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Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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Admissions Process

The Global Master of Finance program admits one class per year. We want to make the process easy for you and ask that you review and follow the Application Process instructions carefully. Apply now.

Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines for Summer 2016



Notification on or before:
1 October 1, 2015 December 16, 2015
2 January 5, 2016 March 1, 2016
3 March 1, 2016 April 1, 2016
4 *Rolling admissions
*Rolling admissions is only available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.


What does it take to be admitted to Olin’s Global Master of Finance program?

We review each applicant on a number of factors, looking for individuals with strong academic, professional, and extracurricular activities. We base our selections on your past performance, quantitative skills, and communication skills. To ensure diversity in each entering class, we admit students with various backgrounds, experiences, talents, and interests.

  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, comparable to Washington University's four-year bachelor's degree, at the time of enrollment in the GMF program. Most international three-year degrees meet this requirement.
  • Although professional work experience is not a requirement for admission, most successful applicants have had significant internship and/or work experience prior to acceptance into the program.


Applicants to the Global Master of Finance program should have taken microeconomics, statistics, and at least one course in calculus.

Admitted students with no previous background in accounting and finance will be required to take Foundation courses prior to the start of the program. The regular coursework will begin approximately July 1, with Foundation courses beginning approximately one month earlier.


Full-time students 33
Median age 23
Average GMAT 689
Average GRE 321
Average GPA 3.58
Female students 48%
International students 94%
Average TOEFL 101