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Online Business Program Admissions at Syms

The Sy Syms School of Business offers three opportunities to start the online MBA, MS in Accounting and MS in Real Estate program each year. Consult the academic calendar below to see our upcoming priority deadlines, final deadlines and start dates.

Application Deadlines

TermPriority DeadlineFinal DeadlineStart Date
Spring 2022October 25, 2021January 10, 2022January 18, 2022

No GMAT Required for Online MBA Admission

The admissions committee for the online MBA program believes in taking a holistic view of program applicants. For this reason, GMAT scores are not required for admission to the online MBA program. If you have already taken the GMAT, you may choose to submit your scores to supplement the rest of your application materials.

GMAT/GRE Waiver Available for Online MS in Real Estate

The online MS in Real Estate admissions committee believes that standardized tests are not the only indicator of your potential for success in our online program. For that reason, the GMAT/GRE score requirement may be waived for applicants with at least three years of professional experience. If you have already taken one of these exams, you may choose to submit your scores to supplement the rest of your application materials.

Download the Application Checklist

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Our application checklist is a brief, one-page takeaway to help you successfully complete your application to our online programs at Sy Syms.

Online MBA Application Checklist
Online MSA Application Checklist
Online MSRE Application Checklist

Application Requirements

All applicants to the online business programs at Sy Syms must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Additionally, applicants must submit the following to the Sy Syms School of Business in order to be considered for admission.

Online MBA Application Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Unofficial transcripts from academic institutions where nine or more credits were earned can be submitted via the online application to start the review process. If admitted, official transcripts provided directly from academic institutions where nine or more credits were earned must be submitted no later than one month prior to the first day of class via email to onlinesyms@yu.edu. We recommend this option as it is the quickest and easiest way. If your academic institutions can only submit the transcript via mail, please have the sealed copies of official transcripts sent to:

    Yeshiva University - Graduate Enrollment Management Office
    Attn: Jordana Cohen
    500 West 185th Street
    New York, NY 10033

  • Current resume or CV demonstrating a minimum of three years professional experience
  • Two professional or academic recommendations
  • Application fee: $50 (waivable by the university; contact an Admissions Advisor for more information)
  • Students who completed their undergraduate studies at an international institution may be required to submit acceptable TOEFL scores to demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Applicants who have been awarded a bachelor’s and/or graduate degree from an international higher education institution outside of the United States or a non-English speaking Canadian institution will need to submit a course-by-course NACES transcript evaluation including all official transcripts confirming the degree is equivalent to U.S. standards. An applicant’s international credentials will not be reviewed for admission consideration until a transcript evaluation is completed. All transcripts will need to be submitted from each institution where nine or more credits were earned. If admitted, all official course-by-course transcript evaluations and unofficial transcripts are due before the first day of class

Online MS in Accounting Application Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting or another business discipline from an accredited college or university
    • Applicants with an undergraduate degree from Institution with a 3.0 CGPA or better are automatically admitted
  • $50 application fee (waivable by the university; connect with an Admissions Advisor for more information)
  • Unofficial transcripts from academic institutions where nine or more credits were earned can be submitted via the online application to start the review process. If admitted, official transcripts provided directly from academic institutions where nine or more credits were earned must be submitted no later than one month prior to the first day of class via email to onlinesyms@yu.edu. We recommend this option as it is the quickest and easiest way. If your academic institutions can only submit the transcript via mail, please have the sealed copies of official transcripts sent to:

    Yeshiva University - Graduate Enrollment Management Office
    Attn: Jordana Cohen
    500 West 185th Street
    New York, NY 10033

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 500 on the GRE/GMAT* (Temporarily waived for 2020-2021 due to COVID-19)
    • *The requirement is waived for a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Current resume or CV
  • Two professional or academic recommendations
  • Students who completed their undergraduate studies at an international institution may be required to submit English language proficiency scores (TOEFL or IELTS); these scores should be from within the last 2 years
  • Applicants who have been awarded a bachelor’s and/or graduate degree from an international higher education institution outside of the United States or a non-English speaking Canadian institution will need to submit a course-by-course NACES transcript evaluation including all official transcripts confirming the degree is equivalent to U.S. standards. An applicant’s international credentials will not be reviewed for admission consideration until a transcript evaluation is completed. All transcripts will need to be submitted from each institution where nine or more credits were earned. If admitted, all official course-by-course transcript evaluations and unofficial transcripts are due before the first day of class

Online MS in Real Estate Application Requirements

  • $50 application fee (waivable by the university; connect with an Admissions Advisor for more information)
  • Unofficial transcripts from academic institutions where nine or more credits were earned can be submitted via the online application to start the review process. If admitted, official transcripts provided directly from academic institutions where nine or more credits were earned must be submitted no later than one month prior to the first day of class via email to onlinesyms@yu.edu. We recommend this option as it is the quickest and easiest way. If your academic institutions can only submit the transcript via mail, please have the sealed copies of official transcripts sent to:

    Yeshiva University - Graduate Enrollment Management Office
    Attn: Jordana Cohen
    500 West 185th Street
    New York, NY 10033

  • Current resume or CV
  • Demonstration of a strong quantitative background through academic achievement in quantitatively oriented courses, professional accomplishments or GRE/GMAT scores
  • GRE/GMAT scores (this requirement is waived for the 2020-2021 academic year)
    • Waivers may be granted for candidates with at least three years of professional work experience
  • Two professional or academic recommendations
  • One personal statement
  • Students who completed their undergraduate studies at an international institution may be required to submit English language proficiency scores (TOEFL or IELTS); these scores should be from within the last two years
  • Applicants who have been awarded a bachelor’s and/or graduate degree from an international higher education institution outside of the United States or a non-English speaking Canadian institution will need to submit a course-by-course NACES transcript evaluation including all official transcripts confirming the degree is equivalent to U.S. standards. An applicant’s international credentials will not be reviewed for admission consideration until a transcript evaluation is completed. All transcripts will need to be submitted from each institution where nine or more credits were earned. If admitted, all official course-by-course transcript evaluations and unofficial transcripts are due before the first day of class

Provisional Admission to Sy Syms

While we maintain high standards for admission to our graduate business programs to ensure all students enrolled are equipped to succeed, we may be willing to offer provisional admission to prospective students who do not meet our admissions requirements in exceptional cases.

If you are interested in pursuing provisional admission to the online MBA, MS in Accounting or MS in Real Estate program, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

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Admission Dates and Deadlines

OCT
25
Priority Application Deadline
October 25, 2021
Spring 2022
JAN
10
Application Deadline
January 10, 2022
Spring 2022
JAN
18
Next Start
January 18, 2022
Spring 2022
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