Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    622
  • Program Cost
    $31,437
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    48%
  • Selectivity
    71%
  • Job Offers
    84%
  • Average Salary
    $58,428
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
2925 Campus Green Drive
Lindner Hall 606, ML 0020
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0020, United States
Website
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College of Business

About College of Business

The University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business is routinely ranked as one of the nation's Best Business Schools by outlets such as Bloomberg Businessweek, U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. In addition to its top-ranked MBA program, Lindner offers nine specialized master's degrees and 20 graduate certificates focusing on functional areas such as Marketing and Corporate Finance as well as cross-disciplinary topics such as Innovation and Data Analytics. Lindner offers full-time, part-time and online programs with classes available in two Cincinnati locations (Clifton and Blue Ash).

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The full-time career service personal was very knowledgeable and had many contacts with local companies. A few of the professors had 10 to 15 years industry experience and could teach with real life examples.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.4 GPA of All Applicants 3.5 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 36
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 30 to 24
Admissions Selectivity
71% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

622 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
72% 579
78% 622
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 119
71% 71.0
48% 48.0
Female
38% 38
International
42% 42
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Biological Sciences
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Delhi
  • University of Mumbai
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Procter & Gamble
  • General Electric
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Great American Insurance Group
  • University of Cincinnati
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
5% 5
9% 9
680 to 709
7% 7
11% 11
650 to 679
6% 6
9% 9
620 to 649
14% 14
21% 21
590 to 619
24% 24
32% 32
560 to 589
18% 18
13% 13
530 to 559
12% 12
5% 5
500 to 529
6% 6
0% 0
Under 500
7% 7
0% 0
English Language Requirements
577 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?

Financial Services 23%
Top Industry
  • Other 20%
  • Consumer Products 14%
  • Technology 12%
Procter & Gamble 2
Top Employer
  • SC Johnson 2
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing of North America 2
  • Fidelity Investments 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
84% College of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
28% 28
61% 60.97325153374234
28% Receive Offers
35% 35
56% 55.69710982658959
35% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
56% 56
22% 21.9117610062893
56% Receive Offers
49% 49
25% 25.424767441860464
49% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
74% Graduates seeking full-time employment
18% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Procter & Gamble 2
  • SC Johnson 2
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing of North America 2
  • Fidelity Investments 2
  • Patheon Pharmaceuticals 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2.41
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
28% 27.71
$52,287.00
35K 75K
General Management
17% 16.87
$72,000.00
44K 110K
Human Resources
4% 3.61
$39,333.00
30K 48K
Marketing/Sales
7% 7.23
$58,573.00
35K 93K
Information Technology
22% 21.69
$72,067.00
52K 110K
Operations/Logistics
8% 8.43
$48,100.00
32K 73K
Other
12% 12.05
$52,886.00
32K 73K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 4.82
$43,750.00
32K 55K
Consumer Products
14% 14.46
$60,767.00
35K 110K
Financial Services
23% 22.89
$51,863.00
39K 93K
Manufacturing
5% 4.82
$54,800.00
51K 58K
Media/Entertainment
4% 3.61
$51,271.00
45K 55K
Non-profit
2% 2.41
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2.41
$78,320.00
52K 100K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
11% 10.84
$64,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
1% 1.2
$59,556.00
48K 65K
Technology
12% 12.05
$31,060.00 Data not provided
Other
20% 20.48
$53,635.00
32K 93K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Non-European Free Trade Zone
4% 3.61
$48,105.00
35K 55K
Middle East & North Africa
2% 2.41
$64,000.00 Data not provided
North America
94% 94
$56,928.00
30K 110K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
8% 8.0
$71,667.00
50K 100K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
3% 2.67
$110,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. South
11% 10.67
$45,375.00
30K 62K
U.S. Midwest
73% 73.33
$54,715.00
32K 93K
U.S. West
5% 5.33
$73,500.00
50K 97K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Paycor Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Dow AgroSciences
  • Luxottica Retail
  • US Bank
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 53
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 77
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 60
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $31,437
  • Budget $15,255
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $38,694
  • Budget $15,255
3 Full Tuition Scholarships
$6,108 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$329,841
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
45 College of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
20% 20
Team project
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Statistics and Operations Research
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Marketing Research, Professional Selling, Retail Management, Data Analytics, Innovation, Health Care Finance, Health Care Operations, Health Care Policy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSEE (Electrical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgraded classroom equipment to provide dual-screen, HD quality viewing. All lectures now recorded and available for student review. Virtual PC environment to allow students to use expensive, resource-intensive business software without needing to purchase and install software. New online course options including 2 fully online programs and 7 fully online certificates. New digital recruiting system to connect graduate students with local employers via searchable database.

Students: Who are my classmates?

33% International Students
40% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
94% 94
Native American
2% 2
Hispanic
2% 2
Student Citizenship
North America
69% 69
Asia
26% 26
Middle East and North Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Social Impact
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,414 Living MBA Alumni
30% 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.