MBA Admission

Admission Requirements

To succeed in the Hong Kong MBA, you need strong academic ability and experience in the world of business.

The following key areas are reviewed in determining eligibility for the program.

Academic record—Your academic record should clearly demonstrate your ability to complete a rigorous academic program. We consider the difficulty of your major and the reputation of your previous institution, as well as your grade-point average. A bachelor's degree is required. A GMAT score may required if the admission committee feels the academic record is not sufficiently strong to indicate the ability to complete the program.

Work experience—To gain the most benefit from the program, our students need to understand life in the business world. We expect you to have at least four years of full-time work experience. We also look for professional experiences that show your ability to succeed in the business environment.

Leadership—Your leadership potential should be evident through involvement in community and special activities as well as achievements in the workplace.

Communication—All classes are taught in English. Evidence of ability to communicate in English is required. Candidates must also participate in an admission interview with a representative of the Tippie College of Business.

Application Procedure

To be considered for admission to the Hong Kong MBA, you must submit a complete portfolio of documents for evaluation. This consists of the following materials:

Completed application form—Complete the entire application form clearly and legibly, giving accurate, up-to-date information.

Academic record—Submit official marks sheets and degree certificate from all academic institutions attended. If documents are not in English, translations must also be submitted.

Resume—The resume should outline your education, work experience (including dates of employment), and professional development.

Two letters of recommendation—Submit two letters of recommendation from professional references, such as a current supervisor. The comments should focus on your professional achievements and career potential.

Personal statement—The statement should describe your reasons for pursuing the MBA and your personal goals. Exlain why you would like to pursue an MBA at this time and highlight your personal experience and accomplishments.

Non-refundable application fee of HK$800—Checks should be made payable to "CEG (Asia) Ltd."

Interview—Candidates must also participate in an admission interview with a representative of the Tippie College of Business.