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At Simon we value well-developed communication skills in our applicants. We seek self-motivated individuals who believe that graduate study will significantly enhance both their technical and personal skill sets. Additionally, we seek evidence of team experiences and leadership skills, shown through extracurricular experience and/or on-the-job projects.
We use the admissions interview, combined with your résumé, essays, and references to assess these qualitative aspects of your application.
When making admissions decisions, we consider work experience to include both internships and/or post-baccalaureate experience. The quality and quantity of experience, combined with career goals, are equally evaluated. Your decision to pursue graduate study should be consistent with the career goals typically offered for this program.
We seek candidates committed to academic excellence. We review GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment exam scores and consider the overall results, as well as your quantitative and verbal distribution on the exam. Additionally, we evaluate all undergraduate and graduate coursework that has been completed prior to applying. Specific review of business, accounting, and math grades are considered in addition to your cumulative GPA. Applicant concerns on any dimension of the academic profile should be briefly addressed in the optional essay.
Every enrolling MBA student must successfully demonstrate excellent English communication skills. We highly recommend a minimum TOEFL score of 100 with sub-scores in the mid-20s or a minimum IELTS score of 7.5 with sub-scores of at least 7.
The admissions interview is an important two-way communication and you should treat the interview as you would a job interview. Dress professionally, arrive a little ahead of schedule, and come prepared to discuss your background. We recommend you also prepare a few questions that will allow you to learn more about Simon and the admissions process.
Average Years of
Middle 80% Range: 2.5-10.3 Years of Work Experience
Middle 80% Range: 25 to 32 Years Old
26% African American | 11% Hispanic American
3% Native American
Undergraduate Middle 80% GPA
GMAT Middle 80% Score
GRE Middle 80% Scores
TOEFL Average Score
Scholarships range from $10,000 to full tuition
(plus a $10,000 stipend with full tuition)
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