Profile Data from 2012

Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    673
  • Program Cost
    $42,700
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    13%
  • Selectivity
    15%
  • Job Offers
    100%
  • Average Salary
    $104,260
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
L 5,6
Mannheim, 68131, Germany
Website

Mannheim Business School

About Mannheim Business School

Mannheim Business School (MBS) is the umbrella organization for management education at the University of Mannheim and is considered the leading German business school. It is the only German institution to be accredited by AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA. The school offers three international MBA programs: the Mannheim MBA (full-time or part-time), the ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA with two formats (weekend and modular) and the MANNHEIM & TONGJI Executive MBA. A specialized Master program in Accounting and Taxation, Open Courses and Company programs complete the MBS portfolio.

What Recent Grads Say See All 7 Comments >

-The first thing that makes the program unique is the diversity of the class. There are students from all over the world in the class. Also the school is the best in Germany and one of the top in Europe the cost of the program is affordable compared to all the other top business schools. There are also exchange programs involved, which can give the opportunity to study in the other top business schools for one term.

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About University of Mannheim

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.21 GPA of All Applicants 3.375 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 65
  • Median 66
  • Middle 80% 48 to 98
Admissions Selectivity
15% Mannheim Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

673 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 617
84% 673
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 432
15% 15.0
13% 13.0
Female
21% 21
International
83% 83
Re-Applicants
2% 2
2% 2
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Management
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Cooperative Education, Mannheim
  • Technical University Darmstadt
  • KIT - Technical University Karlsruhe
  • University of Cologne
  • Technical University Munich
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Not Considered
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$47,500 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • BASF
  • HSBC
  • KPMG
  • Tata
  • Accenture
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
4% 4
9% 9
710 to 739
6% 6
10% 10
680 to 709
11% 11
22% 22
650 to 679
13% 13
27% 27
620 to 649
14% 14
23% 23
590 to 619
16% 16
8% 8
560 to 589
12% 12
0% 0
530 to 559
7% 7
0% 0
500 to 529
6% 6
0% 0
Under 500
10% 10
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
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 30%
Top Industry
  • Other 19%
  • Technology 15%
  • Financial Services 13%
Siemens 3
Top Employer
  • KSPG 2
  • Capgemini Consulting 2
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
100% Mannheim Business School 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
81% 81
64% 63.699022556390986
81% Receive Offers
62% 62
58% 57.85206896551723
62% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
19% 19
21% 21.110859375
19% Receive Offers
38% 38
25% 24.93132867132867
38% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
82% Graduates seeking full-time employment
8% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Siemens 3
  • KSPG 2
  • Capgemini Consulting 2
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 2
  • Deutsche Telekom 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
30% 30
$105,617.00
72K 129K
Finance/Accounting
9% 9
$97,823.00
68K 118K
General Management
13% 13
$104,097.00
70K 149K
Human Resources
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
16% 16
$98,371.00
60K 111K
Information Technology
11% 11
$102,216.00
80K 135K
Operations/Logistics
5% 5
$104,003.00
96K 132K
Other
17% 17
$103,478.00
39K 163K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
30% 30
$105,617.00
72K 129K
Consumer Products
4% 4
$91,752.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
13% 13
$95,728.00
68K 112K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
9% 9
$96,812.00
78K 106K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
5% 5
$97,905.00
90K 106K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
5% 5
$108,072.00
93K 132K
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
15% 15
$112,589.00
60K 163K
Other
19% 19
$103,775.00
39K 142K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
More than five years
62% 62
$109,252.00
60K 163K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
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

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Deutsche Börse
  • Merck
  • BASF
  • Porsche

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$102,500
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $42,700
  • Budget $55,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$113,500
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $42,700
  • Budget $66,000
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$3,500 Average Scholarship Amount 62% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
53% 53
62% 62
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
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
50 Mannheim Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Top Areas of Study
  • Economics
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
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) 12
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Further extension of IT support for students and staff; new CRM system for staff and intranet solution for students

Students: Who are my classmates?

29% Married Students 80% International Students
25% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
40% 40
Europe Free Trade Zone
38% 38
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
7% 7
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

603 Living MBA Alumni 15 Countries where alumni clubs exist
21 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months