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Admission Requirements

Although graduate applications are considered on a rolling basis, the priority application deadlines are as follow:

U.S. Applicants
Fall: May 31
Spring: October 31
Summer: March 31

International Applicants
Fall: April 30
Spring: September 30
Summer: N/A

Admission into the Stillman School of Business is selective. For consideration, applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. The School welcomes applicants from business and non-business undergraduate majors. Although all requests will be considered based on individual merit, an undergradaute overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and a score in the 30th percentile or higher on a standardized entrance exam (GMAT, GRE, LSAT), are generally required.

How to Apply:

  • Online Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Score (i.e., GMAT, GRE, LSAT)*
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
    In approximately 250-500 words please share your professional goals following your graduate business degree. In addition, please discuss why the Stillman School of Business can help you achieve those goals and what you can contribute to our graduate learning community.
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Application Fee

Refer to our easy-to-use check-off list when you are ready to begin the application process.
Individual programs reserve the right to require additional information or requisites pertinent to their specific areas.

*GMAT or GRE Waiver for Qualified Candidates

MBA Applicants
The Stillman School of Business offers pathways for you to be considered for admission to grad school without taking the GMAT or GRE.  Any of the below criteria can waive the entrance exam requirement.

  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher or
  • A graduate degree in any discipline, from an accredited academic institution or
  • Completion of a Stillman School of Business graduate certificate within the last 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher or
  • Successful completion of a professional certifying exam from the United States (i.e., CPA, CFA, etc.) or
  • 5 years of significant professional, quantitative or entrepreneurial work experience, also referred to as the Alternate Route Admission Program

MS in Accounting Applicants
The Stillman School of Business offers pathways for you to be considered for admission to grad school without taking the GMAT or GRE. Any of the below criteria can waive the entrance exam requirement.

  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher or
  • A graduate degree in any discipline, from an accredited academic institution or 
  • Completion of a Stillman School of Business graduate certificate within the last 5 years with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher or 
  • Successful completion of a professional certifying exam from the United States (i.e. CFA, etc.) or 
  • 5 years of significant professional, quantitative or entrepreneurial work experience, also referred to as the Alternate Route Admission Program

Interested in an Assistantship or Scholarship?

Strong candidates may be considered for a Stillman School graduate assistantship and/or scholarship. Graduate Assistants receive tuition reimbursement and a stipend in exchange for providing support to faculty and administrators. Assistantships are available to students pursuing their degree full time.

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For further information please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (973) 761-9262 or busgrad@shu.edu.

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