Admission Requirements

Silberman College Graduate Admission Requirements

Domestic Students

Applications are processed year-round. Once accepted into the program, students can take advantage of our convenient Saturday and evening class schedule to begin their program mid-semester, if they choose.

Applicants who would like to be considered for admission to the M.B.A. program must submit:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities in which undergraduate or graduate course work was completed.
  3. An official score report for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the last five years.

Applicants who would like to be considered for admission to an M.S. program offered by Silberman College of Business must submit:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities in which undergraduate or graduate course work was completed.
  3. An official score report for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the last five years.

To learn more about the application and admissions process visit Graduate Admissions for Domestic Students.

International Students

To learn more about the application and admissions process visit Graduate International Admissions.

GMAT/GRE waiver requests

Students applying to the M.B.A. program may request a waiver of the GMAT/GRE requirement provided:

  • they have received an undergraduate degree in business from Silberman College of Business with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher; or
  • they have received an undergraduate degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher; or
  • they have received an undergraduate degree in business from an AACSB-accredited business program with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher; or
  • they have earned a terminal degree (Ph.D., M.D., J.D., etc.); or
  • they have earned a Master’s degree from any institution in which the GMAT or GRE was used a criterion for admission

Students applying to the M.S. program may request a waiver of the GMAT/GRE requirement provided:

  • they have received an undergraduate degree in business from Silberman College of Business with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher; or
  • they have received an undergraduate degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher; or
  • they have received an undergraduate degree in business from an AACSB-accredited business program with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher; or
  • they have earned a terminal degree (Ph.D., M.D., J.D., etc.); or
  • they have earned a Master’s degree from any institution in which the GMAT or GRE was used a criterion for admission; or
  • they have three years or more of substantive and relevant full-time work experience in the relevant discipline or an allied discipline of the M.S. program and an undergraduate cumulative PGA of 3.0 or higher. Students requesting the waiver based on their work experience must submit a detailed current resume that shows the level and type of their work experience, and a letter of recommendation from their supervisor as to their maturity and commitment to the profession.

Additionally, students applying to the MS in Taxation program may request a waiver of the GMAT/GRE requirement provided they have earned one of the following professional designations: CPA, EA CFP®, CMA, or CFA, with an undergraduate/graduate minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.