Program Details

Admission to the program is highly selective. The program is designed for high-achieving emerging professionals who are driven to be leaders in international business.

Entry Requirements:
GPAIELTSTOEFL®GMAT ScoreQualifying Undergraduate Degrees
3.06.5 (no subscore below 6.0)80 (no subscore below 18)500
(no GMAT required if GPA is 3.5 or above)
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in business, accountancy, finance, entrepreneurship, management, economics, marketing or similar business degree, from an accredited university.

Master’s Accelerator Program:

If you do not meet the minimum requirements for entry into the Global MBA, Direct MAP (International track), you may be offered admission into one of the Master’s Accelerator Program (MAP) tracks. The MAP gives you the opportunity to improve your English-language fluency and your GPA, as well as to take foundational business classes to help you succeed in your MBA program.

For many international students getting a master’s or postgraduate degree, adjusting to life in the United States can be challenging. To make your transition as easy and productive as possible, the MAP at Adelphi University sets you up for success with:​​

  • Academic, English-language and cultural support
  • College credit in foundational businesses courses towards your MBA in Global Business Management
  • Access to exclusive courses and cultural events
Minimum Entry Requirements:
Program TrackGPAIELTSTOEFL®Qualifying Undergraduate DegreesLengthProgression Requirements
Advanced Master’s Accelerator Program (Advanced MAP)3.06.0 (no subscore below 5.5)74 (no subscore below 16)Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in business, accountancy, finance, entrepreneurship, management, economics, marketing or similar business degree from an accredited university.1 SemesterGPA of 3.25 and no degree course grade lower than a B, as well as successful completion of English language courses, and Professional Development and Analytical Skills workshops, seminars and modules.
Master’ s Accelerator Program (MAP)2.55.5 (no subscore below 5.0)68 (no subscore below 14)Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in business, accountancy, finance, entrepreneurship, management, economics, marketing or similar business degree from an accredited university.2 Semesters
MAP: Track 2 Nonbusiness background2.55.5 (no subscore below 5.0)68 (no subscore below 14)Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.2 Semesters
Pre-Sessional English2.54.550Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.1 SemesterSuccessful completion of the Level 4 courses.
Country Entry Requirements:

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Deadlines:

Global MBA Dates:
Summer 20182Fall 2018Spring 2019Summer 20192
Application Deadline1April 23, 2018July 19, 2018December 10, 2018April 16, 2019
Move-in DateMay 23, 2018August 20, 2018January 15, 2019May 22, 2019
Program StartMay 24, 2018August 21, 2018January 16, 2019May 23, 2019
Class StartMay 29, 2018August 27, 2018January 23, 2019May 28, 2019

1This is the deadline to submit all documents stated on your offer letter and are required for both academic acceptance and I-20 issuance. All necessary items must be received by admissions on or before this deadline or the student will be unable to enroll for the intended semester and will be encouraged to defer enrollment to the following semester.

2There is no Summer start for International Track (Direct MAP) or MAP students. Only Pre-Sessional students can start their program during the summer semester.

Academic English (Mid-Term) Dates:
Fall 2018Spring 2019
Application DeadlineSeptember 13, 2018February 14, 2019
Move-in DateOctober 17, 2018March 20, 2019
Program Start October 18, 2018March 21, 2019
Class StartOctober 22, 2018March 25, 2019

1This is the deadline to submit all documents stated on your offer letter and are required for both academic acceptance and I-20 issuance. All necessary items must be received by admissions on or before this deadline or the student will be unable to enroll for the intended semester and will be encouraged to defer enrollment to the following semester.

Tuition & Fees:

Global MBA Direct MAP (International track) Fees:
Total Program DurationTotal Tuition and FeesMandatory Health InsuranceTotal Degree Credits Earned
18 months$15,226 – $15,835$67545

*tuition can vary based on semester of entry.

Global MBA Master’s Accelerator Program Fees:
Advanced MAPMAPMAP: Track 2 (non-business background)
MAP Program Duration (2018 – 2019)1 semester/4 months2 semesters/8 months2 semesters/8 months
Total Program Length *18 months22 months22 months
 Tuition and Program Fees$17,160 – $17,846$25,459 – $25, 958$36,067 – $36,774
Mandatory Health Insurance$675$2,000$2,000
MAP Credits Earned999
Total Degree Credits Required454545

Note: The full duration and cost of the MBA for MAP students will vary based on MAP program track and number of credits earned per semester.

*Total cost of degree and program length are both dependent on a student’s academic performance, course load per semester, and English language ability.

In need of additional English language courses before MAP? Enroll in the Pre-Sessional English program or Academic English program.
Pre-Sessional English
1 semester
Academic English (Full-Term)
1 semester
Academic English (Mid-Term)
8-weeks
Tuition + Fees$7,730 – $8,039$7,730 – $8,039$3,750 – $3,900
Estimated Mandatory Health Insurance$2000$675$525

* Off-campus housing is available for Academic English students on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost for an 8-week stay at EHS St. George is $4,400 and $8,840 for 1 semester. 

Application Process:

Apply online.

You can click here to apply online, or download our pdf application and email your completed application to admissions@adelphi-international.org.

Receive notification of conditional admission.

Qualified students will receive a conditional offer of admission. The offer letter will outline conditions you must complete before receiving a formal offer of admission.

Fulfill conditions of admission.

Conditions of admission include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • A copy of your passport
  • Proof of English-language ability
  • I-20 request form
  • Certificate of Finance form
  • Financial documentation covering the full amount listed on the Certificate of Finance
  • Deposit (amount listed in your conditional offer)
  • Current I-20 and Transfer-in form, if you are currently studying in the U.S. and will transfer your I-20
Receive offer of admission.

Upon admission, you will receive a packet that includes all the required documents to apply for your visa. If you are a sponsored student, you can now use your offer of admission to obtain your full financial guarantee from your sponsorship entity. Once you submit the financial guarantee, you will receive your I-20.

Get your visa.

Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment.

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