Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Lally School of Management & Technology

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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    645
  • Program Cost
    $73,373
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
110 Eight Street
Lally School of Management, PI 5202
Troy, New York 12180-3590, United States
Website

As the business school at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Lally School of Management develops aspiring business leaders who have a passion for innovation and a technologically rich work environment. The Lally School’s highly recognized faculty and its emphasis on interdisciplinary studies prepares students to work in diverse teams, strategically leverage the strengths of technology and people, and position themselves to capitalize on the business opportunities of tomorrow. Our programs prepare students to be productive contributors in the global marketplace.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    28%
  • Selectivity
    54%
  • Average Salary
    $64,300.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

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About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.22 GPA of All Applicants 3.27 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 30
  • Median 19
  • Middle 80% 0 to 70
Admissions Selectivity
54% Lally School of Management & Technology 46% Average Across All Schools

645 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 617
81% 645
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 59
54% 54.0
28% 28.0
Female
41% 41
International
72% 72
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Business (General)
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Pace University
  • Ohio State University
  • SUNY Binghamton
  • SUNY Geneseo
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Moderately Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Cisco Systems
  • Citibank
  • Accenture Services PVD Ltd
  • Ericsson
  • Unilever
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
3% 3
0% 0
710 to 739
5% 5
5% 5
680 to 709
18% 18
30% 30
650 to 679
14% 14
15% 15
620 to 649
18% 18
15% 15
590 to 619
21% 21
25% 25
560 to 589
8% 8
5% 5
530 to 559
5% 5
5% 5
500 to 529
0% 0
0% 0
Under 500
8% 8
0% 0
English Language Requirements
570 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?

Manufacturing 24%
Top Industry
  • Technology 24%
  • Financial Services 24%
  • Consumer Products 17%
UTC 2
Top Employer
  • Target 2
  • Commerce Hub 1
  • iTalk Global Communications Inc 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
61% 60.97325153374234
33% 33
56% 55.69710982658959
33% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
22% 21.9117610062893
38% 38
25% 25.424767441860464
38% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
59% Graduates seeking full-time employment
19% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • UTC 2
  • Target 2
  • Commerce Hub 1
  • iTalk Global Communications Inc 1
  • Trans America/MJ Trade Co. LLC 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
$55,000.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
24% 24
$85,000.00 Data not provided
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
24% 24
$57,500.00
55K 60K
Information Technology
17% 17
$55,000.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
29% 29
$66,600.00
63K 76K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
$55,000.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
17% 17
$60,667.00
55K 64K
Financial Services
24% 24
$85,000.00 Data not provided
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
24% 24
$68,667.00
65K 76K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
24% 24
$57,500.00
55K 60K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
22% 22
$57,500.00
55K 60K
More than one year, up to three years
22% 22
$63,000.00 Data not provided
More than five years
11% 11
$55,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
24% 24
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
76% 76
$64,300.00
55K 85K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
76% 76
$64,000.00
55K 85K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
8% 8
$55,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. South
8% 8
$76,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. West
8% 8
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
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 City GARP Career Fair
  • New York City Natl Finance /Math Career Fair
  • New York City Connect Networking Event
  • New York City Connect Networking Event

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $73,373
  • Budget $17,175
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $73,373
  • Budget $17,175
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
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
20 Lally School of Management & Technology 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Case study
20% 20
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Business Analytics, Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • 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
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Added: desktop PCs with powerful software and research tools to PhD study rooms; large HD Monitor for public viewing; highly productive workstations and laptops for faculty and staff; new digital phone system. Created: lab with workstations to access financial data and statistical analysis in the Center for Financial Studies. Upgraded: high speed LAN switches; entire wireless network with 100% building coverage; network printing, scanning and high speed copying including full color capabilities.

Students: Who are my classmates?

11% International Students
33% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
87% 87
Hispanic
13% 13
Student Citizenship
North America
89% 89
Asia
11% 11
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Social Impact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,272 Living MBA Alumni 5 Countries where alumni clubs exist
40 Active alumni clubs
18% 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.