MBA Application Procedures
The MBA program looks at the interest, aptitude, and growth capacity of a prospective management student as indicated by the applicant's previous academic record, achievement on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), and past professional achievement and growth. The MBA Admissions Committee will review applications of qualified applicants regardless of their undergraduate major. The merits of each student's application are evaluated on an individual basis.
To apply for admission to the Marist MBA program, please submit the following:
- A completed Graduate Admissions Application (available online).
- A non-refundable application fee of $50.00. You may pay online or send check or money order payable to Marist College.
- Official transcripts of all prior undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.
- Response to essay questions.
- A current resume.
- Official score report on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) taken within the last five years (Marist's score reporting code is K9K-FZ-91).
- Two recommendation letters; preferably one from an academic and one from an employer.
Send all application materials to:
The Office of Graduate Admission
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387
All applicants to the MBA program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. An official score report on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required. Information regarding the GMAT test and testing sites may be found at www.mba.com. Applicants who already hold a masters degree or above are exempt from the GMAT.
Students with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better may take up to two foundation courses in one semester as a non-matriculated candidate. All requirements for matriculation must be satisfied upon completion of the non-matriculated semester. Admission as a non-matriculated student does not guarantee full admission to the MBA program as a matriculated, degree-seeking candidate.Application Deadlines
Application files are forwarded to the MBA Admissions Committee upon receipt of all required supporting documents. The deadlines for complete applications are:
Candidates are contacted with an admissions determination in writing and receive a detailed plan of study. Decisions regarding course waivers are determined by the MBA Program Director at the time of application.
Candidates wishing to apply for foundation course waivers or transfer credit from another graduate program, must submit all official transcripts and appropriate course descriptions at the time of application.
For further information, please contact the Director of Graduate Admissions toll free at 888-877-7900 or (845) 575-3800 or by email at Graduate@marist.edu