Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    680
  • Program Cost
    $95,160
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    20%
  • Job Offers
    90%
  • Average Salary
    $118,573
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
Av. Pearson, 21
Barcelona, 8034,
Website
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IESE Business School

About IESE Business School

IESE Business School is committed to the development of leaders who aspire to have a positive, deep and lasting impact on people, firms and society through their professionalism, integrity and spirit of service. IESE aspires to be a world-class and truly global business school, seeking teaching excellence and research impact. IESE has two campuses in Barcelona and Madrid and facilities in Munich, New York and Sao Paulo, offering executive programs in key countries around the world.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 48
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 26 to 84
Admissions Selectivity
20% IESE Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

680 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,900
20% 20.0
70% 70.0
Female
22% 22
International
85% 85
Re-Applicants
4% 4
20% 20
Wait-listed
100% 120
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • London School of Economics
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • International School of Management
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
$53,530 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • Ernst & Young
  • PwC
  • CitiGroup
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
0%
0%
650 to 679
0%
0%
620 to 649
0%
0%
590 to 619
0%
0%
560 to 589
0%
0%
530 to 559
0%
0%
500 to 529
0%
0%
Under 500
0%
0%
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 23%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 23%
  • Financial Services 18%
  • Technology 14%
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% IESE Business School 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
80% 80
64% 63.699022556390986
80% Receive Offers
70% 70
58% 57.85206896551723
70% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
10% 10
21% 21.110859375
10% Receive Offers
15% 15
25% 24.93132867132867
15% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
5% 5
7% 7.091818181818181
5% Accept Offers
97% Graduates seeking full-time employment
1% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23
Data not provided
Consumer Products
7% 7
Data not provided
Financial Services
18% 18
Data not provided
Manufacturing
6% 6
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
1% 1
Data not provided
Real Estate
5% 5
Data not provided
Technology
14% 14
Data not provided
Other
23% 23
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
14% 14
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
62% 62
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
1% 1
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
3% 3
Data not provided
North America
9% 9
Data not provided
South America
10% 10
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
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Siemens AG
  • Samsung
  • Oracle
  • Nomura
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 205
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 210
  • Average intern length in weeks 900
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • London
  • Zurich
  • Brussels & Milan
  • Brasil

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$180,962
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $95,160
  • Budget $60,762
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$180,962
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $95,160
  • Budget $60,762
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$42,000 Average Scholarship Amount 76% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
76% 76
76% 76
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$800,000
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 Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year $98,980
  • Average post-graduation debt $53,500
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
70 IESE Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
65% 65
Team project
10% 10
Lectures
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 19
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

15% Married Students 80% International Students
26% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
44% 44
Asia
24% 24
North America
12% 12
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

41,810 Living MBA Alumni 113 Countries where alumni clubs exist
32 Active alumni clubs
57% 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.