minimum. Successful completion of the English Language program does not guarantee acceptance to a graduate program at SVSU.
  • Evidence of financial support
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale
  • Results of the Admission to the MBA test given by the College of Business and Management or the official results of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).
  • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • A current résumé
  • Two letters of professional recommendation- MBA Letter of Recommendation form (1,935kB)
  • A one page personal statement of accomplishments and academic goals- Statement of Purpose Form (608kB)

 

Submit completed INTERNATIONAL applications, transcripts and required materials to:

International Admissions
Saginaw Valley State University
160 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-6096
(989) 964-2788 - fax
intadmit@svsu.edu