GMAT/GRE Exemptions

Starting for applications for Fall 2015 admission, applicants to MBA program are generally required to supply GMAT or GRE scores as part of their application process. The following persons may be exempt from taking the GMAT or GRE:

  1. Applicants who hold a terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D., J.D., D.D.S., Ed.D.) from an accredited institution in the United States.
  2. Applicants who hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution in the United States, having graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better.
  3. Applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the United States, with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better and can supply a comparable score on the MCAT/LSAT or equivalent examination as determined by Graduate Dean in consultation with the MBA director. Scores should be no more than five years old.
  4. Applicants who have completed and passed all parts of the CPA exam (must submit official copy of license).
  5. Applicants who hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business from an AACSB accredited undergraduate program (including UCA) with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  6. Applicants who hold a degree outside of business from a regionally accredited school with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and coursework which covered the following: management information systems; accounting principles; microeconomics; macroeconomics; statistics; finance; management; human resource management; and operations management.