The WebMBA program in the Richards College of Business is open to all students who qualify, including international students. Regardless of undergraduate degree and major, any student who has graduated with a four-year degree from an accredited institution and who has two years professional work experience will be considered for admission.
Admission is based on several criteria, including the applicant's score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and undergraduate grade point average. An applicant will not be admitted until a GMAT score and a transcript of all undergraduate courses have been supplied.
To be considered for admission, the analytical writing section of the GMAT must be 3.0 or higher and the total GMAT score must be 450 or more. An applicant must have a minimum of at least 950 points based on the formula: 200 times the undergraduate GPA (4.0 system) + the GMAT score; or at least 1000 points based on the formula: 200 times the upper division GPA (4.0 system) + the GMAT score.
The WebMBA program relies on a competitive admissions process. In all cases final admission decisions are made by the Richards College of Business Graduate Admissions Committee.
Admission to the WebMBA program is based on completing certain documents that are required for admittance. The first requirement that all candidates must complete is the Online Application Form. Once the application is completely filled out, the Candidate will need to pay the $40.00 application fee. This is payable to the University of West Georgia’s Admissions Office (contact information is found below). This fee will need to be paid before the next phase of applying can begin. The next phase entails submitting the relevant documents below. Submitting all documents will complete the application process. Determination of admittance to the Richards College of Business Program cannot be processed until all documents have been submitted.
Below is a breakdown for where certain documents must be sent. Candidates should be proactive in submitting their application and forms in order to assure timely admittance.
Candidates must provide the following admission information:
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA 30118
If you have additional questions, you can contact:
Dr. Hope Udombon
Administrative Director of WebMBA and Graduate Academic Advisor
Richards College of Business
University of West Georgia
¹ Reprinted from the 2015 issue of The Princeton Review's Top 25 Online MBA Programs.
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