Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    660
  • Program Cost
    $77,610
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    52%
  • Selectivity
    60%
  • Job Offers
    95%
  • Average Salary
    $91,136
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
Av. Torre Blanca, 57
St Cugat / Barcelona, 08172, Spain
Website
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ESADE Business School

About ESADE Business School

Founded in 1958, ESADE currently has facilities in Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, São Paulo and Munich. The School has collaboration agreements with over 200 universities and business schools worldwide. Each year, over 12,000 students take part in ESADE courses (MBA, Executive Education, bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in Business Administration and Law). The School’s business park, ESADECREAPOLIS, is a pioneering innovation centre that brings together academia and the business world. With a clear international outlook, ESADE ranks near the top of the main business-school rankings (Financial Times and BusinessWeek), and now has a network of over 45,000 alumni occupying positions of responsibility in enterprises around the globe. Since celebrating its 50th anniversary, ESADE has adopted ‘Inspiring Futures’ as its institutional motto, to illustrate its goal to foster a spirit of renewal in the fields of Business Administration and Law.

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About ESADE Business School

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.2 GPA of All Applicants 3.2 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 73
  • Median 73
  • Middle 80% 33 to 123
Admissions Selectivity
60% ESADE Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

660 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 658
83% 660
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 525
60% 60.0
52% 52.0
Female
28% 28
International
96% 96
Re-Applicants
1% 1
100% 100
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Other Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • American University
  • King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals
  • California State University
  • Indian Insititute of Information Technology and Managemen
  • Queen's University
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
$39,947 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • KPMG
  • l'Oreal
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
4% 4
3% 3
710 to 739
13% 13
15% 15
680 to 709
16% 16
20% 20
650 to 679
16% 16
19% 19
620 to 649
23% 23
22% 22
590 to 619
16% 16
18% 18
560 to 589
8% 8
1% 1
530 to 559
1% 1
1% 1
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
1% 1
0% 0
English Language Requirements
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?

Consulting 24%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 20%
  • Manufacturing 18%
  • Technology 13%
Credit Suisse 4
Top Employer
  • Johnson & Johnson 3
  • Boston Consulting Group 3
  • Apple 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
95% ESADE Business School 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
89% 89
64% 63.699022556390986
89% Receive Offers
80% 80
58% 57.85206896551723
80% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
6% 6
21% 21.110859375
6% Receive Offers
19% 19
25% 24.93132867132867
19% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
71% Graduates seeking full-time employment
19% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Credit Suisse 4
  • Johnson & Johnson 3
  • Boston Consulting Group 3
  • Apple 3
  • Mango 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
31% 31
$99,411.00
22K 162K
Finance/Accounting
18% 18
$95,460.00
26K 208K
General Management
13% 13
$94,599.00
73K 150K
Human Resources
3% 3
$128,574.00
50K 208K
Marketing/Sales
27% 27
$84,965.00
20K 137K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
7% 7
$74,768.00
59K 124K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
24% 24
$100,109.00
54K 162K
Consumer Products
5% 5
$84,638.00
48K 117K
Financial Services
20% 20
$115,930.00
22K 209K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
18% 18
$81,775.00
59K 136K
Media/Entertainment
4% 4
$91,848.00
75K 110K
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
$122,965.00
110K 137K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
12% 12
$90,732.00
50K 121K
Real Estate
1% 1
$77,219.00 Data not provided
Technology
13% 13
$72,906.00
20K 124K
Other
1% 1
$102,623.00 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
11% 11
$56,175.00
20K 121K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
10% 10
$112,451.00
47K 208K
European Free Trade Zone
67% 67
$93,469.00
49K 162K
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
5% 5
$112,066.00
91K 137K
North America
7% 7
$99,738.00
78K 124K
South America
0% 0
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
  • Amazon 6
  • Hult Accelerator 5
  • Adidas 4
  • Infosys 4
  • Werfen Group 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 80
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 82
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • London Banking Tour
  • London Consulting Trek
  • Media Trek
  • Technology Trek Ireland

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$154,150
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,610
  • Budget $83,373
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$154,150
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,610
  • Budget $83,373
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$14,300 Average Scholarship Amount 70% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
70% 70
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
  • Some Other Criteria
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year $40,000
  • Average post-graduation debt $0
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
50 ESADE Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 15
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • New intranet Myesade (my.esade.edu) New virtual office system that extends and improves the procedures online students New Career Services Portal (Simplicity) Migration of mailboxes to the cloud with Microsoft Office 365, so that each student has a 25GB mailbox space. Improvement of wireless Improving the lines of communication New space to Full Time MBA with 12 new teamwork classrooms & 9 new classrooms technologically fully equipped New space to LLM with 13 new classrooms technologically fully equipped New space to PhD and Research New blended learning platforms New web with access to all ESADE faculty and research com

Students: Who are my classmates?

14% Married Students 94% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
45% 45
Europe Free Trade Zone
20% 20
South America
19% 19
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,969 Living MBA Alumni 33 Countries where alumni clubs exist
65 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.