Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    576
  • Program Enrollment
    218
  • Yield
    93%
  • Selectivity
    90%
Contact Information
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89557, United States of America
Website
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College of Business

About College of Business

The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno has its accounting and business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB), the highest leval of accreditation attainable in business education. The spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Business includes Accounting, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Finance, International Business, General Business, Entrepreneurship, Economics, MBA, Online Executive MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Economics, Master of Arts in Economics, and Doctor of Philosophy in Economics. The College of Business is also involved in a number of important initiatives in entrepreneurship and outreach. It received a major gift from the Sontag Foundation to start a business plan competition that provides an Annual prize in the amount of $50,000 to the best business plan developed by students. The College has a partnership with 10 major corporations in Nevada providing internships and employment opportunities to business majors. The college also has exchange agreements with a number of univerisities overseas to enhance international experience for business faculty and students. These include Fudan University in China, Lanzhou University in China, and Chihuahua Campus of Instituto Tecnologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterrey in Mexico.

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One of the most unique aspects of the MBA program at UNR is that it is a top notch program that is offered at a very affordable price. Most programs, regardless of their quality, cost thousands of dollars more per semester. UNR does their best to maintain their affordability while also maintaining their quality. The average graduate is not drowning in student loan debt upon graduation.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 84
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 24 to 180
Admissions Selectivity
90% College of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

576 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
69% 550
72% 576
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 105
90% 90
93% 93
Female
38% 38
International
6% 6
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Marketing / Sales
20% 20
Management
20% 20
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
Human Resources
10% 10
General Management
10% 10
Consulting
10% 10
Operations
10% 10
Technology
25% 25
Manufacturing
20% 20
Financial Services
20% 20
Consumer Products
10% 10
Real Estate
10% 10
Government
10% 10
Other
5% 5
Non-Profit
0% 0
Pharma / Health Care
0% 0
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Consulting
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
7% 7
650 to 679
8% 8
7% 7
620 to 649
8% 8
8% 8
590 to 619
8% 8
8% 8
560 to 589
12% 12
11% 11
530 to 559
15% 15
18% 18
500 to 529
10% 10
11% 11
Under 500
36% 36
30% 30
English Language Requirements
550 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

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $364
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $654
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
10% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
5% 14
0%
Students in Core Classes
31 College of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
65% 65
Case study
15% 15
Simulation
10% 10
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
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 51
  • Average # of months to complete program 36
  • Six-Year completion rate 99%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Instructional computer lab was expanded, the renovated lab has 63 student computers available. Electronic directories were added to each floor of the Business Bldg. and the stock ticker was updated. A four screen finance wall was installed. The WRDS platform was purchased to enhance faculty research and improve student learning and research. The physical server infrastructure for the college has been upgraded and converted to virtual servers. Upgraded and acquired new software as required.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
91% 91
Asian American
4% 4
Hispanic
4% 4
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,495 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 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.