Application Process

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, (MBA) or (M.S.).


Important Dates

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis with three different application deadlines.


Application Deadline / Notification Date / Scholarship Notification
Round 1 December 1, 2017 / Notification by February 1, 2018 / Scholarship Notification by February 2, 2018 
Round 2 January 15, 2018 / Notification by March 15, 2018 / Scholarship Notification by March 16, 2018 
Round 3 March 1, 2018 / Notification by April 15, 2018 / Scholarship Notification by April 16, 2018 
Round 4 April 15, 2018 / Notification by May 15, 2018 / Scholarship Notification by May 16, 2018 


Application Requirements (submit application)

The following materials must be submitted via the online application:

The following materials may be uploaded via the online application and used for review purposes only:

  • Copies of official test scores (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE)
  • Copies of official transcripts and evidence of degrees earned, in English and in the native language, of all post-secondary education (including transcript keys)
  • Copy of your passport (international students only)

If admitted, the following materials must be sent directly to the Graduate Admissions Office*:

*Please note: The Rensselaer Success Indicator substitutes for GMAT for applicants with three or more years of work experience. Please contact or to arrange the substitution.

Connect with Student Ambassadors

Connect with current students ambassadors via email.


Interview by Invitation

Interviews are extended by invitation only.