Simon Business School

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Application Process and Checklist

The Application

Our online system lets you submit and manage all the components of your application from one central location. After you have created your account and logged in, you will be able to view the entire application, including the current essay questions. Once you begin the application process, you will have the flexibility to save the portions you have completed and return to the application at a later time. The Admissions Committee cannot access your application until it has been submitted.

Application Checklist

  • Online application form
  • Current résumé
  • One required essay (12-point font, 250-500 word limit)
  • Applicant fun fact (12 point, 25 word limit)
  • School-issued official transcripts, scanned, and uploaded for each college attended (admitted students will be required to submit official transcripts at a later date)
  • Test-taker results for GMAT or GRE, (including Analytical Writing Assessment scores, Integrated Reasoning scores, etc.) scanned and uploaded - view school code
  • Test-taker results for TOEFL or IELTS, scanned and uploaded (all international candidates except those who received a degree from an English-speaking institution) - view school code
  • One letter of recommendation (submitted electronically); a second letter of recommendation is optional
  • $150 application fee. Simon Business School is honored to waive the application fee for active-duty military members and military veterans.

Before you click submit, be sure to view our webinars for application tips from the Admissions Committee.

Admission and Scholarship Decisions

Once completed and submitted, your application will be reviewed by our Admissions Committee. The information you provide will be used to make admission decisions and determine scholarship awards. You will not have to submit a separate application for scholarship consideration.

Admission decisions are made by the date specified for your application round. Please refer to our Full-Time MS Application Deadline Chart. You will receive an email notification once a decision has been made. In order to protect your privacy, the decision will only be posted in your online application. If admitted, we will also let you know if you have been awarded a  merit-based scholarship based on your application.

 
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