Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    585
  • Program Cost
    $69,800
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
1 Global Place
Glendale, Arizona 85306, United States
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Thunderbird School of Global Management, the world’s first graduate school focused exclusively on international business, has more than 60 years of experience in developing global leaders. Thunderbird is also the world’s first business school to adopt a Professional Oath of Honor, ratified by the Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees in 2006. About 40 percent of the school’s professors and 60 percent of its students originate from outside the United States, while its alumni live and work in more than 140 countries. Thunderbird is based near Phoenix, Arizona, with satellite offices in Russia and Switzerland.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    46%
  • Selectivity
    62%

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About Thunderbird School of Global Management

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 92
  • Median 84
  • Middle 80% 24 to 144
Admissions Selectivity
62% Thunderbird School of Global Management 70% Average Across All Schools

585 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 101
62% 62.0
46% 46.0
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$69,800
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$69,800
Total Program Cost
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$1,841 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
72% 72
69% 69
Types of Aid Distributed
Institutional Scholarships
78% 78
Loans (private and government)
37% 37
Assistantships
0% 0
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Other
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
72% 72
21% 21
0%
Students in Core Classes
36 Thunderbird School of Global Management 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Textbooks
  • Videoconferencing
  • CD-ROMs
  • Chat Rooms
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • International Business
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MIM (International Management)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 46
  • Program length (in months) 19
  • Average # of months to complete program 19
  • Six-Year completion rate 91%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Technology Improvements
  • • Campus-wide Dual-Band Wireless-N WiFi (170+ access points) • $2.0m in classroom/conference room/student study room improvements (lecture capture, audio, video, lectern, projectors, monitors, DocCams, Smartboards, WiFi, whiteboards, lecterns/podiums, paint, carpet, furniture) • New state of the art 80-person auditorium (plus 13 adjacent high-tech break-out/study rooms) • New state of the art 30-person conference room • Tegrity recording studio • 3-Year PC Refresh program • Moodle upgrades/enhancements (including mobile capabilities) • SalesForce CRM implementation • New Online application tool + auto lead distribution + lea

Students: Who are my classmates?

32 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
59% 59
Asian American
15% 15
Not Reported
15% 15
Student Citizenship
North America
61% 61
Dual Citizen
10% 10
South America
8% 8
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

38,432 Living MBA Alumni 67 Countries where alumni clubs exist
170 Active alumni clubs
3% 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.