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IESE Business School

IESE Business School

Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    669
  • Program Cost
    $92,232
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    62%
  • Selectivity
    25%
  • Job Offers
    91%
  • Average Salary
    $103,057
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
Av. Pearson 21
Barcelona, 08034, Spain
Website
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IESE Business School

About IESE Business School

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The experience takes students out of the comfort zones and forces professional advancement. Participation in the form of expressing your opinions in front of 70 of your peers is vital to attaining minimum acceptable grades. IESE's first year focuses on the team experience working with 7 individuals from all over the world to execute challenging projects. Finally, the course work in the first year is rigorous and forces students to apply themselves through critical time constraints.

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About IESE Business School

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 60
  • Median 84
  • Middle 80% 36 to 70
Admissions Selectivity
25% IESE Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

669 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 658
84% 669
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,951
25% 25.0
62% 62.0
Female
22% 22
International
89% 89
Re-Applicants
4% 4
15% 15
Wait-listed
100% 140
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Boston University
  • Keio University
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Universidad de Navarra
  • Universidad de Sao Paulo
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
$55,033 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Citi
  • Accenture
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • Mckinsey
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
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 24%
Top Industry
  • Consumer Products 23%
  • Financial Services 19%
  • Technology 12%
Mckinsey & Company 18
Top Employer
  • Amazon 15
  • Citigroup 13
  • Infosys 6
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
91% IESE Business School 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
77% 77
61% 60.97325153374234
77% Receive Offers
65% 65
56% 55.69710982658959
65% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 14
22% 21.9117610062893
14% Receive Offers
19% 19
25% 25.424767441860464
19% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
92% Graduates seeking full-time employment
5% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Mckinsey & Company 18
  • Amazon 15
  • Citigroup 13
  • Infosys 6
  • A.T. Kearney 6
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
25% 25
$107,113.00
68K 143K
Finance/Accounting
23% 23
$105,403.00
68K 141K
General Management
20% 20
$99,316.00
68K 163K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
15% 15
$94,652.00
68K 146K
Information Technology
1% 1
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
4% 4
$114,550.00
102K 127K
Other
12% 12
$110,072.00
75K 192K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
24% 24
$108,236.00
68K 143K
Consumer Products
23% 23
$98,525.00
67K 140K
Financial Services
19% 19
$104,182.00
75K 141K
Manufacturing
3% 3
$102,234.00
75K 146K
Non-profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
5% 5
$90,105.00
82K 118K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
10% 10
$103,859.00
68K 163K
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology
12% 12
$116,612.00
89K 192K
Other
3% 3
$81,844.00
67K 93K
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
15% 15
$108,058.00
68K 163K
More than five years
35% 35
$108,481.00
69K 192K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
12% 12
$94,388.00
68K 110K
Central America & the Caribbean
1% 1
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
67% 67
$102,575.00
68K 163K
Middle East & North Africa
1% 1
Data not provided
North America
10% 10
$111,728.00
75K 192K
South America
9% 9
$93,917.00
69K 118K
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 12
  • Mckinsey & Company 7
  • Credit Suisse 7
  • The Boston Consulting Group 7
  • Johnson & Johnson 6
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 97
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Dubai
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • Brazil

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$127,595
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $92,232
  • Budget $25,553
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$127,595
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $92,232
  • Budget $25,553
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$42,000 Average Scholarship Amount 75% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
75% 75
75% 75
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$712,000
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 $47,000
  • Average post-graduation debt $55,000
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
72 IESE Business School 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
65% 65
Lectures
10% 10
Team project
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Other
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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 must write a complete business plan
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • 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) 19
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • New public web - better content management, video and content indexing New Commercial system (salesforce) New Virtual Campus using Blackboard eLearning + Mobile app Webex for distant learning. Built eSessions Studio for broadcasting Education systems replaced using Peoplesoft Replacement of Financial and Human resource systems in progress Renewal of campus Classroom technology Renewal of workroom facilities -large monitors, videoconferencing, PCs Renewal of videoconferencing equipment Transition to Microsoft cloud services for faculty, students and staff Roll out of additional Office capabilities (personal VD, sky

Students: Who are my classmates?

19% Married Students 85% International Students
22% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
32% 32
Asia
23% 23
South America
16% 16
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

11,781 Living MBA Alumni 113 Countries where alumni clubs exist
32 Active alumni clubs
51% 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.