Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    718
  • Program Cost
    $102,823
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Job Offers
    96%
  • Average Salary
    $117,738
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
430 Student Services Building, #1902
Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720, United States
Website

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About Haas School of Business

The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, is a leading global producer of new ideas and knowledge. Teaching and research accomplishments include two Nobel Laureates in the past 18 years and a school mission to develop innovative business leaders. These leaders redefine business, putting new ideas into action in all areas of an organization, and doing so responsibly. The second-oldest business school in the U.S., Berkeley-Haas offers management education to about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students each year who come from around the world to study in six degree-granting programs.

Events Calendar

  • Aug 25
    8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Santiago Information Session

    Santiago, Chile

    An information session for individuals interested in applying to the Full-time Berkeley MBA program. Admissions staff, alumni, and current students will be speaking and answering questions about the program.

  • Aug 25
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Seattle Forté Fair

    Seattle, WA

    A "college fair" event designed for prospective women MBA students. Many US and international MBA programs will be represented, including the Berkeley MBA program.

  • Aug 26
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    San Francisco Forté Fair

    San Francisco, CA

    A "college fair" event designed for prospective women MBA students. Many US and international MBA programs will be represented, including the Berkeley MBA program.

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About University of California, Berkeley

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.43 GPA of All Applicants 3.61 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 61
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 36 to 86
Admissions Selectivity
Haas School of Business Average Across All Schools

718 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
87% 692
90% 718
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 3,422
0% 0.0
0% 0.0
Female
32% 32
International
48% 48
Re-Applicants
4% 4
13% 13
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • no data
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$76,975 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • McKinsey
  • MIlitary
  • Deloitte
  • Accenture
  • Boston Consulting Group
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
3% 3
4% 4
740 to 769
17% 17
25% 25
710 to 739
32% 32
42% 42
680 to 709
25% 25
23% 23
650 to 679
9% 9
5% 5
620 to 649
6% 6
1% 1
590 to 619
4% 4
0% 0
560 to 589
1% 1
0% 0
530 to 559
1% 1
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
1% 1
0% 0
English Language Requirements
570 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 33%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 24%
  • Financial Services 15%
  • Petroleum/Energy 11%
McKInsey & Company 11
Top Employer
  • Boston Consulting Group 9
  • Deloitte Consulting 7
  • Google 7
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
96% Haas School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
84% 84.2
64% 63.699022556390986
84% Receive Offers
74% 74
58% 57.85206896551723
74% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
12% 11.6
21% 21.110859375
12% Receive Offers
18% 17.6
25% 24.93132867132867
18% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
89% Graduates seeking full-time employment
10% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • McKInsey & Company 11
  • Boston Consulting Group 9
  • Deloitte Consulting 7
  • Google 7
  • Kaiser Permanente 4
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
27% 27.2
$129,989.00
95K 160K
Finance/Accounting
15% 15.4
$107,952.00
70K 165K
General Management
30% 30.1
$112,754.00
85K 140K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
21% 21.3
$119,690.00
75K 195K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
2% 1.5
$130,918.00
125K 137K
Other
4% 4.4
$96,666.00
60K 120K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
24% 23.5
$131,705.00
95K 160K
Consumer Products
4% 3.7
$102,080.00
100K 110K
Financial Services
15% 15.4
$107,857.00
70K 165K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
3% 2.9
$80,000.00
60K 90K
Petroleum/Energy
11% 11
$113,233.00
90K 135K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
7% 6.6
$128,889.00
91K 195K
Real Estate
3% 2.9
$94,000.00
70K 110K
Technology
33% 33.1
$119,003.00
75K 145K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
0% 0
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
8% 7.5
$113,435.00
75K 155K
More than five years
24% 23.9
$119,211.00
70K 195K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
6% 6
$100,875.00
70K 130K
Australia & Oceania
2% 2.3
$149,667.00
139K 155K
Central America & the Caribbean
2% 1.5
$110,000.00
105K 115K
European Free Trade Zone
4% 3.8
$142,015.00
110K 195K
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
79% 79
$118,903.00
70K 165K
South America
5% 5.3
$106,200.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
7% 7.1
$108,571.00
75K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
4% 3.5
$120,500.00
109K 135K
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. West
87% 87
$120,865.00
85K 165K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Google 10
  • Amazon 8
  • Deloitte Consulting 7
  • McKinsey & Company 6
  • Adobe 5
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 99
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Hong Kong Banking
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Silicon Valley Tech
  • Los Angeles Entertainment

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$271,717
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $102,823
  • Budget $78,292
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$276,175
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $107,917
  • Budget $80,839
32 Full Tuition Scholarships
$22,540 Average Scholarship Amount 69% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
78% 78
69% 69
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$6,343,764
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
100%
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 $64,598
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
60 Haas School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
50% 50
Lectures
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • In addition to investment in digital learning, Haas improvements include: added ATT cell and WiFi service and high-def video, significant expansion and enhancement of Facebook Pages and Channels, and Twitter; Adobe Connect online collaboration service for teaching and team activities; YouTube Premium Video service with Live Steams; GoogleApps and Salesforce Chatter for MBA students; expanded iPad support for coursework; and an installation of FactSet Financial Research Terminals.

Students: Who are my classmates?

39% International Students
29% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
56% 56
Asian American
21% 21
Multiethnic
12% 12
Student Citizenship
North America
58% 58
Asia
12% 12
Dual Citizen
11% 11
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • E-business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

15,874 Living MBA Alumni 72 Countries where alumni clubs exist
119 Active alumni clubs
Yes Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.