Profile Data from 2013
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    590
  • Program Cost
    $71,510
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016, United States
Website

The American University Kogod School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Washington, D.C., and is the school of choice for students who want to obtain the critical thinking and problem solving skills that will enhance their ability to lead in a rapidly changing global business environment. The Kogod School of Business offers graduate and undergraduate business degrees with an unmatched opportunity to integrate a business education with real-world experiences and a global perspective. The Kogod School of Business dual degrees, strong co-curricular programs, endowed scholarships, thought-leading research and comprehensive center for career development attract high quality students and faculty from around the world. Established in 1955, the Kogod School of Business has a highly diverse population that is driven to make a difference within organizations and in the world at large. The school works closely with the business community to create market-driven programs that produce outstanding leaders. Graduates of Kogod School of Business have both the practical management skills to become effective leaders today and the broader insights to adapt to the challenges of the future.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    35%
  • Selectivity
    42%
  • Job Offers
    72%
  • Average Salary
    $76,588.00
  • Top Industry
    Consulting

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.26 GPA of All Applicants 3.3 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 47
  • Median 36
  • Middle 80% 24 to 84
Admissions Selectivity
42% Kogod School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

590 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
70% 557
74% 590
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 151
42% 42.0
35% 35.0
Female
40% 40
International
48% 48
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
1% 1
1% 1
680 to 709
1% 1
0% 0
650 to 679
11% 11
13% 13
620 to 649
9% 9
10% 10
590 to 619
18% 18
26% 26
560 to 589
18% 18
24% 24
530 to 559
16% 16
19% 19
500 to 529
7% 7
5% 5
Under 500
18% 18
1% 1
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 46%
Top Industry
  • Technology 11%
  • Financial Services 11%
  • Other 7%
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
72% Kogod School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
56% 56
61% 60.97325153374234
56% Receive Offers
49% 49
56% 55.69710982658959
49% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
16% 16
22% 21.9117610062893
16% Receive Offers
16% 16
25% 25.424767441860464
16% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
90% Graduates seeking full-time employment
8% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
57% 57
$83,079.00
42K 115K
Finance/Accounting
21% 21
$65,000.00
55K 85K
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
7% 7
Data not provided
Information Technology
4% 4
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
11% 11
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
46% 46
$84,008.00
42K 115K
Consumer Products
4% 4
Data not provided
Financial Services
11% 11
$70,000.00
60K 85K
Government
7% 7
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
7% 7
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
7% 7
Data not provided
Technology
11% 11
$75,667.00
70K 85K
Other
7% 7
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
32% 32
$68,638.00
42K 100K
More than one year, up to three years
32% 32
$71,857.00
60K 95K
More than five years
18% 18
$88,000.00
60K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$76,588.00
42K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
11% 11
$70,000.00
60K 90K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
89% 89
$77,529.00
42K 115K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Trendpo
  • RTC Agency
  • Bluetext
  • Pacific Crest Securities
  • Metters Inc
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
  • Asian MBA
  • NAWMBA
  • NSHMBA
  • NYC Finance & Real Estate Trip

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $71,510
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $71,510
$7,805 Average Scholarship Amount 93% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
93% 93
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$95,926
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
75%
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?

Students in Core Classes
Kogod School of Business Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Top Areas of Study
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No

Students: Who are my classmates?

32% International Students
44% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
68% 68
Asian American
14% 14
African American
14% 14
Student Citizenship
North America
65% 65
Asia
29% 29
South America
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Law
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

6,376 Living MBA Alumni
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.