Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    576
  • Program Enrollment
    1,147
  • Yield
    79%
  • Selectivity
    90%
Contact Information
121 Presidents Drive
Isenberg Rm, 305
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States
Website
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Isenberg School of Management

About Isenberg School of Management

Accredited at the highest level nationally and internationally, the Isenberg School of Management is located at the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst - a resource-rich, public research institution, renowned for accomplishments in technology, entrepreneurship, and sustainability. With 8 undergraduate majors, rigorous MBA and Ph.D. programs, Isenberg emphasizes hands-on, real world learning, through innovative multi-disciplinary projects, internship and study-abroad opportunities, local and global networking events, and a close connection between students, faculty, and network of alumni.

What Recent Grads Say See All 10 Comments >

The program offers a very diverse student body with students participating from all over the World. With such a large amount of group work associated with this program, I gained a great deal of insight into business practice in other markets and cultures. This has element of the program has had a very positive impact on my current role in international business.

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Events Calendar

  • Dec 1
    Full-Time MBA Round 1 Application Deadline

    Online

    Isenberg's Full-time MBA students are high achievers, excellent leaders and creative problem solvers with strong academic abilities and meaningful professional experience. We welcome students from a diverse array of backgrounds and professional interests.

  • Feb 1
    Online MBA Application Deadline (Summer Semester)

    Online

    Isenberg Online seeks the best and the brightest. Our students make up a diverse and remarkable community with applicants from all over the world bringing varied academic and professional backgrounds and interests. We not only want to make sure that you’re the right fit for Isenberg Online but that we’re the right fit for you.

  • Feb 1
    Full-Time MBA Round 2 Application Deadline

    Online

    Isenberg's Full-time MBA students are high achievers, excellent leaders and creative problem solvers with strong academic abilities and meaningful professional experience. We welcome students from a diverse array of backgrounds and professional interests.

About University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 127
  • Median 96
  • Middle 80% 36 to 264
Admissions Selectivity
90% Isenberg School of Management 72% Average Across All Schools

576 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
71% 564
72% 576
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 634
90% 90
79% 79.0
Female
29% 29
International
5% 5
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
2% 2
710 to 739
4% 4
4% 4
680 to 709
5% 5
5% 5
650 to 679
7% 7
8% 8
620 to 649
10% 10
11% 11
590 to 619
15% 15
16% 16
560 to 589
14% 14
15% 15
530 to 559
14% 14
16% 16
500 to 529
9% 9
9% 9
Under 500
21% 21
15% 15
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

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $825
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $825
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
13% 38
0%
Students in Core Classes
52 Isenberg School of Management 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
20% 20
Distance learning
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • General Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 39
  • Average # of months to complete program 35
  • Six-Year completion rate 92%
  • Max time allowed to complete 48
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Isenberg provides new computers every 3 years. More than 200 computers are dedicated to student labs. We purchase current research and production software. Software packages include statistics, web development, and proprietary databases. Audio-visual equipment is in all of our classrooms. We provide Bloomberg terminals and use RFID response systems and. We have invested heavily in video lecture capture. Wireless technology is ubiquitous. We use server virtualization for improved efficiency.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
69% 69
Asian American
13% 13
Not Reported
7% 7
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,622 Living MBA Alumni
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

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