Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    682
  • Program Cost
    $87,940
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    41%
  • Selectivity
    31%
  • Average Salary
    $93,671
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
595 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States
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School of Management

About School of Management

Boston University School of Management educates leaders who add value to their organizations, their communities, and the world. We have evolved our curricula to integrate the three most vital and rapidly growing sectors of the world economy: digital technology, energy and the environment, and health. We optimize business education for a fast-changing world by providing insight into these sectors and a practical foundation in the functional management disciplines, business ethics, social responsibility, and global perspective. Our graduates anticipate change, harness it, and make it work for their organizations.

Events Calendar

  • Oct 15
    Executive MBA Application Deadline

    Online

    For November 21, 2014 notification date. Applications will be accepted on a space available basis after October 15. Please contact the EMBA office if you have questions regarding admissions policies.

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About Boston University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.34 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 59
  • Median 55
  • Middle 80% 27 to 97
Admissions Selectivity
31% School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

682 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
81% 647
85% 682
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,174
31% 31.0
41% 41.0
Female
42% 42
International
64% 64
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
4% 4
740 to 769
5% 5
9% 9
710 to 739
17% 17
22% 22
680 to 709
20% 20
23% 23
650 to 679
16% 16
19% 19
620 to 649
15% 15
14% 14
590 to 619
9% 9
7% 7
560 to 589
5% 5
2% 2
530 to 559
4% 4
0% 0
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
6% 6
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?

Consulting 21%
Top Industry
  • Technology 21%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 17%
  • Financial Services 16%
PricewaterhouseCoopers 6
Top Employer
  • Liberty Mutual 5
  • IBM 5
  • Campbell Alliance 3
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
59% 59
58% 57.85206896551723
59% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
31% 31
25% 24.93132867132867
31% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
8% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 6
  • Liberty Mutual 5
  • IBM 5
  • Campbell Alliance 3
  • Deloitte 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
22% 22
$104,477.00
29K 148K
Finance/Accounting
13% 13
$88,364.00
58K 125K
General Management
29% 29
$87,861.00
55K 128K
Human Resources
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
25% 25
$85,944.00
65K 120K
Information Technology
3% 3
$106,333.00
74K 125K
Operations/Logistics
7% 7
$81,000.00
53K 108K
Other
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
$105,388.00
29K 148K
Consumer Products
2% 2
Data not provided
Financial Services
16% 16
$101,650.00
75K 128K
Government
2% 2
Data not provided
Manufacturing
4% 4
$83,333.00
60K 97K
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
Data not provided
Non-profit
5% 5
$70,000.00
65K 80K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
17% 17
$90,269.00
55K 125K
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology
21% 21
$92,406.00
74K 125K
Other
6% 6
$90,929.00
53K 120K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
4% 4
$75,722.00
29K 117K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
1% 1
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
North America
93% 93
$93,534.00
53K 128K
South America
2% 2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
68% 68
$92,343.00
55K 128K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4
$66,442.00
53K 80K
U.S. South
4% 4
$106,000.00
93K 115K
U.S. Southwest
6% 6
$101,250.00
65K 125K
U.S. Midwest
4% 4
$97,500.00
75K 115K
U.S. West
13% 13
$104,111.00
70K 125K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Salaries 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
  • Fidelity 4
  • Liberty Mutual 4
  • Deloitte 3
  • Beacon Health Strategies 3
  • Education Pioneers 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 11
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 93
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • NYC Finance Trek
  • Net Impact Conference
  • West Coast Entertainment Trip
  • NSHMBA

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $87,940
  • Budget $62,694
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $87,940
  • Budget $62,694
$22,738 Average Scholarship Amount 84% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
84% 84
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
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 $75,734
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Academics: What will I learn?

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

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
50% 50
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Health Sector Management, Public & Nonprofit Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Public Administration
  • Strategy
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • During the past 3 academic years focus has been on expanding mobile applications, use of tablets, collaboration tools, open source products for pedagogy, teleconferencing and virtual meeting spaces; upgrading and creating additional classrooms, expanding lecture capture and participant systems; offering new interactive case delivery tools, financial modeling, research and analysis products/services; integrating digital signage, branding and communication vehicles; green computing and awareness; and, launching new initiatives including BU’s first Innovation Classroom Studio, interactive auditorium space, and a Behavioral Laboratory f

Students: Who are my classmates?

39% International Students
36% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
64% 64
Asian American
17% 17
Hispanic
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
64% 64
Asia
25% 25
South America
3% 3
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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
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

16,913 Living MBA Alumni 25 Countries where alumni clubs exist
42 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.