Graduate Studies in Business Application



Entry Date Application Deadline Supporting Materials Deadline*
Fall 2024 July 5, 2024 July 12, 2024
Spring 2025 November 1, 2024 November 8, 2024

International students are required to apply two months prior to the deadlines listed above.

*An application for admission and all supporting documents must be received by this date in order to be considered for the term in which you are applying.


The Berry Graduate Business application is available online; there is no application fee. The online application includes sections on personal, education and program information. A complete application includes the following items:

An official transcript from each college or university you have attended is required. Transcripts must be sent by the institution directly to Berry College. Transcripts submitted by the applicant will not be considered official. If you have attended or graduated from Berry College, you do not have to request a transcript.

Electronic transcripts should be sent to:

Hard copy documents should be mailed to:

Berry College MBA
PO Box 495024
Mount Berry GA  30149-5024

The essay should be in narrative form of approximately 500 words and outline your goals in pursuing graduate study and the strengths that you will bring to the program.

Two recommendations are required. These should be from current or previous supervisors, professors, mentors, co-workers, clients, vendors, etc. Recommenders should be able to evaluate your potential to lead and manage others, personal qualities and interpersonal skills. Do not include recommendations from family members.

You will be asked to provide the name and email address for each recommendation. Each person will receive an email from with a link to complete the recommendation form and/or upload a letter of recommendation. If the email is not received, please have your recommender check their junk email folder.

Include education, work experience (including internships for recent undergraduates), extracurricular activities/community service, technical skills/professional certifications, and other relevant special skills or interests (if appropriate).

GMAT/GRE Requirement

Berry has a test-optional policy and no longer requires a GMAT or GRE score to complete an application for admission. Applicants may choose whether or not to submit scores as part of their application.

TOEFL or IELTS scores

TOEFL or IELTS scores may be required depending on the application.


All applicants will receive an admissions decision via the admissions student portal.  All admitted candidates will receive additional information through the student portal and email.


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