Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    643
  • Yield
    57%
  • Selectivity
    64%
  • Job Offers
    80%
  • Average Salary
    $88,124
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
Bayle building
Rotterdam, 3062PA, Netherlands
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Rotterdam School of Management

About Rotterdam School of Management

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is ranked among Europe’s top 10 business schools for education and among the top three for research. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who carry their innovative mindset into a sustainable future thanks to a first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes.

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RSM MBA program had a good mix of students and professors that helps the development of a business career.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 79
  • Median 78
  • Middle 80% 40 to 120
Admissions Selectivity
64% Rotterdam School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

643 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
79% 633
80% 643
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 357
64% 64.0
57% 57.0
Female
23% 23
International
99% 99
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Moderately Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Moderately Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
$52,146 Applicant Average Base Salary
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0% 0
740 to 769
0%
2% 2
710 to 739
0%
8% 8
680 to 709
0%
13% 13
650 to 679
0%
15% 15
620 to 649
0%
26% 26
590 to 619
0%
21% 21
560 to 589
0%
8% 8
530 to 559
0%
5% 5
500 to 529
0%
0% 0
Under 500
0%
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 21%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 19%
  • Consumer Products 14%
  • Consulting 11%
D.E. Master Blenders 1753 3
Top Employer
  • Cargill 2
  • Global Connect 2
  • Philips 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
80% Rotterdam School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
63% 63
61% 60.97325153374234
63% Receive Offers
54% 54
56% 55.69710982658959
54% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
17% 17
22% 21.9117610062893
17% Receive Offers
26% 26
25% 25.424767441860464
26% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
81% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • D.E. Master Blenders 1753 3
  • Cargill 2
  • Global Connect 2
  • Philips 2
  • Emerson 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
17% 17
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
22% 22
Data not provided
General Management
25% 25
Data not provided
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
28% 28
Data not provided
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
6% 6
Data not provided
Other
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
11% 11
Data not provided
Consumer Products
14% 14
Data not provided
Financial Services
19% 19
Data not provided
Government
1% 1
Data not provided
Manufacturing
10% 10
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
6% 6
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
10% 10
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
21% 21
Data not provided
Other
8% 8
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
Asia
20% 20
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
68% 68
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
3% 3
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
1% 1
Data not provided
South America
8% 8
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
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 0
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 0
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Study Trip China
  • Study Trip London UK
  • Doing well, doing good Barcelona Spain
  • Study Trip South-Africa

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$52,146
Total Opportunity Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$130,535
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $55,630
  • Budget $78,389
3 Full Tuition Scholarships
$8,800 Average Scholarship Amount 16% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
63% 63
16% 16
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$587,781
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $55,712
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
55 Rotterdam School of Management 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
40% 40
Case study
24% 24
Experiential learning
19% 19
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students are required to be fluent in more than one language by graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgrade of Learning Management System (LMS); Implementation of new student associations website on CampusGroups; Public Kiosk and Computer Lab PC’s upgraded to Windows 8 with touchscreens; Piloted programme for staff to use Windows tablets for additional productivity; Upgrade of Network storage Devices and backup solution; Migrated sever infrastructure to Microsoft Hyper-V; Upgrade of Wireless networking to support N networking; Launch of new web-based Housing reservation system for students; Installation of new video monitors in breakout rooms for team and individual work; Launch and subsequent enhancements to Alumni portal to sup

Students: Who are my classmates?

96% International Students
28% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
56% 56
Europe Free Trade Zone
20% 20
Dual Citizen
9% 9
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,906 Living MBA Alumni 28 Countries where alumni clubs exist
41 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.