• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    525
Contact Information
30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355,
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Programs in Business at Penn State Great Valley offer you a Penn State degree recognized worldwide. As a professional school designed exclusively for adults, we combine the intimacy of a small campus setting with the power of a great research university. Programs offer flexible scheduling, including evening, weekend, and hybrid classes. Course work includes a mix of theory with practice, so students can apply what they learn in the classroom immediately to their workplace. You can customize your program to meet your professional goals and begin your studies almost anytime on a part-time or full-time basis.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    79%

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 71
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
79% Penn State - Great Valley 72% Average Across All Schools

525 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 520
66% 525
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 75
79% 79.0
70% 70.0
Female
37% 37
International
12% 12
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
25% 25
Finance / Accounting
21% 21
Marketing / Sales
18% 18
Operations
11% 11
Management
10% 10
Consulting
9% 9
Other
6% 6
Financial Services
23% 23
Technology
16% 16
Pharma / Health Care
14% 14
Petroleum / Energy
11% 11
Manufacturing
11% 11
Consumer Products
6% 6
Government
4% 4
Consulting
4% 4
Other
4% 4
Non-Profit
3% 3
Media / Entertainment
3% 3
Real Estate
1% 1
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
0%
0%
650 to 679
0%
0%
620 to 649
0%
0%
590 to 619
0%
0%
560 to 589
0%
0%
530 to 559
0%
0%
500 to 529
0%
0%
Under 500
0%
0%
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

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $901
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,456
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
49% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
8% 25
3% 10
Students in Core Classes
16 Penn State - Great Valley 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Distance learning
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Case study
15% 15
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
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 capstone course which integrates knowledge gained from all prior course work. The capstone provides students with an opportunity to develop and showcase their leadership and strategy skills. The program requires completion of 30 to 45 credits depending upon an applicant's academic background.
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 45
  • Average # of months to complete program 31
  • Six-Year completion rate 89%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Every weekend, Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • We provide an active learning environment supported by multiple types of media. Videoconferencing in classes has been upgraded, along with new podiums, projectors, and screens. Voice and data services have been re-wired to optimize performance. The Media Commons gives students the facilities for multimedia, audio, and video development. Because many students learn best in a blended environment, faculty strive to integrate online learning into traditional classes. A superb business auditorium hosts guest speakers and special programs. A laptop and tablet loaner program is available.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
73% 73
Asian American
19% 19
African American
5% 5
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,185 Living MBA Alumni
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.