Graduate School of Management

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Questions and Answers: Admissions

M.B.A.

What are your application requirements?
Along with your online application, the application requirements include:
  • $50 fee (non-refundable)—can be paid by credit card or by check made out to 'Clark University Graduate School of Management'
  • 2 letters of recommendation—to be submitted online
  • Resume—to be submitted online along with the application
  • Essay—to be submitted online along with the application
  • Official transcripts from every institution you have attended—to be mailed to the Graduate School of Management Admissions Office
  • Official score report for the GMAT or GRE*
  • Official score report for the TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
*For part-time applicants with 3 or more years of professional work experience, submission of GMAT or GRE scores is optional
Do I have to apply online?
We strongly encourage you to apply online. If this is not an option for you, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office.
Is an interview required?
No, an interview is not required. However, we welcome you to attend one of our information sessions or to schedule a personal meeting or campus visit. We also travel to graduate school fairs and host online chats each semester for prospective students.
Will you consider my three-year bachelor's degree?
Yes, the Admissions Committee will consider applicants who hold a three-year undergraduate degree from an accredited international university.
Can I defer my enrollment?
Yes, you may defer your enrollment for up to one academic year after your original application semester. A deposit will be required to secure your admission into the program. After one year, you will be required to re-apply to the program.

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Dual Degrees: M.B.A./M.A. in Community Development and Planning or M.B.A./M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy:

What are your application requirements?
Dual Degree applicants must submit the online application and accompanying application materials.  Submission of GRE/GMAT scores is optional.  View list of required application materials.
Is an interview required?
No, an interview is not required. However, we welcome you to attend one of our information sessions or to schedule a personal meeting or campus visit. We also travel to graduate school fairs and host online chats each semester for prospective students.
Will you consider my three-year bachelor's degree?
Yes, the Admissions Committee will consider applicants who hold a three-year undergraduate degree from an accredited international university.
Can I defer my enrollment?
Yes, you may defer your enrollment for up to one academic year after your original application semester. A deposit will be required to secure your admission into the program. After one year, you will be required to re-apply to the program.

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M.S.F.

What are your application requirements?
Along with your Online Application, the application requirements include:
  • $100 fee (non-refundable)—can be paid by credit card or by check made out to 'Clark University Graduate School of Management'
  • 2 letters of recommendation—to be submitted online
  • Resume—to be submitted online along with the application
  • Essay—to be submitted online along with the application
  • Official transcripts from every institution you have attended—to be mailed to the Graduate School of Management Admissions Office
  • Official score report for the GMAT or GRE
  • Official score report for the TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
Do I have to apply online?
We strongly encourage you to apply online. If this is not an option for you, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office.
Is an interview required?
No, an interview is not required. However, we welcome you to attend one of our information sessions or to schedule a personal meeting or campus visit. We also travel to graduate school fairs and host online chats each semester for prospective students.
Will you consider my three-year bachelor's degree?
Yes, the Admissions Committee will consider applicants who hold a three-year undergraduate degree from an accredited international university.
Can I defer my enrollment?
No. M.S.F. admitted students cannot defer their enrollment. However, there are exceptions. Please email clarkmsf@clarku.edu with your request.

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M.S.A.

What are your application requirements?
Along with your Online Application, the application requirements include:
  • a $100 fee (non-refundable)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • resume
  • essay
  • official transcripts from every institution you have attended
  • Official score report for the GMAT or GRE*
  • Official score report for the TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
*For part-time applicants with 3 or more years of professional work experience, submission of GMAT or GRE scores is optional
Do I have to apply online?
We strongly encourage you to apply online. If this is not an option for you, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office.
Is an interview required?
No, an interview is not required. However, we welcome you to attend one of our information sessions or to schedule a personal meeting or campus visit. We also travel for graduate school tours and fairs and host online chats each semester for prospective students.
Will you consider my three-year bachelor's degree?
Yes, the Admissions Committee will consider applicants who hold a three-year undergraduate degree from an accredited international university.
Can I defer my enrollment?
Yes, you may defer your enrollment for up to one academic year after your original application semester. After that time, you will be required to re-apply to the program.

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