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)Two points of entry:

Business background: Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in business, accountancy, finance, entrepreneurship, management, economics, marketing or similar business degree from an accredited university.

Non-business background: Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.

1 SemesterTwo points of entry:

Business background: 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.

Non-business background: For students’ with non-business undergraduate degrees, Lynda.com workshops will be required for progression. 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)2.55.5 (no subscore below 5.0)68 (no subscore below 14)2 Semesters
Pre-Sessional English2.54.5 or less50 or lessFour-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:
Fall 2019Spring 2020Summer 20202
Application Deadline1July 16, 2019December 9, 2019April 16, 2020
Move-in DateAugust 19, 2019January 13, 2020May 20, 2020
Program StartAugust 20, 2019January 14, 2020May 21, 2020
Class StartAugust 26, 2019January 23, 2020May 26, 2020

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.

General English (Mid-Term) Dates:
Fall 2019Spring 2020
Application DeadlineSeptember 12, 2019February 12, 2020
Move-in DateOctober 16, 2019March 18, 2020
Program StartOctober 17, 2019March 19, 2020
Class StartOctober 21, 2019March 23, 2020

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 Fees:
Total Program DurationTotal Tuition and Fees *Mandatory Health InsuranceTotal Degree Credits Earned
18 months$14,716 – $16,390$67545 **

*Tuition can vary based on semester of entry.

**Pending arrival testing, one additional course may be required for graduation.

Global MBA Master’s Accelerator Program Fees:
Advanced MAPMAP
MAP Program Duration (2018 – 2019)1 semester/4 months2 semesters/8 months
Total Program Length *18 months22 months
Tuition and Program Fees$17,273 – $18,387$25,624 – $26,738
Mandatory Health Insurance$675$2,000
MAP Credits Earned99
Total Degree Credits Required **4545

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.

**Pending arrival testing, one additional course may be required for graduation.

In need of additional English language courses before MAP? Enroll in the Pre-Sessional English program or General English program.
Pre-Sessional English
1 semester
General English (Full-Term)
1 semester
General English (Mid-Term)
8-weeks
Tuition + Fees$8,360$8,360$4,180
Estimated Mandatory Health Insurance$2,000$675$525

* Off-campus housing is available for General 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.

Prepare for arrival in New York City!

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