Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    629
  • Program Cost
    $61,114
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    41%
  • Job Offers
    94%
  • Average Salary
    $71,840
  • Top Industry
    Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
Contact Information
Baylor University
One Bear Place #98013
Waco, Texas 76798, United States
Website

Hankamer School of Business

About Hankamer School of Business

Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business provides a rigorous academic experience. We cultivate principled leaders and serve the global marketplace through transformational learning and impactful scholarship in a culture of innovation guided by Christian values. Recognized nationally for several programs, including Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and Healthcare Administration, the school offers 24 undergraduate and 13 graduate areas of study.

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The professors and other staff members were always engaged in our experiences and really cared about our professional and personal successes.

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About Baylor University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.33 GPA of All Applicants 3.41 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 30
  • Median 22
  • Middle 80% 0 to 80
Admissions Selectivity
41% Hankamer School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

629 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
74% 592
79% 629
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 179
41% 41.0
70% 70.0
Female
40% 40
International
37% 37
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Biological Sciences
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Baylor University
  • Texas A&M University
  • U.S. Military Academy
  • UT Dallas
  • Texas Christian University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
$44,523 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • U.S. Army
  • Baylor University
  • Self Employed
  • Hillcrest Hospital
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
8% 8
12% 12
680 to 709
9% 9
14% 14
650 to 679
12% 12
16% 16
620 to 649
13% 13
18% 18
590 to 619
18% 18
20% 20
560 to 589
7% 7
8% 8
530 to 559
12% 12
4% 4
500 to 529
6% 6
2% 2
Under 500
13% 13
4% 4
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?

Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 46%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 18%
  • Technology 12%
  • Petroleum/Energy 9%
Baylor Scott & White 5
Top Employer
  • Chrysler Motors 2
  • Baker Hughes 2
  • Parallon 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
94% Hankamer School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
83% 83
61% 60.97325153374234
83% Receive Offers
72% 72
56% 55.69710982658959
72% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
11% 11
22% 21.9117610062893
11% Receive Offers
22% 22
25% 25.424767441860464
22% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
3% 3.0
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
11% 11.25
0% Accept Offers
36% Graduates seeking full-time employment
6% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Baylor Scott & White 5
  • Chrysler Motors 2
  • Baker Hughes 2
  • Parallon 2
  • Tenet Healthcare 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
$76,000.00
70K 82K
Finance/Accounting
24% 24
$70,227.00
50K 99K
General Management
32% 32
$76,048.00
50K 115K
Marketing/Sales
12% 12
$61,250.00
45K 84K
Information Technology
9% 9
$71,333.00
65K 77K
Operations/Logistics
11% 11
$69,500.00
58K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
$69,833.00
55K 82K
Consumer Products
3% 3
$60,000.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
9% 9
$78,641.00
71K 85K
Non-profit
3% 3
$56,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
9% 9
$81,333.00
70K 99K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
46% 46
$70,426.00
45K 115K
Technology
12% 12
$74,500.00
65K 84K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
53% 53
$72,720.00
45K 99K
More than one year, up to three years
35% 35
$69,192.00
50K 84K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$71,840.00
45K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
3% 3
$72,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. South
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
85% 85
$72,177.00
45K 115K
U.S. Midwest
6% 6
$75,642.00
71K 81K
U.S. West
3% 3
$55,000.00 Data not provided
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 Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Essilor 3
  • Baylor Scott & White 2
  • Tenet Healthcare 2
  • USAA 2
  • IBM 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • NBMBAA - Career Expo
  • NSHMBA
  • Leadership Summit - NYC
  • Spring Career Trek - Houston

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$85,369
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $61,114
  • Budget $19,504
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$85,369
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $61,114
  • Budget $19,504
$24,507 Average Scholarship Amount 93% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
95% 95
93% 93
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,350,360
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 $21,480
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
20 Hankamer School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Management Information Systems
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • 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) 16
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Construction is underway on the new 275,000-square-foot business facility that will become the home of the Hankamer School of Business in June 2015. The facility will expand the size and reach of the Business School by nearly 40 percent. A variety of classroom learning spaces will fully incorporate the latest classroom technology while providing flexibility to adapt as technology advances. A 350-seat auditorium and adjacent Conference Center will accommodate a wide range of guest lectures and events.

Students: Who are my classmates?

20% Married Students 16% International Students
37% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
81% 81
African American
7% 7
Asian American
6% 6
Student Citizenship
North America
84% 84
Asia
8% 8
Europe Free Trade Zone
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs
  • International students
  • Women students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,872 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.