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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    596
  • Enrollment
    95
Contact Information
995 Regent Drive
419 UCB
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0419, United States
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The Leeds School of Business at CU, Boulder is based at a university that’s creating the industries of the future – on a campus with four Nobel Prize winners – and in a city that’s rated as one of the nation’s top five for business creation. Those powerful assets are reflected in the School: Top-rate academics in business functions, opportunities to connect across campus and around the world, and an emphasis on programs that develop students’ skills for professional impact, and tastes of how business creation and growth happen in the real world. Leeds is also a center of innovation. In our community, faculty specialize in it and companies we work with show how it’s done. Our community, both the school and the city, attract inspired people who come up with inspiring ideas. All this gives Leeds an edge in developing confident, exceptional performers—Leeds people are ready to conquer the tough job market and the huge challenges of a shifting global economy. Leeds people are drivers of value creation for business, nonprofits and society at large. We’re rooted in social responsibility and ethics, with the most fully integrated student development in this area of any school in the country. To help ensure students get the most out of what Leeds has to offer, we provide a personalized “whole student” approach. We help students find the right focus and get the most out of a big university by working with them one on one. We have one of the best mentoring programs in the US, connecting students with working professionals. We also offer top-rated career and academic advising services. And we have active partnerships with companies who help with our programs and bring great job postings for students. Boulder is also one of the most beautiful settings in America, with stunning vistas and amazing opportunities for recreation and inspiration. We’re within easy reach of other places that make Colorado a global destination, including Denver, Aspen and Vail.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    74%
  • Selectivity
    83%

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About University of Colorado at Boulder

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 79
  • Median 71
  • Middle 80% 36 to 129
Admissions Selectivity
83% Leeds School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

596 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
73% 583
75% 596
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 70
83% 83.0
74% 74.0
Female
0%
International
45% 45
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
38% 38
Marketing / Sales
24% 24
General Management
17% 17
Finance / Accounting
12% 12
Other
9% 9
Management
0% 0
Human Resources
0% 0
Consulting
0% 0
Consumer Products
19% 19
Technology
19% 19
Pharma / Health Care
17% 17
Manufacturing
10% 10
Financial Services
10% 10
Non-Profit
10% 10
Petroleum / Energy
10% 10
Other
5% 5
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
2% 2
710 to 739
4% 4
5% 5
680 to 709
14% 14
17% 17
650 to 679
6% 6
5% 5
620 to 649
6% 6
5% 5
590 to 619
22% 22
24% 24
560 to 589
8% 8
5% 5
530 to 559
14% 14
17% 17
500 to 529
14% 14
15% 15
Under 500
10% 10
5% 5
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
8% 25
4% 11
Students in Core Classes
45 Leeds School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
35% 35
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • capstone strategy project
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 43
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 92%
  • Max time allowed to complete 24
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • 2 digital classroom upgrades, 2 analog classroom upgrades, 16 partial classroom upgrades, lecture capture technology upgrades, 4 new VM hosts, 4 new applications, 1 new SAN, 1 new research server, Salesforce.com, New Xerox printing contract, new Leeds website, 4 new teamrooms with screens, monitors, etc.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
86% 86
Asian American
7% 7
Not Reported
3% 3
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,561 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.