Richard S. Reynolds Graduate School

Application for Admission to the MS in Management Program

Applicants must meet the specified admission requirements to be eligible for admission to the MS in Management graduate program. However, meeting these requirements does not ensure acceptance. Acceptance is determined by the Director of the Reynolds Graduate School of Business in consultation with the Robins School's Graduate Council. Equal opportunity for admission is assured to all applicants subject to qualifications, space, and class-size limitations.

Round 1: December 1

Round 2: February 15 (Recommended deadline for international applicants)

Decisions will be released on a rolling basis after March 15 until all spots are filled.

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  • Completed Online Application
    The online application and all admission requirements are required to receive an admission decision. Applicants are encouraged to contact the MSM admissions team to discuss the application process.


  • Undergraduate Degree in a Non-business Field
    The MSM is designed to provide business fundamentals to those with undergraduate degrees in liberal arts and STEM disciplines. As such, applicants with prior business degrees are not eligible for admission.
  • Unofficial Transcripts

    Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and meet current standards for undergraduate grade point average (GPA). Unofficial transcripts of all college and university work attempted from each college and university attended are required for admission consideration.

    For international applicants or U.S. applicants who attended an international college or university, your undergraduate degree must be the equivalent of a U.S. four-year degree.

    For fall 2023 applicants, the GMAT/GRE requirement is waived.
  • Resume
    A current resume is required and should be submitted with the application.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    Two letters of recommendation are required. At least one faculty recommendation is encouraged. Recommendations from family members are not accepted.
  • Office Visit/Information Session

    All prospective students are encouraged to visit The Richmond MBA office for a one-on-one conversation about pursuing a degree.

    We host regular virtual information sessions during which you will learn more about our program, meet other prospective students and schedule a class visit for a first-hand experience. Register for our next information session.

  • Interview
    After you have talked with us or attended an information session, and your application materials are in, we will reach out to schedule an admissions interview with Rich Boulger, Associate Dean of Graduate and Executive Programs for the Robins School of Business. Interviews are expected to be conducted in person at our offices whenever possible.
  • Application Fee
    The application fee is $50 and must be submitted to our office via check. The application fee is waived for all applicants who attend an information session.