Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    620
  • Program Cost
    $31,304
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    48%
  • Selectivity
    49%
  • Job Offers
    86%
  • Average Salary
    $55,292
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, New York 14260, United States
Website
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School of Management

About School of Management

Since 1923, the University at Buffalo School of Management has built an impressive reputation as one of the best schools of business in the world. The comprehensive range of our academic portfolio, the expertise of our faculty and the worldwide success of our graduates are the primary reasons for the school’s acclaim. The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

Events Calendar

  • Sep 2
    11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    MBA Information Session

    Buffalo, NY

    Information sessions offer prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the University at Buffalo full-time MBA program, including our competitive strengths, community and admissions process.

  • Sep 6
    12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour - Toronto

    Toronto, Canada

    Please join us at this QS World MBA Tour event in Toronto to learn more about the graduate degree programs at the University at Buffalo.

  • Sep 9
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Forté Forum Women's Event NYC

    New York, NY

    We look forward to meeting you at the Forté Forum in New York City.

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About University at Buffalo

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.25 GPA of All Applicants 3.35 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 32
  • Median 26
  • Middle 80% 3 to 72
Admissions Selectivity
49% School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

620 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
76% 605
78% 620
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 400
49% 49.0
48% 48.0
Female
35% 35
International
65% 65
Re-Applicants
1% 1
33% 33
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Engineering
  • Other Science
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Other Science
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University at Buffalo
  • University of Pune
  • Anna University
  • Vellore Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Geneseo
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Tata consultancy
  • Infosys
  • Accenture
  • cognizant Technology
  • China Guangdon Nuclear Power Holding Company
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
3% 3
3% 3
680 to 709
8% 8
9% 9
650 to 679
15% 15
18% 18
620 to 649
22% 22
26% 26
590 to 619
17% 17
19% 19
560 to 589
14% 14
11% 11
530 to 559
11% 11
11% 11
500 to 529
3% 3
2% 2
Under 500
6% 6
0% 0
English Language Requirements
570 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 36%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 15%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 13%
  • Consumer Products 10%
M&T Bank 5
Top Employer
  • Citi 3
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 2
  • Rich Products 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
86% School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
57% 57
64% 63.699022556390986
57% Receive Offers
56% 56
58% 57.85206896551723
56% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
29% 29
21% 21.110859375
29% Receive Offers
30% 30
25% 24.93132867132867
30% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
94% Graduates seeking full-time employment
3% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • M&T Bank 5
  • Citi 3
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 2
  • Rich Products 2
  • Deloitte 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
$64,500.00
62K 67K
Finance/Accounting
31% 31
$53,693.00
36K 84K
General Management
13% 13
$59,600.00
51K 69K
Human Resources
8% 8
$49,500.00
38K 68K
Marketing/Sales
17% 17
$52,714.00
10K 100K
Information Technology
2% 2
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
13% 13
$53,640.00
32K 90K
Other
10% 10
$59,832.00
52K 70K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
$57,625.00
47K 67K
Consumer Products
10% 10
$45,500.00
10K 70K
Financial Services
36% 36
$55,981.00
36K 90K
Manufacturing
15% 15
$56,766.00
32K 70K
Non-profit
4% 4
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
13% 13
$56,400.00
38K 100K
Technology
10% 10
$60,000.00
50K 68K
Other
2% 2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
69% 69
$51,374.00
10K 100K
More than one year, up to three years
15% 15
$62,117.00
45K 84K
More than five years
4% 4
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
4% 4
Data not provided
North America
96% 96
$56,282.00
32K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
80% 80
$56,718.00
38K 100K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. South
9% 9
$42,733.00
32K 61K
U.S. Midwest
7% 7
$64,533.00
63K 67K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Fisher-Price 5
  • BlueCross BlueShield of WNY (HealthNow) 4
  • Rich Products Corporation 4
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute 4
  • World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara 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
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • New York site visits

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $31,304
  • Budget $27,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $47,552
  • Budget $35,000
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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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
Lectures
35% 35
Case study
25% 25
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Information Assurance
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Student computer lab: 20 new computers and duplex printer. New electronic message board system to display information about visitors, recruiters, and events. New scrolling stock ticker unit installed. Projectors and computers in 9 classrooms upgraded as well as equipment within 7 podiums. A new classroom was completed; it has desks and computers for up to 40 students. The room is equipped for full classroom Web conference. The school’s website was upgraded to be mobile-friendly. Student Accounting Resource lab: 4 new computers. Access to the room is controlled by a card swipe unit.

Students: Who are my classmates?

34% International Students
42% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
63% 63
Asian American
13% 13
Not Reported
13% 13
Student Citizenship
North America
63% 63
Asia
36% 36
Middle East and North Africa
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

10,211 Living MBA Alumni
8% 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.