Admission Criteria

Professional MBA students are a diverse group of highly motivated individuals, representing a wide range of professions and educational backgrounds.

To qualify for admission, you must demonstrate the ability to handle the academic rigor of the program and maintain a letter "B" average.

Professional work experience:

  • Professional work experience is preferred, and there are no mimimum years of work experience required.

Academic preparation:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any academic field from a regionally-accredited institution.
  • The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required.

Required Documentation:

  • Online Graduate Application
  • Non-refundable $50 Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Official transcripts of colleges or universities with a degree conferred
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores. The GMAT code is: 3HX-9C-97. The GRE code is: 8798.
  • Admissions interview

International Applicants:

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

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