Peking University Guanghua MBA Program
2024 Admission Information for International Applicants
1. Academic Program
*All elective courses offered in both Chinese and English will be open to all admitted students.
Double Degree Programs
Guanghua MBA has established double degree program cooperation with many prestigious business schools overseas. After admission to Guanghua MBA, currently enrolled students can apply to our partner schools for double degree program. Successful applicants will spend one year at Guanghua, and one year at one of our partner schools.
*GSM-Cornell MMH: Master of Management in Hospitality
**ESADE-GSM MBA: Students must submit applications to both ESADE and Guanghua. Students are only admitted in to the double degree program when admitted by both institutions.
***Other Double Degree Programs: All enrolled MBA students can apply for Double MBA Degree Programs AFTER the new semester starts.
2. Application Eligibility
a. Applicants must hold non-Chinese citizenship.
Previous Chinese citizens, including Chinese mainland, Hongkong, Macao and Taiwan residents, who migrated to foreign countries and now apply to Guanghua MBA as international applicants, must submit effective foreign passports or other foreign citizenship documentary proof that are dated earlier than April 30, 2017, and the proof of Chinese citizenship cancellation.
b. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or above.
c. Applicants with bachelor’s degree should have at least three years post-graduation work experience before matriculation day, i.e. September 2023; applicants with master’s or doctor’s degree should have at least two years post-graduation work experience before matriculation day, i.e. September 2023. Applicants who do not meet the above work experience requirements can apply; if admitted, the admission offer can be held effective until the academic year when such requirements are met, but will become void if the applicant does not register for enrollment in that year.
d. Competitive GMAT or GRE score, or attend Peking University Guanghua MBA Entrance Exam.
a.Application Fee: Non-refundable application fee of RMB ¥800 (payable online)
b.Tuition Fee for 2024 intake
Full-time Global MBA: RMB188,000
Part-time MBA: RMB428,000
c.Cornell-Peking MMH&MBA Program: RMB 351,000 for Guanghua part, USD 49,500 for Cornell part. Tuition fees are paid to both Guanghua and Cornell by two installments. Travel and living costs in study in Cornell campus module should be covered by students.
d.Double Degree Program: Pay first year fees to PKU and second year fees to partner school, except for Cornell-Peking MMH&MBA Program. Currently enrolled Guanghua MBA students should pay their Guanghua MBA tuition for two years in full before joining the dual degree program at Cornell.
4. Required Documents
All application documents should be submitted online. A completed application includes:
1) Completed online application form: https://apply.gsm.pku.edu.cn/mba
2) Resume/CV (no more than 2 pages)
3) Degree diploma of bachelor's degree and/or above
4) Transcripts of bachelor's degree and/or above
5) Essays (topics are included in the online application form)
6) Two recommendation letters submitted by referees via online application system
7) Scanned passport page with personal information
8) Official GMAT/GRE score report or Peking University Guanghua MBA Entrance Exam score. The Guanghua MBA Entrance Exam is an alternative option that Guanghua provides to applicants to substitute GMAT/GRE.
9) Certificate of new HSK Level 6 within two years of application deadline - total score above 210 and writing section above 65. (Only required for international candidates applying to the Part-Time MBA Program taught in Chinese)
*All above documents can be submitted via https://apply.gsm.pku.edu.cn/mba, and all admitted students need to mail some of the original documents later.
**All materials can ONLY be submitted in Chinese or English, and the application documents cannot be returned.
5.GMAT & GRE Code (Country code: CHN)
*Verbal, Quantitative, Analytical Writing and Integrated Reasoning scores should all be included.
*To obtain more information, and to register for the GMAT test, please visit:www.mba.com
*To obtain more information, and to register for the GRE test, please visit: www.ets.org/gre
6. Application Procedure
a. Application File Review
The application files will be reviewed on rolling basis. Once the application file is complete, Guanghua MBA admission committee will review the file and decide whether an interview invitation will be given.
For 2024 fall intake, there will be five rounds of applications. An interview will be organized after each round. Each candidate will only be invited to interview once on a round basis.
c. Preliminary Admission Results
The preliminary admission result will be released by email within 1-2 weeks after interview.
7. Official Offer Letter & Visa
Peking University Graduate School will review and confirm the preliminary admission results, and Peking University International Student Division will publish the final admission results and issue the official Offer Letter and Visa Application Form (JW202) by middle July 2023. For detailed visa and other arrangements, please refer to 2023 Application Information for International Students (Master's Degree and Ph.D. Degree)（《北京大学2023年外国留学生研究生招生简章（校本部）》） at https://www.isd.pku.edu.cn/graduate/shushi/detail/5279.html.
Guanghua offers entrance scholarships based on merits, ranging from full tuition waiver, half tuition waiver to various amount of monetary support.
Students can also apply for Chinese government scholarship (CSC). You can visit https://www.campuschina.org/ for more information about CSC scholarship.
9. Contact Information
Attention to: Ms. Su Xin or Ms. Yu Liang
Address: MBA Program Office
Room K02, Guanghua School of Management (Building #2)
Peking University, Beijing 100871 P.R. China
Tel: (8610) 62747265/7266
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