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Oklahoma State University
Watson Graduate School of Management

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University


Semester Application Deadline Semester Application Deadline
U.S. Citizens or Applicants who reside within the U.S. International applicants who reside outside the U.S.
Fall 2019 July 1, 2019 Fall 2019 March 1, 2019
Spring 2019 November 1, 2018 Spring 2019 August 1, 2018

All applicants to the MSE program must submit a full application as outlined below, and should indicate on the online application form their preferred enrollment (options are on-campus in Stillwater or via online learning/online).

All application materials—including transcripts –must be received by the Graduate College prior to the published deadlines in order to be reviewed for admission. Applications that are incomplete after the deadline will not be reviewed.

Application Requirements

  • Graduate College application form
  • Three names and email addresses for recommenders, included on form.
  • Venture Proposal you might like to pursue, two pages max (as an attachment)
  • Current resume (as an attachment)
  • Statement of Purpose discussing your strengths and weaknesses, and reason(s) for pursuing this degree (as an attachment)
  • GMAT score, with a suggested minimum of 550.

Additional information:

Transcripts are required to be submitted as part of the application materials. Unofficial copies can be attached to the application for admissions review, but if an applicant is offered admission to this program, official transcripts are required by the Graduate College as soon as possible. Official transcripts should be sent from the undergraduate institution directly to the Graduate College, either electronically to, or hardcopies mailed to OSU Graduate College, 202 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078.

Recommendation letters are not required to be submitted on company letterhead. While letterhead is recommended, it is not required. The recommender should include his/her name, title, company name, and contact information on the letter, as appropriate.

GMAT Institution code for MSE is V0W-5V-20. The GMAT test should be scheduled so that scores arrive prior to deadlines. It normally takes about two weeks for official scores be received by OSU.

International Students: For admission to the MSE Program, the minimum TOEFL score is 89 ibt; the minimum IELTS score is 6.5,

Please see our list of Frequently Asked Questions for details on application content.

Contact Information

Watson Graduate School of Management
284 Business Building
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-4011
Phone: 405-744-2951
Fax: 405-744-7474