M.S. in Business Analytics: Admissions Overview

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Admissions and Application Details

The admissions process at Georgetown University is multi-faceted. The MSBA Admissions Committee takes a holistic approach when evaluating program applications and looks to a variety of academic and professional factors for consideration.

There is no single path to acceptance. While your academic performance history is important, at Georgetown McDonough we also closely review your relevant experience, letters of recommendation, and personal statement to evaluate fit among our diverse community of students who enroll in the program.

Application Checklist

Use the application checklist below to audit your materials prior to submitting them.

  • Application form
  • Personal essay
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores and test date (scores optional, but strongly recommended)
    • GMAT code: JT7-G0-04
    • GRE code: 4931
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores (if applicable)
  • Application fee: One-time, non-refundable fee of $175
  • Video meet and greet (to be scheduled by the Admissions Committee)
  • Optional scholarship essay. Please note that GMAT/GRE test scores are strongly preferred for scholarship consideration.

International Admissions Requirements

International students are eligible to apply and enroll into the MSBA program. While the MSBA program does not provide visa sponsorship for its international students at this time, international students are still encouraged to apply as the program can be taken from anywhere in the world. Accepted international students will work with the Office of Global Services to take the necessary steps to travel for the U.S.-based on-campus residencies.

To determine if you are located in a country in which Georgetown University can offer the MSBA degree, view country restrictions on our FAQ page

Students who have attended or graduated from a non-U.S. college or university must provide:

  • Transcripts submitted in English or transcripts in the form of a credential evaluation. The World Education Services ICAP evaluation is recommended.
  • Proof of a degree conferred outside of the United States and the date of graduation.

In addition, some applicants may be required to provide official TOEFL or IELTS scores. An admissions advisor can help you determine if scores are required.

Application Deadlines

The MSBA program accepts applications and makes admissions decisions on a rolling basis. Please note the following deadlines for fall 2022:

  • Early priority deadline: January 10, 2022*

*Submit your application by the early priority deadline with your scholarship essay to receive priority consideration for limited, merit-based scholarships. 

  • Priority deadline: March 7, 2022
  • Final deadline: June 1, 2022

M.S. in Business Analytics Tuition and Financial Aid Resources


The tuition for the Master of Science in Business Analytics degree for the cohort starting in Fall 2021 is $61,260 for the full program.

The Office of Billing and Payment Services (new window) provides additional information regarding tuition breakdown and student fees through the university.

Financial Aid

Georgetown University has resources to help students identify options for financing their education. U.S. citizens and permanent residents should contact the Office of Student Financial Services (new window) for information on financing.

Students eligible to receive educational benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs should contact the Georgetown University Veterans Office (new window).

M.S. in Business Analytics Scholarships

Georgetown McDonough offers limited, merit-based scholarships for MSBA students. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must include a scholarship essay with their applications. The Admissions Office will communicate any scholarship award along with your admission decision letter. You can speak with an admissions advisor to learn more.

Georgetown University reserves the right to modify the requirements for admission and/or graduation, the program curricula, tuition, fees, and other regulations affecting the student body. 

Georgetown University

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures, and beliefs.

Students are challenged to engage in the world and become people in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community. These values are at the core of Georgetown’s identity, bringing together members of the community across diverse backgrounds.

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