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The McColl School of Business welcomes applicants who are motivated to succeed, demonstrate strong academic and professional backgrounds and uphold the values of the McColl School and Queens University of Charlotte. 

Application Requirements

Please submit the following items as they become available, and be aware that admissions decisions are made only when all requirements have been submitted.

  • Completed online application
  • $75 application fee
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • GMAT or GRE score*
  • Interview

Additional International Student Requirements:

  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score
  • Evaluated course by course transcript for non-US universities
  • Financial Certification Form
  • Copy of Passport and Visa (if applicable)


All applicants to the McColl School of Business are required to complete the online application including the required essays.

Application Fee

A $75 non-refundable application fee is payable by cash, check or money order only. Checks should be made out to the McColl School of Business. 


The application includes a required essay. Your essay response should be 500-750 words. 


A resume or CV is required. It can be uploaded to the application or emailed to

Official Transcript(s)

Applicants must submit transcripts from any/all colleges or universities attended showing a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. 

Official paper transcripts must be in a sealed envelope and mailed directly from the college or university to McColl School Graduate Admissions, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274. If your college/university uses an electronic transcript format, it should be emailed directly from your college/university to

Two Recommendations

Applicants are required to provide two letters of recommendation. You will provide the names of your recommenders in the application. You should let your recommenders know to expect an email from Queens requesting their letters of recommendation.

Recommendations should be from a current or recent employer, manager, colleague or client who can address your intellectual capacity, leadership style, ability to work with others and business or managerial skills. 


Applicants must submit an acceptable score from either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 

  • GMAT test registration information is available at  
    (McColl School of Business Institution Code: 8QKQB67)
  • GRE test registration information is available at
    (McColl School of Business Institution Code: 3014)

*We now offer a GMAT/GRE waiver on a case by case basis for candidates with significant work experience and/or an exemplary undergraduate record. Please contact the Graduate Admissions Office for details on eligibility as it varies by program. CCP applicants are not required to submit a GMAT or GRE score.

Evaluated Transcript (if applicable)

Applicants who completed their undergraduate degree from an international college/university are required to submit an official course by course evaluation of the transcript. WES (World Education Services) is the preferred resource for evaluations; however, we will consider evaluations from any member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services).

TOEFL/IELTS (international applicants only)

Applicants for whom English is not the first language must satisfactorily complete the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). In lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS, Queens University of Charlotte will also accept successful completion of the ELS Language Center's English language program at Level 112. 

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 550 (written test), 213 (electronic test) or 80 (internet-based test)
  • IELTS: minimum composite score of 6.0
  • ELS: successful completion of Level 112

Program Eligibility

All candidates must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

MSOD and CCP candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of full-time, relevant work experience. 

Just as we offer an exceptional experience to our current students and alumni, we strive for excellence during the admissions process. Do not hesitate to contact the Graduate Admissions Office with any questions.

Admissions Contact:

Elizabeth Henderson

Elizabeth Henderson
Director of Admissions
McColl School Graduate Programs 

O: 704.337.2224
F: 704.337.2594

McColl School of Business
Graduate Admissions Office
1900 Selwyn Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28274

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