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Application Guidelines


To complete and submit your application, the following application materials are required:

  • Completed online application form
  • A copy of the official results of your GMAT or GRE or GMAT/GRE Waiver Form (please note that waivers are not guaranteed). FALL 2020 UPDATE: We know that flexibility is more important now than ever before. Given this, we will now be considering all Evening MBA applicants for a test score waiver for the Fall 2020 semester only. Should you wish to be considered for a waiver, simply submit your completed online application. If the admission committee determines that an applicant needs to present test scores in order to further demonstrate their quantitative skills, we will notify the applicant upon review of their application.
  • A scanned copy of official transcripts from all universities or colleges, where degree was conferred (NOTE: Virginia Tech students do not need to submit official transcripts)
  • A copy of your resume
  • One letter of reference required (a second letter is optional)
  • Required essay
    • Please describe your short and long term goals, citing your strengths and weaknesses in achieving those goals. Discuss an experience, either professionally or personally, that has had a profound impact on your career path. (500 word limit)
  • Optional essay
    • What other information do you believe is important in the assessment of your candidacy to our MBA program?
  • Academic and professional goals statement (as required for all Virginia Tech graduate students)
    • Applicants are asked to provide a 1 - 2 page, double-spaced personal statement which includes the following:
      • Why do you want to undertake graduate work now?
      • Why at Virginia Tech?
      • What do you expect to derive from your program of study?
      • What do you expect to contribute as a student and subsequently as a member of the profession?
  • A non-refundable $75 application fee


  • GMAT: 600 or better
  • GRE: 154 or better, based on the 130-170 GRE score scale
  • GPA: 3.0

If you have questions about your test scores or GPA, please contact Rebecca McGill, Associate Director of MBA Recruiting, at or 703-538-8497.


Please submit the online application by the dates listed below. All supporting documentation such as official transcripts, test scores and letters of recommendation must be submitted to the MBA program office by the application deadlines.

Fall 2020 Entry

April 1 — Deadline for international applicants

May 31 July 1 — Final scholarship consideration

July 1 July 31 — Final deadline to enter Fall 2020



Spring 2021 Entry

September 1 — Deadline for international applicants

October 15 — Final scholarship consideration

December 1 — Final deadline to enter Spring 2021

View Virginia Tech's academic calendar to see the date each term begins for current and future academic years.