This application process is only for those applicants who hold a non-Chinese passport. Chinese national applicants please click here.

Please review this webpage for a complete overview of the full-time MBA application procedure. All applications are required to go through CKGSB’s online application system, which can be found by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ menu item or here.

Round 1 Otc. 15, 2019 (11:59 p.m. PST) * normally within three weeks
Round 2 Dec. 09, 2019 (11:59 p.m. PST) * normally within three weeks
Round 3 Feb.17, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST) *

normally within three weeks

Round 4 Apr. 20, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST) *

normally within three weeks

Round 5 Jun. 29, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST) *

normally within three weeks

We encourage you to apply as early as possible, which will offer the best opportunity for application success and being awarded scholarships.

Application Documents

1. Online application form with uploaded supporting documents, including:

  • Passport-size photo
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • Photocopy of Degree Certificates & Diploma
  • Photocopy of Identity Card (Double sides) – Chinese citizens only
  • Official University Transcripts (screenshot)
  • Scholarship application documents
  • Application fee receipt (screenshot)
  • Photocopy of Qualification certificate /Awards/Honors Certificates (if applicable)

2. Two recommendation letters (Instructions available in online application system)

3. Official GMAT (60D-KJ-39) or GRE (4456) score report from ETS. *For applicants with conditional offers, please contact the admissions office at for further instructions.

Application Process

1. Submit Online Application

Applicants must fill out application form online and upload required supporting documents

2. Preliminary Screening and Reference Check

Your application package will be reviewed by MBA Admissions Office.

3. Interview

Applicants who have passed first-round review will receive an email invitation to the CKGSB MBA admission interview, which is composed of two parts:

  • Individual Interview
    An Interview Panel formed by a CKGSB professor and the MBA director will interview you for about 30 minutes.
  • Interview with consultant from Career
    Management Center You will have the opportunity to meet our CMC consultant to discuss your career path for about 30 minutes.

Your performance in these two parts will be assessed by the CKGSB MBA Admissions Committee and final decision will be made according to your qualifications and overall competitiveness compared to other applicants.

For overseas applicants, a telephone or video interview maybe selected in lieu of the in-person interviews. Arrangements will be made on a case by case basis.

4. Review & Decision

The MBA Admissions Board reviews your overall conditions, and makes a decision normally within two weeks. You will be advised by both regular mail and e-mail of your application result. It can either be an offer, a conditional offer, a rejection, or on-waiting-list. Scholarship decisions will be made in conjunction with admission decisions.

Applicants without a GMAT score can submit application, attend interviews and obtain a Conditional Offer, which may be converted into a full admission offer after further requirements are met.

5. Offer Confirmation

Once being formally admitted, applicants should pay a deposit fee of RMB 40,000, or USD 5800 (equivalent to RMB amount in current exchange rate), in two weeks to confirm your place.

Download the brochure to learn more about our MBA program and register to speak with our enrollment officer on your application today.