Portland State University

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 1
Application deadline (international students) August 1
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 80
Accepted 65
New entrants 54
Acceptance rate 81%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.25
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 89%
Average GMAT score 560
Entrants providing GMAT scores 56%
Average GRE score breakdown 154 verbal
152 quantitative
4.0 analytical writing
Entrants providing GRE scores 28%
Students with prior work experience 96%
Average months work experience of new entrants 91

Requirements

Application essay required Yes
Standardized test requirement GRE or GMAT
Letters of recommendation 2
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 2
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 80

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Considered
Class rank Not Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Standardized test scores Very Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Important
Interview Very Important
Work experience Very Important
Character/personal qualities Very Important
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Very Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions N/A
Admissions phone (503) 725-8001
Admissions email gradadmissions@sba.pdx.edu
Admissions website http://www.gradbusiness.pdx.edu/graduate_business_programs/online_mba/future_students/admissions

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