Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    687
  • Program Cost
    $74,703
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    42%
  • Selectivity
    44%
  • Job Offers
    96%
  • Average Salary
    $105,397
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
300 Kenan Drive
CB #3490
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3490, United States
Website

Best B-School Road Trip: Kenan-Flagler Business School

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane hit Chapel Hill to see what's so special about North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

About Kenan-Flagler Business School

UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for a collaborative culture that stems from our core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors’ unparalleled dedication to teaching and research create extraordinary learning experiences that prepare students and executives to excel in a global environment. Recognized as one of the best, most comprehensive leadership programs by AACSB, we weave real-life learning into rigorous curricula. Graduates are known for quantitative skills and effective, principled leadership – results-driven leaders who make business an engine for positive global change.

Events Calendar

  • Apr 23
    Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Managers

    Chapel Hill, NC

    Over the course of this 3 day financial education program, you will learn how to interpret and analyze financial reports and gauge impact across departments to better understand an organization’s financial position. This seminar will help you analyze financial and managerial accounting statements and annual reports.

  • Apr 24
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Executive Development Institute Online Information Session

    Online

    The Executive Development Institute gives managers the essential tools, focus, and knowledge to become strategic business leaders. This 2 week program is taught by UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty at the Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill, NC. To learn more about the Executive Development Institute, attend this online information session.

  • Apr 26
    11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    Weekend Class Visit

    Chapel Hill, NC

    Join our students for a class visit! This opportunity allows prospective students to sit in on an Executive MBA class. This is a great way to explore the faculty and student environment at UNC Kenan-Flagler as well as the active and relevant curriculum.

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About University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.3 GPA of All Applicants 3.37 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 65
  • Median 61
  • Middle 80% 36 to 98
Admissions Selectivity
44% Kenan-Flagler Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

687 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
83% 666
86% 687
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,489
44% 44.0
42% 42.0
Female
30% 30
International
49% 49
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • University of Virginia
  • North Carolina State University
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • University of Georgia
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$46,258 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Ernst & Young
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Infosys Limited
  • U.S. Navy
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
2% 2
740 to 769
7% 7
11% 11
710 to 739
24% 24
25% 25
680 to 709
23% 23
27% 27
650 to 679
16% 16
17% 17
620 to 649
12% 12
12% 12
590 to 619
7% 7
5% 5
560 to 589
3% 3
1% 1
530 to 559
2% 2
0% 0
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
3% 3
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 29%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 21%
  • Technology 10%
  • Consumer Products 10%
Bank of America 12
Top Employer
  • Deloitte Consulting 11
  • Wells Fargo 8
  • IBM 6
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
96% Kenan-Flagler Business School 84% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
86% 86
64% 63.67152671755726
86% Receive Offers
77% 77
58% 57.7590909090909
77% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
10% 10
21% 20.652301587301586
10% Receive Offers
14% 14
25% 24.575744680851063
14% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.422790697674418
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.03121212121212
0% Accept Offers
81% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Bank of America 12
  • Deloitte Consulting 11
  • Wells Fargo 8
  • IBM 6
  • Scott Madden 5
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23
$111,425.00
61K 135K
Finance/Accounting
39% 39
$103,069.00
70K 250K
General Management
9% 9
$111,500.00
95K 135K
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
20% 20
$102,166.00
85K 150K
Information Technology
1% 1
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
3% 3
$95,750.00
85K 115K
Other
3% 3
$96,333.00
70K 110K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
$114,902.00
75K 135K
Consumer Products
10% 10
$97,875.00
85K 115K
Financial Services
29% 29
$103,971.00
70K 150K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
5% 5
$102,872.00
100K 110K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
$96,000.00
85K 110K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6
$103,500.00
93K 114K
Real Estate
10% 10
$105,905.00
80K 250K
Technology
10% 10
$109,079.00
70K 150K
Other
5% 5
$95,002.00
70K 110K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
1% 1
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
16% 16
$106,574.00
61K 135K
More than five years
34% 34
$106,095.00
70K 250K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
5% 5
$101,390.00
90K 115K
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
95% 95
$105,492.00
61K 250K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
26% 26
$104,323.00
70K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
12% 12
$107,175.00
78K 250K
U.S. South
35% 35
$107,533.00
61K 150K
U.S. Southwest
6% 6
$103,698.00
80K 150K
U.S. Midwest
6% 6
$99,667.00
85K 110K
U.S. West
9% 9
$104,924.00
80K 135K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
1% 1
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

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
  • Deloitte Consulting 10
  • Bank of America 9
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group 5
  • McKinsey & Company 5
  • Wells Fargo 5
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
  • Boston, MA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Washington, DC
  • Charlotte, NC

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$183,701
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $74,703
  • Budget $58,714
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$217,707
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $111,075
  • Budget $78,146
89 Full Tuition Scholarships
$34,054 Average Scholarship Amount 71% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
56% 56
71% 71
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$6,205,653
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 Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year $50,000
  • Average post-graduation debt $84,695
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
72 Kenan-Flagler Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
50% 50
Lectures
20% 20
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Real Estate
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Real Estate
  • Capital Markets & Investments, Sustainable Enterprise
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • The new learning management system, which allows for richer course content, video assignment feedback from faculty, and a comprehensive view of course calendars, was well received by students and faculty. An added benefit of our online MBA@UNC program is high production value course materials available to all programs. Transitioning to electronic course packs and using Telepresence for student interviews are other examples of technological improvements at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

Students: Who are my classmates?

28% International Students
27% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
72% 72
African American
8% 8
Hispanic
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
71% 71
Asia
22% 22
South America
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

11,069 Living MBA Alumni 17 Countries where alumni clubs exist
44 Active alumni clubs
16% Participating in gift donations Yes Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.