Admissions and How to Apply

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Admissions Process

The Global Master of Finance (GMF) 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.

Globl Master of Finance Application Deadlines

Fall 2023

Due byNotification on or before

Round 1

September 21, 2022
October 27, 2022
Round 2
November 9, 2022
December 15, 2022
Round 3
January 11, 2023
March 2, 2023
Round 4*
March 22, 2023
May 4, 2023
Rolling admissions
Three weeks after application completion

*Priority deadline for international applicants living outside the United States: Applications may be submitted after the international priority deadline. However, please ensure that your file is complete at the time of application in order to avoid any processing delays.


What does it take to be admitted to Olin’s GMF 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.

Prerequisites, Transfers, and Waivers

Applicants to the Global Master of Finance (GMF) program should have taken microeconomics, statistics, and calculus. Students will be required to take Foundation courses prior to starting the regular coursework in July.

Due to the compressed GMF format, students must complete all courses in the program; course waivers and transfer credits from other universities are not permitted.

Any transfer credits between Olin and partner schools must be a grade of B or higher, except for transfers from SMU to Olin, which must be a grade of C or higher.

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