The applicant must complete and submit the following items by the published deadline dates.Your application will not be reviewed until all material is received.
Once you've submitted a completed application, you will be contacted by our Admissions Team about scheduling your final on-campus interview. Applicants from outside the immediate area will be given the option of a phone / Skype interview.
Graduate Business Admissions
Leavey School of Business
Lucas Hall Suite 109
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Please do NOT fax supplemental materials.
Have the GMAT/GRE and TOEFL/IELTS scores sent directly from the test center to the Graduate Business Admissions Committee.
To ask specific questions about graduate business programs, call the Graduate Business Admissions Office at 408-554-4539, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to submitting general application materials, international students should be aware of the requirements below.
All applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree from outside of the United States are required to have their official transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES http://www.naces.org/). We require course-by-course, cumulative GPA, and U.S. degree equivalency evaluation. Exceptions are made for applicants who hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited U.S. University.
Applicants whose first language is not English (regardless of whether your schooling was in English) must take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and have ETS send the scores directly to Santa Clara University, Institution Code 4851, Department 02.
A minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the IBT test. The TOEFL may be waived if the applicant receives a score in the 50th percentile or higher on the verbal portion of the GMAT/GRE or have obtained a U.S. degree from an accredited institution.
Foreign-born applicants requesting student visas (F-1) must submit a financial statement showing adequate funds for tuition, fees, and living expenses for the first year of the program. F-1 applicants must be enrolled in at least nine (9) units per quarter. See the University's website for international students for more information regarding student visas.
If you are accepted to the Leavey School of Business, you need to complete the I-20 Request Form in addition to the Financial Resource Statement and include official documents verifying funds to cover tuition and expenses for the first year of the MSF program. These documents cannot be more than 90 days old. If you are being sponsored by another person, you need to submit a letter or Affidavit of Support from that individual or institution stating that he or she will sponsor you, as well as financial documents in the sponsor's name to show funding for the first year of the program. (Find these forms and more information on the University's International Student website here » )
The University Financial Aid Office can help you locate and apply for private loans. You may visit the Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building near the entrance of campus for additional information. Call the staff at 408-551-1000, or e-mail email@example.com.
International students are eligible to apply for scholarships.
To learn more about employment opportunities for international students on or off campus please visit the International Student Services website here »
Applicants are admitted on the basis of academic ability as indicated by college records and GMAT/GRE, demonstrated career vision in the field of finance, personal and professional recommendations, and motivations to complete a demanding academic program.
MSF applications are reviewed after the deadline (December 1st -early deadline or February 1st). An Admissions interview will be conducted before a final offer of acceptance is made. Admissions decisions are made within 2-3 weeks after the final admissions interview.
A $750 non-refundable tuition deposit is required to secure a position in the MSF program within six weeks of acceptance to the program.