Deadlines for Submitting Applications:
- April 15th for International Students
- May 15th for U.S. Citizens and permanent residents
Admission decisions are based on consideration of the applicant's previous academic record, resume, letters of recommendation, responses to an essay question and an interview (if requested by the admission committee). Spaces are limited and we start reviewing your application as soon as your application is complete. We strongly encourage you to submit your application immediately.
We will still start the admission process on October 1.
To Qualify for Admission to the Program:
Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a 4-year U.S. bachelor's degree with a competitive GPA.
A few years of work experience is preferred, but not required.
GMAT or GRE scores are required.
For International students who did not spend 4 years completing a 4-year bachelor's degree at an American, British, Canadian or Australian college or university, proof of proficiency in English is required for admission. TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores are required. For the TOEFL we require a 100 or higher with each band score above 20 is required for admissions. Also, for the IELTS a score of 6.5 with no band score less than 6 is required.
GMAT or PTE scores must be issued directly to USC by the GMAT testing service using the Marshall MBA school code - 389-9C-23. Scores must be from tests taken within the last five years.
GRE and TOEFL test scores must be sent by the Educational Testing Service directly to USC school code 4852.
IELTS (optional): Choose USC from the list of institutions.