Video: Part-time MBA Admissions Overview

Watch an overview of the NYU Stern Langone Part-time MBA admissions process. (Video length: 4.17)

Application Deadlines

We are currently accepting applications for Spring 2023. The Fall application is typically available in late November.

Spring 2023  
  Deadline Initial Notification By
1st Deadline September 15, 2022 December 1, 2022
(no later than)
2nd Deadline October 15, 2022 January 1, 2023
(no later than)
3rd Deadline November 15, 2022 Ongoing

Fall 2023 (preliminary application deadlines)
  Deadline Initial Notification By
1st Deadline February 15, 2023 TBD
2nd Deadline April 1, 2023 TBD
3rd Deadline May 15, 2023 TBD

In the majority of cases, we send notifications earlier than the dates above. 

Initial notifications: 
  • Offer of admission
  • Waitlist offer
  • Denial of admission
  • (Interview – but only in rare cases)
More info on Deadlines & Process


We evaluate a candidate’s academic profile, professional accomplishments, and personal characteristics.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Undergraduate Degree - Four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the US or an equivalent degree from a foreign country
  • Mastery of English
  • Visa Eligibility for International Students (Part-time study does not provide student visa eligibility)
More info on Eligibility & Selection 


NYU Stern requires either the GMAT, GRE, or EA (Executive Assessment), unless you qualify for one of the test waivers.
Fall 2021 - Test for Admission % Enrolled Average
GMAT 33% 669
GRE 15% 159 Verbal / 159 Quantitative
EA (Executive Assessment) 11% see below for a score range
Test Waiver 41%  

More info on Tests


Test Waivers

You may qualify to waive the standardized tests if you meet the conditions of one of our two test waivers.
  • Business Major Test Waiver

    • Have earned a four-year bachelor's degree from U.S. accredited college or university in the U.S. 
    • Were a business major (per our approved list)
    • Graduated with a final cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher
  • NYU Undergraduate Test Waiver

    • Have an undergraduate degree conferred by New York University
    • Have earned a final cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher
Please see here for Full waiver details & conditions.

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Class Profile Highlights

Fall 2021 Part-time MBA

Enrollment Statistics
Fall 2021 337

Class Demographics
Female 51%
Minority* 33%
Underrepresented Minority^ 11%
International + 19%
Number of Countries Represented** 12

GPA Average 3.48
GMAT Average 669
GRE Average 159 Verbal / 159 Quantitative
EA Range While a specific average is not available for the class, historically most admitted part-time MBA students score between a 147 - 162 on the exam. 

Work Experience
Students with Work Experience 99%
90% Range - Years of Work Experience 2 - 11 years
*Percentage of US Citizen/ Permanent Resident matriculants who identify as any Ethnicity group except White, non-Hispanic
^Percentage of US Citizen/Permanent Resident matriculants who identify as African American/Black, Hispanic, Native American/Alaskan Native, or Native
+Includes Foreign National, Dual Citizen, and U.S. Permanent Resident
**Includes all countries of citizenship

Full Class Profile Info

Professional Achievements

Most of our students have between 1-10 years of work experience; however, work experience is not a requirement to apply.


  • One recommendation required
  • Ideally from current supervisor
  • Recommender provides an overall rating and 10 skills/abilities ratings
  • Recommender responds to three short answer questions


  • Typically a one page summary, but can be longer
  • Indicate all full-time, post-university work experience
  • A work history in summary form is also required

More info on Recommendation & Resume

Feona Castro

Video: Student Voices

Feona Castro attended Ateneo de Manila University and currently works in Asset Management. (Video length: 3.08)

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  • One required essay (350 words max)
    • What are your short- and long-term career goals?
    • How will the Part-time MBA help you achieve them?
  • You may also submit an additonal, optional essay in case you need to provide a brief explanation for any part of your application.

More info on Essay


  • Provide transcripts from all institutions you have attended
  • You may submit unofficial or self-reported transcripts to apply
  • You must submit official transcripts prior to enrolling

More info on Transcripts

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It’s important for all applicants to carefully review the full details of our Part-time MBA Admissions policies prior to applying.

More info on Admissions Policies

International Students

International students are required to fill out a supplement with information regarding visa status and a permanent foreign address.

More info for International Students

Please note:

This page provides a general overview of some aspects of our program and admissions process. For full details, including requirements, restrictions, and more specific information, please access the relevant links.