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GMAT Waiver

While official GMAT* scores are required for admission to all SOM graduate programs, an applicant may request a waiver if the applicant meets any of the following conditions:

  • Any graduate degree from an institution with AACSB or ABET accreditation. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively-responsible, preferably post-baccalaureate, professional work or US military experience. 
  • Graduates of a University of Michigan campus with 3.2 undergraduate GPA or higher. 
  • External certifications such as CFA, CFP, CPA, PMP, or similar
  • Admitted to the UM-Flint DNP or DPT program. 

 

The SOM Graduate Committee reserves the right to require the GMAT or GRE of any graduate program applicant, even if the applicant meets one of the conditions above. The admissions committee will consider the scores submitted, even if the applicant qualifies for a waiver.

 

Please submit your waiver request with the proper documentation to Craig Gomolka.  For questions, please contact Craig Gomolka, 810.237.6676 or cgomolka@umich.edu.   

*Other graduate school entrance standardized tests such as GRE, LSAT are also accepted; equivalent scores are considered for admission decision.

Prep Registration

GMAT Prep Course

The School of Management uses the GMAT/GRE to assess the quality of our applicants and predict their potential success.  The School of Management has always encouraged students to thoroughly prepare for the GMAT or GRE; but now we can help students prepare better through a live GMAT test preparation course at the School of Management. 

The University of Michigan-Flint and the Princeton Review have partnered to help students maximize time and score with a comprehensive in person preparation course covering all GMAT content and test-taking strategies.  Students will utilize the 9-week Princeton Review GMAT prep course that includes 27 hours of live classroom instruction supplemented with online office hours from Princeton Review certified GMAT experts.  Students will go over all the concepts covered on the exam and practice Princeton Review strategies with 10 full-length, proprietary practice tests—the most in the industry.

To receive the University of Michigan-Flint discount of 30% off, please use code UMFlint30

 

May Registration

 

September Registration
Use promo code UMFlint30
Please email Craig Gomolka with any questions on the GMAT prep courses.

 

Prep Course Benefits
  • Extensive personal feedback based on your strengths and weaknesses.
  • 30 hours of extra help with LIVE online office hours.
  • The most realistic computer-adaptive testing practice.

 

Prep Course Features
  • Free Princeton Review test prep material mailed to each student.
  • Hours: 27 hours of in-class instruction.
  • Practice tests: 10 computer-adaptive practice tests.
  • Study tools: Access to an online portal with practice questions, drills and in-depth explanations.

 

Other features
  • A focus on content and strategy.
  • Comprehensive prep for the Integrated Reasoning section.
  • GMAT Hard Math 700+ workshop.

 

Why The Princeton Review GMAT Prep Course
  • $1,000 GMAT prep course scholarship, awarded to admitted School of Management MBA and MSA students. See GMAT Scholarship tab for more details.
  • Personalized attention so you can focus on the areas where you need the most improvement and get prep designed to eradicate weaknesses.
  • The extra help you need with LIVE online office hours with Princeton Review certified GMAT instructors.
  •  Results-driven instruction featuring a unique blend of GMAT content review and test-taking strategies.
  •  Comprehensive prep for the new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT.
  •  The most realistic testing practice with our new adaptive practice tests for the Next Generation GMAT.
  •  This 27-hour course focuses on both content and test-taking techniques. You'll test your skills with the most realistic GMAT practice tests and get comprehensive prep for the Integrated Reasoning section.
     
May Registration

 

September Registration

Use promo code UMFlint30

Materials

The School of Management will accept either the GMAT or GRE. The School of Management does have test preperation and scholarship oppurtunities for students that take the GMAT.

GMAT

Students not utilizing a prep course should consider one of the follow GMAT study guides: 

Students can register to take the GMAT and find additional free material at www.mba.com.

Students attending the UM-Flint/Princeton Review GMAT prep course will receive free Princeton Review test prep materials. 

GRE

Students considering taking the GRE should consider utilizing one of the follow GRE study guides: 

Students can register to take the GRE and find additional free material at www.ets.org/gre.

Scholarships

GMAT Prep Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarship

To be awarded the GMAT Prep Scholarship:

  •  A student must register, pay for and attend the UM-Flint/Princeton Review GMAT test preparation course at the School of Management. 
  • A student must be admitted and attend the University of Michigan-Flint MBA or MSA program.
  • This is an automatic one-time scholarship broken up into the students first two semesters.  $500 first semester, $500 second semester.

 

Dean’s GMAT Scholarship

$2,500 Scholarship

To be awarded the Dean’s GMAT Scholarship:

  • A student must score 600 or better on the GMAT prior to admission to MBA or MSA program. 
  • A student must be admitted and attend the University of Michigan-Flint MBA or MSA program.
  • This is an automatic one-time scholarship broken up into the students first two semesters.  $1,250 first semester, $1,250 second semester. 
  •  A student must maintain half-time status to be awarded the scholarship in each of his/her first two semesters.

Requirements

GMAT and GRE Requirements

The School of Management maintains minimum requirement for students seeking admission into one of the Graduate Business Programs. The School of Management will only consider GMAT/GRE scores taken within the last five years. We will consider the students highest test score. The School of Management will not factor any lower test score in the application review process. Students falling below the minimum requirements are encouraged to continue studying and retake the test. Below are standards for the GMAT and GRE.

GMAT
  • Minimum Score:  450
  • Minimum Writing Score:  3.5
  • Average GMAT, Fall 2017:  536

 

GRE
  • Minimum Score:  146V, 146Q (minimum score can fluctuate with higher/lower V/Q scores)
  • Minimum Writing Score:  3.0
  • Average GRE, Fall 2017:  V151, Q150