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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    628
  • Program Cost
    $45,292
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
301 Mervis Hall
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, United States of America
Website

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration gives students the business agility to compete in the global economy. Led by our collaborative faculty, we emphasize experience-based learning, international immersion, and team-based projects. Our location in Pittsburgh, Pa. gives students abundant opportunities for internships, consulting projects, case competitions, and cultural activities. We have a network of 26,000 alumni in more than 90 countries, all graduates of a program ranked among the world's best by independent publications and continuously accredited by AACSB International.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    61%
  • Selectivity
    27%
  • Job Offers
    91%
  • Average Salary
    $79,925.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About University of Pittsburgh

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.33 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 47
  • Median 43
  • Middle 80% 0 to 90
Admissions Selectivity
27% Katz Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

628 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
76% 604
79% 628
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 523
27% 27.0
61% 61.0
Female
35% 35
International
65% 65
Re-Applicants
2% 2
46% 46
Wait-listed
100% 49
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Finance
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Penn State University
  • University of Mumbai
  • Ohio State University
  • Vishveshwariya Technological 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
$25,036 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Infosys
  • Cognizant
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Deloitte
  • UPMC
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
2% 2
710 to 739
5% 5
8% 8
680 to 709
10% 10
11% 11
650 to 679
15% 15
17% 17
620 to 649
18% 18
22% 22
590 to 619
15% 15
19% 19
560 to 589
11% 11
9% 9
530 to 559
11% 11
6% 6
500 to 529
5% 5
4% 4
Under 500
8% 8
2% 2
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?

Manufacturing 23%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 16%
  • Other 14%
  • Financial Services 12%
Crane Co 6
Top Employer
  • SDLC Partners 4
  • PNC 3
  • IBM 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
91% Katz Graduate School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
77% 77
64% 63.699022556390986
77% Receive Offers
64% 64
58% 57.85206896551723
64% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 14
21% 21.110859375
14% Receive Offers
24% 24
25% 24.93132867132867
24% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
69% Graduates seeking full-time employment
29% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Crane Co 6
  • SDLC Partners 4
  • PNC 3
  • IBM 2
  • Deloitte 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
19% 19
$82,216.00
64K 125K
Finance/Accounting
21% 21
$74,750.00
55K 95K
Human Resources
5% 5
$80,967.00
70K 88K
Marketing/Sales
23% 23
$77,185.00
45K 95K
Information Technology
2% 2
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
16% 16
$85,667.00
60K 120K
Other
14% 14
$80,251.00
66K 95K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
16% 16
$79,931.00
64K 125K
Consumer Products
9% 9
$79,720.00
45K 95K
Financial Services
12% 12
$74,286.00
55K 105K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
23% 23
$85,308.00
58K 110K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
2% 2
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
5% 5
$79,337.00
76K 83K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
7% 7
$73,451.00
60K 83K
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology
11% 11
$84,833.00
72K 95K
Other
14% 14
$78,113.00
50K 120K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
23% 23
$63,757.00
45K 86K
More than one year, up to three years
26% 26
$88,692.00
65K 120K
More than five years
23% 23
$86,428.00
70K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
0% 0
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
100% 100
$79,925.00
45K 125K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
14% 14
$85,125.00
75K 95K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
54% 54
$72,809.00
45K 125K
U.S. South
7% 7
$91,400.00
81K 95K
U.S. Southwest
9% 9
$85,600.00
73K 95K
U.S. Midwest
11% 11
$91,500.00
70K 120K
U.S. West
5% 5
$91,667.00
70K 110K
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 Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Crane Co 5
  • Nationwide Insurance 4
  • Texas Instruments 3
  • Dynamics Inc 2
  • Philips 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 96
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Association of Women MBAs
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs Conference
  • National Asian MBA Association Conference
  • Reaching Out MBA Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$108,597
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $45,292
  • Budget $40,122
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$120,360
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $59,408
  • Budget $47,180
5 Full Tuition Scholarships
$8,141 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$969,188
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
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
46 Katz Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Experiential learning
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Corproate valuation, corproate financial management, investments and trading, digital marketing, project management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/Meng (Engineering - Manufacturing Management)
  • MBA/MIM (International Management)
  • MBA/MSEE (Electrical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • 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
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 20
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • New classroom teaching technologies; classrooms outfitted with HD projectors and confidence monitors; digital student information display screens; enhanced wireless access throughout building; all student team rooms outfitted with LCD screens; all faculty and staff meeting rooms outfitted with LCD screens; enhanced student print kiosks; an enhanced student placement software package for use by graduating students and Career Services; CRM system deployed for Executive MBA program to track students, alumni and business contacts, built an enhanced student/faculty information system used to extend University data.

Students: Who are my classmates?

36% International Students
31% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
71% 71
Asian American
9% 9
African American
9% 9
Student Citizenship
North America
64% 64
Asia
33% 33
Middle East and North Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

17,097 Living MBA Alumni 9 Countries where alumni clubs exist
9 Active alumni clubs
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.