GMAT Waiver

GMAT Waiver

GMAT Waiver Policy

MBA Applicants

Applicants to the Rohrer College of Business (RCB) MBA program may have the GMAT/GRE test requirement waived if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • have completed the Business Certificate of Graduate Study, Finance Certificate of Graduate Study, or Accounting Certificate of Graduate Study program with a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.5 or better
  • have graduated from Rowan University or an AACSB accredited business program or a program that holds a well-regarded discipline-specific accreditation (e.g., ABET, CAEP) with:
    • a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher; or,
    • a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher with at least 7 years of professional experience; or,
    • at least 10 years of professional experience
  • hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation
  • have been inducted as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma
  • earned a master’s degree or higher with a 3.0 GPA from a program that holds a well-regarded discipline-specific accreditation (e.g., ABET, CAEP)
  • have completed the MCAT or LSAT or a similarly well-regarded standardized exam and have been accepted to an institution holding a well-regarded discipline-specific accreditation (e.g., ABET, CAEP)

If you believe you meet one or more of the criteria listed above and would like to request that the GMAT test requirement be waived, please contact Tendai Vengesa, MBA and MS Finance Admissions Recruiter, indicating which criteria you meet. You can reach Tendai by phone 856-256-5145, text 856-347-0662, or email vengesa@rowan.edu. Supporting documentation will be required to verify that the criteria have been met before a waiver will be fully granted.

M.S. in Finance Applicants

Applicants to the Rohrer College of Business (RCB) MS in Finance program may have the GMAT test requirement waived if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • have completed the Finance Certificate of Graduate Study program with a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.5 or better
  • have graduated from an AACSB accredited business program and have:
    • a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.3; or,
    • a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 with 7 years of professional experience*; or,
    • 10 years of professional experience*
  • hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation
  • have been inducted as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma
  • earned a master’s degree or higher with a 3.0 GPA from a program that holds a discipline-specific accreditation (e.g., ABET for Engineering/Technology, NCATE for Education)
  • have completed the MCAT or LSAT and have been accepted to an institution holding discipline-specific accreditation (e.g., ABET for Engineering/Technology, NCATE for Education)

*Professional experience will be evaluated by the MSF Admissions Committee.

If you believe you meet one or more of the criteria listed above and would like to request that the GMAT test requirement be waived, please contact Tendai Vengesa, MBA and MS Finance Admissions Recruiter, indicating which criteria you meet. You can reach Tendai by phone 856-256-5145, text 856-347-0662, or email vengesa@rowan.edu. Supporting documentation will be required to verify that the criteria have been met before a waiver will be fully granted.