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CKGSB MBA look for highly motivated, ambitious individuals looking to succeed in a global business environment. Our applicants will have at least two years of solid work experience and an interest in working with or in China. 

Basic Requirements
  • A minimum of a
    bachelor's degree
  • Preferably two years or
    more of work experience
  • A competitive GMAT or
    GRE score
  • A high level of proficiency
    in English

The MBA admissions committee reviews applicants' academic background, work experience, application essays, recommendation letters, GMAT score, and interview performance to assess program suitability with respect to their social responsibility, leadership potential, integrity, initiative, ability to work in teams, logical thinking, and proficiency in analytical and problem-solving skills.

Admissions Eligibility

The MBA admissions committee identifies quality applicants with high potential and strong commitment through a comprehensive evaluation procedure. Applications are accepted throughout the year, and admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Selection is competitive, so applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

ROUNDS Application Deadlines for 2020 Intake DECISION RELEASE DATE
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
Round 6 August 10, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST)* normally within three weeks
ROUNDS Application Deadlines for 2021 Intake DECISION RELEASE DATE
Round 1 June 29, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST)* normally within three weeks
Round 2 August 10, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST)* normally within three weeks
Round 3 September 21, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST)* normally within three weeks
Round 4 October 19, 2020 (11:59 p.m. PST)* normally within three weeks


* Your application must be complete by the deadline in order for a decision to be released on time.
To discuss the possibility of a deadline extension, please contact us.

Student Ambassadors
  • Lina AYENEW

    Industry: Education


    Yale University

  • Dee ZHANG

    Industry: Power

    Title/Function:Project Manager

    Johns Hopkins University

  • Francis WANG

    Industry: IT/Telecom/Hi-Tech

    Title/Function:Senior Seller Consultant

    South China University of Technology

  • Rio RUAN

    Industry: Finance

    Title/Function:Senior Trader

    Fudan University

  • Heidi JIAN

    Industry: Education

    Title/Function:Service Manager

    Tianjin Foreign Studies University

  • Hin LIU

    Industry: Non-profit

    Title/Function:Programme Coordination Officer

    The University of Hong Kong

  • Jay ZHOU

    Industry: Healthcare

    Title/Function:Senior Financial Analyst

    Nanyang Technological University

  • Brandon MENG

    Industry: Finance


    Tsinghua University

  • Joshua YUAN

    Industry: Technology

    Title/Function:Partner/ Product Manager

    Imperial College London

  • Natalie WANG

    Industry: Finance


    University of International Relations

  • Daniel LEE

    Industry: Finance

    Title/Function:Product Manager

    National University of Singapore

  • Ryan HYEON

    Industry: Government

    Title/Function:Lieutenant Junior Grade

    City University of Hong Kong

  • Clément Emile Daniel JEAN

    Industry: Finance

    Title/Function:C# Developer

    Tsinghua University

  • Xinmeng Bai(China)

    Industry: Energy/Chemical

    Title/Function:Process Engineer

    University:University of Pennsylvania

  • Lucas Elettore(Argentina)


    Industry: Consulting

    Title/Function:Chief Operation Manager

    University:Universidad Católica de Córdoba

  • Jiaming FENG(China)

    Industry: Sports


    University:New York University

  • Jason Gi (Korea)

    Industry: Bank & Finance

    Title/Function: Corporate Banking Manager(Company Sponsor)

    University:Chonnam National University

  • Hour LY(Cambodia)

    Industry: IT

    Title/Function:Project Manager

    University:Royal University of Phnom Penh

  • Romain Malandre(France)

    Industry: NGO

    Title/Function: Strategic Planning

    University of Manchester

    Zhejiang University

  • Denise Tay(Singapore)


    Title/Function:Business Development Executive

    University:University of Manchester

  • Kevin Wang(China)

    Industry: Retail

    Title/Function:Information Director

    University:Dalian University of Technology

  • Lotus Wei(China)

    Industry: International Organizations

    Title/Function:Communications Officer

    New York University
    Wuhan University

Student Voices
There is no doubt that China has become an economic powerhouse that the world cannot ignore and will continue to grow and take the lead on many areas globally. Relocating to China to study an MBA became an obvious decision as a means to upskill myself after over 8 years of financial services experience in Australia. CKGSB was the most appropriate choice for me given its reputation, caliber of the professors and faculty staff, along with the extraordinarily diverse background of the cohort and esteemed alumni.

The program thus far has been enriching with many activities within and beyond the classroom along with the school being hands on with the wellbeing and development of the cohort. Throughout the program, I’m looking forward to learning more about China especially in a global context, develop deeper relationships with classmates, alumni, professors and faculty staff and enhance my overall commercial acumen. By the end of the program, I hope to have gained a more comprehensive appreciation of various growth areas both in China and around the world, and be well positioned for the right opportunity upon graduation that are aligned with my passion and skills. I couldn’t be more excited and privileged to be a part of the CKGSB family.
Charlie Chen(Australia)
Title/Function:Acting State Manager, Asian Business Banking
University:University of New South Wales
Student Voices
I am currently sitting in a café in Hangzhou and reflecting on what to write for this testimony. It did not take long for me to shift my focus from the screen and gaze into the breathtaking views of West Lake over windows. Speechless, as the shimmer of light on a surface of tranquil water is a gift from frigid skies. While sipping on green tea, I recall yesterday’s tour at the headquarter of Alibaba given by our alumni. I have worked with many multinational companies back in the states, but these Chinese high-tech companies are always so unique, dynamic, and truly fascinating…

No, I am not writing my travel blog. I want to share with you that my past two months, since I came to CKGSB, has been a rollercoaster ride: constant exposures to new ideas, new business models, challenges, and brilliant mindsets. The program helped me to set my foot in China and provided me with windows of opportunity to knock on Chinese markets.

So, why CKGSB? If you have done your homework, then you should already know about the high-quality education taught by top-class professors at CKGSB. You should also know about the program’s curriculum that consists of in-depth knowledge of Chinese markets, insights, and business cultures. No need for me to further emphasize on the vast alumni network that links individuals with some of the brightest industry leaders. Or how CKGSB’s entrepreneur and innovative spirits push MBA students to another level.

Still not satisfied? Then, let me share one more thing beyond your Google search. CKGSB is the only true private institute (not state-owned) in China that offers a top-level international MBA program. The professors will share unbiased and unfiltered stories about the “real China”. Your classmates will inspire you with honest opinions and intrigue you with diverse perspectives. Don’t judge a country by your media coverage, because it is likely a tip of the iceberg. CKGSB is one of a kind.
Sean SangTaek Oh(USA)
Industry: Automobile
Title/Function: Consulting
University:Cornell University
Student Voices
“There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.” (G.Washington) Lots of students who studied abroad like me, want to come back to China to start a business or help to develop family business have a same problem that we need to adapt and understand the business environment and cultures in China in a faster pace. CKGSB, who represent the best business school in China, combines eastern and western advantages, and provides best professors and global-standard educational experiences. Meanwhile, CKGSB has its own valuable alumni network system which help students to get more opportunities to learn business insights in a integrated way. 14-month study also gives me more time to evaluate myself and restart with powerful mindset.
Huiwen Jin(China)
Industry:Food and Beverage/Real Estate/Education
Title/Function:General Manager
University:University of Toronto
Student Voices
I’ve been inspired by two mentors at work who come from CKGSB since I was 19 years old. Back then I was still at school and I took a gap year to join VIPKID. These years’ startup work experience has shaped my characters. CKGSB, the hub for startups, has entrepreneurship in its DNA. The professors and curriculum set it apart from any other programs in China. Studying at CKGSB will allow me to continue following in their footsteps and obtain systematic business knowledge.

I feel very excited to join CKGSB family and learn from and with the best! Every single one of us has something that we're good at. Every single one of us has something to offer. My life goal is to always become a better person and help more people grow. Through the MBA, I wish I can be a diligent student, a sincere friend and a potential leader!
Gatsby Dai(China)
Industry: Education
University:China Foreign Affairs University
Student Voices
2011, I quit my job at a state owned enterprise to co-founded an NGO that engages to improve youth’s involvement in international cooperation, connecting them with big platforms including APEC, G20, ASEAN, etc. Eight years, we work to shape over 400,000 youth students and women start-ups into leaders with global perspective, who are well-prepared for challenges and opportunities of globalization.

What we do is beautiful, but how to make the beautiful things sustainable, this seems to be the long-lasting challenge that every non-profit organization faces. And I come for solution to GKGSB. CKGBS attracts me with its world-class faulty, cutting-edge research on business issues and the specific China topics on development and its stand in the world. What’s more, its pioneering initiative of involving philanthropy into education courses has made me believe this could be the place to stop, and to restart.
Beth Guo(China)
Industry: International Relations
Title/Function:Co-founder, CEO
University:Beijing International Studies University
Student Voices
As the international business school that understands China most, CKGSB is able to understand stories of different people and recognize unique value of every person. CKGSB doesn’t assess applicants only by the common career path, but believes in the unlimited possibilities created by various backgrounds. This attribute is crucial to people who seek career transformation. From my perspective, the Chinese characteristics of CKGSB is the core competitive advantage that distinguishes CKGSB from other international business school. It’s like a specialized key that can open the door of knowledge about the special market economy of China. Rooted in China, CKGSB also owns powerful international vision and its first-class faculty and resources would enable students to follow the frontier of world development without going abroad.

I believe that CKGSB is my perfect choice to realize my career transformation, which is also a significant change throughout my life. In CKGSB, I can not only harvest knowledge improvement, but also gain relationship building, resource integration and vision expansion. Just as Dean Xiang Bing says ‘to watch the earth from the moon’, I hope to achieve this ‘moon landing’ after my experience in CKGSB.
Xu Hu(China)
Industry: Government
Title/Function:General Management
University:Sydney University
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