Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    563
  • Program Enrollment
    347
  • Yield
    50%
  • Selectivity
    52%
Contact Information
1 East Pearson
Suite 204
Chicago, Illinois 60611, United States
Website
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Graduate School of Business

About Graduate School of Business

The Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago is dedicated to Loyola’s Jesuit tradition of educating responsible leaders for a rapidly changing business environment. Our students learn in innovative ways that prepare them for personal and professional success. Virtually all of our faculty members have the highest degree in their respective fields. Our accomplished faculty and talented professional staff are dedicated to students’ success. Quinlan alumni also contribute to student development by connecting them with internships, career opportunities, and other valuable support.

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I think Loyola University Chicago's focus on business ethics makes it unique. Each MBA student is required to take a course in business ethics and the lead professor is a national leader in the field.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 51
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 0 to 168
Admissions Selectivity
52% Graduate School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

563 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
69% 550
70% 563
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 563
52% 52.0
50% 50.0
Female
50% 50
International
10% 10
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Recommendations Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
27% 27
General Management
25% 25
Other
11% 11
Marketing / Sales
11% 11
Operations
9% 9
Management
7% 7
Human Resources
6% 6
Consulting
4% 4
Non-Profit
27% 27
Financial Services
19% 19
Other
14% 14
Consumer Products
9% 9
Consulting
7% 7
Technology
7% 7
Media / Entertainment
6% 6
Pharma / Health Care
4% 4
Manufacturing
3% 3
Government
3% 3
Petroleum / Energy
1% 1
Real Estate
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
2% 2
1% 1
680 to 709
6% 6
7% 7
650 to 679
8% 8
9% 9
620 to 649
11% 11
10% 10
590 to 619
11% 11
9% 9
560 to 589
14% 14
14% 14
530 to 559
14% 14
16% 16
500 to 529
10% 10
14% 14
Under 500
23% 23
19% 19
English Language Requirements
577 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

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
48% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
29% 86
0%
Students in Core Classes
34 Graduate School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
28% 28
Team project
27% 27
Case study
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Class participation accounts for some portion of the student grade. A business plan is written in the capstone course of the program. Students must complete courses in business ethics and global business practices as components of the degree.
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 84%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Every weekend, Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, Quarter System
Technology Improvements
  • The Quinlan School of Business unveiled the Begich Center for Executive Education with state-of-the-art, hi-tech classrooms. In addition, Apple Ipads were integrated in all executive MBA programs, Quinlan has increased search engine optimization, and Adobe Connect is being used to deliver online courses.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
69% 69
Asian American
13% 13
Hispanic
6% 6
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

12,154 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
6% Participating in gift donations Yes Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.