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        Program Update:

        Fall 2021 GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy

        For the Fall 2021 admissions cycle, the Auburn Full-Time and Online MBA programs will waive the GMAT/GRE test score under the following criteria:

        Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and:

        • 2+ years of experience* AND 3.50+ GPA
        • 4+ years of experience* AND 3.25+ GPA
        • 6+ years of experience* AND 3.0+ GPA
        • 8+ years of experience* (This level of experience also qualifies you for the Executive MBA program. Please schedule an appointment to discuss the program options available to you.)
        • Terminal Degree (Those with a MD or DO degree also qualify for the Physicians Executive MBA program. Please schedule an appointment to discuss the program options available to you.)

        *Experience is defined as professional, full-time and post-undergraduate or military experience.

        Additional waiver requests may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Waiver requests can be completed online; however, it is advised to schedule an appointment with an admissions advisor in advance of submitting your request.

        For Full-Time MBA applicants, a competitive GMAT/GRE test score is encouraged for both Graduate Assistantship and scholarship consideration.

        Important to note: Being granted a GMAT/GRE waiver does not guarantee admission to the program.


        Schedule an online meeting with Program Admissions

        Admission Requirements

        Auburn MBA Programs accommodate students with undergraduate degrees in all disciplines. The GMAT or GRE is required for all applicants except those with a terminal degree (e.g., PhD, JD, etc.) or those that meet the criteria above during the COVID-19 pandemic. The GMAT is the preferred admissions test. However, if you have already completed the GRE, Auburn MBA Programs and the Admissions Committee will take this into consideration and review your score. GMAT and GRE may be waived if the criteria above is met.

        Required Documentation

        We encourage you to start your application as early. Keep in mind that you can complete your application over time as you acquire the items and information below:

        1. Current résumé
        2. Official transcripts for all colleges and universities attended (including high school AP credits)
        3. Minimum of two letters of recommendation 
        4. Personal statement
        5. GMAT or GRE score if available or seek a waiver for GMAT or GRE

        Application Procedure

        Applications for admission to the Full-Time MBA program are managed by the Auburn Graduate School. To apply, you will be required to complete the Auburn Graduate School Application.

        1. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) may be waived according to criteria above.
        2. Begin your application by creating an account for the online Graduate School Application.
        3. Upload to the application all required admissions documents listed above (i.e., current résumé, unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation, and GMAT score if available).
        4. Selected Full-Time MBA candidates will be contacted for an admissions interview. Candidates interview in-person or online with both Auburn MBA Programs' Director Jim Parrish and Graduate Career Services Director Frank Oprandy.
        5. Once an official admissions decision is made, you will receive notification from Auburn MBA Programs and the Auburn Graduate School. You must both accept our offer of admission and pay a $450 confirmation fee to secure a spot in the upcoming class.
        6. The final step is to enroll in classes for the semester.

        Application Deadline

        May 1, 2021—Deadline to apply for Fall Semester 2021 

        The Full-Time MBA experience begins each fall semester. Applications will be accepted until established deadlines while space is available. It is advised that you submit your completed application and all required documentation early to be considered for your preferred entry term.

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