Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    651
  • Program Cost
    $87,280
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    42%
  • Selectivity
    48%
  • Job Offers
    92%
  • Average Salary
    $85,367
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
2900 Lubbock Avenue
Dan Rogers Hall, Room 170
Fort Worth, Texas 76129, United States
Website
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Neeley School of Business

About Neeley School of Business

At the Neeley School of Business at TCU, education is about more than business. It’s about getting personal attention, connecting with high-powered business leaders, and having real experiences that build résumés. In addition to keen business knowledge and skills, Neeley School students learn to think, grow and assess their personal strengths. They gain confidence to ask questions, collaborate on teams and make impressive presentations. They land sought-after internships that lead to job placement and starting salaries that are higher than the national average. A degree from the Neeley School of Business at TCU means you bring sophisticated experience to the job, experience that is personal, connected and real.

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The professors and administrators take an interest in the students; they work hard to connect with them and meet with them to ensure they are hitting their career goals.

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  • Jan 15
    Round 2 Application Deadline (Fall 2015)

    Online

    The Neeley School brings together highly motivated and academically talented students from a broad range of backgrounds. Admission is competitive. Candidates should be proactive individuals who can contribute in a highly interactive, team-based environment and who have meaningful life and professional experiences upon which to draw. Most of all, we are seeking focused, motivated students who are dedicated to success.

  • Jan 31
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    GMAT Prep Webinar

    Online

    Please join us for this GMAT prep webinar, taught by Tomas Davis (TCU MBA '04).

  • Mar 1
    Round 3 Application Deadline (Fall 2015)

    Online

    The Neeley School brings together highly motivated and academically talented students from a broad range of backgrounds. Admission is competitive. Candidates should be proactive individuals who can contribute in a highly interactive, team-based environment and who have meaningful life and professional experiences upon which to draw. Most of all, we are seeking focused, motivated students who are dedicated to success.

About Texas Christian University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.18 GPA of All Applicants 3.15 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 57
  • Median 50
  • Middle 80% 19 to 106
Admissions Selectivity
48% Neeley School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

651 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 612
81% 651
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 213
48% 48.0
42% 42.0
Female
32% 32
International
56% 56
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Wait-listed
100% 14
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Other Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Texas - Austin
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas Christian University
  • West Point
  • University of California - Los Angeles
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$49,333 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • U.S. Army
  • Apex Systems, Inc.
  • Capgemini
  • IBM
  • EOG Resources
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
2% 2
710 to 739
9% 9
20% 20
680 to 709
20% 20
23% 23
650 to 679
11% 11
13% 13
620 to 649
15% 15
12% 12
590 to 619
13% 13
14% 14
560 to 589
11% 11
11% 11
530 to 559
7% 7
4% 4
500 to 529
3% 3
1% 1
Under 500
10% 10
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

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 37%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 17%
  • Petroleum/Energy 11%
  • Consumer Products 9%
Sabre Holdings 4
Top Employer
  • Kimberly Clark 2
  • KPMG Advisory 1
  • Nike, Inc. 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
92% Neeley School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
71% 71.1
61% 60.97325153374234
71% Receive Offers
66% 65.8
56% 55.69710982658959
66% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
21% 21
22% 21.9117610062893
21% Receive Offers
26% 26.3
25% 25.424767441860464
26% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
95% Graduates seeking full-time employment
5% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Sabre Holdings 4
  • Kimberly Clark 2
  • KPMG Advisory 1
  • Nike, Inc. 1
  • Essilor of America 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
11% 11.4
$94,250.00
80K 105K
Finance/Accounting
29% 28.6
$87,571.00 Data not provided
General Management
14% 14.3
$76,250.00
65K 80K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
29% 28.6
$83,222.00
70K 96K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
14% 14.3
$86,400.00
65K 105K
Other
3% 2.9
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 2.9
Data not provided
Consumer Products
9% 8.6
$92,333.00
85K 96K
Financial Services
17% 17.1
$90,600.00
68K 105K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
6% 5.7
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
6% 5.7
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
11% 11.4
$82,333.00
77K 90K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 8.6
$81,333.00
79K 85K
Real Estate
3% 2.9
Data not provided
Technology
37% 37.1
$84,583.00
65K 99K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
6% 5.7
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
20% 20
$83,667.00
75K 100K
More than five years
40% 40
$87,167.00
65K 105K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
9% 8.6
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
91% 91
$85,367.00
65K 105K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
3% 2.9
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
80% 80
$84,385.00
65K 105K
U.S. Midwest
6% 5.7
Data not provided
U.S. West
3% 2.9
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
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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
  • AT&T 5
  • Alcon Laboratories 3
  • Essilor of America 3
  • Cook Children's Hospital 2
  • Oncor Electric 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • MBA Supply Chain Org. - Los Angeles
  • MBA Marketing Association - Chicago
  • National Black MBA Career Expo - Houston TX
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs - San Antonio, Tx

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$114,333
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $87,280
  • Budget $16,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$114,333
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $87,280
  • Budget $16,000
19 Full Tuition Scholarships
$30,883 Average Scholarship Amount 97% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
98% 98
97% 97
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$2,717,721
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 $28,532
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
26 Neeley School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Portfolio Management
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Brand Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Added 100k in AV upgrades: we replaced all the projectors in all the classrooms, added 3 additional AV equipped conference rooms, added 22 monitors to the team rooms in Smith Hall. Added interactive building directory in Tandy and Smith Halls and another 100k in the upgrade of the wireless infrastructure.

Students: Who are my classmates?

21% Married Students 21% International Students
23% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
91% 91
Hispanic
6% 6
African American
3% 3
Student Citizenship
North America
82% 82
Asia
14% 14
South America
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,207 Living MBA Alumni 50 Countries where alumni clubs exist
18 Active alumni clubs
4% 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.