Application Requirements

I. All applicants with nationally recognized bachelor's degree are required to have full-time work experience of three years or longer by July 2022.

II. All applicants with nationally recognized master's or doctoral degree are required to have full-time work experience of two years or longer by July 2022.

(Including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and international applicants)

Entrance Requirements

After submitting required application materials and passing the evaluation, an applicant will be invited for interviews. Applicants who pass the individual interview in Chinese with the PBC School of Finance, at Tsinghua University and the group interview in English with the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, at Cornell University, will be offered the admission. Applicants from mainland China will qualify for admission after passing the national MBA entrance examination with a national A class score. (Applicants from Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan must take the 2022 MBA Admissions Examination and meet the test score requirements of the recruiting unit. International applicants must submit GMAT or GRE scores to the Johnson Graduate School of Management.)

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all program modules, the required credits, and pass the thesis defense. Before graduating, students must submit English language test scores, with a minimum TOFEL score of 100 or a minimum IELTS score of 7. 

Students who meet the following requirements do not need to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores:

1. Completing a bachelor’s degree in a country where English is the native language.

2. Completing a master’s or doctoral degree  (two-year or longer) taught in English.

Please note: This exemption does not apply to 1-year or 1.5-year master’s programs taught in English.

The final approval of the English language exemption is determined by the Review Commission of the Cornell-Tsinghua Dual Degree Finance MBA program.

 



February 27th
April to September
October
End of December
2022
April
September
Application Start
Admission Interviews in Chinese and in English
MBA Entrance Examination Applications are Due 
2022 National MBA Entrance Examination
Release of Admission Results
Semester Start
 
Notes :
For application and test schedules for the National MBA Entrance Examination, please refer to the official webpage. Officially enrolled students must provide TOEFL 100 / IELTS 7.0 before graduation.
Requirement for exemption from English tests:
Students who meet the following requirements do not need to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores: 
1. Completing a bachelor's degree in a country where English is the native language.
2. Completing a master's or a doctoral degree (two-year or longer) taught in English.
※Please note: This exemption does not apply to 1-year or 1.5-year master’s programs taught in English.
※The final approval of the English language exception is determined by the Review Commission of the Cornell-Tsinghua Dual Degree Finance MBA program.
Interview Arrangement
Application Batch Materials Submission Deadline Joint Interview Schedules Apply NOW
Batch 1 Apr. 2 Jun. 19 - 20 Completed
Batch 2 Jun. 18 Sep. 2 - 5 Completed
Batch 3 Sep. 3 Sep. 23 - 26 Completed
Batch 4 Nov. 12 Nov. 27-28
(only for students from non-mainland China)
Completed

Individual interviews in Chinese will be conducted in question-answer format, about 20 minutes per person.

Group interviews in English will be conducted in leaderless group discussion format, about 60 minutes for each group.