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GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy

While the GMAT or GRE is required as part of the admissions process, applicants may request a waiver based on their academic performance, quantitative skills and/or professional experience and certifications. Individuals who have already completed a terminal degree such as MD, DO or PhD can request a waiver based on successful completion of their degree.

Applicants who wish to be considered for a waiver can indicate interest in their application. They will be required to:

The Drexel LeBow Admissions Committee will review the applicant’s eligibility after the required waiver materials are received. The decision to waive the GMAT or GRE exam will be based on a holistic review of the following:

  1. Undergraduate and/or graduate major and GPA
  2. Potential to complete graduate coursework, quantitative ability and advanced analytical reasoning skills as demonstrated through professional and/or academic experience
  3. Professional experience and certifications Co-op/internship experience can be considered for those without post-graduate professional experience.

Please note: Waiver requests are only approved for qualifying candidates; they are not automatically granted or guaranteed.

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Please contact Drexel LeBow Graduate Admissions with questions regarding the GMAT or GRE waiver process.

Graduate Office