Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    648
  • Program Cost
    $24,400
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
500 Colonial Drive
101 Bidgood Hall
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401, United States
Website

The mission of the oldest business school in Alabama is to provide its students an education they can use in the business environment of tomorrow. Everything at Culverhouse is strategically designed to develop tomorrow’s professionals: a strong curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, top scholars and researchers, unique learning opportunities, and partnerships with local and national companies. Along with a strong classroom experience, several student and professional organizations and societies offer outstanding outside-the-classroom instruction and opportunities for students to develop the problem-solving, communication and leadership skills demanded by employers.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    54%
  • Job Offers
    90%
  • Average Salary
    $65,849.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

Social

About University of Alabama

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.36 GPA of All Applicants 3.54 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 17
  • Median 0
  • Middle 80% 0 to 48
Admissions Selectivity
54% Manderson Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

648 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
75% 600
81% 648
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 197
54% 54.0
70% 70.0
Female
35% 35
International
27% 27
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Georgia
  • Auburn University
  • Troy University
  • U. S. Military Academy (West Point)
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Considered
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Walmart
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • International Paper
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
2% 2
710 to 739
7% 7
12% 12
680 to 709
10% 10
17% 17
650 to 679
16% 16
27% 27
620 to 649
13% 13
15% 15
590 to 619
19% 19
23% 23
560 to 589
9% 9
3% 3
530 to 559
13% 13
1% 1
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
10% 10
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 22%
Top Industry
  • Consumer Products 19%
  • Consulting 12%
  • Other 9%
Mercedes-Benz 3
Top Employer
  • Bridgestone 2
  • Aldi 2
  • Procter & Gamble 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% Manderson Graduate School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
77% 77
64% 63.699022556390986
77% Receive Offers
77% 77
58% 57.85206896551723
77% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
13% 13
21% 21.110859375
13% Receive Offers
13% 13
25% 24.93132867132867
13% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
95% Graduates seeking full-time employment
5% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Mercedes-Benz 3
  • Bridgestone 2
  • Aldi 2
  • Procter & Gamble 2
  • Walmart 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 11.8
$49,375.00
23K 80K
Finance/Accounting
29% 29.4
$60,303.00
48K 100K
General Management
15% 14.7
$68,656.00
48K 105K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
9% 8.8
$79,000.00
48K 120K
Information Technology
7% 7.4
$79,000.00
71K 86K
Operations/Logistics
24% 23.5
$66,027.00
48K 96K
Other
4% 4.4
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 11.8
$62,438.00
40K 80K
Consumer Products
19% 19.1
$66,375.00
48K 86K
Financial Services
7% 7.4
$68,000.00
50K 100K
Government
3% 2.9
Data not provided
Manufacturing
22% 22.1
$61,921.00
50K 120K
Media/Entertainment
3% 2.9
Data not provided
Non-profit
2% 1.5
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
6% 5.9
$86,663.00
65K 110K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
3% 2.9
Data not provided
Real Estate
9% 8.8
$57,583.00
48K 70K
Technology
6% 5.9
$77,200.00
68K 90K
Other
9% 8.8
$74,333.00
48K 110K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
71% 70.6
$62,841.00
23K 120K
More than one year, up to three years
12% 11.8
$69,688.00
50K 86K
More than five years
10% 10.3
$73,714.00
48K 105K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
2% 1.5
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
97% 97
$64,990.00
23K 110K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
2% 1.5
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4.4
Data not provided
U.S. South
75% 75
$63,385.00
23K 110K
U.S. Southwest
6% 5.9
$56,500.00
30K 96K
U.S. Midwest
9% 8.8
$77,000.00
48K 110K
U.S. West
2% 1.5
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • FedEx 3
  • HealthSpring 2
  • JC Penney 2
  • Coca-Cola 2
  • PepsiCo 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $24,400
  • Budget $26,150
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $51,900
  • Budget $39,900
$6,300 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
40 Manderson Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
50% 50
Team project
20% 20
Case study
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • - Designed and upgraded four classrooms with state of the art features including videoconferencing. - Added fault tolerance and disaster recovery features remote to our data center. - Added to and replaced aging servers that provide our students with remote access to C&BA resources. - Added data storage to our data center - Upgraded projectors and related systems in 14 classrooms - Upgraded student file server - Upgraded streaming media server - Added licenses to allow more students to make use of

Students: Who are my classmates?

8% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
90% 90
African American
5% 5
Native American
2% 2
Student Citizenship
North America
91% 91
Asia
5% 5
Europe Free Trade Zone
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,950 Living MBA Alumni
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.