Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    628
  • Program Enrollment
    263
  • Yield
    78%
  • Selectivity
    73%
Contact Information
Goizueta Business School - Emory University
1300 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30322-2710, United States
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Best B-School Road Trip: Goizueta Business School

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane check in on Emory University's Goizueta Business School to see what makes the Atlanta fixture tick.

About Goizueta Business School

Our goal is to make a positive impact on society by developing future leaders through undergrad, MBA & PhD degree programs, & tailored non-degree courses. We feature an innovative curriculum, an intimate community & world-class faculty. This powerful combination produces outstanding personal and professional results & places us among the world's leading institutions. From stellar employment rates to distinctive leadership development opportunities to a worldwide network of alumni--students leave Emory with limitless benefits, including confidence in their ability to impact the business world.

What Recent Grads Say See All 6 Comments >

What's really unique is that you can learn a business lesson in class one night, and turn around the next day and apply it to your job. This allows you to get "hands on" experience right away, which is a huge advantage when compared to other MBA school formats.

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  • Sep 3
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    MAPS - Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA

    Meet with an Admissions representative and some of our distinguished alumni to learn more about our MBA programs!

  • Sep 4
    3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    The MBA Tour - Taipei

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Meet with an Admissions representative and some of our distinguished alumni to learn more about our MBA programs!

  • Sep 4
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    MAPS - San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA

    Meet with an Admissions representative and some of our distinguished alumni to learn more about our MBA programs!

About Emory University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 69
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
73% Goizueta Business School 72% Average Across All Schools

628 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 618
79% 628
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 166
73% 73.0
78% 78.0
Female
30% 30
International
19% 19
Wait-listed
100% 23
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
Pre-MBA Careers
Marketing / Sales
24% 24
Operations
21% 21
Finance / Accounting
20% 20
General Management
17% 17
Consulting
6% 6
Management
5% 5
Other
5% 5
Human Resources
3% 3
Technology
16% 16
Consumer Products
13% 13
Other
13% 13
Consulting
11% 11
Non-Profit
10% 10
Financial Services
10% 10
Manufacturing
9% 9
Pharma / Health Care
6% 6
Media / Entertainment
6% 6
Real Estate
2% 2
Petroleum / Energy
2% 2
Government
1% 1
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
3% 3
710 to 739
4% 4
3% 3
680 to 709
12% 12
13% 13
650 to 679
23% 23
24% 24
620 to 649
17% 17
16% 16
590 to 619
13% 13
16% 16
560 to 589
15% 15
18% 18
530 to 559
5% 5
5% 5
500 to 529
4% 4
2% 2
Under 500
5% 5
0% 0
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
  • Other

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
59% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
15% 46
6% 17
Students in Core Classes
45 Goizueta Business School 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
35% 35
Lectures
35% 35
Team project
15% 15
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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
  • International Study Module, Goizueta Management Practice academic module, and Goizueta Leadership Development co-curricular.
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 55
  • Average # of months to complete program 32
  • Six-Year completion rate 92%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Occasional week-long sessions
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Deployed Win 8 Tablets to Executive MBA students and developed windows 8 application accessible from the Microsoft store. Application is a “hub” for students to find critical information regarding course assignments and announcements, program announcements and calendar of events. Developed a new BBA student portal to enhance student satisfaction and engagement. Implemented lecture capture, master calendar, faculty data management system and new externally facing website. School-wide adoption of learning management system.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
56% 56
Not Reported
21% 21
African American
9% 9
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • E-business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

9,887 Living MBA Alumni 21 Countries where alumni clubs exist
58 Active alumni clubs
16% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months