Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    669
  • Program Cost
    $54,148
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    51%
  • Selectivity
    39%
  • Job Offers
    95%
  • Average Salary
    $101,656
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
1275 East Tenth Street
Suite 2010
Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
Website

Best B-School Road Trip: Kelley School of Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane head to Bloomington (and the surrounding woods) to get a handle on the Kelley School of Business.

About Kelley School of Business

The Kelley School of Business offers undergraduate, MBA, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as graduate certificates and executive education, at Indiana University's Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses. Also offered is an Online MBA through Kelley Direct. Our innovative integrated curriculum teaches essential business, personal and team skills with a real-world context that extends globally. Kelley's programs are consistenly ranked in the Top 20 and our faculty is internationally recognized for teaching and research. With over 95,000 living alumni, Kelley boasts the largest business school alumni network in the world.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.29 GPA of All Applicants 3.32 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 63
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 34 to 99
Admissions Selectivity
39% Kelley School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

669 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 654
84% 669
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,034
39% 39.0
51% 51.0
Female
0%
International
0%
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Wait-listed
100% 70
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Indiana University
  • Michigan State
  • University of Mumbai
  • Purdue
  • University of Michigan
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
$46,884 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • IBM
  • U.S. Army
  • Tata Consultancy
  • Citigroup & PriceWaterhouseCoopers (tied for 5th place)
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
5% 5
8% 8
710 to 739
19% 19
22% 22
680 to 709
21% 21
20% 20
650 to 679
17% 17
17% 17
620 to 649
14% 14
15% 15
590 to 619
10% 10
12% 12
560 to 589
6% 6
4% 4
530 to 559
3% 3
1% 1
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
3% 3
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?

Consumer Products 21%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 21%
  • Manufacturing 20%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 11%
Deloitte Consulting 12
Top Employer
  • Ernst & Young 7
  • ConAgra 5
  • Dow Chemical 5
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
95% Kelley School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
87% 87
64% 63.699022556390986
87% Receive Offers
80% 80
58% 57.85206896551723
80% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
8% 8
21% 21.110859375
8% Receive Offers
10% 10
25% 24.93132867132867
10% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
91% Graduates seeking full-time employment
7% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte Consulting 12
  • Ernst & Young 7
  • ConAgra 5
  • Dow Chemical 5
  • Johnson & Johnson 4
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
20% 19.8
$120,029.00
92K 135K
Finance/Accounting
20% 20.3
$96,896.00
70K 111K
General Management
9% 8.5
$98,527.00
57K 122K
Human Resources
2% 1.7
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
38% 37.8
$95,542.00
40K 130K
Information Technology
2% 2.3
$113,750.00
85K 135K
Operations/Logistics
5% 5.1
$97,750.00
90K 110K
Other
5% 4.5
$93,625.00
34K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 20.8
$120,649.00
85K 135K
Consumer Products
21% 20.9
$98,043.00
85K 115K
Financial Services
8% 7.9
$92,455.00
70K 122K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
20% 19.8
$96,521.00
80K 110K
Media/Entertainment
2% 2.3
$96,250.00
75K 110K
Non-profit
1% 0.6
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 1.7
$103,220.00
96K 108K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
11% 10.7
$90,033.00
34K 130K
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
9% 8.5
$98,607.00
82K 112K
Other
7% 6.8
$97,875.00
52K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
1% 1.1
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
23% 23.2
$99,834.00
34K 135K
More than five years
30% 29.9
$106,146.00
52K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
5% 4.5
$73,781.00
34K 105K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
1% 0.6
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
1% 0.6
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
94% 94
$102,895.00
40K 160K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
10% 10.2
$102,938.00
75K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
6% 6.2
$97,000.00
70K 130K
U.S. South
6% 6.2
$96,444.00
80K 110K
U.S. Southwest
6% 6.2
$95,956.00
40K 125K
U.S. Midwest
54% 54.2
$105,077.00
52K 160K
U.S. West
11% 11.3
$102,695.00
82K 135K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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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
  • Cummins 10
  • ConAgra 6
  • Ernst & Young 6
  • Deloitte 5
  • Target 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 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Chicago - various trips
  • California - Silicon Valley
  • Minneapolis - Job Search
  • California - Silicon Valley

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$161,872
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $54,148
  • Budget $45,614
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$195,955
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $93,100
  • Budget $65,090
84 Full Tuition Scholarships
$22,815 Average Scholarship Amount 92% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
98% 98
92% 92
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • 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 $77,038
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
68 Kelley School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • What technology improvements have been made to the school in the last 3 academic years? FY11 – Breakout room collaboration stations, document cameras, touch screens, video conferencing equipment, digital signage, new machines for faculty & staff, and classroom technology upgrades FY12 – Research database funding, instructional software funding, employee computer upgrades, additional digital signage, classroom technology upgrades, and a teaching studio FY13 – IT security upgrades, classroom technology upgrades, conference room technology upgrades, network infrastructure upgrades

Students: Who are my classmates?

36% International Students
25% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
69% 69
Hispanic
9% 9
Asian American
8% 8
Student Citizenship
North America
63% 63
Asia
29% 29
South America
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

22,101 Living MBA Alumni 8 Countries where alumni clubs exist
17 Active alumni clubs
9% 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.