Erivan K. Haub School of Business

Application Process for International Students

Application deadlines for international students differ from those for American citizens, and are as follows:

  • Fall Semester deadline: May 15
  • Spring Semester deadline: November 15
  • Summer Semester deadline: February 15

Saint Joseph's University Fall and Spring Semesters are 14 weeks. The Summer Semester has two sessions that are 6 weeks (classes during the Summer Semester meet twice weekly). You may begin the MBA Program at any semester.

A completed international application includes:

  1. Official Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  2. Two (2) letters of Recommendation
  3. Resume
  4. Application Fee: $35.00
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Official GMAT or GRE scores * (test must be taken within the last 7 years)
  7. Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (test must be taken within the last 2 years)
  8. Proof of ability to pay educational expenses from a bank and an affidavit of financial support.
  9. An official course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate and graduate education
    The course by course undergraduate and graduate transcript evaluation must be performed by a NACES approved international credential evaluation service such WES ( or ECE ( OR applicants may submit original transcripts along with the English translation to be evaluated by the Graduate Operations office of Saint Joseph's University.


  MBA Program - Saint Joseph's University
  5600 City Avenue, MV 284
  Philadelphia, PA 19131

  Fax: 610-660-1599

  • Once we have received this letter, we will be able to process the GMAT/GRE waiver


Translated copies of college records, and language test scores should be forwarded to the MBA Office. Applicants should take note that the minimum language scores are as follows: 80 on the TOEFL IBT, 6.5 Overall on the IELTS, 60 on the PTE, or 550 on the written TOEFL. Completion of the ELS Language Center's English Level 112, including a favorable letter of recommendation from an ELS Administrator, is accepted in place of a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score. Click here for more information about the ELS Center at Saint Joseph's University.

Advisors are available throughout the week. Please click here to schedule an appointment. If you have additional questions, please call 610-660-1690 or email our office.