• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    623
  • Program Cost
    $27,000
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
2-30 Business
University of Alberta
Edmonton, T6G 2R6, Canada
Website

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    58%
  • Selectivity
    39%
  • Job Offers
    85%
  • Average Salary
    $72,387.00
  • Top Industry
    Petroleum/Energy

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About University of Alberta

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.3 GPA of All Applicants 3.4 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 56
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 23 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
39% School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

623 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
76% 606
78% 623
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 356
39% 39.0
58% 58.0
Female
29% 29
International
80% 80
Re-Applicants
1% 1
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Biological Sciences
  • Commerce
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Alberta
  • EDHEC
  • McGill University
  • PEC University of Technology
  • University of Mumbai
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
3% 3
710 to 739
3% 3
4% 4
680 to 709
9% 9
13% 13
650 to 679
14% 14
16% 16
620 to 649
23% 23
26% 26
590 to 619
22% 22
15% 15
560 to 589
11% 11
9% 9
530 to 559
8% 8
7% 7
500 to 529
3% 3
5% 5
Under 500
6% 6
2% 2
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
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Petroleum/Energy 15%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 13%
  • Other 12%
  • Manufacturing 11%
EPCOR 2
Top Employer
  • Ernst & Young 2
  • Government of Alberta 2
  • University of Alberta 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
85% School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
50% 50
61% 60.97325153374234
50% Receive Offers
50% 50
56% 55.69710982658959
50% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
35% 35
22% 21.9117610062893
35% Receive Offers
31% 31
25% 25.424767441860464
31% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
88% Graduates seeking full-time employment
10% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • EPCOR 2
  • Ernst & Young 2
  • Government of Alberta 2
  • University of Alberta 2
  • Alberta Health Services 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
11% 11
$59,333.00
48K 80K
Finance/Accounting
19% 19
$61,067.00
58K 64K
General Management
15% 15
$87,399.00
70K 107K
Human Resources
6% 6
$49,333.00
9K 90K
Marketing/Sales
15% 15
$54,200.00
40K 65K
Information Technology
4% 4
$77,000.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
15% 15
$69,125.00
51K 95K
Other
15% 15
$106,000.00
55K 210K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
11% 11
$85,000.00
80K 90K
Consumer Products
4% 4
Data not provided
Financial Services
13% 13
$51,000.00
40K 58K
Government
11% 11
$77,000.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
11% 11
$64,733.00
9K 95K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
2% 2
$58,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
15% 15
$125,932.00
62K 210K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 9
$85,000.00
70K 100K
Real Estate
6% 6
Data not provided
Technology
6% 6
$62,200.00
50K 86K
Other
12% 12
$60,083.00
48K 73K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
4% 4
$70,000.00 Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
37% 37
$60,777.00
9K 100K
More than five years
22% 22
$112,319.00
55K 210K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
9% 9
$8,666.00 Data not provided
North America
91% 91
$77,132.00
40K 210K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Canada
84% 84
$75,537.00
40K 210K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • University of Alberta 9
  • University of Alberta - Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment 5
  • ATB Financial 2
  • Alberta Utilities Commission 2
  • Stantec Inc. 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 14
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Calgary - Finance
  • Fort McMuray - Oil & Gas
  • New York - Finance
  • Toronto - Finance

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $27,000
  • Budget $15,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $53,000
  • Budget $15,000
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$5,050 Average Scholarship Amount 100% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
100% 100
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$619,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
30%
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
38 School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Team project
25% 25
Case study
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Public Administration
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Public Administration
  • Natural Resources, Energy & Environment
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 20
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

69% International Students
31% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
55% 55
North America
32% 32
Middle East and North Africa
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Social Impact
  • Finance
Active Networking Clubs
  • International students
  • Women students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,705 Living MBA Alumni 23 Countries where alumni clubs exist
56 Active alumni clubs
4% 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.