MBA Application Checklist

Please note you must submit documents to two different offices listed in A) and B) below:

A) To the College of Business Administration Graduate Business Advising Center (GBAC), submit the following:

1. Mail One (1) Set of Official Transcripts*. (see Transcript Tip below)

If you are a Sacramento State alumni, you need to only submit transcripts not previously submitted to the university.

If you did not attend Sacramento State in the past you will need to submit official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities that you have ever attended (even if it was one class).

2. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Scores

Exam must be taken by the application deadline date. NO EXCEPTIONS. If you take the GMAT within one month of the deadline you must scan and email the unofficial GMAT Scores you are given on the day you take the exam to the GBAC at cba-gbac@saclink.csus.edu

Please Note: GMAT Scores are considered valid for 5 years from the test date. 

NO HARDCOPIES ARE ACCEPTED - SCAN AND EMAIL ONLY

3. Recommendation Form Waiver

Recommendation Form Waiver You must complete and sign the waiver and submit it along with the Recommendation Form to your recommender.          

NO HARDCOPIES ARE ACCEPTED - SCAN AND EMAIL ONLY

 4. Two (2) Recommendation Forms

Recommendation Form  

Your recommender must email the Recommendation Form with your Recommendation Waiver attached directly to the GBAC at cba-gbac@saclink.csus.edu. PLEASE HAVE YOUR RECOMMENDER INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME, SEMESTER AND DEGREE TO WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF THE EMAIL. Example: "Recommendation for Ralph James Smith Fall 2014 MBA Applicant"

NO HARDCOPIES ARE ACCEPTED - SCAN AND EMAIL ONLY

5. Current Resume

Send via email to cba-gbac@saclink.csus.edu

NO HARDCOPIES ARE ACCEPTED - EMAIL ONLY

*Mail Official Transcripts ONLY to the following address all other documents should be scanned and emailed:

        Graduate Business Advising Center [GBAC]
        Tahoe Hall, Room 1037
        College of Business Administration
        CSU, Sacramento
        6000 J Street
        Sacramento, CA 95819-6088

 

B) To the Sacramento State Office of Graduate Studies (OGS), submit the following by the Application Filing Deadline:

 1. On-line CSU Graduate Application

Link to MBA instructions for CSU Mentor Application (for residents) 

You only become an official applicant once your online application is submitted. Click the link above for detailed instructions on to apply to the College of Business Administration’s Master of Business Administration Degree (for residents). 

Please note: Foreign applicants submit a different application. Please see Foreign Applicants section at the bottom of this page.

2. $55 Application Fee

Paid on-line when you file your application.

3. Mail one (1) Set of Official Transcripts (see Transcript Tip below) to the following address:

Please Note: Applicants with foreign documents must visit the OGS website to find out which additional official academic records are required (mark sheets, diploma supplement, Certificado de Notas, etc.). Applicants who attended foreign institutions are required to submit transcripts one month prior to application deadline, in order to allow time for foreign credential evaluation.

         Office of Graduate Studies
         CSU, Sacramento
         River Front Center, Room 206
         CSU, Sacramento
         6000 J Street
         Sacramento, CA 95819-6112

 

Transcript Tip: Have all official transcripts sent directly to your home address. If you keep the transcript sealed it is still considered official. Please then write a cover sheet that includes your full name, contact information and explains in which semester and to which degree program you are applying. Put the cover letter and sealed transcripts from all the universities you attended in an envelope and mail one to each of the offices listed in A and B above.

If you are a Sacramento State alumni, you need to only submit transcripts not previously submitted to the university.

If you did not attend Sacramento State in the past you will need to submit official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities that you have ever attended (even if it was one class).

Please Note: Applications are not considered complete and will not be reviewed unless  all required documents including GMAT scores and Official Transcripts have been received.

Foreign Applicants: All materials, inclusive of TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores, must be turned in to the International Admissions Office. To ensure consideration, international students should submit their material to the International Admissions Office one month prior to the above CBA application deadlines.

For an application and details International students should contact:

Global Education Office
Lassen Hall, 1st floor lobby
International Admissions
CSU, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6012
Phone: (916) 278-7772
E-mail: intlinfo@csus.edu
Website: http://www.csus.edu/oge/international-admissions/Intlwelcome.html

 

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