Undergraduate degree: 

An undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution, or its foreign equivalent is required.

3.0 GPA: 

A cumulative 3.0 undergraduate GPA (or higher) on a 4.0 scale is required for admission.


A Graduate Management Admission test (GMAT) score that is not more than 5 years old is required for admission.  The requirement for a GMAT score is waived for admitted Carlson School undergraduate students.

English Language Test: 

All international applicants whose native language is not English, regardless of U.S. Citizenship status, must earn a certain grade on an English Language Test.  TOEFL, IELTS, and MELAB tests are accepted.  The requirement is generally waived for applicants who have completed 24 quarter credits/15 semester credits (within the past 24 months) in residence as a full-time student at a recognized institution of higher learning in the United States or other English speaking country.  See English Language Requirements for the required minimum scores. 

Letters of Recommendation: 

Three letters of recommendation are required from persons qualified to evaluate your most recent work and potential for graduate study.  Letters of recommendation are submitted online by your recommenders.  Instructions are found in your online application for admission.