Round 1 October 10, 2016
Round 2** January 5, 2017
Round 3 April 1, 2017
Essay One: We would like to learn more about you. Please answer the following essay question in 750 words or less: “Why you?”
Optional Essay One: If you are not currently employed full-time, use this essay to provide information about your current activities. (250 words or fewer)
Optional Essay Two: Please provide any information you would like to add to your application that you have not otherwise included. (500 words or fewer)
Re-Applicant Essay: How have you strengthened your candidacy since your last application? We are particularly interested in hearing about how you have grown professionally and personally. (500 words or fewer)
How have you progressed in your career and made an impact in your organization? Use this component of the application process to clearly outline your professional experience and accomplishments. Upload a current résumé that corresponds to the information submitted in the “Employment” section of your online application. Your résumé should clearly identify part-time and internship experience, as well as months and years in each position.
Only one recommendation is required for the Georgetown MBA application. We are interested in gaining insight from someone who can objectively evaluate your professional performance as well as managerial and leadership potential. We discourage letters from university faculty, family members, and additional letters of recommendation. A current supervisor is strongly preferred for Full-time MBA applicants and required of Evening MBA Program applicants.
Recommenders are required to submit the recommendation forms online and will receive detailed instructions once you complete the “Recommendations” section of your application. The recommender may submit a letter or performance review as part of the online form
You are required to submit a $175
You automatically qualify for a reduced application fee of $100 if you meet the criteria below:
Members of Women in Technology
Members of the Forté Foundation
Attendees of an Experience Georgetown information session or class visit between August 2015 and March 2016
Interviews are offered by invitation only. Invitations to interview are extended following each application deadline and will continue up until the decision release date. Additionally, waitlist candidates may be invited to interview after initial decisions are released.
Applicants who fit the criteria below are required to upload an unofficial English Language Proficiency Exam score report to the online application.
non U.S. citizens
non U.S. permanent residents
applicants who have not obtained a four-year or advanced degree from a university where the only primary medium of instruction was English
You may choose from one of the following three exams to demonstrate your level of competence in English.
TOEFL – The minimum required score is 250 (computer-based), 600 (paper-based), or 100 (internet-based). Your test result must not be more than two years old. If you are admitted to the program, official scores must be sent directly from ETS to Georgetown University MBA Admissions using ETS Code Number: 5244-02.
IELTS – We accept only academic module results; the minimum required score is 7.5. Your test result must not be more than two years old. If you are admitted to the program, official scores must be sent directly from Cambridge (IELTS) to Georgetown University MBA Admissions.
PTE – The minimum required score is 68. Your test result must not be more than two years old. If you are admitted to the program, official scores must be sent directly from Pearson Vue to Georgetown University MBA Admissions.