West Virginia University

College of Business & Economics

Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    481
  • Program Cost
    $36,624
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
P.O. Box 6025
Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, United States
Website

The WVU College of Commerce was born by order of the state higher education board on Nov. 10, 1951 and has been known as the College of Business and Economics since 1971. The College offers six bachelor's, six master's, and three doctoral degrees. The College has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,000, a graduate enrollment of over 300, and more than 20,000 alumni worldwide. Business programs at the WVU College of Business & Economics are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business and Economics provides its constituencies with the skills, tools and values required to win in the global marketplace through teaching, research and service.

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About West Virginia University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 107
  • Median 90
  • Middle 80% 36 to 144
Admissions Selectivity
College of Business & Economics Average Across All Schools

481 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 0
0% 0.0
0% 0.0
580 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
18% 18
Consulting
4% 4
Petroleum / Energy
25% 25
Pharma / Health Care
18% 18
Technology
14% 14
Other
11% 11
Non-Profit
7% 7
Government
4% 4
Real Estate
0% 0
Manufacturing
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Consumer Products
0% 0
$89,188 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Massey Energy
  • Consol Energy

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$36,624
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $178,376
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$36,624
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $178,376
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
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
95% 95
0% 0
0%
Students in Core Classes
30 College of Business & Economics 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
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Concentrations and Specializations
Top Areas of Study
  • General Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Program length (in months) 24
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 90%
  • Max time allowed to complete 96
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Technology Improvements
  • Atrium Student Technology Area created, Collaborative Classroom created, faculty and staff technology upgraded, LAN Server, SAN and new Vmware, new lab and classroom PCs, gigabit switches for wireless access points, etc.

Students: Who are my classmates?

30 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
Asian American
7% 7
African American
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
100% 100
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Australia and Oceania
0% 0
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,731 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 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.