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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    647
  • Program Cost
    $70,625
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
110 Eighth St.
PI 5202
Troy, New York 12180-3590, United States
Website

As the business school at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Lally School of Management & Technology develops aspiring business leaders who have a passion for innovation with the ability to work across business functions. Our programs prepare students to be successful, thoughtful contributors in the global marketplace of the 21st century. The many interdisciplinary resources and highly recognized international faculty at Rensselaer allow our students to learn, network, and position themselves to capitalize on the business opportunities of tomorrow.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    46%
  • Selectivity
    53%
  • Average Salary
    $68,875.00
  • Top Industry
    Other

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About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.3 GPA of All Applicants 3.36 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 30
  • Median 19
  • Middle 80% 0 to 59
Admissions Selectivity
53% Lally School of Management & Technology 46% Average Across All Schools

647 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
79% 632
81% 647
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 99
53% 53.0
46% 46.0
Female
39% 39
International
76% 76
Re-Applicants
2% 2
100% 100
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Biological Sciences
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Zhejiang University
  • Northeastern University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Syracuse University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • GE Global Research
  • Bosch
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Global Foundries
  • Siemans Healthcare Diagnostics
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
3% 3
2% 2
740 to 769
3% 3
4% 4
710 to 739
13% 13
16% 16
680 to 709
20% 20
20% 20
650 to 679
10% 10
16% 16
620 to 649
16% 16
18% 18
590 to 619
10% 10
7% 7
560 to 589
8% 8
7% 7
530 to 559
6% 6
4% 4
500 to 529
3% 3
2% 2
Under 500
8% 8
4% 4
English Language Requirements
570 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?

Other 26%
Top Industry
  • Technology 20%
  • Financial Services 20%
  • Manufacturing 20%
Downtown Community of Syracuse 1
Top Employer
  • Yuntinic Resources 1
  • Shamrock Technologies 1
  • abovelive.com 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
40% 40
58% 57.85206896551723
40% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
16% 16
25% 24.93132867132867
16% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
4% 4
7% 7.091818181818181
4% Accept Offers
60% Graduates seeking full-time employment
33% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Downtown Community of Syracuse 1
  • Yuntinic Resources 1
  • Shamrock Technologies 1
  • abovelive.com 1
  • Golden Travel Peers Inc. 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 7
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
20% 20
$60,000.00 Data not provided
General Management
26% 26
$61,667.00
55K 65K
Marketing/Sales
7% 7
Data not provided
Information Technology
7% 7
$60,000.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
13% 13
$66,500.00
63K 70K
Other
20% 20
$113,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 7
Data not provided
Financial Services
20% 20
$60,000.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
20% 20
$66,000.00
63K 70K
Media/Entertainment
7% 7
Data not provided
Technology
20% 20
$79,333.00
60K 113K
Other
26% 26
$55,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
73% 73
$63,750.00
55K 70K
More than one year, up to three years
7% 7
$63,000.00 Data not provided
More than five years
13% 13
$86,500.00
60K 113K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
20% 20
Data not provided
North America
80% 80
$68,875.00
55K 113K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
84% 84
$70,167.00
55K 113K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
8% 8
$60,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
8% 8
$70,000.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Fore Research & Management LLP 1
  • Blue Slate Solutions 1
  • CNS 1
  • Ithos 1
  • China Travel 1
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
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • New York, NY
  • New York, NY
  • Boston, MA

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $70,625
  • Budget $61,993
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $70,625
  • Budget $61,993
79% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
86% 86
79% 79
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
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
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
23 Lally School of Management & Technology 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
35% 35
Experiential learning
25% 25
Case study
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics, Financial Engineering & Risk Analytics, Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Other
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/PhD
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Technology improvements include upgrading the building network switches and wiring infrastructure, a new Center for Financial Studies Library which includes 7 new workstations for research, education software, analytic research software and research database access, upgrades to faculty and staff computer equipment, a new server rack and related server hardware, a high speed color printer, a high speed copier/printer/scanner, a high definition TV/monitor in the main stairway, and upgrades to Windows 7 for all public computers.

Students: Who are my classmates?

54% International Students
29% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
Asian American
9% 9
African American
9% 9
Student Citizenship
Asia
50% 50
North America
46% 46
Africa
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,218 Living MBA Alumni 6 Countries where alumni clubs exist
41 Active alumni clubs
16% 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.