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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    633
  • Program Cost
    $27,643
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
121 Presidents Drive
Isenberg Building, Room 305
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States
Website

Accredited at the highest level nationally and internationally, the Isenberg School of Management is located at the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst - a resource-rich, public research institution, renowned for accomplishments in technology, entrepreneurship, and sustainability. With 8 undergraduate majors, rigorous MBA and Ph.D. programs, Isenberg emphasizes hands-on, real world learning, through innovative multi-disciplinary projects, internship and study-abroad opportunities, local and global networking events, and a close connection between students, faculty, and network of alumni.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    59%
  • Selectivity
    19%
  • Job Offers
    69%
  • Average Salary
    $65,375.00

Events Calendar

  • Oct 1
    Online MBA Application Deadline (Spring 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.

  • Oct 16
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Online MBA Information Session

    Virtual

    Take the first step toward your MBA by attending a virtual Isenberg information session. During the session, our Director of Admissions & Advising, MaryBeth Kimball, will share her knowledge of the Isenberg MBA program, answer admissions questions, and address any additional questions you may have.

  • Dec 1
    Full-Time MBA Round 1 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.

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About University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.3 GPA of All Applicants 3.3 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 61
  • Median 57
  • Middle 80% 36 to 86
Admissions Selectivity
19% Isenberg School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

633 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
73% 587
79% 633
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 178
19% 19.0
59% 59.0
Female
43% 43
International
61% 61
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Other Humanities
  • Economics
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Bates College
  • Smith College
  • Brown University
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
  • Bloomberg Digital Media Operations
  • Infosys Limited
  • Northrop Grumman Aerospace System
  • US Marine Corps
  • American Express
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
8% 8
14% 14
680 to 709
7% 7
9% 9
650 to 679
10% 10
18% 18
620 to 649
17% 17
18% 18
590 to 619
15% 15
23% 23
560 to 589
14% 14
14% 14
530 to 559
12% 12
4% 4
500 to 529
6% 6
0% 0
Under 500
11% 11
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
69% Isenberg School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
44% 44
64% 63.699022556390986
44% Receive Offers
31% 31
58% 57.85206896551723
31% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
25% 25
21% 21.110859375
25% Receive Offers
25% 25
25% 24.93132867132867
25% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
13% 13
5% 5.492558139534883
13% Receive Offers
13% 13
7% 7.091818181818181
13% Accept Offers
94% Graduates seeking full-time employment
6% 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
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
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • TopSource LLC
  • REMI (Regional Economic Models, Inc)
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • LL Bean Company
  • Kaiser Permanente
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 52
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 128
  • Average intern length in weeks 9
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Net Impact Conference
  • National Black MBA
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $27,643
  • Budget $33,355
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $55,789
  • Budget $47,400
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 $11,360
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
36 Isenberg School of Management 44 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, web development, and proprietary databases. Audio-visual equipment is in all of our classrooms. We provide Bloomberg terminals and use RFID response systems and. We have invested heavily in video lecture capture. Wireless technology is ubiquitous. We use server virtualization for improved efficiency.

Students: Who are my classmates?

20% Married Students 40% International Students
35% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
67% 67
Not Reported
17% 17
Asian American
8% 8
Student Citizenship
North America
60% 60
Asia
30% 30
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
5% 5
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,622 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.