Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    607
  • Program Cost
    $58,100
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    23%
  • Selectivity
    44%
  • Job Offers
    57%
  • Average Salary
    $56,669
  • Top Industry
    Other
Contact Information
Hofstra University
Frank G. Zarb School of Business
Hempstead, New York 11549, United States
Website
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Zarb School of Business

About Zarb School of Business

Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business offers a broad variety of day and evening undergraduate and graduate study leading to Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and Master of Science, EMBA and Online MBA degrees, as well as minors in business subjects and certificate programs. The Zarb School departments include Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business; Finance; Information Technology and Quantitative Methods; Management, Entrepreneurship and General Business; and Marketing and International Business. For more information, please call (516) 463-5678 or visit www.hofstra.edu/Academics/Colleges/Zarb/.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.16 GPA of All Applicants 3.22 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 31
  • Median 26
  • Middle 80% 6 to 56
Admissions Selectivity
44% Zarb School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

607 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
72% 575
76% 607
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 362
44% 44.0
23% 23.0
Female
46% 46
International
80% 80
Re-Applicants
2% 2
25% 25
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Accounting
  • International Business
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • International Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Hofstra University
  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • East China University of Science & Technology
  • Jinan University
  • Shenzhen University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Unimportant
  • Recommendations Moderately Important
  • Application Essay Moderately Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
$47,964 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Deloitte
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Bank of America
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
4% 4
7% 7
680 to 709
4% 4
5% 5
650 to 679
5% 5
8% 8
620 to 649
15% 15
21% 21
590 to 619
20% 20
25% 25
560 to 589
17% 17
20% 20
530 to 559
14% 14
9% 9
500 to 529
11% 11
5% 5
Under 500
10% 10
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 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?

Other 35%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 30%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 10%
  • Technology 10%
North Shore LIJ Health System 2
Top Employer
  • Infinite Direct 1
  • Proud Accounting & Tax, Inc. 1
  • Open Link Financial LLC 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
57% Zarb School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
30% 30
61% 60.97325153374234
30% Receive Offers
24% 24
56% 55.69710982658959
24% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
27% 27
22% 21.9117610062893
27% Receive Offers
27% 27
25% 25.424767441860464
27% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
82% Graduates seeking full-time employment
18% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • North Shore LIJ Health System 2
  • Infinite Direct 1
  • Proud Accounting & Tax, Inc. 1
  • Open Link Financial LLC 1
  • Nitori USA 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
10% 10
$63,500.00
62K 65K
Finance/Accounting
45% 45
$60,386.00
40K 84K
General Management
5% 5
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
15% 15
$42,500.00
40K 45K
Information Technology
10% 10
$58,000.00
56K 60K
Operations/Logistics
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
15% 15
$59,333.00
55K 65K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
Data not provided
Consumer Products
5% 5
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
30% 30
$60,240.00
50K 84K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
5% 5
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
10% 10
$56,500.00
55K 58K
Real Estate
5% 5
Data not provided
Technology
10% 10
$67,500.00
65K 70K
Other
35% 35
$56,583.00
40K 68K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
25% 25
$45,000.00
40K 50K
More than one year, up to three years
38% 38
$55,333.00
40K 70K
More than five years
12% 12
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
5% 5
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
95% 95
$56,481.00
40K 84K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
94% 94
$57,580.00
40K 84K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. West
6% 6
$40,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
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
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • LaunchPad Limited 2
  • National Grid 2
  • Marks, Paneth & Shron LLP 1
  • Publisher's Clearing House 1
  • Proud Accounting & Tax Inc. 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 19
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 52
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Association Asian MBA Conference (NAAMBA)
  • National Association Women MBA Conference (NAWMBA)
  • Net Impact Conference
  • National Society Hispanic MBA Conference (NSHMBA)

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$129,231
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $58,100
  • Budget $25,882
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$129,231
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $58,100
  • Budget $25,882
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
$6,751 Average Scholarship Amount 76% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
76% 76
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$590,378
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
82%
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
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
23 Zarb School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate
  • Sports Business
  • Tax
  • Quality Management, Business Analytics
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • 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) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgrade to Bloomberg Trading Laboratory; IT Security technology enhancements; increased access points throughout campus; secure wireless; every faculty member provided a laptop on 3 year refresh cycle; PC equipment in labs and classrooms replaced every 2 years; increasing number of distance learning courses; mobile application upgrades; upgraded technology in classrooms; network upgrade.

Students: Who are my classmates?

75% International Students
50% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
44% 44
Asian American
44% 44
African American
11% 11
Student Citizenship
Asia
69% 69
North America
25% 25
South America
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Law
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,836 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.