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Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions

What are the requirements for application?
How do I apply?
When can I apply?
May I submit my application if I have not taken the GMAT and / or TOEFL?
Do you accept transfer credits? 

About the Program

When do classes start?
Do you offer an MBA for working professionals?
Is your program accredited?
Do you offer specialization in your program?
Where is the School of Business and Leadership located?
How can I schedule a visit? 

Finances

How much is tuition?
Is financial aid available?
Is financial aid available to international students? 


Admissions

What are the requirements for applications?

To be considered for admission, you will need to complete our online application.

Official transcripts of all undergraduate work must be forwarded to us directly from your undergraduate institution(s) in a sealed envelope. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required. In addition to the application and transcript(s), you must also submit a personal statement. Personal statements should be no longer than four (4) pages in length and address issues related to professional and/or personal accomplishments and aspirations. Prior to final acceptance, a personal interview must be scheduled. Your application and transcript should be on file in our office at the time the interview is scheduled. At present the GMAT is not required.

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How do I apply?

Please apply online.

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When can I apply?

You may submit an application any time. Due to our small class size, we encourage early application.

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May I submit my application if I have not taken the GMAT and/or TOEFL?

Yes. We do not require the GMAT exam. We require a TOEFL if you reside in the country where English is not commonly spoken and if none of your undergraduate coursework was in English.

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Do you accept transfer credits?

No. All graduate coursework must be completed in residence at the University of Charleston.

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About the Program

When do classes start?

Classes for incoming and returning MBA students begin August 2014.

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Do you offer an MBA?

The Graduate School of Business at the University of Charleston offers a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) for working professionals. The program is offered on the weekend. 

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Is your program accredited?

The University of Charleston is accredited by Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Do you offer specialization in your program?

No. We offer a general MBA with emphasis on entrepreneurship, leadership, communication, and global commerce.

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Where is the School of Business and Leadership located?

The School of Business and Leadership is located in the business district of downtown Charleston. We are housed on the second floor of the Equities House, a professional building located at 900 Virginia Street, East, Charleston, WV 25301.

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How can I schedule a visit?

To schedule a visit, please call 304-357-4373 or e-mail Cheryl Fout at cherylfout@ucwv.edu.

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Finances

How much is tuition?

Learn about tuition and fees.

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Is financial aid available?

Graduate student loans are available from a variety of sources. Please see our financial aid page for additional information. Several fellowships are available for incoming MBA students. Additionally, a limited number of student assistantships are available. More information is available upon request.

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Is financial aid available to international students?

International students may receive financial aid only if they are eligible for aid from the United States Federal Government.

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Contact Information

MBAL Program Coordinator

Dr. David L. Luechauer, Ph.D.
Professor & Cecil I. Walker Chair of Management
304-357-4757
davidluechauer@ucwv.edu 

School of Business
900 Virginia Street, East
Charleston, WV 25301

Dr. Scott Bellamy, MBA
Dean of the School of Business
304-720-6696
scottbellamy@ucwv.edu 

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