Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    660
  • Program Cost
    $77,500
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    50%
  • Selectivity
    61%
  • Job Offers
    96%
  • Average Salary
    $88,213
  • Top Industry
    Technology
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 Business and Law School has campuses in Barcelona and Madrid and a presence in São Paulo, Lima, Mexico City, Bogotá and Buenos Aires. It also has collaboration agreements with over 100 universities and business schools worldwide. Each year, more than 11,000 students participate in courses at ESADE (MBA and Executive Education, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in business and law). The School’s business park, ESADECREAPOLIS, is a pioneering innovation centre that brings together academia and the world of business. With a clear international outlook, ESADE consistently ranks near the top of the main global business-school rankings . ESADE currently has a network of over 50,000 alumni occupying positions of responsibility in enterprises around the globe. ESADE is a member of Ramon Llull University (www.url.edu). Throughout the years, ESADE has forged deep-rooted ties with the business, economic and social sectors as a platform for education and innovation, as a benchmark research centre and as a stage for reflection and dialogue. What's more, ESADE actively seeks out innovative solutions to the challenges of human resource and knowledge management, corporate innovation and globalisation, entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility, as well as the solution of legal problems related to new business challenges. ESADE's key mission is to train individuals to become highly-competent professionals fully aware of their social responsibility. ESADE promote education and research through the Law School and Business School with a firm commitment to intellectual rigour, critical analysis and academic excellence. With an approach dedicated to personal development and social responsibility, ESADE boasts its own innovative learning model, a pioneer in Europe, based on the development of professional and management skills and techniques. The two educational areas are: ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL. Striving towards the leadership of successful, innovative and socially responsible companies, the School offers three study plans: MBA, Executive Education programmes and undergraduate management degrees. ESADE LAW SCHOOL. Committed to university education with a practical, innovative approach and close ties to the legal world. The School offers undergraduate law degrees, Masters (LL.M.) and refresher courses.

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The MBA program has shaped the way I think about the business world. In addition, I feel like being around bright people for the past 18 month has inspired me to be a better person , both personally and professionally.

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About ESADE

Admissions: Can I get in?

3,33 GPA of All Applicants 3.0 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 65,2
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 36 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
61% ESADE Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

660 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 659
83% 660
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 555
61% 61.0
50% 50.0
Female
30% 30
International
96% 96
Re-Applicants
1% 1
100% 100
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Other Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Keio University
  • The University of Tokyo,
  • American University of Beirut
  • Institut Teknologi Bandung
  • Universidad de los Andes
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
$42,575 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • Basf
  • Deloitte
  • Lufthansa
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
5% 5
4% 4
710 to 739
11% 11
11% 11
680 to 709
19% 19
21% 21
650 to 679
24% 24
26% 26
620 to 649
26% 26
27% 27
590 to 619
12% 12
9% 9
560 to 589
1% 1
1% 1
530 to 559
1% 1
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
1% 1
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 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?

Technology 29%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 17%
  • Financial Services 15%
  • Consulting 13%
AMAZON 9
Top Employer
  • GOOGLE 3
  • SOLERA HOLDING 2
  • JOHNSON & JOHSON 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
96% ESADE Business School 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
72% 72
61% 60.97325153374234
72% Receive Offers
66% 66
56% 55.69710982658959
66% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
24% 24
22% 21.9117610062893
24% Receive Offers
30% 30
25% 25.424767441860464
30% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
69% Graduates seeking full-time employment
24% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • AMAZON 9
  • GOOGLE 3
  • SOLERA HOLDING 2
  • JOHNSON & JOHSON 2
  • ALTAIR 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
$80,266.00
19K 123K
Finance/Accounting
14% 14
$133,746.00
37K 524K
General Management
19% 19
$79,184.00
23K 178K
Human Resources
0% 0
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Marketing/Sales
33% 33
$82,208.00
20K 202K
Information Technology
1% 1
$56,672.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
6% 6
$78,786.00
41K 115K
Other
6% 6
$89,286.00
47K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
13% 13
$86,465.00
48K 123K
Consumer Products
11% 11
$50,867.00
19K 104K
Financial Services
15% 15
$114,901.00
20K 524K
Government
1% 1
$na Data not provided
Manufacturing
17% 17
$82,150.00
37K 129K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
$na Data not provided
Non-profit
3% 3
$69,668.00
63K 78K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$177,019.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 9
$111,355.00
71K 202K
Real Estate
1% 1
$46,378.00 Data not provided
Technology
29% 29
$88,565.00
52K 123K
Other
0% 0
$na 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
16% 16
$66,241.00
19K 113K
Australia & Oceania
2% 2
$82,824.00
71K 96K
Central America & the Caribbean
11% 11
$65,161.00
23K 129K
European Free Trade Zone
51% 51
$88,462.00
26K 202K
Middle East & North Africa
10% 10
$157,236.00
38K 524K
North America
8% 8
$87,979.00
57K 123K
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
  • BBVA MOMENTUM PROJECTE 10
  • CREDIT SUISSE 6
  • ADIDAS 5
  • INFOSYS 5
  • VOTORANTIM 4
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 98
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Consulting Trek - LONDON
  • Technology Trek - IRELAND
  • Marketing Trek - MUNICH

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$94,469
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,500
  • Budget $33,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$94,469
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,500
  • Budget $33,000
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
$15,960 Average Scholarship Amount 75% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
95% 95
75% 75
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year $77,000
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
56 ESADE Business School 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Experiential learning
20% 20
Lectures
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students are required to be fluent in more than one language by graduation
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 network 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 space for innovation: e-garage Energy-saving policies had been implemented as

Students: Who are my classmates?

12% Married Students 96% International Students
28% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
37% 37
South America
25% 25
Europe Free Trade Zone
22% 22
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Partners and families of students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

14,549 Living MBA Alumni 31 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.