Welcome to Goizueta Business School's online application! We require all applicants to apply using our online application. Exceptions to this policy should be submitted in writing at EMBAAdmissions@emory.edu, explaining the need to use a paper application.
Start Your Application
Goizueta requires that all applicants complete our application in full to be reviewed for admission.
For candidates ready to begin, our online application can be found here. It is not necessary to complete your application in one sitting. Until you are ready to submit, you may access it from any computer using the username and password that you create when you begin. When you finish the application, please also send the required additional materials to the below address to ensure your application is complete.
Mail additional materials to:MBA Admissions Office
Goizueta Business School
1300 Clifton Road, Suite W288
Atlanta, GA 30322 USA
An evaluative interview is required component of the application. Interviews are offered on campus for local candidates and via phone or Skype for non-local candidates. The Admissions Directors travel to areas around the US conducting interviews. You may call to schedule an interview at your convenience or select from times listed through the link below.
A one- or two-page résumé containing your employment and education background must be uploaded to your application. The employment section on the résumé should include locations, titles, and dates, starting with your most recent job. The education section should include dates of attendance and degrees received.
MBA for Executives Essays
Four essays must be answered and submitted for your application to be considered complete. (Only two essays are required for re-applicants). Remember to review each question carefully. We consider essays to be a very important part of the application process, and they are your opportunity to show the Admissions Committee a bit about yourself beyond the application itself. Please visit the Essays page for details on the questions and how to submit your finished essays.
GMAT / GRE Waiver or Scores
Many candidates elect to request a GMAT/GRE waiver. Please click here to learn about our GMAT/GRE waiver policy and the steps that are required to be considered. Waivers are only considered for the Weekend and the Modular MBA for Executives programs.
We accept a scanned copy of your university transcripts for evaluative purposes. We do not accept records that you have downloaded for personal use. Acceptable documents must include the university/college name, your name, degree conferred with date (if applicable), grade point average and all courses with grades received. We require transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.
If you are admitted to the program you will be required to submit official transcripts at the time of your enrollment deposit. Please plan ahead.
As part of the MBA application we require two letters of recommendation submitted either online or via hardcopy. We prefer that these recommendations are professional in nature. Please be thoughtful when selecting your recommenders, and make sure that you choose at least one person who knows you well in your current position, such as a direct supervisor, project manager or client.
We require an application fee from all applicants. Applications cannot be fully processed until the application fee is received. Application fees are not waived*. Your application fee varies depending on how many programs you have applied for, and your fee total can be found on the home page of your online application.
Application fees are as follows:
- Applying to MEMBA and/or WEMBA - $150
- An additional $25 application fee applies for 2nd and 3rd program choices other than Modular and Weekend Executive MBA formats.
Paying the Application Fee
You can pay your application fee two ways:
(Visa, MasterCard and Discover -- Debit Cards are not accepted)
Send a check or money order made payable to Goizueta Business School and list your name and date of birth. Please send your check to:Emory University
Goizueta Business School
1300 Clifton Road, Suite W288
Atlanta, GA 30322
2015-2016 Executive MBA Application Deadlines
|Round||Application Deadline||Decision Notification||Deposit Due|
|Round 1||December 1||December 15||February 1|
|Round 2||March 1||March 15||April 5|
|Round 3||April 15||May 2||May 25|
|Round 4||June 1||June 15||July 7|
|Round 5||July 15||July 29||August 15|
|Round 6||August 15||August 22||Sept 1|
Applying in an earlier round allows more time after admission to prepare for the start of classes, but there is no advantage or disadvantage between rounds in terms of admission. Applicants should choose the round in which they feel they can submit their strongest possible application.
Before beginning the application, review the helpful hints below:
Receiving Emails: After first creating an account, an email will be sent to the address you listed with an autogenerated password. This email is usually sent within five minutes of your registration. Please check your junk folder if you do not see the email. For assistance, you may call the Admissions Office (404-727-6311).
- Pop-up Blockers: Disable any Pop-up Blockers running on your computer when completing the online application. Pop-up Blockers may prevent you from creating an account and/or from logging back in once your account has been created.
- Browser: Our application is compatible with most browsers and devices. It works most optimally in Google Chrome.
If you are re-applying within two years of your original application, you are required to submit the information below. If more than two years have passed since your last application, you must complete all parts of the admission application.
- Online application and $150 application fee
- Updated résumé
- A new or updated recommendation
- It is not necessary for re-applicants who have completed an interview within the last year to interview again, but we strongly encourage you to do so.
- Re-applicant Essays - Applicants who have applied to Goizueta Business School in the past should follow the directions indicated in the re-applicant portion of the Essays Page.