Entry requirements vary by program. See below for details on each qualification or contact us for more information.

MBA Direct Admission

  • GPA: 2.8 or equivalent
  • GMAT/GRE Required: No
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT: 88
  • ELS: Completion of 112
  • Pearson: 58
  • English Test Waiver: Recent degree from accredited university in US, Canada, UK

CLU MBA Pathway

  • GPA: 2.1
  • GMAT/GRE Required: No
  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL iBT: 60
  • ELS: Completion of 108
  • Duolingo: 85
  • Pearson: 50-57
  • English Test Waiver: 2 consecutive years of study in a university where the English is the language of instruction*

MBA Conditional Admission

  • GPA: 2.8
  • GMAT/GRE Required: No
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT: 88
  • ELS: Completion of 112
  • Pearson: 58
  • English Test Waiver: N/A

* Must provide documentation showing at least 2 full years of study. The following courses will not fulfill this requirement: (1) courses in English as a Second Language, (2) courses conducted in another language other than English (3) courses of a nonacademic nature.

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