Make us your MBA choice
On this page we show you who is in the MBA programme, what we look for in successful applicants and what documents you’ll need to apply.
MBA Class of 2018
The MBA Class of 2018 includes executives, public sector managers and entrepreneurs from more than 20 countries in Africa and beyond.
Female Student Population
Average Work Experience
We employ a holistic admissions process examining what the totality of your experiences tells us about how you might benefit from the ALUSB MBA and how you would contribute to the ALUSB community. We place particular emphasis on the following elements:
We generally require that applicants have at least 5 years of substantive work experience.
We look for students who have consistently seized opportunities to lead.
We look for students who demonstrate high analytical aptitude and an ability to rapidly master new concepts.
The ALUSB MBA application includes the following elements:
Brief details such as gender, nationality and years of work experience.
This section exposes you to the type of leadership exercises you would be undertaking in the ALUSB MBA.
We require a one-page resume giving a clear summary of your academic, work and leadership history.
Contact our admissions office if you do not have access to your transcript at the moment.
There is one mandatory 250-word essay. You have the option of submitting one additional essay.
We require two references. One must be a direct supervisor or someone to whom you have been accountable.
Note: We accept both GMAT and GRE scores, but they are not a mandatory part of our admissions process.