Application Process Overview

Doctor of Business Administration Program

Get started by completing the application or calling the Rutgers DBA office.

The program will be launched if at least 10 students are enrolled.

The following are required for admissions to the Rutgers DBA program:

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    Formal Application and Fee

    Carefully complete, date, and sign the full application form and return it with a non-refundable application fee of SG$109 (non-refundable & inclusive of GST), payable by cheque or electronic funds transfer. Cheques should be made payable to “Rutgers Business School Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.” Do not send cash.

    The application fee will be waived for all applicants who submit their complete application packet (including transcripts, letters of reference, and test scores) by the priority deadline.

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    Transcripts and Certificates

    Applicants must submit one transcript and certificate for each undergraduate and graduate institution they have attended.

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    DBA Reference

    Applicants are responsible for securing two references. Your referee can complete the form and email to us directly from their work email to the Rutgers Business School Asia Pacific office in Singapore at

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    Personal Statement

    You must submit a personal statement in less than 900 words as to why you wish to enroll in the Rutgers Business School DBA Program and provide reasons as to how this would lead to achieving your personal goals and objectives. The personal statement should describe your qualifications, identify special interest areas of study, and describe how you are qualified to pursue pure or applied research in the area of your choice.

    You are encouraged to identify a precise research question that you plan to investigate during the course of the DBA. This statement will be carefully read and evaluated by professors in the appropriate field and by the DBA admissions office. The personal statement should be submitted along with your online application.

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    Test Scores

    GMAT/GRE: Most applicants do not require a GMAT or GRE scores unless advised by the admissions committee. For the GMAT, have Pearson Vue ( send your scores to code QK5-XT-51. This requirement is waived for applicants with a prior graduate degree (Masters, JD, PhD, etc.) from an accredited university. The DBA Program Director may also waive the requirement on a case-by-case basis for applicants with significant work experience or who are employed in unique industries or sectors that will add to the overall learning experience of the class.
    TOEFL/IELTS: The DBA program is conducted entirely in English and students must be proficient in both written and oral English. If your undergraduate degree was conducted in a language other than English, you may be required to provide proof of your English proficiency by submitting a TOEFL or IELTS score.
    If you need help determining whether you are required to submit test scores, please contact the Rutgers Business School Asia Pacific office.

Are you ready to apply?

Application Documents

Download the application form below and email to, along with:

  1. Updated CV
  2. Academic transcripts and certificates
  3. Reference forms completed by 2 referees
  4. Essay
  5. NRIC or Employment pass and passport
  6. Digital Passport size color photo
  7. Form 12 Advisory Note (as required by the Private Education Act in Singapore)
For assistance with the application, please contact 6532 0083 / 6532 0084 or send an email to

Rutgers Business School Asia Pacific, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

CPE/UEN#: 201019419W.
Registration Period:
22 May 2020 to 21 May 2024

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