Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    575
  • Program Enrollment
    358
  • Yield
    84%
  • Selectivity
    91%
Contact Information
Jenkins Graduate School of Management
Box 8114
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, United States
Website
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Poole College of Management

About Poole College of Management

The NC State University Poole College of Management uniquely provides students with real world experiences and practical skills – rooted in an innovative curriculum – to grow their careers in a technology driven, global marketplace. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting, business administration and economics, as well as non-degree executive education and research centers. The college’s Jenkins Graduate School includes the Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master of Global Innovation Management programs, including a Global Luxury Management option.

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The program at NC State focuses on developing future leaders in highly technological industries. The speed of technological development, and its effect on business decisions cannot be underestimated. This program, in partnership with the other colleges within the university, provides an excellent environment to develop the knowledge and skills to be successful in business.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 85
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
91% Poole College of Management 72% Average Across All Schools

575 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
70% 561
72% 575
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 100
91% 91
84% 84.0
Female
32% 32
International
18% 18
Wait-listed
100% 0
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
Operations
29% 29
Other
24% 24
Finance / Accounting
13% 13
Management
11% 11
General Management
9% 9
Consulting
6% 6
Marketing / Sales
4% 4
Human Resources
1% 1
Other
29% 29
Technology
16% 16
Manufacturing
13% 13
Pharma / Health Care
12% 12
Financial Services
7% 7
Government
7% 7
Consumer Products
6% 6
Non-Profit
2% 2
Consulting
1% 1
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0% 0
740 to 769
0%
1% 1
710 to 739
0%
3% 3
680 to 709
0%
3% 3
650 to 679
0%
11% 11
620 to 649
0%
5% 5
590 to 619
0%
4% 4
560 to 589
0%
12% 12
530 to 559
0%
14% 14
500 to 529
0%
7% 7
Under 500
0%
7% 7
English Language Requirements
650 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,112
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,918
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
52% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
11% 34
8% 23
Students in Core Classes
30 Poole College of Management 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
37% 37
Lectures
37% 37
Case study
17% 17
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology
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
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 39
  • Average # of months to complete program 33
  • Six-Year completion rate 90%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Occasional week-long sessions
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Upgraded classroom and auditorium technology. Installed lecture capture system. Renovated teaching and computing labs.Installed digital signage and data walls. Built seminar room. Installed SMART boards. Installed collaborative technology.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
67% 67
Asian American
7% 7
African American
7% 7
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,422 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
4% 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.