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Application Fee Waiver

Upon approval by the Admissions Committee, a Full-Time MBA applicant may be eligible for an application fee waiver if they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Official service (US only) to community or country (e.g. Teach for America, Peace Corps, US Military)
  • University of Rochester alumni
  • Partner School alumni
  • Academic/Professional excellence (at least two out of the following):
    • 670 GMAT or 324 GRE (submit Test-Taker results)
    • 3.3 cumulative GPA (submit School-issued official transcript)*
    • minimum of 4 years full-time professional experience
  • Candidates applying for the joint MD/MBA degree at University of Rochester
  • Attendance at an on-campus, off-campus, or online Simon event (provided automatically post-event)

*To be considered for a waiver using your cumulative GPA, you must have a GPA that is on a 4.0 scale. We do not accept self-translated GPA’s from candidates. We will accept GPA’s officially accessed and translated by a credential evaluation service to a 4.0 scale.

To request an application fee waiver, please email a written explanation, along with your résumé and supporting documentation, to admissions@simon.rochester.edu. All requests must be received prior to submission of an application. We will not honor any fee waiver requests once an application is submitted. Requests must be received at least 5 business days prior to the application deadline for which you are applying. You will receive a response via email within 2 business days of your request.