Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    634
  • Program Cost
    $39,954
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    56%
  • Selectivity
    46%
  • Job Offers
    85%
  • Average Salary
    $76,236
  • Top Industry
    Consumer Products
Contact Information
Jenkins Graduate School of Management
MBA Program, Box 8114
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, United States
Website
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Poole College of Management

About Poole College of Management

The NC State University Poole College of Management uniquely provides students with real world experiences and practical skills – rooted in an innovative curriculum – to grow their careers in a technology driven, global marketplace. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting, business administration and economics, as well as non-degree executive education and research centers. The college’s Jenkins Graduate School includes the Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master of Global Innovation Management programs, including a Global Luxury Management option.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.29 GPA of All Applicants 3.39 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 46
  • Median 36
  • Middle 80% 0 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
46% Poole College of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

634 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
74% 592
79% 634
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 200
46% 46.0
56% 56.0
Female
39% 39
International
49% 49
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 4
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Biological Sciences
  • Accounting
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • NC State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • UNC Chapel Hill
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
$38,552 Applicant Average Base Salary
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
2% 2
740 to 769
2% 2
2% 2
710 to 739
3% 3
4% 4
680 to 709
4% 4
9% 9
650 to 679
6% 6
17% 17
620 to 649
13% 13
26% 26
590 to 619
10% 10
13% 13
560 to 589
9% 9
6% 6
530 to 559
6% 6
9% 9
500 to 529
4% 4
2% 2
Under 500
7% 7
0% 0
English Language Requirements
650 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consumer Products 22%
Top Industry
  • Technology 22%
  • Manufacturing 17%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 13%
IBM 3
Top Employer
  • Quintiles 3
  • Lowes Corp. 3
  • Chevron 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
85% Poole College of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
78% 78
61% 60.97325153374234
78% Receive Offers
71% 71
56% 55.69710982658959
71% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
7% 7
22% 21.9117610062893
7% Receive Offers
10% 10
25% 25.424767441860464
10% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
28% Graduates seeking full-time employment
7% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • IBM 3
  • Quintiles 3
  • Lowes Corp. 3
  • Chevron 2
  • Ernst & Young 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
17% 17.4
$91,336.00
87K 98K
Finance/Accounting
17% 17.4
$74,500.00
58K 80K
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
22% 21.7
$70,292.00
60K 76K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
35% 34.8
$71,715.00
55K 98K
Other
9% 8.7
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
9% 8.7
Data not provided
Consumer Products
22% 21.7
$71,864.00
55K 85K
Financial Services
0% 0
Data not provided
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
17% 17.4
$78,186.00
69K 87K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
9% 8.7
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
13% 13
$77,907.00
68K 95K
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
22% 21.7
$70,081.00
62K 80K
Other
9% 8.7
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
9% 8.7
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
26% 26.1
$71,201.00
60K 80K
More than five years
26% 26.1
$75,406.00
62K 85K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
4% 4.3
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4.3
Data not provided
U.S. South
74% 73.9
$72,371.00
55K 95K
U.S. Southwest
9% 8.7
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
4% 4.3
Data not provided
U.S. West
4% 4.3
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries 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
  • Caterpillar 3
  • NC SBTDC 3
  • Lowes 3
  • Lord Corp 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 15
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 30
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 94
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Black MBA

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$134,867
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $39,954
  • Budget $38,515
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$157,308
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $65,600
  • Budget $51,338
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
79% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
92% 92
79% 79
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,727,353
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $15,599
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
50 Poole College of Management 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
37% 37
Lectures
37% 37
Case study
17% 17
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Biosciences Management, Innovation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
  • 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) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Upgraded classroom and auditorium technology. Installed lecture capture system. Renovated teaching and computing labs.Installed digital signage and data walls. Built seminar room. Installed SMART boards. Installed collaborative technology.

Students: Who are my classmates?

26% International Students
37% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
67% 67
African American
4% 4
Asian American
2% 2
Student Citizenship
North America
74% 74
Asia
20% 20
South America
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,422 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
4% 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.