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        Program Update:

        We are no longer accepting applications for Spring Semester 2021. Applications are now open for Fall Semester 2021.

        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:

        *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 Online MBA applicants, a competitive GMAT/GRE test score is required for 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

        Before applying to the MBA Online program, you will be expected to take the GMAT or GRE (the GMAT being the preferred admissions test) unless you meet the waiver criteria above.  Auburn MBA programs do not require prerequisite courses. In lieu of prerequisite coursework, we offer a self-study materials and an orientation experience that will allow you to start the program with similar and fresh foundation knowledge.  Further details will arrive to accepted students in their admissions information packet.

        New Student Orientation Option

        As a new Online MBA student, you are invited to visit the Auburn campus for New Graduate Business Student Orientation, scheduled for the week before the start of both fall and spring semesters. Contact for exact orientation dates.   

        Participation is not required for Online MBA students, but students who have attended found it beneficial and were more engaged in their MBA experience. If you choose not to attend, you must view the orientation online. This online session is delivered soon after the orientation ends.

        Those attending the campus event pay an additional $200 orientation fee to cover meals and other activities. Additional fees for transportation and lodging must be covered by the student.

        Application Procedure

          1. Register for and take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
          2. Begin your application by creating an account for the online Graduate School Application.
            • Important: Online MBA applicants should select Distance Program option for programs of study. 
          3. Upload all required admissions documents to your application, including
            • Current résumé
            • Official transcripts for all colleges and universities attended (including high school AP credits)
            • Minimum of two letters of recommendation from professional references
            • Personal statement
            • GMAT or GRE score (may be waived if you meet criteria above) 
          4. Auburn MBA Programs staff will base its admissions decision on review of your application. If offered admission, you will receive notification from Auburn MBA Programs and the Auburn Graduate School. You must both accept our offer of admission and pay a $250 confirmation fee to secure a spot in the upcoming class.

        Application Deadlines

        • May 1, 2021—Deadline to apply for Fall Semester 2021 
        • September 1, 2021—Deadline to apply for Spring Semester 2022 

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        Julie Vaught

        Julie Vaught

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