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:
GPA IELTS TOEFL® GMAT Score Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees
3.0 6.5 (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 Track GPA IELTS TOEFL® Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees Length Progression Requirements
Advanced Master’s Accelerator Program (Advanced MAP) 3.0 6.0 (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 Semester GPA 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) 2.5 5.5 (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
Non-business background
3.0 6.0 (no subscore below 5.5) 74 (no subscore below 16) Any four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a discipline other than business, from an accredited university. 2 Semesters
Country Entry Requirements:

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Deadlines:

Global MBA Deadlines Deadlines:
Spring 2018 Summer 20182 Fall 2018
Application Deadline1 December 14, 2017 April 23, 2018 July 19, 2018
Move-in Date January 16, 2018 May 23, 2018 August 20, 2018
Program Start January 17, 2018 May 24, 2018 August 21, 2018

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.

Tuition & Fees:

Global MBA Direct MAP (International track) Fees:
Total Program Duration Total Tuition and Fees Mandatory Health Insurance Total Degree Credits Earned
18 months $58,785 $2,000 45
Global MBA Master’s Accelerator Program Fees:
MAP 1: Advanced MAP MAP 2: MAP MAP 2: Track 2: MAP: Track 2 (non-business background)
MAP Program Duration 1 semester/4 months 2 semesters/8 months 2 semesters/8 months
Total Program Length * 18 months 22 months 22 months
MAP Tuition and Fees $17,160 $24,960 $35,360
Mandatory Health Insurance $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Total Cost of Degree * $60,720 $68,520 $78,920
MAP Credits Earned 9 9 9
Total Degree Credits Required 45 45 45

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 Academic English
$7,730 $3,750*

*Academic English program’s housing costs for Fall is $4,400

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.

Prepare for arrival in New York City!

Download our Next Steps Guide here and start packing!