• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    510
  • Enrollment
    801
Contact Information
2121 Euclid Ave
BU 219
Cleveland, Ohio 44115, United States
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Flexible. Affordable. Accredited. Engaged. The Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and is an integral part of the University. We offer a wide variety of business programs for undergraduate, graduate, continuing education and certificate students as well as the greater business community of Northeast Ohio. Our mission is to drive the global significance, economic vitality, and sustainability of the Northeast Ohio region through business education, research, innovation, leadership, and collaboration.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    60%
  • Selectivity
    83%

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About Cleveland State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 57
  • Median 36
  • Middle 80% 12 to 84
Admissions Selectivity
83% Nance College of Business Administration 72% Average Across All Schools

510 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
64% 510
64% 510
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 238
83% 83.0
60% 60.0
Female
55% 55
International
7% 7
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Considered
  • Resume / Work Experience Considered
  • Recommendations Considered
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Marketing / Sales
20% 20
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
Other
15% 15
Management
12% 12
Operations
12% 12
Human Resources
11% 11
General Management
9% 9
Consulting
9% 9
Other
20% 20
Consumer Products
14% 14
Non-Profit
10% 10
Financial Services
9% 9
Pharma / Health Care
7% 7
Government
7% 7
Technology
5% 5
Consulting
5% 5
Media / Entertainment
3% 3
Petroleum / Energy
3% 3
Manufacturing
3% 3
Real Estate
1% 1
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
3% 3
2% 2
710 to 739
6% 6
5% 5
680 to 709
9% 9
12% 12
650 to 679
7% 7
8% 8
620 to 649
8% 8
7% 7
590 to 619
13% 13
12% 12
560 to 589
11% 11
13% 13
530 to 559
15% 15
13% 13
500 to 529
14% 14
16% 16
Under 500
13% 13
11% 11
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test
  • Other

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $557
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,053
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
75% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
25% 76
15% 46
Students in Core Classes
37 Nance College of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Distance learning
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Statistics and Operations Research
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • Minimum 32 credits in MBA core courses and minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • 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
  • Credits required for graduation 32
  • Average # of months to complete program 28
  • Six-Year completion rate 78%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Updated computer labs. Tablet/iPad/mobile accessibility for majority of College staff. Installed Windows 8 in all faculty/staff computers. Launched a fully online MBA program.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
73% 73
African American
11% 11
Asian American
6% 6
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Human Resources
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,950 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
5% 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.