Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    690
  • Program Cost
    $115,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    41%
  • Selectivity
    32%
  • Job Offers
    85%
  • Average Salary
    $101,602
Contact Information
630 Childs Way
Popovich Hall 308
Los Angles, California 90089, United States
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About Marshall School of Business

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My MBA program has provided an amazing foundation for skill, career and network development throughout my two years. Our alumni network is an amazing feature of USC, which has helped me particularly in career development.

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Events Calendar

  • Jan 15
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Inside the MBA

    New York, NY

    Every year, admissions representatives of the USC Marshall School of Business travel across the nation and around the world to meet with prospective students. We look forward to seeing you at this Inside the MBA event!

  • Jan 20
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Inside the MBA

    San Francisco, CA

    Inside the MBA provides an opportunity for prospective MBA students to gain insights about MBA programs, including how to choose an MBA program and navigating the MBA admissions process.

  • Jan 22
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Inside the MBA

    Los Angeles, CA

    Every year, admissions representatives of the USC Marshall School of Business travel across the nation and around the world to meet with prospective students. We look forward to seeing you at this Inside the MBA event!

About University of Southern California

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.32 GPA of All Applicants 3.35 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 58
  • Median 58
  • Middle 80% 23 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
32% Marshall School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

690 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 659
86% 690
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,627
32% 32.0
41% 41.0
Female
37% 37
International
49% 49
Re-Applicants
3% 3
38% 38
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Univ Calif Los Angeles
  • Univ Southern California
  • Univ Calif San Diego
  • Univ Calif Berkeley
  • Univ Calif Irvine
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
$59,465 Applicant Average Base Salary
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
7% 7
11% 11
710 to 739
22% 22
31% 31
680 to 709
24% 24
29% 29
650 to 679
15% 15
17% 17
620 to 649
12% 12
8% 8
590 to 619
6% 6
2% 2
560 to 589
4% 4
0% 0
530 to 559
4% 4
0% 0
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
5% 5
1% 1
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?

Job offers within 3 months after graduation
85% Marshall 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
61% 60.97325153374234
71% Receive Offers
64% 64
56% 55.69710982658959
64% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 14
22% 21.9117610062893
14% Receive Offers
21% 21
25% 25.424767441860464
21% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
82% Graduates seeking full-time employment
16% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
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Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
4% 4
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
19% 19
Data not provided
More than five years
37% 37
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
7% 7
Data not provided
North America
93% 93
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
6% 6
Data not provided
U.S. South
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. West
86% 86
Data not provided
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
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 36
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 282
  • Average intern length in weeks 13
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 92
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Las Vegas
  • San Francisco
  • San Francisco
  • San Diego

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$145,686
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $115,000
  • Budget $20,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$145,686
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $115,000
  • Budget $20,000
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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
71 Marshall School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Case study
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business of Creative Industries; Business of Education; Sustainability, Society and Business
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • International Management/Business
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • Other
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) 22
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

28% International Students
31% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
61% 61
Asian American
25% 25
Multiethnic
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
72% 72
Asia
22% 22
Europe Free Trade Zone
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Business Ethics
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

25,362 Living MBA Alumni 24 Countries where alumni clubs exist
50 Active alumni clubs
22% 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.