A careful examination of an applicant's academic and professional qualifications precedes every admission decision. The committee values previous undergraduate/graduate academic achievement, work experience assessed through a resume, professional references, each portion of the GMAT, certifications/awards, and other evidence of the applicant's capacity to successfully pursue graduate study in business. Applicants who have already taken the GRE revised General Test (August 2011 and later) may supply this score in lieu of the GMAT. Report must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service (www.ets.org). Scores will be converted using the GRE Comparison Tool for Business Schools produced by the ETS.
We want you to have every chance to succeed in this important admissions component and therefore strongly recommend preparing for the GMAT test. Many prospective test takers find the structure of a tutorial class particularly beneficial. For your convenience, we offer a GMAT Review course here at Loyola. Learn more here.
GMAT Waiver Request Policy
Professional's MBA and MSF candidates may be eligible for admission without submitting a GMAT score report. The following provisions qualify an applicant to request GMAT waiver consideration:
- Possession of an advanced degree (e.g., master's level or higher with quantitative content), OR
- An undergraduate grade point average of 3.25 or higher and at least five years of significant professional work experience, typically post baccalaureate.
Requests for a GMAT waiver may be made on the application. All GMAT waiver requests require a personal interview with a Sellinger School program advisor. The admissions committee reserves the right to require a GMAT score from an applicant even if the basic conditions are met. GMAT scores up to five years old are accepted.