Selectivity – 33%
Yield – 46%
Class size – 204
Avg. GMAT – 677
Avg. undergrad GPA – 3.38
International students – 30%
Women – 29%
Avg. age – 28
Avg. work experience – 5 years
% of students receiving financial aid from school – 90%
- May be good for someone looking for personal attention, individualized guidance
- Good chance of getting a scholarship- more than half the students receive financial aid, with awards ranging from $5,000 to full tuition.
- Relatively low tuition for top school (Tuition and Fees for entire program as of 2008, not including living expenses – $76,440
- Open to career switchers- emphasis on networking, learning new industry
- Offer 3-year MBA/MA in Telecommunications for people interested in media management, multimedia design, or telecommunications law.
- Requires a 4-year degree.
- People holding a non-U.S. MBA can apply
- High quality facilities including advanced trading room
- Emphasize individualized attention and guidance, helping students decide on their career path, familiarizing them with their chosen area, and connecting them with a network.
- This is done through the Academy system, which provides many resources in your chosen area, and pairs you with a professor who is an expert in that field.
- Offer Graduate Assistantships to over 150 students each academic year. If awarded an assistantship, work either 5 or 12 hours a week with professors and staff within the school. The total value of the two-year graduate assistantship award ranges from $10,200 to $31,800.
$20,000; $90,000; $40,000; $10,000, $7,500
The school’s alumni include the following prominent individuals, with current or past positions in parentheses: Brad Alford (CEO of Nestle USA), Jeff Fettig (CEO of Whirlpool), John Chambers (CEO and President of Cisco Systems) and Mark Cuban (Owner of the National Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks).