• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    619
  • Program Cost
    $29,500
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Carysfort Avenue
Blackrock
Co. Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Website

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is Ireland's leading graduate business school offering a wide range of specialist Masters, full-time and executive part-time MBA, Executive Development courses and PhD programme. Our MBAs are globally ranked and we are one of an elite group of schools globally to hold the prestigious triple-crown of accreditation (AMBA, EQUIS, ACCSB). We were among the 1st in Europe to offer an MBA and in 2014 celebrate 50 years of providing a world-class MBA.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    55%
  • Selectivity
    25%
  • Job Offers
    177%
  • Average Salary
    $78,286.00
  • Top Industry
    Technology

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About University College Dublin

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 100
  • Median 84
  • Middle 80% 36 to 168
Admissions Selectivity
25% Smurfit Graduate Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

619 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
76% 611
77% 619
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 135
25% 25.0
55% 55.0
Female
33% 33
International
76% 76
Re-Applicants
2% 2
5% 5
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Business (General)
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • UCD
  • Trinity
  • UCC
  • DCU
  • Foreign Trade Uni Vietnam
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Moderately Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Allied Irish Bank
  • Apple
  • CBC News
  • Certus
  • Digicel
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
5% 5
5% 5
710 to 739
7% 7
11% 11
680 to 709
9% 9
11% 11
650 to 679
14% 14
9% 9
620 to 649
11% 11
14% 14
590 to 619
21% 21
23% 23
560 to 589
8% 8
7% 7
530 to 559
0%
5% 5
500 to 529
0%
12% 12
Under 500
0%
4% 4
English Language Requirements
0 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 21%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 18%
accenture 4
Top Employer
  • Siteserve 2
  • Apple 2
  • Ernest & Young 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
177% Smurfit Graduate Business School 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
87% 87
61% 60.97325153374234
87% Receive Offers
87% 87
56% 55.69710982658959
87% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
90% 90
22% 21.9117610062893
90% Receive Offers
90% 90
25% 25.424767441860464
90% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
86% Graduates seeking full-time employment
8% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • accenture 4
  • Siteserve 2
  • Apple 2
  • Ernest & Young 1
  • Microsoft 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
$84,188.00
45K 112K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
$84,188.00
45K 112K
Technology
21% 21
$98,974.00
30K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
0% 0
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
8% 8
Data not provided
More than five years
72% 72
$92,947.00
30K 174K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
22% 22
$56,780.00
24K 97K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
54% 54
$97,905.00
71K 174K
Non-European Free Trade Zone
8% 8
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
4% 4
Data not provided
North America
8% 8
Data not provided
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Midwest
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. West
4% 4
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income 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
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $29,500
  • Budget $22,688
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $29,500
  • Budget $22,688
10 Full Tuition Scholarships
59% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
65% 65
59% 59
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$440,500
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • A Combination Of Need And 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
36 Smurfit Graduate Business School 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Experiential learning
30% 30
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Technology
  • Innovation
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • 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
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • The School maintains a policy of continuous investment in technology in order to provide a state-of-the art IT infrastructure for students and staff. Over the past three years, the School has replaced and updated the IT equipment in virtually all of its teaching spaces. Particular investments in the last three years include the development of a ‘data room’ which is intensively used by students. This room contains a suite of Bloomberg terminals and provides access to leading financial databases including Compustat, CRSP, Datastream, Optionmetrics, TASS and Bankscope. Within recent months, the School has completed a significan

Students: Who are my classmates?

51% International Students
27% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
50% 50
Asia
27% 27
North America
14% 14
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Nonprofit
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,500 Living MBA Alumni 22 Countries where alumni clubs exist
35 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.