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 (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.

Taking the GMAT

SCSU has a Testing Center located on the SCSU campus in Atwood Memorial Center. The Testing Center administers the GRE & GMAT examinations. A student may schedule a date to take the computerized examinations. Telephone: 320.308.5456 or E-mail:

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.