Get down to business

The UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business is committed to our community, including future students. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the M.S. in Management has waived the GMAT/GRE test requirement for Summer and Fall 2020 graduate program admissions.
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Requirements for Admission

A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a non-business field and:

  • Overall undergraduate grade point average of at least a 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale)

  • Completed application submitted online through the Graduate School’s application system including:

    • Statement of purpose (essay) submitted online as part of the application submission process

    • Letter of recommendation

    • Official transcript(s) of all academic work attempted beyond high school

    • Resume

    • Completion of a college algebra course earning a grade of B or better or equivalent prior to enrolling in the program

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Visit Graduate Admissions and the Graduate School Application for more information.


For International Applicants

In addition to all of the requirements listed above, students must submit:

  • An official score from one of three English proficiency tests. For the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), the minimum score is 83 (ibt). For the IELTS (International English Language Testing System), the minimum overall band score is 6.5.

  • International applicants should refer to the International Admissions website for deadlines and additional admissions information.


Application Deadlines

Though you may apply in any one of the three application rounds each year, we suggest you apply only when you feel your application is as strong as it can be. Once you have submitted a complete application, the M.S. in Management Admissions Committee will review and evaluate it on its own merits and in the context of the broad applicant pool. We will inform you of our admissions decision within two weeks of application submission. Please take not of the application rounds as each round qualifies you for different funding considerations. 

Round Number 2020 Deadlines Consideration
Round One February 14 Admission, Graduate School Grants/Scholarships
Round Two March 20 Admission, Programmatic Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships
Round Three June 1 (Extended from April 17) Final Admission
Round Four After June 1 Admissions Waitlist