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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    570
  • Enrollment
    88
Contact Information
201 State Farm Hall of Business
Campus Box 5570
Normal, Illinois 61790, United States
Website

The M.B.A. Program at Illinois State , a top quality accredited MBA degree program, offers its students an opportunity to build and develop skills to become leaders in today’s organizations. The program fosters enhanced group dynamics, development of important support systems, and valuable team experiences. Students become creative thinkers and problem solvers as they collaborate on class projects, presentations, and reports in a curriculum blending analysis, writing, and team effort.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    72%
  • Selectivity
    68%

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About Illinois State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 30
  • Median 28
  • Middle 80% 18 to 42
Admissions Selectivity
68% College of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

570 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
68% 540
71% 570
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 45
68% 68.0
72% 72.0
Female
45% 45
International
20% 20
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
27% 27
Finance / Accounting
22% 22
Marketing / Sales
18% 18
Management
10% 10
Consulting
10% 10
Human Resources
10% 10
Operations
3% 3
Financial Services
35% 35
Consumer Products
25% 25
Technology
15% 15
Manufacturing
10% 10
Government
5% 5
Consulting
5% 5
Non-Profit
5% 5
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
Pharma / Health Care
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Other
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
3% 3
5% 5
650 to 679
2% 2
5% 5
620 to 649
6% 6
9% 9
590 to 619
10% 10
12% 12
560 to 589
26% 26
32% 32
530 to 559
30% 30
25% 25
500 to 529
13% 13
8% 8
Under 500
10% 10
4% 4
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

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $345
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $716
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
42% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
11% 34
11% 33
Students in Core Classes
23 College of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
33% 33
Case study
20% 20
Team project
17% 17
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance
  • Operations Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • ETS Exam
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 36
  • Average # of months to complete program 36
  • Six-Year completion rate 85%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • We replaced A/V systems in 18 of our 27 classrooms at a cost of $150,000. We have fielded new video recording systems for marketing and a classroom capture system supporting on-line learning. Our 9 team rooms have new collaboration stations fostering student group work. This year we implemented a complete rewrite our entire College web presence on a Content Management System platform. We continue to maintain a three year recapitalization program for computers in our labs and classrooms.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
76% 76
Asian American
10% 10
Hispanic
7% 7
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,410 Living MBA Alumni
6% 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.