Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    673
  • Program Cost
    $84,300
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    38%
  • Selectivity
    38%
  • Job Offers
    84%
  • Average Salary
    $87,850
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
Fulton Hall
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States
Website
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Carroll School of Management

About Carroll School of Management

The Boston College Carroll School of Management provides undergraduate and graduate management education attuned to the needs of today's business world, developing leaders and managers who bring an ethical perspective to business decision making. Approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students enroll annually. Students gain leadership experience and develop personal and professional interests through experiential learning opportunities, an integral part of the curricula. At the heart of the Carroll School experience are a collaborative spirit and a proud tradition of service to the community.

Events Calendar

  • Oct 21
    4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour - Dallas

    Dallas, TX

    We hope you have the opportunity to visit Boston College and learn about our school and our programs in person. However, we can also bring the Carroll School experience to you through Graduate Management Forums.

  • Oct 28
    4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour - San Diego

    San Diego, CA

    We hope you have the opportunity to visit Boston College and learn about our school and our programs in person. However, we can also bring the Carroll School experience to you through Graduate Management Forums.

  • Oct 30
    4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour - Silicon Valley

    Palo Alto, CA

    We hope you have the opportunity to visit Boston College and learn about our school and our programs in person. However, we can also bring the Carroll School experience to you through Graduate Management Forums.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.36 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 58
  • Median 50
  • Middle 80% 24 to 100
Admissions Selectivity
38% Carroll School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

673 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
81% 647
84% 673
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 694
38% 38.0
38% 38.0
Female
36% 36
International
58% 58
Re-Applicants
2% 2
38% 38
Wait-listed
100% 224
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Humanities
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Engineering
  • Other Humanities
  • Other Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Boston College
  • Trinity College
  • Tufts University
  • US Coast Guard
  • Wake Forest University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
$60,869 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Accenture
  • KPMG
  • EMC
  • Fidelity
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
2% 2
740 to 769
3% 3
5% 5
710 to 739
17% 17
24% 24
680 to 709
19% 19
21% 21
650 to 679
17% 17
19% 19
620 to 649
17% 17
17% 17
590 to 619
9% 9
9% 9
560 to 589
7% 7
3% 3
530 to 559
5% 5
0% 0
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
3% 3
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 38%
Top Industry
  • Consumer Products 15%
  • Technology 12%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 11%
Sovereign Santander 4
Top Employer
  • Liberty Mutual 3
  • Credit Suisse 3
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
84% Carroll School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
69% 69
64% 63.699022556390986
69% Receive Offers
62% 62
58% 57.85206896551723
62% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
15% 15
21% 21.110859375
15% Receive Offers
22% 22
25% 24.93132867132867
22% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
5% 5
5% 5.492558139534883
5% Receive Offers
5% 5
7% 7.091818181818181
5% Accept Offers
76% Graduates seeking full-time employment
18% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Sovereign Santander 4
  • Liberty Mutual 3
  • Credit Suisse 3
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers 3
  • Staples 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
11% 11
$84,643.00
65K 110K
Finance/Accounting
42% 42
$85,251.00
55K 115K
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
20% 20
$92,000.00
76K 103K
Operations/Logistics
12% 12
$83,693.00
47K 120K
Other
14% 14
$97,395.00
61K 130K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
11% 11
$84,167.00
65K 110K
Consumer Products
15% 15
$96,722.00
80K 130K
Financial Services
38% 38
$86,115.00
54K 128K
Manufacturing
2% 2
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
Data not provided
Non-profit
2% 2
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
11% 11
$91,677.00
61K 110K
Real Estate
3% 3
Data not provided
Technology
12% 12
$87,214.00
65K 115K
Other
3% 3
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
3% 3
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
29% 29
$82,529.00
55K 105K
More than five years
36% 36
$96,501.00
76K 130K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
2% 2
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
2% 2
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
2% 2
Data not provided
North America
94% 94
$87,511.00
47K 130K
South America
2% 2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
82% 82
$85,847.00
47K 130K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. West
8% 8
$91,000.00
80K 115K
Canada
2% 2
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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
  • Credit Suisse 4
  • Liberty Mutual 4
  • Fidelity Investments 3
  • Hasbro 3
  • John Hancock 3
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 90
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$183,876
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $84,300
  • Budget $61,715
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$183,876
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $84,300
  • Budget $61,715
$13,524 Average Scholarship Amount 84% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
84% 84
84% 84
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$2,772,200
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 Only to domestic students
  • Max loan guarantee per year $61,715
  • Average post-graduation debt $64,342
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
50 Carroll School of Management 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Portfolio Management
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/PhD
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 18
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Improved computer projection systems in classrooms. Video course capture systems. New email system.

Students: Who are my classmates?

31% International Students
31% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
68% 68
Not Reported
20% 20
Hispanic
6% 6
Student Citizenship
North America
71% 71
Asia
17% 17
South America
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,126 Living MBA Alumni
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.