Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    707
  • Program Cost
    $104,789
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    51%
  • Selectivity
    34%
  • Job Offers
    89%
  • Average Salary
    $111,195
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
701 Tappan St
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1234, United States
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Best B-Schools Roadtrip: Ross School of Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane visit Ann Arbor to check out the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

About Ross School of Business

Our mission at Ross is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world through thought and action. This is supported by an action-oriented, analytic, and boundaryless approach to solving problems and finding opportunities. The Michigan Ross curriculum is defined across the board by action-based learning, a distinctive strategy that connects the academic environment to the practical business world. In addition the school houses research institutes and centers that provide leadership and learning opportunities centered around entrepreneurship, sustainability, operations and emerging economies.

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About University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.4 GPA of All Applicants 3.45 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 65
  • Median 61
  • Middle 80% 38 to 94
Admissions Selectivity
34% Ross School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

707 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
86% 688
88% 707
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 2,647
34% 34.0
51% 51.0
Female
29% 29
International
53% 53
Re-Applicants
4% 4
20% 20
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Humanities
  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Other Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Michigan
  • Cornell University
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Illinois
  • University of California, Los Angeles
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
$61,500 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Deloitte
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • United States Army
  • Accenture
  • United States Navy
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
2% 2
3% 3
740 to 769
13% 13
17% 17
710 to 739
33% 33
38% 38
680 to 709
24% 24
26% 26
650 to 679
11% 11
10% 10
620 to 649
8% 8
5% 5
590 to 619
4% 4
1% 1
560 to 589
1% 1
0% 0
530 to 559
1% 1
0% 0
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: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 33%
Top Industry
  • Technology 18%
  • Other 15%
  • Financial Services 12%
Deloitte 25
Top Employer
  • Amazon 23
  • Accenture, Ltd 19
  • McKinsey & Company 17
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
89% Ross School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
85% 85
64% 63.699022556390986
85% Receive Offers
77% 77
58% 57.85206896551723
77% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
4% 4
21% 21.110859375
4% Receive Offers
9% 9
25% 24.93132867132867
9% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
3% 3
7% 7.091818181818181
3% Accept Offers
88% Graduates seeking full-time employment
6% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte 25
  • Amazon 23
  • Accenture, Ltd 19
  • McKinsey & Company 17
  • Citi 12
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
37% 36.5
$125,521.00
71K 150K
Finance/Accounting
20% 20.1
$104,146.00
70K 168K
General Management
8% 8.3
$108,153.00
88K 135K
Human Resources
2% 1.6
$97,000.00
87K 110K
Marketing/Sales
18% 18
$103,217.00
25K 135K
Information Technology
2% 1.6
$112,833.00
97K 125K
Operations/Logistics
3% 3.4
$109,969.00
75K 135K
Other
14% 13.5
$97,727.00
15K 126K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
33% 32.8
$127,626.00
75K 150K
Consumer Products
9% 9.4
$98,833.00
85K 115K
Financial Services
12% 12
$99,041.00
65K 125K
Manufacturing
8% 7.8
$106,269.00
70K 126K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1.3
$113,200.00
71K 130K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
3% 2.9
$106,091.00
93K 120K
Real Estate
1% 1
$73,000.00
60K 82K
Technology
18% 17.7
$111,589.00
25K 135K
Other
15% 15.1
$100,329.00
15K 168K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
6% 6
$104,160.00
15K 135K
More than one year, up to three years
2% 2.3
$111,322.00
93K 140K
More than five years
46% 45.7
$111,392.00
24K 168K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
4% 3.6
$107,211.00
70K 136K
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
1% 1
$91,000.00
25K 117K
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
90% 90
$112,345.00
60K 150K
South America
4% 3.6
$113,286.00
88K 168K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
23% 23
$107,841.00
72K 140K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4.1
$115,214.00
60K 135K
U.S. South
4% 3.5
$108,583.00
70K 135K
U.S. Southwest
7% 6.7
$110,304.00
71K 140K
U.S. Midwest
36% 36.4
$112,824.00
70K 150K
U.S. West
26% 25.7
$115,364.00
70K 135K
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
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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 17
  • Amazon 13
  • Citi 12
  • McKinsey & Company 12
  • Accenture Ltd 10
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 136
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 324
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 97
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • New York City, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Washington DC

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$221,543
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $104,789
  • Budget $71,426
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$229,877
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $114,789
  • Budget $76,426
89 Full Tuition Scholarships
$24,192 Average Scholarship Amount 67% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
67% 67
67% 67
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$21,374,679
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
  • Academic 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 $97,915
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
75 Ross School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Simulation
25% 25
Lectures
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/March (Architecture)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • MBA/Meng (Engineering - Manufacturing Management)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 20
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Google: email, calendar, Docs, Sites, Google+, Hangouts; box: cloud content sharing; Cisco Telepresence; iPads; Study.Net digital course packs; MediaSite live and on-demand video streaming; 6-seat multimedia production lab; BlueJeans desktop video conference; FollowU printing; mobile printing; 45-seat collaboration classroom w/ interactive digital displays; classroom renovations.

Students: Who are my classmates?

20% Married Students 32% International Students
33% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
58% 58
Asian American
20% 20
African American
9% 9
Student Citizenship
North America
69% 69
Asia
22% 22
South America
5% 5
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

26,736 Living MBA Alumni 24 Countries where alumni clubs exist
49 Active alumni clubs
13% 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.