MBA FAQ

Quickly and easily find answers to common questions about our MBA program.

  • Is the GMAT or GRE required? Can I submit my application if I have not completed a test yet?
  • Can the GMAT or GRE requirement be waived?
  • What is a competitive GMAT score? Is there a minimum GMAT score?
  • Does USD offer conditional admission?
  • What is the cost of the MBA program?
  • What are the application deadlines?
  • How much post-undergraduate work experience is required for MBA program consideration?
  • Does the School of Business offer a fifth-year undergraduate plus one-year MBA option?
  • Does the School of Business require math- or business-related undergraduate coursework in order to be admitted to the MBA program?
  • Does the School of Business accept transfer students or transfer credit?
  • Does the School of Business accept three-year bachelor’s degrees?
  • Can I have my international degree evaluated after I have been admitted?
  • Can students switch from the Professional MBA to the Full-Time MBA (or from Full-Time to Professional) after the first semester of the program?
  • Can students in the Full-Time MBA program work while they attend school?
  • If I attended USD as an undergraduate, do I need to submit an official transcript with my MBA application?
  • Can I request an interview?
  • Can admitted applicants defer admission?
  • What happens if I am not admitted?
  • Is an English language proficiency exam required for international applicants?