W. P. Carey MBA students have varying backgrounds and experiences. The Admissions Committee prefers to review the different elements of your application to arrive at a recommendation. The committee considers your resume, work experience, essays, academic transcript, GMAT score and letters of recommendation.
You are encouraged to provide depth to your application through responses to the three essay questions. Essay No. 3 provides the opportunity to address any weaknesses in your application.
Application files generally are reviewed by the Admissions Committee within two weeks of their completion. You can review the status of your application and the receipt of materials.
The minimum requirement for admission to the W. P. Carey MBA is a four-year bachelor's degree or the equivalent of a U.S. four-year degree. Three-year bachelor's degrees are not considered equivalent.
Applications reviewed by the Admissions Committee may be considered more competitive if they are consistent with the class profile. Among the areas considered:
To discuss your personal situation, contact our office to speak with the recruiting staff for the program to which you are applying.
Not Required For Admission
The following items are not required for admission to the program: