MTA Admission

Application Requirements

Essay/Statement of Purpose

  • One essay. In an essay limited to 500 words, discuss your long-term and short-term professional objectives and how your past experiences have contributed to and defined these objectives. Include in your statement why you want to pursue a graduate business degree at this point in time. If any include related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not previously mentioned in the application.

Additional Application Requirements

Transcripts

  • All admitted students will be required to submit official, sealed academic transcripts with proof of their bachelor’s degree. There is no need to submit transcripts at the time when you first apply; you may do so after admission. Once admitted, please submit transcripts from all of the colleges and/or universities you have attended, whether or not a degree program was completed or the credits appear as transfer credits on another transcript.

    International applicants should upload the English-language version of their transcripts or a copy of a credentialed evaluation. For a list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services, please visit nacs.org.

Standardized Test Scores

  • GMAT Score or GRE Score*: Test date must be within past five years. GMAT code: QK4-4F-40; GRE code: 5246

    *Applicants are welcome to request a GMAT/GRE waiver which will be at the discretion of the Admissions Committee. Several factors are considered in the review of a waiver request, including the rigor of prior undergraduate and graduate coursework, academic performance, evidence of quantitative and analytical skills, prior work experience, current job responsibilities, and professional certifications. Applicants must submit a completed application in order to be considered for a waiver. Please include a brief summary in your application that outlines why you believe you are qualified for the test score waiver. Note that this is not a promise to waive your GMAT requirement, but rather an option for you to request a waiver of this requirement. Please contact [email protected] for more details. Not eligible for a test waiver? George Washington University applicants can benefit from 10% off any Kaplan GMAT or GRE preparation course. Use discount code GWUSB10.

Recommendation Letters

  • Two recommendation letters from a combination of academic and professional settings. The process for requesting and submitting online recommendations is detailed in the Graduate Application Center.

International Applicants

  • English language evaluation
    Applicants who have not completed a degree in a country in which English is the principal language must submit one of the following: an official TOEFL score of at least 80 (internet-based test) or 550 (paper-based test), an official IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual band score below 5.5, or a PTE Academic Score of at least 53. Test date must be within the past two years. TOEFL code: 5246. TOEFL exemptions can be found here.
  • Transcript evaluation
    All students who attended an institution outside of the United States must provide a detailed, course-by-course transcript evaluation. This evaluation is not just an English translation, but a document provided by an accredited evaluating agency that shows all grades, course titles, credit hours, United States degree equivalency, grade-point average (GPA), and date of degree conferral. A list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services is available through the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Credentials evaluations are also accepted from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).

Admitted Student Profile

While we do not have minimum requirements for test scores, GPA or work experience, our program does attract top academic and professional talent. Statistics from the most recent admission period are as follows:

  • Average GPA: 3.4
  • Percentage Female: 76%
  • Percentage International: 53%
  • Average Age: 26

Application Deadlines

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates seeking financial assistance and international students requiring visas are encouraged to apply early. Only completed applications, with all required materials, will be considered for admission.

Please note: Only the Master of Accountancy (MAccy) program is accepting applications for Summer 2020. No other degree or graduate certificate program has a Summer 2020 enrollment option.

 

Spring

Summer

Fall

Early Action

N/A

N/A

N/A

Round 1

N/A

1/15/20

1/15/20

Round 2

N/A

3/1/20

3/1/20

Round 3

N/A

5/15/20

5/15/20

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