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    Atlanta, GeorgiaLocation
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    2036enrollment
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    Scheller College of Business 2020-2021 Admissions: Acceptance Rate, Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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    In the Fall intake of 2018, around 495 applicants had applied for admission at the Scheller College of Business. Notably, 35% of the total applicants were offered a place at this college. Scheller College of Business is the business school of Georgia Institute of Technology. The Scheller College of Business admission procedure happens through the portals of Georgia Tech.

    The Scheller College of Business offers degrees in BS in Business Administration, programs in MBA degree, and Ph.D. programs as well. The various faculties provided in this university are Accounting, Finance, Information Technology Management, Law & Ethics, Marketing, Operational Management, etc.

    • The average acceptance rate of this university is 35%
    • 10% of the undergraduate students at this college are international students
    • The Scheller College of Business opens for Fall, Spring, and Summer sessions.
    • International students willing to study in the US go through the same application process as domestic applicants. However, transcripts requirements vary with the residency.
    • Students applying by the Early Action application plan for UG courses must submit their applications by October 15
    • The application deadline for the regular decision application plan for UG courses is January 6th
    • The priority deadline for filing an application for financial aid through the “Office of Scholarships and Financial aid” is January 31st.
    • For UG admission, students need to send their transcripts electronically by the Common App or Coalition app or by mail.
    • Test scores need to be sent directly to Georgia Tech via the testing agencies used for evaluation.
    • Work experience of 2-3 is highly recommended to get into the school.
    • For graduate courses, students from unrelated fields of study are also eligible to apply.
    • International students are also eligible for financial aid by Scheller School of Business. In this regard, they need to fill the 2020-21 Georgia Tech Applications for Scholarships and Financial Aid by January 31, 2020.

    Highlights

    Application portal Online portal
    Application fee (nonrefundable) $85
    Acceptance rate 35%
    Average GRE score 322.4
    Average GMAT score 696
    Average GPA 3.6
    Academic Calendar Semester based
    Intake seasons Fall/Spring/Summer
    Financial aid Loans, Grants, and Scholarships are available
    Work experience Required, for graduate programs

    Scheller College of Business Admission deadlines

    Students applying for admission at this college needs to submit their application for admission by the deadlines mentioned below:

    Undergraduate admissions:

    Application plan Application deadline Document deadline Decision date
    Early Action October 15 November 15 January 18
    Regular decision January 6 February 1 March 14

    Graduate admissions:

    Full-time MBA program for Fall session 

    Round Application deadline On-campus interview Decision Notification Deposit deadline
    1 October 1, 2020 October 29, 2020 November 20, 2020 December 17, 2020
    2 December 4, 2020 January 22, 2021 February 1, 2021 March 1, 2021
    3 February 2, 2021 February 26, 2021 March 19, 2021 April 13, 2021
    4 April 1, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 14, 2021 May 28, 2021
    5 June 1, 2021 Rolling Rolling Two weeks after notification

    Executive MBA programs for the Fall session 

    Type of application Application deadline
    Priority application April 1, 2020
    Summer application June 30, 2020
    Final application July 30, 2020

    Scheller College of Business International Students admissions

    The Scheller College of Business offers admission to students from all over the globe if they meet the eligibility criteria set by the university. The university reviews the academic backgrounds of students from the perspective of their respective education systems.

    The application procedure for students is the same as that of the domestic students but international students need to fulfill some extra requirements for applying for admission:

    Application portal: Students need to apply through the online application portal available on the official website of the Scheller College of Business.

    Application fee: $85

    Admission requirements: The requirements enlisted below needs to be fulfilled by the interested applicants while applying for admission at this university:

    • High school transcripts should be sent through any of these options:
    • Electronically via Common App or Coalition app
    • Electronically via other sources like SLATE, Parchment, etc.
    • College transcripts can be sent electronically via any approved service such as Parchment, e-Scrip Safe, etc.)
    • Standardized test scores of SAT/ ACT need to be sent directly to the university. However, these are optional. 
    • For Proof of English Language Proficiency any one of the following needs to be sent to the university - TOEFL (Code:5248)/ IELTS/ Cambridge English Assessment/ Duolingo English Test

    As per the university guidelines, some region-specific requirements are to be fulfilled by international students to secure admission.

    • India: Class X board results and XI internal marks are required at the time of filing the application.
    • French Pattern: Bulletins de Notes (Transcripts) for each year of study completed. English translations of the same are required.
    • British Patten: Transcripts of each year of secondary school completed alongside IGCSE/O-Level results, AS Level results. (3 full A-levels completed before enrolling)

    English Proficiency Test Score for International Students:

    International students need to present the proof of English language proficiency in the form of standardized test scores like TOEFL, IELTS.

    Test Minimum required score
    TOEFL-iBT 95
    IELTS Overall 7
    IELTS (Reading section) 6.5
    IELTS (Listening section) 6.5
    IELTS (Speaking section) 6.5
    IELTS (Writing section) 5.5

    Visa process for international students

    A nonrefundable $250 admission deposit needs to be submitted to the university prior to applying for the visa. After this, the university issues the I-20 or DS-2019 form. After submitting the admission deposit at the Scheller College of Business, students need to apply for a student visa immediately at the nearest US embassy or consulate.

    The student visa allows the students to proceed to the airport only. After reaching the airport, the students are required to meet the immigration officer who grants permission for entering the country if all documents produced, are sufficient.

    Students need to submit the following data while applying for the student visa:

    • Visa application forms from the Embassy/Consulate
    • Photographs for visa
    • Visa application fee (amount varies per country)
    • Receipt for SEVIS I-901 fee payment
    • I-20 form issued by the college
    • Letter of admission
    • Valid passport
    • TOEFL/IELTS Score ( for non-native English speakers)
    • Proof of finance and assistantship letter
    • Transcripts of the previously attended schools or colleges of the applicant, evaluated by authorized agencies

    Scheller College of Business Undergraduate Admission

    This Scheller College of Business offers one major and four minor degrees. The major offered is the Bachelor of Science degree in Business administration. The minors offered are in 4 disciplines namely Computing & Business; Engineering & Business; International Business, Language & Culture, and Technology & Business.

    Where to apply: Online application portal

    Application fee: $75

    Application requirements: The following documents enlisted below need to be submitted while applying for admission at the Scheller College of Business:

    • High school transcripts should be sent through any of these options:
    • Electronically via Common App or Coalition app (Any one of these applications can be used. There is no particular preference of the university)
    • Electronically via other sources like SCOIR, Naviance, SLATE, GA Future or Parchment.
    • By mail (Address: appdocs@admission.gatech.edu )
    • College transcripts should be sent by any of these options:
    • Electronically via any approved service such as National student clearinghouse, Parchment, SCOIR, e-Scrip Safe, etc.)
    • By email
    • Standardized test scores need to be sent directly to the university by the testing agency
    • SAT code: 5248
    • ACT code: 0818

    Or, students may also self report their test scores on the Coalition application.

    Scheller College of Business Graduate Admissions

    The Scheller College of Business offers graduate degrees through the following programs like Full-time MBA, Evening MBA, and Execute MBA.

    Where to apply: Online application portal

    Application fee: $75

    Admission requirements: The following documents are required for a successful application for admission for graduate MBA programs at the Scheller College of Business:

    • Transcripts from each college or university attended
    • Two required essays and one optional essay
      • Why MBA and why Georgia Tech? (Required)
      • Ten facts about yourself (Required)
      • Optional essay
    • Resume (up to date)
    • GMAT and GRE scores need to be sent
      • GMAT code: HWK-54-37
      • GRE code: 5248
    • Letter of recommendation

    Given below are some of the academic requirements for the graduate programs available at this college:

    Requirements Full-time MBA Executive MBA Evening MBA
    Application fee $75 $75 $75
    Transcripts Required Required Required
    GMAT/ GRE GMAT or GRE required GMAT required GMAT or GRE required
    Essay Required Not required Required
    Work Experience Required 5+ years required Required
    Professional CV/Resume Required Required Required
    Recommendations Required (2 letters) Required (2 letters) Required (2 letters)
    Admission interview By invitation only By invitation only By invitation only

    Moreover students applying to this college need to ensure that the final transcripts submitted must be official in order to satisfy the admission and registration requirements of this college. Emailed transcripts will not be accepted. The college takes around 5 to 7 days for processing the applications received and for updates on the admission portal. Documents that are received close to the deadline and those sent by the US Postal service may take up to two weeks to be processed.

    The applicants can track their application by the application for the admission portal on the official website of the college. The college mainly reviews the academic background of the students, the test scores of TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, etc, and the essays and letter of recommendations received by the student.

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