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 2019
The MBA Class of 2019 includes executives, public sector managers and entrepreneurs from more than 15 countries in Africa and beyond.
Female Student Population
Average Work Experience
We have 3 application deadlines throughout the year to give you flexibility on when to apply. However, we only have one start date each year. Our 2017 start date is: 7 July 2018.
15 January 2018
26 February 2018
16 April 2018
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:
Tell us about yourself. Brief details such as gender, nationality and years of work experience.
We require two references. One must be a direct supervisor or someone to whom you have been accountable.
Show us how you would perform as a student. This section requires you to complete two types leadership exercises similar to those that you would be undertaking in the ALUSB MBA. Set aside some time to engage and learn, courtesy of ALUSB.
We require a one-page resume that clearly summarizes your professional profile, career progression and academic achievements.
Contact our admissions office if you do not have access to your transcript at the moment.
Note: We accept both GMAT and GRE scores, but they are not a mandatory part of our admissions process.