Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Pamplin College of Business

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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    576
  • Program Cost
    $37,500
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Pamplin Suite 1044
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, United States
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Virginia Tech’s nationally ranked Pamplin College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and information systems, business information technology, economics, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, and marketing. The college emphasizes leadership, technology, multicultural, and international knowledge and skills and serves business and society through the expertise of its faculty, alumni, and students. It is named in honor of two alumni: the late Robert B. Pamplin, retired chief executive of Georgia-Pacific, and businessman and philanthropist Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    79%
  • Selectivity
    65%

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About Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 110
  • Median 86
  • Middle 80% 44 to 192
Admissions Selectivity
65% Pamplin College of Business 70% Average Across All Schools

576 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 52
65% 65.0
79% 79.0
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
19% 19
Consulting
4% 4
Other
43% 43
Technology
19% 19
Government
7% 7
Manufacturing
4% 4
Non-Profit
4% 4
$83,150 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Virginia Tech
  • Advance Auto
  • CFA Institute
  • Dominion Resources, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$37,500
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $166,300
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$58,500
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $166,300
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$13,783 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
50% 50
57% 57
Types of Aid Distributed
Loans (private and government)
91% 91
Institutional Scholarships
5% 5
Assistantships
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
79% 79
13% 13
21% 21
Students in Core Classes
24 Pamplin College of Business 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • Textbooks
  • Chat Rooms
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • General Management
Top Areas of Study
  • General Management
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Program length (in months) 24
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 96%
  • Max time allowed to complete 24
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
Time Classes Offered
  • Alternate weekends
Technology Improvements
  • Pamplin College of Business provides 9 Bloomberg Terminals for primary student use, which increased from 3 in 2011. A license for WebEx has been purchased increasing the ability to have virtual meetings and classes. All classrooms are equipped with projectors and document cameras for classroom instruction.

Students: Who are my classmates?

32 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
88% 88
Multiethnic
8% 8
African American
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
93% 93
Asia
7% 7
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,028 Living MBA Alumni
0 Active alumni clubs
10% 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.