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We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Marketing. It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

  • Transcripts
  • GRE / GMAT Score Report
  • English Proficiency
  • Two Recommendation letters - Recommendations will only be accepted by submitting them through the online application. We prefer that recommenders be employers who are able to render an opinion on the basis of close, current, and sustained  observation. We strongly urge (but do not require) that one recommendation be from your direct supervisor. Recommendations from friends, family members, acquaintances, and other sources unable to evaluate professional  or academic qualifications for master's study are not acceptable. No more than two recommendations are needed. We require your recommenders to submit the      recommendations online (instructions to do so are provided within the online application). Please note that we will not receive your application until your recommendations have been submitted through the online application.
  • Essays - You are required to complete and submit the Statement of Purpose, along with the required essays (there is an optional essay).
  • Resume

Application Deadlines: Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed on the Krannert School of Management Web page.

Contact Information Mailing Address
Web Sites of Interest
Master's Degree Program
Name: Purdue MBA & MS Programs
Admissions Office
Phone: (765) 494-0773

Purdue MBA & MS Programs Admissions Office
Krannert School of Management
Purdue University
Rawls Hall, Suite 2020
100 S. Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2076, USA

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT):

Additional International Applicant Requirements:

  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 600
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 93
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 22
    Listening: 18
    Speaking: 22
    Writing: 20
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 7.5 or higher will be accepted, with a 7.0 required per each section.

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff.

Effective for those seeking Spring 2019 admission and beyond:

Minimum Paper-Delivered Test - no overall score reported
With the following minimum section requirements:
Reading: 22
Listening: 18
Writing: 20

Pearson Test of English (PTE):
No longer accepted

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