Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    605
  • Program Cost
    $51,114
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    63%
  • Selectivity
    56%
  • Job Offers
    90%
  • Average Salary
    $77,900
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
1655 E. Campus Center Dr.
SFEBB, Room 1113
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, United States
Website
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Eccles School of Business

About Eccles School of Business

Founded in 1917 in Salt Lake City, the David Eccles School of Business educates nearly 3,500 students a year and boasts more than 31,000 alumni. Students manage a university venture fund of $18.3 million, the largest of its kind in the nation. In January 2012, the school opened its new $72 million Spencer F. Eccles Business Building, offering students a cutting-edge learning environment packed with state-of-the-art technology. Its entrepreneurship program is consistently ranked as among the best in the nation by the Princeton Review, and its Full-Time MBA program made the biggest jump up the rankings of U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 rankings of graduate schools. For more information, visit www.business.utah.edu.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.45 GPA of All Applicants 3.44 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 38
  • Median 34
  • Middle 80% 12 to 85
Admissions Selectivity
56% Eccles School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

605 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
74% 595
76% 605
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 166
56% 56.0
63% 63.0
Female
26% 26
International
12% 12
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Business (General)
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Business (General)
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Utah
  • Brigham Young University
  • Utah State University
  • Westminster College
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Rio Tinto
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Alcoa
  • Skinner, Inc
  • Avery Denison Corp
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
3% 3
2% 2
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
5% 5
3% 3
680 to 709
5% 5
10% 10
650 to 679
5% 5
6% 6
620 to 649
18% 18
23% 23
590 to 619
13% 13
16% 16
560 to 589
23% 23
19% 19
530 to 559
20% 20
15% 15
500 to 529
3% 3
3% 3
Under 500
5% 5
3% 3
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 22%
Top Industry
  • Other 17%
  • Non-profit 11%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 11%
Vivent 1
Top Employer
  • Valtus Capital Group 1
  • Salem Health 1
  • Nutraceutical Corp 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% Eccles School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
65% 65
61% 60.97325153374234
65% Receive Offers
65% 65
56% 55.69710982658959
65% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
25% 25
22% 21.9117610062893
25% Receive Offers
25% 25
25% 25.424767441860464
25% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
51% Graduates seeking full-time employment
4% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Vivent 1
  • Valtus Capital Group 1
  • Salem Health 1
  • Nutraceutical Corp 1
  • Microsoft 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
9% 8.7
$109,750.00
80K 150K
Finance/Accounting
24% 24
$70,944.00
48K 101K
General Management
17% 17
$68,857.00
48K 98K
Human Resources
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
20% 20
$80,062.00
45K 175K
Information Technology
4% 4.3
$67,500.00
65K 70K
Operations/Logistics
13% 13
$80,200.00
70K 97K
Other
13% 13
$76,000.00
55K 94K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 6.5
$96,333.00
80K 115K
Consumer Products
7% 6.5
$84,333.00
67K 101K
Financial Services
11% 10.9
$76,500.00
48K 150K
Government
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
4% 4.3
$70,000.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
2% 2.3
Data not provided
Non-profit
11% 10.9
$52,500.00
50K 55K
Petroleum/Energy
4% 4.3
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
11% 10.9
$76,600.00
65K 98K
Real Estate
4% 4.3
$82,000.00
70K 94K
Technology
22% 21.7
$75,500.00
45K 175K
Other
17% 17.4
$79,643.00
55K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
44% 43.5
$80,911.00
48K 150K
More than one year, up to three years
24% 23.9
$78,700.00
45K 175K
More than five years
20% 19.6
$72,642.00
55K 101K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
98% 98
$77,900.00
45K 175K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. South
4% 4.4
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
9% 9.0
$61,000.00
45K 96K
U.S. Midwest
4% 4.4
$108,000.00
101K 115K
U.S. West
82% 82.2
$77,818.00
48K 175K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus 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
  • Tesoro 5
  • Univ of Utah Hospitals 3
  • Bard Access Systems 2
  • Boart Longyear 2
  • Intermountain 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 0
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 0
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 87
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Austin, TX (Study Trip)
  • Seattle, WA (Study Trip)
  • Norway (Study Trip)
  • Tokyo, Japan (Study Trip)

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $51,114
  • Budget $24,096
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $94,177
  • Budget $41,428
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$11,156 Average Scholarship Amount 85% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
85% 85
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,859,628
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
98%
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
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
61 Eccles School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Team project
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Health Care Administration
  • Management Information Systems
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/March (Architecture)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • MBA/MSEE (Electrical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
Requirements for Graduation
  • 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) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Since 2011 the David Eccles School of Business has introduced 18 new instructional rooms including a 250+ capacity auditorium, each with at least two projection systems (the auditorium has three). Every room has a full state of the art AMX audio/visual support system that incorporates touch panel control technology at the podium in every classroom, and ceiling mounted document cameras. Three of those instructional rooms are wired and equipped for lecture capture, another flat configurable classroom has ceiling drop microphones, multiple fixed video cameras and a mobile control cart that students utilize for class recordings and p

Students: Who are my classmates?

3% International Students
22% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
87% 87
Asian American
7% 7
Native American
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
98% 98
Asia
1% 1
Europe Free Trade Zone
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs
  • LGBT students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,984 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
25 Active alumni clubs
3% 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.