Simon Business School

Rush Rhees Spring 2010

Application Instructions and Deadlines

Application packets for the class beginning in August 2020 are accepted as early as Fall 2019. Admission is on a rolling basis; however, for early admission the application deadline is April 15. The final deadline for submitting your application is July 1. Any complete application packets received after this date will be considered for admission only if space is available. In the event the class has been filled before the deadline, the applicant will be placed on a waiting list.

Application Checklist

  • Online application form
  • Current résume
  • Three (3) required essays (double spaced, 12 point font, 500 word limit)
  • Unofficial transcripts, scanned, and uploaded for each college attended (Official transcripts must be sent directly from the college to the Simon School; see below)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
    Requests for letters of recommendation are sent automatically once the applicant provides the contact information in the online system.

The following pieces of the application must be submitted in official form:

  • Official transcripts of academic records from all undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools (even if you did not complete a degree there).

Personal Interview

The Executive MBA Programs Office will contact the applicant to schedule the interview once a complete application packet has been received. You will be notified of your admission status within approximately one week of your interview.

Transfer Credits

The Executive MBA Program offers an integrated sequence of 18 courses requiring team-based participation. Therefore, no credit toward the Executive MBA Program is given on the basis of coursework completed in any other program.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The University of Rochester values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law. Further, the University complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws in the administration of its policies, admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs and activities.

Please contact us with any questions:

Joseph Sayre
Associate Director of Recruitment
Simon Business School
University of Rochester
204 Schlegel Hall
Rochester, New York 14627-0107
Phone: (585) 749-4238
Fax: (585) 244-3612

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