Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    687
  • Program Cost
    $93,830
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    46%
  • Selectivity
    33%
  • Job Offers
    93%
  • Average Salary
    $99,928
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
276 Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States
Website

Best B-School Road Trip: Mendoza College of Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane visit Notre Dame University to check out what makes the Mendoza College of Business unique.

About Mendoza College of Business

The Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame challenges its students, alumni and faculty to Ask More of Business, emphasizing its foundational mission to promote ethics, values-based leadership and academic excellence. The College enrolls about 1,950 students in six majors in its undergraduate program. It offers four graduate degrees – MBA, EMBA, accountancy and nonprofit management – in addition to custom and open-enrollment programs for traditional and nonprofit executive education. Academic centers include entrepreneurship, ethics, business communications and financial regulation.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.27 GPA of All Applicants 3.21 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 61
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 27 to 104
Admissions Selectivity
33% Mendoza College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

687 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
83% 664
86% 687
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 878
33% 33.0
46% 46.0
Female
26% 26
International
47% 47
Re-Applicants
4% 4
33% 33
Wait-listed
100% 247
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Science
  • Engineering
  • Other Business
  • Accepted
  • Other Science
  • Engineering
  • Other Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Brigham Young University
  • University of Michigan
  • U. S. Military Academy
  • Villanova
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$54,621 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Morgan Stanley
  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • U.S. Army
  • Ernst & Young
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
2% 2
740 to 769
9% 9
15% 15
710 to 739
21% 21
23% 23
680 to 709
20% 20
22% 22
650 to 679
16% 16
20% 20
620 to 649
13% 13
11% 11
590 to 619
9% 9
6% 6
560 to 589
5% 5
0% 0
530 to 559
3% 3
1% 1
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
2% 2
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 23%
Top Industry
  • Technology 23%
  • Consulting 19%
  • Other 11%
Deloitte 6
Top Employer
  • Amazon 5
  • Bank of America 4
  • IBM 4
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
93% Mendoza College of Business 84% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
83% 83
64% 63.67152671755726
83% Receive Offers
81% 81
58% 57.7590909090909
81% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
10% 10
21% 20.652301587301586
10% Receive Offers
10% 10
25% 24.575744680851063
10% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.422790697674418
0%
7% 7.03121212121212
89% Graduates seeking full-time employment
9% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte 6
  • Amazon 5
  • Bank of America 4
  • IBM 4
  • Intel 4
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23
$106,702.00
62K 135K
Finance/Accounting
39% 39
$97,295.00
52K 200K
General Management
13% 13
$98,545.00
65K 133K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
17% 17
$99,094.00
90K 115K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
8% 8
$97,714.00
69K 120K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
19% 19
$111,358.00
79K 135K
Consumer Products
8% 8
$94,714.00
88K 106K
Financial Services
23% 23
$94,381.00
70K 125K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
6% 6
$93,917.00
69K 110K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
7% 7
$102,917.00
80K 133K
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology
23% 23
$102,491.00
52K 200K
Other
11% 11
$89,818.00
65K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
5% 5
$72,600.00
52K 115K
More than one year, up to three years
11% 11
$99,364.00
68K 135K
More than five years
42% 42
$102,750.00
79K 200K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
1% 1
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
98% 98
$100,372.00
52K 200K
South America
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
14% 14
$94,154.00
52K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
7% 7
$106,833.00
84K 135K
U.S. South
12% 12
$97,727.00
69K 120K
U.S. Southwest
11% 11
$110,480.00
85K 200K
U.S. Midwest
39% 39
$97,782.00
62K 135K
U.S. West
16% 16
$105,822.00
80K 120K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
1% 1
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Sears Holding 6
  • Emerson 4
  • PepsiCo 3
  • JPMorgan 3
  • Amazon 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Bay Area/Silicon Valley Trek
  • NBMBAA
  • NSHMBA Conference
  • MBA Women International Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$223,247
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $93,830
  • Budget $67,150
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$223,247
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $93,830
  • Budget $67,150
47 Full Tuition Scholarships
$30,693 Average Scholarship Amount 85% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
85% 85
85% 85
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$6,184,788
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • 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 $61,547
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
68 Mendoza College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
27% 27
Case study
25% 25
Team project
22% 22
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Business Analytics, Corporate Finance, Investments,
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 22
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • •Opened the Stayer Center for Executive Education with state-of-the-art, interconnected classrooms and team rooms •Upgraded technology in all Mendoza classrooms and team rooms •Faster network with enhanced Wi-Fi coverage •Box.com cloud storage and collaboration •Deloitte Technology Classroom – able to connect three remote locations at once •Interactive learning technology classroom •10 new Bloomberg Terminals •Interactive digital signage: directory, events, announcements and room schedules

Students: Who are my classmates?

19% Married Students 21% International Students
24% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
77% 77
Multiethnic
12% 12
Asian American
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
79% 79
Asia
18% 18
Australia and Oceania
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

6,057 Living MBA Alumni 42 Countries where alumni clubs exist
274 Active alumni clubs
35% 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.