Prospective Students

The Wharton School has long been considered one of the top MBA programs in the world. Every year, the Wharton School attracts thousands of applications from extremely talented and accomplished individuals. The Wharton African Students Association (WASA) is committed to increasing the number of Africans enrolled at the Wharton School. WASA recognizes that the application process is very competitive and as such offers a number of resources to African prospective students.

Resources for Prospective Students

a) Mentoring
If you are an African prospective student applying to Wharton, WASA can assign you a mentor to offer answers and advice during the application process. If you want to be assigned a mentor or have any questions, please e-mail us.

b) WASA Prospective Student Discussion Forum
WASAP provides African prospective students the opportunity to exchange information and views on the Wharton Application process.

c) Application Process
For more detailed information about the admissions process please visit the Office of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid.

• Completion of an undergraduate program at an accredited U.S. college or its equivalent in another country.
• Results of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) - (There is no minimum GMAT score) - Wharton's GMAT code is 2926.
• Results of the TOEFL test, if your native language is not English or if you did not complete a degree program in which English was the language of instruction. Wharton's TOEFL code is 2926. The TOEFL Department Code (business/commerce) is 02.
• Completion of the Wharton application.

d) Application Deadlines

Complete Application Submitted By:

Round One: October 14, 2004
Round Two: January 6, 2005
Round Three: March 3, 2005

Response Date No Later Than:

December 23, 2004
March 24, 2005
May 19, 2005

Note: MBA/MA Lauder program applicants can only apply to one of the first two rounds. MBA submatriculation applicants can only apply for the third round.

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