Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee.
As part of your online application, be prepared to complete a mandatory video interview. The video interview is your opportunity to show the admissions committee your personality and articulate why you are a good fit for Robinson. You will have the opportunity to test your system for compatibility prior to proceeding to the final video prompt, but will only receive one opportunity to record your answers. If a second in-person or Skype interview is needed, someone from the admissions committee will notify you.
A GMAT or GRE score is not required for admission.
However, you must demonstrate sufficient quantitative skills as part of your application. If your academic transcripts do not reflect your quantitative readiness, we strongly encourage you to submit test scores.
Please note: the admissions committee reserves the right to request additional materials if needed to better evaluate your application. Also, test scores can be beneficial for scholarship consideration.
- To send official GMAT scores to Georgia State, use the code QCK-ZW-99.
- To send official GRE/MAT/TOEFL/IELTS scores to Georgia State, select institution code 5251.
- For submitting official IETLS scores, select Georgia State University Graduate Admissions.
In addition, Robinson’s Office of Executive Education offers GRE, GMAT and LSAT preparation courses via the Test Prep Academy.
Unofficial transcripts may be submitted at the time of application.
One official copy of the transcript of all college work is required from each previously attended institution if you are subsequently offered admission.
Each transcript must be closed with the institution's official seal across the flap. If an institution's policies do not permit sending official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Admissions – Graduate Programs at the below address.
The eSCRIP-SAFE System
Electronic transcripts from eSCRIP-SAFE are acceptable if your institution is listed as a “sender” (not receiver) of transcripts. “Sender” must be selected for the member type. If a school does not utilize eSCRIP, we will accept official transcripts electronically as long as they are sent by the institution directly to our email address:
Transcript Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Transcript Order Site Name: Georgia State University – Graduate Programs
Mailing Address (U.S. Postal Service)
Office of Admissions – Graduate Programs
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4018
Atlanta, GA 30302
Delivery Address (FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc.)
Office of Admission – Graduate Programs
Georgia State University – Sparks Hall 200
33 Gilmer Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30302
The personal statement provides an opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee and to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance.
In a single essay, no more than 750 words in length, please explain why the Robinson College of Business, and the particular program to which you are applying, is best for helping you achieve your short-term and long-term career goals. You should also address reasons why you believe you would be good fit for the Robinson College of Business and the program to which you are applying.
All applicants must submit an updated résumé. While work experience is not required, it is preferred.
If you have additional information or feel there are extenuating circumstances which you would like to share with the Admissions Committee (i.e. academic performance issues or areas of weakness in the application). Please limit your response to 250 words.
Letters of Recommendation
Although it is not required, you are welcome to submit a letter of recommendation. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope.
A personal interview is required of all Master of Taxation applicants. Once the application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by the admissions committee. If an applicant is selected for a personal interview, a representative from the admissions office will contact him or her to set up a date and time. Only virtual interviews are being conducted at this time.
Want to know the status of your application? Log in to your graduate application to view your program checklist. Once all of the required admission items have been received, your application will be reviewed for minimum admission requirements before being routed to the program faculty for an admission decision.
If you already have submitted an application and are looking for a status update or are following up with supplemental documents, please contact the Georgia State University Office of Admissions – Graduate Programs: