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Graduate Admissions

The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer helps launch transformative careers through nine-month specialized master’s programs and a one-year or two-year MBA. These distinct programs place students at the nexus of innovation and application, where they directly engage with data analytics, breakthrough science, and cutting-edge management research to solve real-world business challenges.

Application Requirements

  • GMAT (preferred) or GRE Scores
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume/C.V.
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • International Applicants: TOEFL (88 or above) or IELTS (6.5 or above). 

Applying to Lally

Lally graduate program applicants apply to either the MBA or individual M.S. programs. Our holistic admission process considers many factors, so we encourage you to submit all application components on time for careful consideration. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at 518-276-6565 or

Meet Your Admissions Team

Charlieann Chacon
Associate Director of MBA/M.S. Admissions

Jarrett Johnson
Assistant Director of MBA/M.S. Admissions


Scholarships & Grants

The Lally School offers scholarships to a selective number of MBA and M.S. applicants when they apply to Lally. All applicants are automatically considered.

Admissions Ambassadors

The Lally Graduate Admissions Ambassadors are available for Lally visitors and applicants to answer questions and provide assistance.