Profile Data from 2012
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    594
  • Program Cost
    $14,850
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    494
Contact Information
113 West 60th St.
New York, New York 10023, United States
Website

Fordham Graduate School of Business (GBA) is located in the heart of New York City, a leading hub of global business and culture. GBA enrolls about 1600 full and part-time students, and offers a range of degree programs, including an MBA, Executive MBA, and 11 specialized MS degrees in Accounting, Quantitative Finance, Business Analytics, Business Enterprise, Communications and Media Management, Global Finance, Investor Relations, Marketing Intelligence, Media Entrepreneurship, Taxation, and Global Management. Programs are taught in small classes of 35 or fewer students by an internationally diverse faculty.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    32%
  • Selectivity
    78%

Events Calendar

  • Nov 13
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Graduate Business Admissions: General Information Session

    New York, NY

    Hosted by the Office of Admissions, Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration's General Information Session is a great opportunity to learn how Fordham Business can meet your graduate management education needs. Come and learn about our full- & part-time MBA & MS degree programs, the opportunity to get a jump start at your MBA by participating in our unique Pre-MBA Program, step-by-step instructions for the Admissions process, as well as an introduction to Career Management resources and opportunities.

  • Dec 11
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Graduate Business Admissions: General Information Session

    New York, NY

    Hosted by the Office of Admissions, Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration's General Information Session is a great opportunity to learn how Fordham Business can meet your graduate management education needs. Come and learn about our full- & part-time MBA & MS degree programs, the opportunity to get a jump start at your MBA by participating in our unique Pre-MBA Program, step-by-step instructions for the Admissions process, as well as an introduction to Career Management resources and opportunities.

  • Jan 27
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Graduate Business Admissions: General Information Session

    New York, NY

    Hosted by the Office of Admissions, Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration's General Information Session is a great opportunity to learn how Fordham Business can meet your graduate management education needs. Come and learn about our full- & part-time MBA & MS degree programs, the opportunity to get a jump start at your MBA by participating in our unique Pre-MBA Program, step-by-step instructions for the Admissions process, as well as an introduction to Career Management resources and opportunities.

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About Fordham University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 80
  • Median 76
  • Middle 80% 28 to 148
Admissions Selectivity
78% Graduate School of Business Administration 72% Average Across All Schools

594 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
72% 573
74% 594
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 166
78% 78.0
32% 32.0
Female
38% 38
International
10% 10
Wait-listed
100% 3
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
52% 52
General Management
20% 20
Other
11% 11
Marketing / Sales
9% 9
Consulting
3% 3
Operations
3% 3
Human Resources
2% 2
Management
0% 0
Financial Services
50% 50
Consumer Products
14% 14
Other
13% 13
Media / Entertainment
11% 11
Consulting
8% 8
Non-Profit
4% 4
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
2% 2
2% 2
680 to 709
5% 5
5% 5
650 to 679
9% 9
12% 12
620 to 649
17% 17
17% 17
590 to 619
17% 17
22% 22
560 to 589
15% 15
16% 16
530 to 559
16% 16
18% 18
500 to 529
7% 7
6% 6
Under 500
12% 12
2% 2
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$14,850
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,199
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$14,850
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,199
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
40% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
55% 166
17% 51
Students in Core Classes
26 Graduate School of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
75% 75
Case study
20% 20
Other
2% 2
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 69
  • Average # of months to complete program 39
  • Six-Year completion rate 100%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Alternate weekends, Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • - Fordham email system for students, faculty and staff (improved reliability, flexibility, security and increased disk quota per account) -Wireless network has been upgraded for faster speed, more capacity and greater coverage -University "one card". (New ID system for students/faculty/staff for printing food services and physical access to buildings by swiping ID card) -New finance/trading floor lab installed in Gabelli Business School building

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
76% 76
Hispanic
11% 11
Asian American
8% 8
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

16,263 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
6 Active alumni clubs
7% 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.