• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    530
  • Program Cost
    $17,852
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
2121 Euclid Ave
BU 219
Cleveland, Ohio 44115, United States
Website

Flexible. Affordable. Accredited. Engaged. The Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and is an integral part of the University. We offer a wide variety of business programs for undergraduate, graduate, continuing education and certificate students as well as the greater business community of Northeast Ohio. Our mission is to drive the global significance, economic vitality, and sustainability of the Northeast Ohio region through business education, research, innovation, leadership, and collaboration.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    61%
  • Selectivity
    70%
  • Job Offers
    73%
  • Average Salary
    $42,558.00
  • Top Industry
    Consumer Products

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About Cleveland State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

2.92 GPA of All Applicants 3.2 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 34
  • Median 12
  • Middle 80% 6 to 60
Admissions Selectivity
70% Nance College of Business Administration 46% Average Across All Schools

530 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
68% 540
66% 530
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 285
70% 70.0
61% 61.0
Female
45% 45
International
40% 40
Re-Applicants
1% 1
50% 50
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Humanities
  • Other Science
  • Other Business
  • Accepted
  • Other Humanities
  • Other Science
  • Other Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Cleveland State University
  • Kent State University
  • The Ohio State University
  • John Carroll University
  • Ohio University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Considered
  • Resume / Work Experience Considered
  • Recommendations Considered
  • Interviews Considered
$0 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Porgressive
  • Metro Health Medical Center
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Parker Hannifin
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
0% 0
710 to 739
4% 4
2% 2
680 to 709
6% 6
4% 4
650 to 679
8% 8
8% 8
620 to 649
7% 7
5% 5
590 to 619
11% 11
9% 9
560 to 589
11% 11
14% 14
530 to 559
18% 18
24% 24
500 to 529
20% 20
22% 22
Under 500
13% 13
12% 12
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 16%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 16%
  • Consumer Products 16%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 10%
Cleveland Clinic 3
Top Employer
  • Progressive Insurance 2
  • Philips Healthcare 1
  • VA Hospital 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
73% 73
64% 63.699022556390986
73% Receive Offers
73% 73
58% 57.85206896551723
73% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
0%
25% 24.93132867132867
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
76% Graduates seeking full-time employment
14% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Cleveland Clinic 3
  • Progressive Insurance 2
  • Philips Healthcare 1
  • VA Hospital 1
  • Emerge, Inc 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
25% 25
Data not provided
General Management
16% 16
Data not provided
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
1% 1
Data not provided
Information Technology
1% 1
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
14% 14
Data not provided
Other
34% 34
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
Data not provided
Consumer Products
16% 16
Data not provided
Financial Services
16% 16
Data not provided
Government
5% 5
Data not provided
Manufacturing
8% 8
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
Data not provided
Non-profit
5% 5
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
10% 10
Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology
10% 10
Data not provided
Other
16% 16
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. South
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
95% 95
Data not provided
U.S. West
1% 1
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 16
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • 00
  • 00
  • 00
  • 00

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$46,420
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $17,852
  • Budget $27,852
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$72,840
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $33,704
  • Budget $43,704
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$1,000 Average Scholarship Amount 55% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
80% 80
55% 55
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$0
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
0%
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 $0
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
38 Nance College of Business Administration 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Distance learning
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • 00
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
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
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 20
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Updated computer labs. Tablet/iPad/mobile accessibility for majority of College staff. Installed Windows 8 in all faculty/staff computers. Launched a fully online MBA program.

Students: Who are my classmates?

0% Married Students 18% International Students
43% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
75% 75
Not Reported
10% 10
African American
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
80% 80
Europe Free Trade Zone
7% 7
Asia
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,950 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
5% 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.