MBA Admissions Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is your deadline for fall application?
We have several rounds of application review; for the best financial aid consideration please apply in the earlier rounds.
- December 15th
- February 15th
- April 15th
- June 15th
2. Where do I apply?
For Full-time MBA programs (Troy, NY campus) use this link to our online application.
3. Do you require the GMAT?
We will accept the GMAT or GRE. We do not admit candidates based solely on their GMAT or GRE scores. We strive to compile a diverse group of individuals with a range of scores. If we feel you should retake the test, we will notify you and put you on a waitlist until the new score is received. You can find out where to take the GMAT here: http://www.mba.com/mba. Prospective applicants may also consider submitting the ETS® Personal Potential Index (PPI) to supplement their application. Information about the PPI may be found at this link: http://www.ets.org/ppi/applicants/start/
4. Who is required to take the TOEFL?
English language requirements for international students can be found here: http://admissions.rpi.edu/graduate/international/testing_rqmts.html.
5. What are the tuition and fees?
Fees and tuition costs can be found here: http://admissions.rpi.edu/graduate/cost_of_attendance.html.
6. Do you offer scholarships?
We offer financial aid (scholarship) for a portion of the full-time MBA tuition based on merit.
We also have fellowships for full-time MBA students. One is for students whose emphasis is in manufacturing. The Herman Fellowship is for women with an interest in entrepreneurship.
We support veterans through the Yellow Ribbon program and the GI Bill.
7. What is the difference between an M.S. degree and an MBA?
The M.S. programs are two semesters (30 credits), and are designed to enhance your learning in a specific area of knowledge. We offer five M.S. options:
These options to specialize are also available in the MBA program. The MBA program offers a broad education in business fundamentals, in addition to a specific focus, allowing for a diverse and comprehensive educational program. A variety of student services are available to our MBA students, and, as a result of their degree from the Lally School, possess exceptional career potential. The full-time MBA program offers a variety of funding mechanisms including financial aid based on merit and privately funded scholarships.
8. Who can I contact to get more information?
Program Director: 518.276.6565 / email@example.com.
9. What are the score reporting codes I will need?
*GMAT Score Reporting New Codes: http://www.mba.com
- Full Time MBA: Q69-LM-28
- M.S. Degrees: Q69-LM-56
- Ph.D.: Q69-LM-32
** GRE and TEOFL Reporting Code is 2757