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Argyros School of Business and Economics

» Full-Time MBA

Personalized Education. Unparalleled Attention.

At the Argyros School of Business and Economics, we provide applicable academics for exceptional outcomes in a personalized setting. Our Full-Time MBA is ranked #74 nationwide, #3 private program on the West Coast and #7 in California by US News & World Report, and #73 by Bloomberg Businessweek. You will be prepared with the skills and intellect to become an influential business leader and advance your career.    

Program Highlights:


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Application Requirements

  • Submit the online application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Official transcript from undergraduate degree granting institution 
    • Send electronically to admtranscript@chapman.edu
    • Send via mail to:
      Chapman University
      Office of Graduate Admissions
      One University Drive
      Orange, CA 92866
  • Official GMAT or GRE score (institution code 4047)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • International applicants must also submit the following:
    • Official TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or Cambridge English Advanced Exam test score
    • Please click here for more information on our international admission requirements

Class Profile

GPA: 3.4-4.0

GMAT: 600-710

Age: 23-28 years  

Work Experience: 2-5 years

Women: 48%            

International: 21%

Program Specializations

Students have the opportunity to personalize their programs by pursuing an area of specialization using only 3 electives. While the specialization will not be recorded on the transcript or diploma, it can be referenced on a resume. Students must meet all prerequisites in order to enroll in a course. Specialization areas are as follows:

Specialization Areas

Content Area

Business Analytics
Entertainment & Media Management
Global Business
Strategic Management


Curriculum includes 35 credits of core courses and 15 credits of electives. 





Competitive Advantage
Financial Accounting

Winter Managerial Accounting
Spring Organization & Mgmt
Financial Mgmt
Business Analytics



Global Business 
Operations & Technology Mgmt

Spring Strategic Management (capstone)
2 Electives


The cost per credit for the 2019-2020 academic year is $1,720. The MBA program is 50 credits total. Please refer to Student Business Services for more detailed tuition and fee information.  

Scholarship opportunities are offered to qualified applicants in varying amounts; contact us to find out more. For additional financial aid consideration and information, please visit Financing Options

Applications Deadlines

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October 1

February 1

June 1

August 1