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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    645
  • Program Cost
    $28,816
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
121 Presidents Drive
Isenberg Building, Rm. 305
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States
Website

Accredited at the highest level nationally and internationally, the Isenberg School of Management is on the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst—a resource-rich public research institution and leader in technology, entrepreneurship, and sustainability. With 7 undergraduate majors, MBA, and PhD programs, Isenberg’s on-campus, online, and blended curricula emphasize hands-on, real-world learning through multi-disciplinary projects, internships, overseas study, community service, and student networking opportunities with over 42,000 alumni in 72 countries.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    45%
  • Selectivity
    25%
  • Job Offers
    80%
  • Average Salary
    $81,583.00

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The diversity of interests among the students is amazing. Some are building their own companies, while others are going into finance. Each group adds something to the overall experience.

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Events Calendar

  • Feb 1
    Online MBA Application Deadline (Summer Semester)

    Online

    Isenberg Online seeks the best and the brightest. Our students make up a diverse and remarkable community with applicants from all over the world bringing varied academic and professional backgrounds and interests. We not only want to make sure that you’re the right fit for Isenberg Online but that we’re the right fit for you.

  • Feb 1
    Full-Time MBA Round 2 Application Deadline

    Online

    Isenberg's Full-time MBA students are high achievers, excellent leaders and creative problem solvers with strong academic abilities and meaningful professional experience. We welcome students from a diverse array of backgrounds and professional interests.

  • Apr 1
    Full-Time MBA Round 3 Application Deadline

    Online

    Isenberg's Full-time MBA students are high achievers, excellent leaders and creative problem solvers with strong academic abilities and meaningful professional experience. We welcome students from a diverse array of backgrounds and professional interests.

About University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.4 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 49
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 7 to 98
Admissions Selectivity
25% Isenberg School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

645 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
75% 602
81% 645
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 218
25% 25.0
45% 45.0
Female
37% 37
International
62% 62
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Other Social Science
  • Management
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Visvesvaraya Technology University
  • University of California, Irvine
  • New York University
  • United States Naval Academy
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Infosys
  • Microsoft
  • Samsung
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
3% 3
710 to 739
5% 5
13% 13
680 to 709
13% 13
15% 15
650 to 679
16% 16
21% 21
620 to 649
15% 15
20% 20
590 to 619
17% 17
13% 13
560 to 589
10% 10
10% 10
530 to 559
9% 9
5% 5
500 to 529
5% 5
0% 0
Under 500
9% 9
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?

Job offers within 3 months after graduation
80% Isenberg School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
60% 60
61% 60.97325153374234
60% Receive Offers
45% 45
56% 55.69710982658959
45% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
20% 20
22% 21.9117610062893
20% Receive Offers
25% 25
25% 25.424767441860464
25% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
95% Graduates seeking full-time employment
5% 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
Consulting
14% 14
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
7% 7
Data not provided
General Management
14% 14
Data not provided
Human Resources
7% 7
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
29% 29
Data not provided
Information Technology
7% 7
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
14% 14
Data not provided
Other
7% 7
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
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$81,583.00
20K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
64% 64
$79,143.00
20K 115K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
14% 14
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
14% 14
Data not provided
U.S. West
7% 7
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 57
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 186
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Net Impact Conference
  • Reaching Out MBA
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $28,816
  • Budget $33,408
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $57,806
  • Budget $47,903
100% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
100% 100
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 $5,379
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
34 Isenberg School of Management 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Team project
20% 20
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Sports Business
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Other
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
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Isenberg provides new computers every 3 years. More than 200 computers are dedicated to student labs. We purchase current research and production software. Software packages include statistics, business intelligence, web development and proprietary databases. Audio-visual equipment is in every classroom. We provide Bloomberg terminals and use RFID response systems. We have invested heavily in video lecture capture. Wireless technology is ubiquitous. We use server virtualization for improved efficiency.

Students: Who are my classmates?

23% International Students
35% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
78% 78
Multiethnic
11% 11
Hispanic
11% 11
Student Citizenship
North America
77% 77
Asia
15% 15
Africa
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Social Impact
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Nonprofit
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,736 Living MBA Alumni
5% 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.