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GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy

Applicants may petition the admissions committee for a waiver of the GMAT or GRE based on any one of the following criteria:

  • Five years of progressive work experience, showing both management and quantitative responsibilities, after completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • A completed JD, MD, PhD from a United States higher education institution and quantitative skills, or a quantitative-based master's degree, such as a master's degree in finance, and an undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • LSAT Score of 160 or higher and an undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Successful completion of all parts to the CPA exam and an undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Successful completion of all parts to the PE exam and an undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Driehaus College of Business undergraduate program alumni applicants to the Part-Time MBA with a DePaul cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and two years of professional work experience
  • MS in Economics and Policy Analysis applicants who have earned a DePaul University undergraduate economics degree
  • MS in Wealth Management applicants who have earned one or more of the following: CFP, CFA, CPA, MBA or related advanced degree

All requests should be submitted with the applicant's resume and transcripts to kgsb@depaul.edu. Please indicate your reasons for requesting the waiver and include all relevant supporting documents. Not all waiver requests are granted and students who already have taken the exam will not be granted a waiver.‚Äč