Quick Stats

  • Program Cost
    $78,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    76
  • Yield
    72%
  • Selectivity
    72%
Contact Information
450 East Lemon Street
McCord Hall
Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States
Website
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W.P. Carey School of Business

About W.P. Carey School of Business

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.

What Recent Grads Say See All 5 Comments >

I would say the best aspects of our program were the high caliber classmates and some of the faculty who were obviously leaders in their field.

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Events Calendar

  • 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.

  • Jan 7
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Full-time MBA: Customize Your MBA

    Online

    The choice is yours. With in-depth specializations, multiple areas of emphasis, and innovative dual degree options to choose from, your MBA is exactly what you want it to be. Join us online to learn how you can customize the W. P. Carey Full-time MBA to match your career goals.

About Arizona State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 151
  • Middle 80% 93 to 219
Admissions Selectivity
72% W.P. Carey School of Business 77% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 81
72% 72.0
72% 72.0
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0%
Wait-listed
100% 14
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
24% 24
Operations
21% 21
General Management
19% 19
Finance / Accounting
12% 12
Marketing / Sales
10% 10
Management
7% 7
Consulting
5% 5
Human Resources
2% 2
Consumer Products
29% 29
Pharma / Health Care
14% 14
Financial Services
14% 14
Government
10% 10
Technology
10% 10
Manufacturing
10% 10
Consulting
7% 7
Petroleum / Energy
2% 2
Media / Entertainment
2% 2
Non-Profit
2% 2
Real Estate
0% 0
Other
0% 0
$137,309 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Intel Corporation
  • Amazon.com
  • The Boeing Company
  • United States Armed Forces
  • Arizona State University

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$78,000
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$78,000
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
Loan guarantee policy No
0 Full Tuition Scholarships Awarded
66% Percent that received aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
35% 35
53% 53
Students in Core Classes
44 W.P. Carey School of Business 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
25% 25
Lectures
20% 20
More Information
Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Public Policy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • 0
  • Student must present final company-specific project results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
  • Out of country or special trip/project Yes
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?

37 Average age of student 10% International Students
21% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
84% 84
Hispanic
8% 8
Asian American
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
90% 90
Asia
10% 10
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
0% 0
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Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 7 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing n/a
  • Temporary housing available

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.