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Applying to the International MBA program

Application requirements

Application to the Arcadia-AGS International MBA program is open to those who hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, with a recommended GPA of 3.0. or better.

Additionally, professional experience in business or related fields, although not required, is beneficial.

Applicants are expected to have strong mathematical and quantitative skills, strong verbal and writing skills, and a broad knowledge and interest in economic and financial topics. Transcripts should reflect evidence of completion of accounting, finance and economic courses with a grade of B or better. Students lacking accounting, economics or finance coursework will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may be admitted conditionally into the program.

The Admissions Committee considers applicants from a wide variety of national and educational backgrounds.

How to apply

To apply for admission to the Arcadia-AGS International MBA program, please fill out the online application form accessible by clicking here.

Additionally, please submit:

  • An official copy of transcripts of all previous university-level studies

  • Two letters of recommendation from professors who have instructed the candidate in a degree program

  • International applicants: an official copy of degree certificates, with at least one copy sent directly to AGSBE from the academic institution(s)

  • Non-native speakers of English who did not graduate from an English language degree program in an English-speaking country must submit a TOEFL score (Test of English as a Foreign Language).

  • Current resume

  • GMAT Score Reports (optional)

  • Photocopies of identification card or passport. Non-EU citizens currently residing in the EU must submit a photocopy of their visa or residency permit.

  • An application fee of €100, non-refundable. This can be paid online.

  • Applicants may also be asked to arrange an interview with a member of the Admissions Committee.

Please note that all documents in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by certified translations. Notarized translations alone will not be accepted. Translations do not replace original documents. Please remember to send both.

All documentation submitted will be confidential. Application materials cannot be returned once submitted to AGSBE.

Note: the TOEFL exam is administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). You will find further information on the TOEFL at the ETS website or you can write to:

TOEFL, P.O. Box 6151, Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6151, USA.

Application deadlines 

The admissions into the Arcadia-AGSBE International MBA program are done on a rolling basis. For information about application deadlines please contact Kambiz Zare at

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Danny Padilla Philippines
M.A., School of International Relations
Class of 2000

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