Frequently Asked Questions

About the IMBA Program

Application Processes

Enrollment and Registration

In the Classroom

Accommodations

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    How long does the IMBA program take?
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    What is the size of an average class?
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    When does the first semester normally start?
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    Can I also start the IMBA program in the spring semester?
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    How long is a semester?
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    When are the final exams?
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    Will I have classes on the western holidays like Christmas or Easter?
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    Can I claim credit for courses taken during my prior degree?
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    How does a typical IMBA curriculum look like?
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    What kind of electives can I choose?
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    How many electives can I choose?
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    Do I have courses in the third semester?
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    As an international student, can I also apply for the Chinese Full/Part-time MBA program?
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    If I apply for the Chinese programs, which application processes should I follow?
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    Do you offer a part-time IMBA program? If so, how can I apply for it?
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    Can I apply for more than one program?
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    How can I decide in which round to apply?
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    If I am denied admission, can I continue to apply in subsequent rounds?
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    How is an applicant’s work experience evaluated?
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    Does my internship experience count?
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    What are your minimum requirements for GPA and the GMAT/GRE?
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    Is high GPA or remarkable GRE/GMAT acceptable as a substitution for work experience?
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    How will my transcript be evaluated if my school’s grading scale is different?
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    What should I do if my transcript is not in English? Do I have to translate it into English?
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    If I have more than one bachelor’s degree or master’s degree, how will my GPA be reviewed?
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    Who else could be my recommender other than my current employer?
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    What if my recommender does not speak English?
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    Where can I send supplementary materials for application?
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    When should my official documents be provided?
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    Will I have enough time to get my visa after I am offered admission?
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    Will I also get a notification if I am denied admission?
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    How can I pay for the application fee?
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    What are the criteria for full-time students to apply for scholarships?
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    When can I apply for the IMBA?
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    What is the GPA?
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    What is the main language of the IMBA program?
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    How good are my chances of being admitted?
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    How good are the chances of getting a scholarship?
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    How can I get the application materials?
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    When will I receive confirmation that my application package was received?
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    Will there be a waiting list, in case I am not accepted for the IMBA?
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    Is Health Insurance required?
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    What type of visa do I need?
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    How can I enroll in courses offered by other Schools at RUC?
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    Where can I check the tuition fee and how can I pay for it?
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    Can I do the health exam in my country?
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    Can I do the health exam in a different Chinese city other than Beijing?
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    Do I have enough time for registration when I arrive at Renmin University of China?
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    Will I receive a visa with multiple entries during my studies at RBS?
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    What is the attendance policy?
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    What are the forms of materials used in class?
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    What can I do if I fail a course?
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    What is the grading system of IMBA?
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    What is the accommodation fee?
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    What are general amenities provided in on-campus accommodations?
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    Are there any facilities for entertainment?
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    Are meals included in accommodation fees?
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    Can I get access to the Internet?
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    Can I live off campus?
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    Can you please recommend some ways for searching for off-campus accommodations?
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