Apply to the MBA
North Central considers MBA candidates for admission who possess academic, professional and personal qualities. Applicants are considered without GMAT or GRE scores. To select students the college operates on a rolling admission basis in which completed applications are reviewed throughout the admission cycle.
Students are advised to complete their application as early as possible to ensure timely consideration. Applications for admission should be received in the Office of Graduate Admission by the following preferred decision deadlines:
Summer Term May 2, 2014
Fall Term August 1, 2014
Winter Term November 21, 2014
Admission and Application Procedure
Persons seeking admission to the MBA program must possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university prior to the expected term of matriculation. Applicants are responsible for submitting application materials required for admission, and you can upload application materials here. These items include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Complete the online application.
2. Official transcripts from every undergraduate, graduate or professional school attended. Beginning Fall 2014, applicants will be required to obtain a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with a GPA < 3.0 will be considered but must address this issue and their plans for growth and future success in their personal statement.
3. Personal statement describing how you have prepared for graduate school.
4. A copy of your professional resume.
5. Candidates may also be required to complete an interview with the appropriate Faculty Coordinator or Graduate Advisor.
Applicants who are not United States citizens and/or who graduated from a college or university in a country other than the United States must also submit the following to be considered for admission.
1. An official course-by-course evaluation of all foreign transcripts.
2. Official documentation of English proficiency.
International students are advised to apply at least 60 days before the term begins. Students who are currently not in the United States may need to allow additional time. Applications for admission and all supporting documents should be received in the Office of Graduate Admission by the following preferred decision deadlines:
Fall Term July 17, 2014
Send all application materials to:
Office of Graduate Admission
North Central College
30 N. Brainard Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540