Arizona State University

W.P. Carey School of Business

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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    578
  • Program Cost
    $54,600
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
450 East Lemon Street
McCord Hall
Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States
Website

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the highest-ranked and largest business schools in the United States, though students boast about its community feel. The school is located in the Phoenix, Arizona area and also operates a renowned MBA program in China. Students have a wide variety of degree choices, come from about 100 countries, and include about 50 National Merit Scholars. They learn with a faculty internationally regarded for its research productivity, including a Nobel Prize winner. The alumni network is 90,000 strong. For more information, visit www.wpcarey.asu.edu.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    69%
  • Selectivity
    63%

Events Calendar

  • Dec 18
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    MS-GL: What Can Global Logistics Do For You?

    Online

    The W. P. Carey Master of Science in Global Logistics (MS-GL) delivers long-term success from Point A to Point You. Join us online to learn more about the growing need for shipping and logistics professionals, and how the MS-GL prepares you to meet that demand — in just nine months.

  • Jan 6
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Life after Grad School - Women at W. P. Carey

    Online

    The W. P. Carey School offers a unique environment in which women thrive. This Online session features an alumni panel who will share the resources they found while in graduate school and the career path they took upon graduation.

  • Jan 7
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    MACC & MTax: Account for Your Success

    Tempe, AZ

    In only nine months, the Master of Accountancy (MACC) and Master of Taxation (MTax) programs deliver in-depth knowledge, and fulfill course requirements for the CPA exam in Arizona and California. Join us on ASU's Tempe campus to learn about the long-term success you can enjoy with a MACC or MTax from the W. P. Carey School of Business.

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About Arizona State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 71
  • Median 51
  • Middle 80% 9 to 158
Admissions Selectivity
63% W.P. Carey School of Business 70% Average Across All Schools

578 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 360
63% 63.0
69% 69.0
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
Consulting
5% 5
Government
22% 22
Technology
12% 12
Manufacturing
11% 11
Pharma / Health Care
9% 9
Consumer Products
6% 6
Petroleum / Energy
6% 6
Other
5% 5
Media / Entertainment
5% 5
Real Estate
2% 2
Non-Profit
2% 2
$70,178 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • United States Armed Forces
  • Intel Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • The Boeing Company
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$54,600
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $122,812
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$54,600
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $122,812
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$2,500 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
61% 61
59% 59
Types of Aid Distributed
Loans (private and government)
93% 93
Assistantships
1% 1
Institutional Scholarships
0% 0
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Part-Time Faculty
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
22% 22
14% 14
67% 67
Students in Core Classes
43 W.P. Carey School of Business 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Textbooks
  • Videoconferencing
  • Chat Rooms
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MSEE (Electrical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Average # of months to complete program 22
  • Six-Year completion rate 96%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Technology Improvements
  • The school has added a 129,000 sq. ft. building that has brand new A/V equipment with capture and streaming. Our infrastructure now has a 20GbE-100GbE backbone; the complex has high-density 802.11a/b/c/g/n wireless; server infrastructure was upgraded to 8Gb SAN and high speed cached storage; faculty PCs, research and administrative servers have been moved to new state of the art system with increased security. Digital signage has been implemented in the school’s buildings and extended campuses.

Students: Who are my classmates?

29 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
85% 85
Asian American
7% 7
Hispanic
3% 3
Student Citizenship
North America
96% 96
Asia
2% 2
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

17,265 Living MBA Alumni 39 Countries where alumni clubs exist
81 Active alumni clubs
1% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.