No GMAT score, No Problem!
Check out the business schools that don't require GMAT
The GMAT score is an essential component for the full-time Masters programs in several universities. In the entire Masters application, in comparison to the other elements such as the essays, recommendations, interview preparation, candidates spend 60-70% of their effort and time in trying to get high GMAT/GRE score in order to improve their chances of being accepted by the top business schools.
Typically a top B-schools average GMAT score is 670 and above .Though GMAT score is not the crux of the master application. The final verdict of your application depends upon how you perform in interview and other factors like GPA, Essays, LOR, SOP etc.
A high GMAT score does slightly titillate the balance in candidates favor as it gives good idea about the aptitude of the candidate.
However there are many business schools that don't require GMAT in USA, UK / Europe and other locations . Also many of these B-Schools are ranked among top 100 schools for Master program by Financial Time.So these are among the best business schools that don't require GMAT.
For someone who isn’t able to secure a good GMAT or GRE score, does not want to retake the exam or does not have the time to spend a few months for taking up the GMAT/ GRE again. These students can try their luck in business schools that don't require GMAT where more emphasis will be on overall assessment of the candidates.
In such schools a lot of emphasis is on your
- Essays/Statement of Purpose
- Letter of recommendation
- International experience
- Work experience gained
Admission requirements for getting into a program without the GMAT
For the universities in Australia and Canada you need either a TOEFL/IELTS score
- a min of 7.0 band for IELTS is prerequisite in those universities.
- A GMAT or GRE is not mandatory.
- In some cases you can even get a waiver for the English courses.
Courses taught in the typical programs are no different than the programs in business schools that don't require GMAT. Typical course topics for an MSc program include organization, leadership, business strategy, macroeconomics, microeconomics, marketing, accounting, finance and global business.
To know more about what courses a college offers you can check the college site or talk to admission director for more information. Also, don’t forget to check the college placement details.
The following are the business schools that don't require GMAT for their master program -
|Sr. No.||College Name||Country||Programme Name|
|1||Australian National University||Australia||Master of Management (MOM)|
|2||Melbourne Business School||Australia||Master in Management|
|3||University of Sydney||Australia||Master in management|
|4||Monash University||Australia||Master of Management|
|5||Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM)||Australia||Master of management|
|6||Swinburne University of Technology||Australia||Master of Business Management|
|7||La Trobe University||Australia||Masters of management|
|8||University of the Sunshine Coast||Australia||Master of Business management (general management program)|
|9||Bellevue University||USA||Master of Management|
|10||DePaul University||USA||Master of Science in Management|
|11||Emmanuel College||USA||Master of Science in Management|
|12||George Mason University||USA||Masters in Management|
|13||Hult International Business School||USA||Masters in International Management|
|14||International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS)||USA||Master in Management|
|15||Keuka college||USA||Master of Science in Management|
|16||Lasell College||USA||Master of Science in Management|
|17||Mount Ida College||USA||Master of Science in Management|
|18||Portland State University||USA||Master of International Management|
|19||Thunderbird School of Global Management||USA||Master of Global Management|
|20||University of Miami||USA||Master of Management Studies|
|21||University of San Francisco||USA||Master in Global Entrepreneurial & Management|
|22||University of Business ILLINOIS||USA||MS in management|
|23||Sobey School of Business||Canada||Master in Finance|
|24||University of Northern Business California||Canada||MSc in Business Administration|
|25||University De Montreal||Canada||MSc in Business Administration|
|26||Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai||China||Master of Management Science and Engineering|
|27||Warwick Business School||UK||MSc in Management|
|28||City University: Cass||UK||MSc in Management|
|29||University of Edinburgh Business School||UK||MSc in Managemen|
|30||Durham University Business School||UK||MSc in Management|
|31||University of Strathclyde Business School||UK||MSc in Business and Management|
|32||Leeds University Business School||UK||MSc in International Business|
|33||Lancaster University Management School||UK||MSc in Management|
|34||University of Bradford School of Management||UK||MSc in Management|
|35||Alliance Manchester Business School||UK||MSc in International Business and Managemen|
|36||University of Exeter Business School||UK||MSc in International Management|
|37||University of Bath School of Management||UK||MSc in Management|
|38||Aston Business School||UK||MSc International Business|
|39||Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow||UK||MSc in Management|
|40||Henley Business School||UK||MSc in Management|
|41||St Petersburg State University Graduate School of Management||Russia||Master in Management|
|42||IQS/FJU/USF||Spain, Taiwan, US||Master in Global Entrepreneurship Managemen|
|43||IE Business School||Spain||Master in Management|
|44||Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management||Belgium||Master in Business Engineering|
|45||Toulouse Business School||France||Master in Management|
|46||Montpellier Business School||France||Master in Management|
|47||ESC Clermont||France||Master in Management|
|48||EM Strasbourg Business School||France||MSc in Management|
|49||EM Normandie||France||EM Normandie Master in Management|
|50||IESEG School of Management||France||Master in International Business|
|51||Greenoble Ecole de Management||France||Master in International Business|
|52||Corvinus University of Budapest||Hungary||MSc in Management and Leadership|
|53||Aalto University||Finland||MSc in Economics and Business Administration|
|54||Nova School of Business & Economics||Portugal||Master in Management|
|55||NUS Business School||Singapore||MSc in Management|
|56||Singapore Management University||Singapore||MSc in Management|
|57||UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School||Ireland||MSc in Management|
|58||Trinity College Dublin||Ireland||MSc in Management|
|59||Dublin City University||Ireland||MSc in Management|
|60||European School of Management and Technology||Germany||Master's in Management|
In case you are keen to start your master program this year and have not been able to get admission into your dream B-schools. These graduates schools that don't require GMAT or GRE can be a good back up options.
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