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Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Admission

Master of Business Administration in Operations Management

We invite you to apply to any of our terms (fall, winter, spring, or summer). Once we receive all required application materials, please allow two weeks for an admission decision. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Please review the general information and requirements detailed below prior to submitting your application.

Application Instructions: Degree-Seeking and Non-Degree-Seeking

We prefer that you submit your application form online. You may also download an application form and mail the completed form to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Applicants must submit official transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work. To be eligible for admission, your transcript must show an earned bachelor's degree or a bachelor's degree in progress. Certified copies of transcripts are acceptable; faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official. If you attended Loyola University Chicago previously, you do not need to request transcripts; we have them on record.

If you supply your recommender's e-mail address as part of your completed online application form, then your recommendation letters may be submitted online. Or, your recommenders may choose to mail them to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

We ask that you submit only two letters, no more, no less. Recommenders may be academic or professional in nature.

Please discuss how the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago and our focus on responsible leadership will prepare you for your future career and why you have chosen this program. Your statement should be 2 - 3 pages in length, double-spaced.

Applicants may submit the statement through the online application, e-mail it to gradapp@luc.edu, or mail it to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Official GMAT scores must be submitted directly from the testing service. Applicants program may submit GRE scores in place of the GMAT. Learn more about the GMAT online.

Applicants may submit a current resume through the online application, e-mail it to gradapp@luc.edu, or mail it to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

A $50 application fee is required for applications submitted by mail. If you complete the online application form, the application fee is waived.

Application Instructions: International Students

An official TOEFL or IELTS score report is required for international applicants whose native language is not English. Copies and faxes are not accepted as official documents; we must receive test scores directly from the testing service. The minimum acceptable total score on the Internet-Based Test (IBT) of the TOEFL exam is 90. The minimum acceptable total score on the IELTS exam is 6.5.

This requirement is waived for those who have completed a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree program or those who are citizens of or have completed a bachelor's degree at a recognized institution at which the language of instruction is English in these countries: Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand.

Applicants who completed post-secondary education abroad are required to submit non-U.S. transcripts to Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) for evaluation of credentials. You must request a course-by-course transcript evaluation, and it must show that your non-U.S. education is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree to be considered for admission.

Educational Credential Evaluators, INC. (ECE)
Phone: 414.289.3400

Please request a course-by-course evaluation report and have the official report sent to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Application Instructions: Jesuit Network Students

We prefer that you submit your application form online. You may also download an application form and mail the completed form to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Applicants must submit official transcripts from their current MBA program.

Applicants may submit a current resume through the online application, e-mail it to gradapp@luc.edu, or mail it to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

A letter of good standing from your current director or academic advisor is required. This letter should indicate your standing in the program and articulate the courses you must take at Loyola University Chicago. Additional information may be required.

Application Deadlines

All academic programs in the Quinlan School of Business are on the quarter system, and new students begin during all quarters.

QuarterApplication DeadlineQuarter Starts
Fall July 15 Late August
Winter Oct. 1 Early November
Spring Jan. 15 Late February
Summer April 1 Late May

Application Instructions: International Students

Application Instructions: Jesuit Network Students

Loyola

Quinlan School of Business · Graduate Programs Office
1 E Pearson St, Maguire Hall 204 · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6124 · quinlangrad@luc.edu

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