Profile Data from 2012
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    634
  • Program Cost
    $33,500
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
995 Regent Drive
UCB 419
Boulder, Colorado 80309, United States
Website

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    46%
  • Selectivity
    61%
  • Job Offers
    72%
  • Average Salary
    $76,750.00
  • Top Industry
    Consumer Products

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About University of Colorado, Boulder

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.25 GPA of All Applicants 3.3 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 54
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 14 to 115
Admissions Selectivity
61% Leeds School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

634 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
74% 592
79% 634
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 300
61% 61.0
46% 46.0
Female
31% 31
International
23% 23
Re-Applicants
2% 2
50% 50
Wait-listed
100% 36
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Other Business
  • Accepted
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
  • Economics
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • United States Military Academy
  • University of Denver
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
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
$50,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • US Armed Forces
  • Self-employed
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • White Lodging Services
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
8% 8
11% 11
680 to 709
11% 11
13% 13
650 to 679
8% 8
12% 12
620 to 649
19% 19
27% 27
590 to 619
11% 11
15% 15
560 to 589
13% 13
13% 13
530 to 559
10% 10
5% 5
500 to 529
5% 5
1% 1
Under 500
13% 13
1% 1
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: No
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consumer Products 18%
Top Industry
  • Real Estate 18%
  • Technology 16%
  • Petroleum/Energy 12%
Covidien 3
Top Employer
  • Datalogix 3
  • Deloitte Consulting 2
  • Crocs 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
72% Leeds School of Business 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
50% 50
58% 57.85206896551723
50% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
15% 15
21% 21.110859375
15% Receive Offers
18% 18
25% 24.93132867132867
18% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
80% Graduates seeking full-time employment
10% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Covidien 3
  • Datalogix 3
  • Deloitte Consulting 2
  • Crocs 2
  • Level 3 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 11.5
$93,143.00
70K 130K
Finance/Accounting
28% 27.9
$77,563.00
60K 125K
General Management
7% 6.6
Data not provided
Human Resources
3% 3.3
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
33% 32.8
$69,059.00
42K 100K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
7% 6.6
Data not provided
Other
12% 11.5
$82,500.00
75K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8.2
$101,000.00
50K 130K
Consumer Products
18% 18
$67,571.00
55K 80K
Financial Services
7% 6.6
$80,000.00
60K 105K
Government
2% 1.6
Data not provided
Manufacturing
2% 1.6
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
2% 1.6
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
12% 11.5
$78,100.00
58K 100K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
8% 8.2
$80,000.00
70K 100K
Real Estate
18% 18
$72,500.00
60K 90K
Technology
16% 16.4
$75,444.00
55K 90K
Other
8% 8.2
$71,000.00
42K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
5% 4.9
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
26% 26.2
$64,200.00
42K 85K
More than five years
31% 31.1
$77,211.00
50K 130K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
98% 98
$76,750.00
42K 130K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
3% 3.3
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
2% 1.6
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
89% 89
$74,852.00
42K 130K
U.S. Midwest
2% 1.6
Data not provided
U.S. West
3% 3.3
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

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • NREL 7
  • WhiteWave 4
  • Covidien 4
  • DaVita 2
  • Rudi's Organics 2
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
  • Silicon Valley Trek
  • Net Impact
  • MBA Women International

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$158,068
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $33,500
  • Budget $36,219
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$184,380
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $48,000
  • Budget $50,571
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$10,193 Average Scholarship Amount 66% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
76% 76
66% 66
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$508,150
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
84%
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 $53,078
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
42 Leeds School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Experiential learning
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MCS (Computer Science)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
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) 22
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

26% International Students
26% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
81% 81
Asian American
5% 5
Not Reported
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
74% 74
Asia
18% 18
South America
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.