University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

MAcc Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What is the cost of the Program?
    UVM is unique in that graduate student tuition and fees are charged on a credit hour basis. For specific information of costs please visit Student Financial Services

  • What is the minimum TOEFL score?
    We expect our international students to obtain a score above 90.

  • Do you accept IELTS (in place of TOEFL)?
    Yes, and we expect our students to earn a score of 7.5 or higher.

  • Can the TOEFL/IELTS requirement be waived?
    This is reviewed on a case by case basis. If requesting exemption, please contact us at: In your email, please include your length of time at your college/university, field of study, GPA and your GMAT score(s).

  • Do you accept applications for spring admission?
    Yes, and the deadline is November 15. Please note, a spring start is best for students who have completed all prerequisites other than intermediate 1 & 2. We encourage most students to start in the fall semester.

  • What is the minimum GMAT score?
    The minimum score is 500, however, students who earn a score below 550 on the GMAT will automatically be excluded from receiving any financial assistance.

  • Do you have any financial assistance (scholarships or assistantships)?
    Yes, we offer scholarships and graduate assistantships. You can apply for these opportunities on the Graduate College application. Graduate assistantships cover 12 credit hours of tuition per year and a modest stipend in exchange for 10 hours per week of research or grading; international students are only eligible for assistantships in their second year of study. In addition, we award $5,000 scholarships to out-of-state and international students based upon academic merit. Students who have earned a score below 550 on the GMAT are automatically excluded from receiving financial assistance.

  • Does the Program provide career services?
    Definitely. In the School of Business we offer content through our course work, and connections through our Employer Relations Professional & Outreach Coordinator, as well as through the UVM Career Services.

For any additional admissions questions please refer to Graduate College Application Instructions.

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