Graduate Admissions

GMAT Information

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required for admission consideration to the Master of Business Administration program.

  • The MBA program requires a minimum GMAT score of 470 be posted for an applicant's admission packet to be reviewed by the program.

Other Information

  • The MBA program may consider acceptance of expired GMAT scores.
  • If an applicant holds a master-level degree the program may consider the GRE in lieu of the GMAT.  A determination is made by the MBA director.
  • The GMAT may be waived for applicants who hold a terminal degree such as a EdD, PhD, JD, MD, and DVM.  A determination is made by the MBA director.
  • Substitution of any graduate entrance examination for the GMAT is subject to approval of the MBA director and the School of Graduate Studies.
  • The GMAT exam admission requirement may be waived for an MBA program applicant, if one or more of the following requirements are met:
    • A minimum of five (3-5) years recent full-time, post-graduation, professional work experience involving progressively more responsibility;
    • Prior completion of a graduate degree from an institution accredited by an agency listed on the U.S. Department of Education list.
  • Interested applicants may petition for a waiver by completing and submitting the GMAT waiver form and supporting documents to St. Cloud State University MBA program at Approval for GMAT waivers will be that the discretion of MBA program director based upon all available information regarding your potential success in the program. 

Taking the GMAT

Our Testing Center in Atwood Memorial Center administers GRE and GMAT examinations. A student may schedule a date to take the computerized examinations.

The GMAT is also available at the following Minnesota sites:

Pearson Professional Center
5601 Green Valley Drive
Suite 150
Bloomington, MN 55437
Telephone: 952.831.0640
Pearson Professional Center
7101 Northland Circle Triad Bldg
Suite 102
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Telephone: 763.531.2026
Pearson Professional Center
Washington Dr. Executive Center
3459 Washington Drive, Suite 107
Eagan, MN 55122-1347
Telephone: 651.994.0650
Pearson Professional Center
North Shore Bank Place 4815
West Arrowhead Road, Suite 100
Hermantown, MN 55811
Telephone: 218.279.3084
Pearson Professional Center
Greenview Office Building
1544 Greenview Drive SW
Suite 200
Rochester, MN 55902
Telephone: 507.285.3277

For other GMAT locations in the United States and abroad:
Visit the GMAT testing center locator to find the testing center nearest you.