Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    674
  • Program Cost
    $59,414
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    57%
  • Selectivity
    33%
  • Job Offers
    96%
  • Average Salary
    $95,565
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
100 Gerlach hall
2108 Neil Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States
Website
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Fisher College of Business

About Fisher College of Business

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business prepares the next generation of leaders through top-ranked programs, distinguished faculty, and a vast network of innovative partnerships that reaches from the surrounding business community — home to multiple Fortune 1000 companies — to multinationals, nonprofits, and startups across the globe. Our students are uniquely prepared and highly sought after, leveraging Fisher’s rigorous, experiential learning environment with the breadth of resources at Ohio State, one of the nation’s premiere research universities with 500,000 alumni in more than 150 countries.

Events Calendar

  • Nov 20
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    MBA for Working Professionals Information Session

    Columbus, OH

    Our on-campus information sessions are designed to expose you to the Fisher community in person, to help you understand what makes our program unique and give us an opportunity to learn more about you.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.5 GPA of All Applicants 3.4 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 64
  • Median 63
  • Middle 80% 26 to 111
Admissions Selectivity
33% Fisher College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

674 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
79% 632
84% 674
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 638
33% 33.0
57% 57.0
Female
32% 32
International
61% 61
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • The Ohio State University
  • Miami University
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Notre Dame
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • US Military
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Samsung
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
1% 1
740 to 769
3% 3
5% 5
710 to 739
15% 15
23% 23
680 to 709
21% 21
28% 28
650 to 679
15% 15
16% 16
620 to 649
15% 15
18% 18
590 to 619
10% 10
6% 6
560 to 589
4% 4
2% 2
530 to 559
5% 5
1% 1
500 to 529
4% 4
1% 1
Under 500
7% 7
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
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 19%
Top Industry
  • Other 16%
  • Manufacturing 15%
  • Financial Services 12%
Deloitte Consulting 11
Top Employer
  • IBM 5
  • Nationwide 5
  • Limited Brands 4
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
96% Fisher College of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
79% 79
64% 63.699022556390986
79% Receive Offers
75% 75
58% 57.85206896551723
75% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
17% 17
21% 21.110859375
17% Receive Offers
17% 17
25% 24.93132867132867
17% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
94% Graduates seeking full-time employment
3% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte Consulting 11
  • IBM 5
  • Nationwide 5
  • Limited Brands 4
  • EY 4
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
25% 25
$122,626.00
57K 135K
Finance/Accounting
19% 19
$87,916.00
61K 125K
Human Resources
1% 1
$91,000.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
12% 12
$83,750.00
55K 102K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
21% 21
$86,241.00
65K 125K
Other
22% 22
$87,266.00
40K 155K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
19% 19
$12,433.00
64K 135K
Consumer Products
9% 9
$94,000.00
70K 106K
Financial Services
12% 12
$80,684.00
55K 102K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
15% 15
$84,350.00
40K 115K
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
$61,250.00 Data not provided
Non-profit
2% 2
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$48,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
10% 10
$89,588.00
61K 124K
Real Estate
3% 3
$95,833.00
55K 155K
Technology
11% 11
$106,625.00
80K 125K
Other
16% 16
$85,454.00
65K 90K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
13% 13
$86,287.00
60K 115K
More than one year, up to three years
21% 21
$87,822.00
55K 135K
More than five years
23% 23
$102,765.00
48K 155K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
3% 3
$54,276.00
40K 69K
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
97% 97
$96,560.00
48K 155K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
7% 7
$108,714.00
90K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
5% 5
$48,750.00
65K 135K
U.S. South
7% 7
$92,612.00
70K 115K
U.S. Southwest
6% 6
$86,875.00
78K 90K
U.S. Midwest
68% 68
$93,830.00
48K 155K
U.S. West
7% 7
$114,300.00
86K 135K
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
  • Nationwide 7
  • Momentive 4
  • Greif 4
  • Nestle 4
  • Zimmer 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 68
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Society of Hispanic MBA Conference and Career Expo
  • Wall Street Trip
  • Chicago Marketing Hop
  • MBA Veterans Career Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $59,414
  • Budget $47,003
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $94,742
  • Budget $64,667
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$6,717 Average Scholarship Amount 80% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
83% 83
80% 80
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,190,672
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
51%
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 $41,991
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
57 Fisher College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Case study
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Make Your Own Major is an interdisciplinary major for students who want a highly-customized and personalized approach to their MBA curriculum
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/March (Architecture)
  • MBA/MCS (Computer Science)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/Meng (Engineering - Manufacturing Management)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • MBA/MILR (Industrial Labor Relations)
  • MBA/MIM (International Management)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSEE (Electrical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • MBA/MSM (Management)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • MBA/PhD
  • Other
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) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Enhanced network & wireless infrastructure; increase study rooms with advanced technology; enhanced AV functionality; wireless MFP devices; automated room & advisor scheduling systems; stream-lined web portal; cloud document storage; vulnerability & DLP system; integrated system & software monitoring; HD video conferencing & enhanced video production; hybrid/online course offerings; server virtualization; redundant SAN; SharePoint portal; college-wide CRM; enhanced data analytics; mirrored development environments, web-enabled fiscal tools; lecture capture, student response & web conferencing systems.

Students: Who are my classmates?

15% Married Students 26% International Students
29% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
Hispanic
5% 5
Asian American
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
73% 73
Asia
24% 24
Europe Free Trade Zone
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

10,284 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
4% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months