MBA Admission & Tuition

The Olivet College MBA is tailored to accomplished professionals and recognizes the value of your experience.

MBA Admission Requirements

The admission process reflects Olivet College’s efforts to clearly identify the performance standards that can help predict student success in graduate-level study. Requirements for admission emphasize academic ability, contributory work experience, and personal qualities and characteristics, and include having earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.


The Application Process

Applicants to the Olivet College MBA program must submit the following materials:

  • A formal application through the College’s online application system.
  • An official transcript indicating completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. *
  • A professional resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation sent directly from the reviewer to Olivet College discussing the applicant’s ability, talent and aptitude for graduate study.
  • A personal essay discussing the applicant’s commitment to professional growth and development through the graduate program and discussing the applicant’s ability, talent and aptitude for graduate study.
  • *Should the cumulative GPA for the bachelor’s degree be lower than a 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, an official GMAT or GRE score or waiver request, as discussed below, will be evaluated in conjunction with other preparedness materials.

Waiver of GMAT or GRE

Applicants may request a waiver of the GMAT or GRE requirement if he or she qualifies either academically or professionally by meeting either of the following two conditions:

  • Applicant has a minimum of two years of post-baccalaureate professional experience or US military experience; or
  • Applicant has earned professional designations such as CPCU®, CPA®, CFA®.
  • Academic waivers may be granted in cases where courses in undergraduate business or other graduate programs have been completed.

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MBA Tuition & Fees

Master of Business Administration $904 per credit hour
Technology Fee per semester $115

Financial Aid

Graduate students are able to use Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans to help pay for their college expenses. If you have questions regarding student loans or would like assistance in applying for them, contact the Student Services Office at Olivet College at 269-749-7645, they will be happy to assist you.

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