Executive MBA Requirements and Deadlines

Admissions staff consider three questions when reviewing an application file for a candidate applying to our Executive MBA program:

  • Does the applicant have the ability to complete the program? Standardized tests are one way to capture this information and reviewing your academic transcripts from all previous academic institutions you have attended is another.
  • Does the applicant have the aspiration to complete the program? Your essay, resume, and letters of recommendation submitted along with your application will assist us in knowing about your desire to achieve this academic goal.
  • Will the applicant have the level of engagement necessary to complete graduate school while working full-time? Your on-campus interview provides the opportunity for you to make a final decision about us and for us to decide about your candidacy for our Executive MBA program.
Eligibility/Requirements
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Acceptable GMAT or GRE score or approved waiver.
  • At least 7 years of professional work experience.
Application Process
  1. Complete Executive MBA application online.
    Application components include:
    • Profile information
    • 2 essays
    • Contact Information for two professional recommendations
    • GMAT or GRE scores or approved waiver
    • Current resume
    • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work that you have completed. Electronic transcripts are faster and should be sent to ExecMBAAdmissions@mason.wm.edu. Hard copy official transcripts can be sent directly from your academic institution or forwarded in a sealed envelope from you to the following address:

      College of William & Mary
      Attn: Macie Osborn
      Raymond A. Mason School of Business
      P.O. Box 8795
      Williamsburg, VA 23187
  2. Attend an Executive MBA Experience Day. Register for an Experience Day
  3. Complete an admissions interview. Admissions interviews are by invitation only. You will be contacted by the Executive MBA Admissions Office to schedule an interview if you are selected by the Admissions Committee.
Application Deadlines

Round One Deadline - June 1st
  • $100 application fee waived.
  • Eligible to apply for the Executive MBA Charter Scholarship.
  • A special invitation to an exclusive "Lunch with the Dean" for all Round 1 applicants who are admitted into the program.
Round Two Deadline - September 15th
  • The latest we recommend you apply.
  • $100 application fee waived.