Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    669
  • Program Cost
    $55,202
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    46%
  • Selectivity
    33%
  • Job Offers
    93%
  • Average Salary
    $103,747
  • Top Industry
    Consumer Products
Contact Information
1275 E. 10th Street
Suite 2010
Bloomington, Indiana 4705, 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 and online 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 consistently ranked in the Top 20, and our faculty is internationally recognized for teaching and research. With over 102,000 living graduates, the Kelley School boasts the largest business school alumni network in the world.

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Kelley is a very collaborative program where everyone is invested in each other. Whether it's the staff, other students or faculty, I truly felt that the education experience over the course of the two years was strengthened by the investments of others in my success.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.31 GPA of All Applicants 3.35 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 64
  • Median 63
  • Middle 80% 37 to 104
Admissions Selectivity
33% Kelley School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

669 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
83% 664
84% 669
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,232
33% 33.0
46% 46.0
Female
0%
International
0%
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Wait-listed
100% 40
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Indiana University
  • Vivesvaraya Technical University
  • Brigham Young University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Mumbai
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
$46,299 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • U.S. Army
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • TATA
  • INFOSYS
  • P.T. Bank Mandiri (Persero)
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
0% 0
740 to 769
5% 5
6% 6
710 to 739
23% 23
23% 23
680 to 709
25% 25
23% 23
650 to 679
15% 15
13% 13
620 to 649
15% 15
19% 19
590 to 619
7% 7
11% 11
560 to 589
4% 4
4% 4
530 to 559
2% 2
1% 1
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
2% 2
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 25%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 21%
  • Manufacturing 18%
  • Technology 17%
EY 10
Top Employer
  • Cognizant Technologies 8
  • ConAgra 6
  • Target 5
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
93% Kelley School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
84% 84
61% 60.97325153374234
84% Receive Offers
77% 77
56% 55.69710982658959
77% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
9% 9
22% 21.9117610062893
9% Receive Offers
11% 11
25% 25.424767441860464
11% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
160% Graduates seeking full-time employment
10% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • EY 10
  • Cognizant Technologies 8
  • ConAgra 6
  • Target 5
  • Carlisle Companies 4
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
22% 22.0
$116,662.00
85K 136K
Finance/Accounting
20% 19.9
$101,211.00
80K 143K
General Management
8% 7.8
$97,591.00
66K 105K
Human Resources
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
40% 39.7
$98,517.00
70K 130K
Information Technology
1% 1.4
$N/A Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
5% 5.0
$96,714.00
80K 115K
Other
4% 3.5
$115,600.00
73K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 20.6
$117,074.00
72K 135K
Consumer Products
25% 24.8
$98,606.00
85K 115K
Financial Services
5% 5.0
$95,714.00
80K 100K
Government
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Manufacturing
18% 18.4
$98,097.00
80K 110K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1.4
$N/A Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
5% 5.0
$108,957.00
65K 143K
Real Estate
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Technology
17% 17.0
$101,497.00
70K 130K
Other
7% 7.1
$106,926.00
90K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
4% 4.3
$116,875.00
89K 160K
More than one year, up to three years
18% 18.4
$108,753.00
90K 135K
More than five years
35% 34.8
$100,814.00
65K 135K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
2% 2.1
$N/A Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
North America
98% 98
$103,747.00
65K 160K
South America
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
8% 7.8
$103,000.00
85K 120K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2.1
$104,333.00
100K 110K
U.S. South
8% 7.8
$92,200.00
73K 105K
U.S. Southwest
11% 10.6
$103,000.00
72K 135K
U.S. Midwest
57% 56.7
$104,301.00
65K 160K
U.S. West
13% 12.8
$108,996.00
85K 130K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$N/A Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus 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
  • Deloitte Consulting 7
  • Eli Lilly 5
  • Ecolab 5
  • Dow Chemical 5
  • EY 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
  • Silicon Valley-tech company visit
  • Midwest-Consumer Product Companies
  • Silicon Valley-Finance Jobs
  • CPG firms in Midwest

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$113,468
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $55,202
  • Budget $18,540
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$113,468
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $93,120
  • Budget $18,540
37 Full Tuition Scholarships
$25,757 Average Scholarship Amount 90% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
97% 97
90% 90
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 $63,065
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
68 Kelley School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • 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
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • FY12-Additional research database funding, additional instructional software funding server farm upgrades, faculty/staff computer upgrades, video conference equipment upgrades, additional digital signage, expanded back-up capacity, classroom technology upgrades, and a teaching studio FY13-Additional research funding, faculty/staff upgrades, IT security upgrades, classroom technology upgrades, conference room technology upgrades, distance education equipment upgrades, wireless network upgrades, investment in cloud storage services, network infrastructure upgrades FY14-16 additional IT Instructional facilities, trading center, prese

Students: Who are my classmates?

35% International Students
32% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
68% 68
Asian American
11% 11
African American
10% 10
Student Citizenship
North America
64% 64
Asia
30% 30
Africa
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

22,691 Living MBA Alumni 45 Countries where alumni clubs exist
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.