How to Apply
Application Deadlines 2013-2014
|Application Deadline||Decision Notification|
|Round 1||October 10, 2013||December 20, 2013|
|Round 2||January 5, 2014||March 20, 2014|
|Round 3||April 1, 2014||May 15, 2014|
Prospective students are required to apply online. To assist you with the application, we have created detailed application instructions.
Only completed applications can be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. The applicant is responsible for completing the admissions file.
Nearly all of the components required for application will be submitted online. However, official transcripts and other academic documents are requested after an admissions decisions has been granted and (further instructions can be found in the application instructions) must be submitted in one envelope and mailed to:
Georgetown MBA Admissions
McDonough School of Business
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 390
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057-1223
The Admissions Committee makes decisions based on a collection of documents, personal interactions, test scores, and other items. A complete application must include the following components:
- Application Form
- Personal Essays
- One Professional Reference
- Official GMAT or GRE Score
- Official TOEFL or IELTS Score (if applicable)
- Transcripts/Academic Documents
- $175 non-refundable application fee
- Admissions Interview
Further details of the application components:
Submit a 1-2 page current résumé, including non-work affiliations, personal interests, and community contributions. Send résumé along with a printed version of the application.
The MBA Evening Program requires official transcripts of all academic work beyond secondary school. Photocopied documents may not be used to fulfill this requirement. A document is official when submitted to Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in a sealed envelope, signed across the seal, by the appropriate academic officer. The applicant is responsible for obtaining certified translations of all original documentation that are not in English.
Letters of Recommendation
One letter of recommendation is required and must be submitted online. The recommendation should be a professional reference from an occupational setting and should preferably be written by a current or previous supervisor. Georgetown University reserves the right to contact the recommenders for any applicant during the application review process.
GMAT or GRE
Applicants must submit an official copy of a GMAT or GRE taken within the past five years by requesting that the score(s) be sent to the Georgetown MBA Evening Program with GMAT code JT7-G0-64 (formerly 5281) or GRE code 7821. For complete information on the GMAT please visit www.mba.com. For complete information on the GRE please visit http://www.ets.org/gre. Note: The Committee does not prefer one test over the other, you may choose to take either the GMAT or the GRE based on your own preference.
English Language Proficiency
All applicants who do not speak English as their native language are required to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the English language sufficient to meet the admission requirements of Georgetown University and its McDonough School of Business. Proficiency may be demonstrated by the receipt of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from a university in another country where English is the primary language of instruction. All other applicants must submit a current TOEFL examination directly to Georgetown University. TOEFL scores are valid for two years.
Candidates who take the computer-based TOEFL will be scored on a different scale from the paper-based and Internet-based tests. The minimum required score for the computer-based TOEFL is 250, the minimum required score for the paper-based TOEFL is 600, and the minimum required score for the Internet-based TOEFL is 100.
The TOEFL code for Georgetown University MBA Evening Program is 5281. The Department Code is 02. For more information regarding TOEFL, please e-mail ETS at email@example.com visit www.toefl.org.
In addition to the TOEFL, we now accept International English Language Testing System (IELTS) results. We require a minimum score of 7.5 out of 10 on the academic module. We accept only academic module results. For more information about IELTS registration, visit www.ielts.org.