Online MBA Frequently Asked Questions

Classes for the Online MBA start in the Autumn 10 Week Term (September).


Submission of GRE or GMAT scores are optional. Speak with your Saint Mary's Program Advisor if you have any additional questions.

Our 100% online program means you can work at your own pace without disrupting or distracting from the other parts of your life.

Application Deadlines

  • Domestic: August 25th, 2023

Professional work experience:

Minimum 5 years full-time, rich work experience

Academic Preparation: 

Applicants for admission to the Online MBA program must hold a bachelor’s degree. The minimum GPA for admission is a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). 

If applicants’ GPA is below a 3.0 they must submit official GMAT or GRE scores. The GMAT code is: 3HX-9C-97. The GRE code is: 8798.

Required Documentation:

  • Online Graduate Application
  • Non-refundable $50 Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Official transcripts of colleges or universities with a degree conferred (electronic preferred)
  • A resume of relevant business experience
  • Two letters of recommendation from an individual who can discuss the applicant's professional experience
  • Interview with Program Director

***All applicants must complete a 30 to 45 minute online interview with Online MBA Program Director***

Please mail all hard copy application materials to:

Saint Mary’s College of California
Office of Admissions
1928 Saint Mary's Road
PMB 4800
Moraga, CA 94575

You may email documentation directly to Graduate Business at smcadmit@stmarys-ca.edu. Note that we do require official test scores and transcripts.

Yes, we hold information sessions online and in-person throughout the year. You can view our upcoming info session dates HERE.

Tuition for the Online MBA Program is $45,485

Yes, we offer scholarships for all of our Graduate Programs.

Financial Aid is also available. Graduate students are eligible for a variety of loans, including both subsidized and unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans and the Graduate PLUS Loan. To discuss what options may be available to you please contact:

  • Office of Financial Aid: (925) 631-4370
  • Graduate Business Office: (925) 631-4500