• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    606
  • Program Cost
    $23,040
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
P.O. Box 6025
Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, United States of America
Website

The WVU College of Commerce was born by order of the state higher education board on Nov. 10, 1951 and has been known as the College of Business and Economics since 1971. The College offers six bachelor's, six master's, and three doctoral degrees. The College has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,000, a graduate enrollment of over 300, and more than 20,000 alumni worldwide. Business programs at the WVU College of Business & Economics are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business and Economics provides its constituencies with the skills, tools and values required to win in the global marketplace through teaching, research and service.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    55%
  • Selectivity
    57%
  • Job Offers
    50%
  • Average Salary
    $52,500.00

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About West Virginia University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.38 GPA of All Applicants 3.43 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 29
  • Median 0
  • Middle 80% 0 to 55
Admissions Selectivity
57% College of Business & Economics 46% Average Across All Schools

606 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
68% 546
76% 606
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 116
57% 57.0
55% 55.0
Female
36% 36
International
44% 44
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Accounting
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • West Virgninia University
  • Osmania University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Considered
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
3% 3
710 to 739
4% 4
8% 8
680 to 709
7% 7
11% 11
650 to 679
7% 7
11% 11
620 to 649
8% 8
11% 11
590 to 619
11% 11
14% 14
560 to 589
9% 9
14% 14
530 to 559
15% 15
22% 22
500 to 529
9% 9
3% 3
Under 500
28% 28
0% 0
English Language Requirements
580 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Monumental Sports and Entertainment 1
Top Employer
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 1
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals 1
  • IBM 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
50% 50
64% 63.699022556390986
50% Receive Offers
42% 42
58% 57.85206896551723
42% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
0%
25% 24.93132867132867
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
35% Graduates seeking full-time employment
59% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Monumental Sports and Entertainment 1
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 1
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals 1
  • IBM 1
  • United Bank 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
60% 60
$51,000.00
43K 55K
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
75% 75
$51,667.00
43K 57K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$52,500.00
43K 57K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
100% 100
$52,500.00
43K 57K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus 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 36
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $23,040
  • Budget $37,752
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $56,268
  • Budget $70,980
7 Full Tuition Scholarships
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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 Only to domestic students
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
35 College of Business & Economics 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MILR (Industrial Labor Relations)
  • 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
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 14
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Atrium Student Technology Area created, Collaborative Classroom created, faculty and staff technology upgraded, LAN Server, SAN and new Vmware, new lab and classroom PCs, gigabit switches for wireless access points, etc.

Students: Who are my classmates?

8% Married Students 44% International Students
33% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
85% 85
African American
10% 10
Asian American
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
55% 55
Asia
39% 39
Middle East and North Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,731 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 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.