Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    669
  • Program Cost
    $90,540
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    38%
  • Selectivity
    41%
  • Job Offers
    92%
  • Average Salary
    $94,963
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Fulton Hall 315
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States
Website
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Carroll School of Management

About Carroll School of Management

As a top-tier globally recognized institution and an icon in its own right, BC will give you more than a degree, you'll get an edge-a location in one of the top financial centers in the world, a strong and fiercely loyal alumni network, and a name employers respect. Yes, you'll work hard, and you'll do so knowing that, by graduation, you'll have all the tools and confidence you need to make your mark.

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The best thing about the BC MBA program is the blend of quantitative and qualitative courses offered. This teaches you to not only think about the qualitative aspects of problems and be creative in creating solutions, but also to back up your recommendations with calculations to maximize the financial impact of your recommendation.

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  • Jan 13
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Inside the MBA - Boston

    Boston, MA

    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.

  • Feb 3
    4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour - Boston

    Boston, MA

    Experience what it means to be part of the Boston College community. Gain first-hand knowledge of our graduate programs by meeting with a current student, visiting a class, or attending an Information Reception.

  • Feb 17
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    MBA Information Reception

    Boston, MA

    Mix and mingle in this reception-styled session with current students, MBA alumni, and staff members from the Graduate School of Management Admissions Office at the Boston College Club.

About Boston College

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.31 GPA of All Applicants 3.37 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 50
  • Median 46
  • Middle 80% 19 to 92
Admissions Selectivity
41% Carroll School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

669 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
80% 641
84% 669
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 620
41% 41.0
38% 38.0
Female
42% 42
International
60% 60
Re-Applicants
2% 2
27% 27
Wait-listed
100% 200
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Commerce
  • Other Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Commerce
  • Other Humanities
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Boston College
  • University of Connecticut
  • Bentley College
  • Harvard University
  • Northeastern 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
$61,186 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • State Street
  • IBM
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
3% 3
5% 5
710 to 739
14% 14
18% 18
680 to 709
20% 20
26% 26
650 to 679
17% 17
17% 17
620 to 649
15% 15
18% 18
590 to 619
13% 13
12% 12
560 to 589
6% 6
2% 2
530 to 559
4% 4
1% 1
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
5% 5
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 39%
Top Industry
  • Technology 13%
  • Consulting 13%
  • Other 11%
Fidelity Investments 4
Top Employer
  • Liberty Mutual 4
  • Staples 4
  • Credit Suisse 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
92% Carroll School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
76% 75.6
61% 60.97325153374234
76% Receive Offers
68% 68
56% 55.69710982658959
68% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
17% 16.7
22% 21.9117610062893
17% Receive Offers
23% 23
25% 25.424767441860464
23% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
78% Graduates seeking full-time employment
18% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Fidelity Investments 4
  • Liberty Mutual 4
  • Staples 4
  • Credit Suisse 3
  • EMC 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
10% 10
$84,857.00
44K 115K
Finance/Accounting
37% 37
$86,980.00
55K 120K
General Management
7% 7
$135,000.00
90K 220K
Human Resources
3% 3
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
23% 23
$91,751.00
65K 123K
Information Technology
1% 1
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
9% 9
$85,800.00
65K 105K
Other
10% 10
$121,714.00
58K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
13% 12.9
$84,000.00
44K 115K
Consumer Products
11% 11.4
$89,125.00
72K 110K
Financial Services
39% 38.6
$97,260.00
55K 220K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1.4
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
11% 11.4
$95,377.00
65K 123K
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
13% 12.9
$83,878.00
65K 101K
Other
11% 11.4
$109,889.00
64K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
11% 11
$102,500.00
55K 160K
More than one year, up to three years
36% 36
$96,066.00
70K 160K
More than five years
26% 26
$94,235.00
44K 220K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
3% 3
Data not provided
North America
97% 97
$94,963.00
44K 220K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
85% 85.3
$94,206.00
55K 160K
U.S. South
4% 4.4
$89,333.00
70K 105K
U.S. Southwest
3% 2.9
Data not provided
U.S. West
7% 7.4
$87,800.00
44K 123K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

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 88
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$156,637
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $90,540
  • Budget $28,321
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$156,637
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $90,540
  • Budget $28,321
2 Full Tuition Scholarships
$16,223 Average Scholarship Amount 85% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
81% 81
85% 85
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$3,006,115
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 $0
  • Average post-graduation debt $60,687
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
50 Carroll School of Management 43 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
  • Entrepreneurship
  • 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/MSN (Nursing)
  • MBA/PhD
  • Other
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) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • New e-mail system has been successfully implemented. During Summer 2014, 19 classrooms had technology upgrades.

Students: Who are my classmates?

0% Married Students 35% International Students
36% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
64% 64
Asian American
8% 8
Hispanic
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
65% 65
Asia
24% 24
Middle East and North Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Social Impact
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs
  • LGBT students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,339 Living MBA Alumni
7% 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.