Penn State - World Campus

Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    570
  • Program Cost
    $52,608
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
5340 Fryling Road
Suite 104
Erie, Pennsylvania 16506, United States
Website

The Penn State iMBA program helps students think like a CEO by teaching the key concepts from all facets of business. The program engages students and promotes rich interaction between faculty and students. This allows for in-depth discussions between team members and with faculty, through the use of web conferencing, online forums, and multimedia. Penn State is AACSB accredited and the iMBA consistently ranked among the top online MBA programs available. The university has a history of 100+ years of distance education and more than a decade of experience in online learning.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    80%

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 7
  • Median 5
  • Middle 80% 2 to 13
Admissions Selectivity
80% Penn State - World Campus 70% Average Across All Schools

570 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 123
80% 80.0
70% 70.0
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
3% 3
Consulting
1% 1
Petroleum / Energy
21% 21
Government
15% 15
Manufacturing
12% 12
Consumer Products
9% 9
Pharma / Health Care
6% 6
Technology
1% 1
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Non-Profit
0% 0
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • United States Navy
  • United States Air Force
  • Lockheed Martin
  • United States Army
  • Boeing

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$52,608
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$52,608
Total Program Cost
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Basic scholarships awarded
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
0%
0% 0
57% 57
Students in Core Classes
30 Penn State - World Campus 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Textbooks
  • Videoconferencing
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Concentrations and Specializations
Top Areas of Study
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Program length (in months) 24
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 83%
  • Max time allowed to complete 84
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Via the Internet (unscheduled)

Students: Who are my classmates?

28 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
80% 80
Asian American
12% 12
Hispanic
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
99% 99
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

657 Living MBA Alumni
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months