Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    603
  • Program Enrollment
    123
  • Yield
    71%
  • Selectivity
    86%
Contact Information
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, California 92110, United States
Website
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School of Business Administration

About School of Business Administration

University of San Diego’s globally relevant, socially responsible MBA Programs provide an integrative and highly personal academic experience that gives students the tools to become world-class business leaders. The USD MBA curriculum is rigorous and relevant, with experiential learning, values-based learning and leadership skill development at the core of the MBA experience. Students gain practical experience through consulting assignments and client-resourced projects, and have the opportunity to experience global business first-hand through international consulting projects and short-term classes abroad.

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The international opportunities are what is unique to my program. I was able to travel abroad on three separate occasions on short-term trips. The short term trips make it easy for a fully employed student to gain international experience.

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  • Jan 15
    Application Deadline 2 for Fall 2015 Admission

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    Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as they feel that their application is complete, using our deadlines as a guideline.

  • Mar 1
    Application Deadline 3 for Fall 2015 Admission

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    Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as they feel that their application is complete, using our deadlines as a guideline.

  • May 1
    Application Deadline 4 for Fall 2015 Admission

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    Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as they feel that their application is complete, using our deadlines as a guideline.

About University of San Diego

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 62
  • Median 52
  • Middle 80% 28 to 98
Admissions Selectivity
86% School of Business Administration 72% Average Across All Schools

603 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
72% 578
75% 603
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 85
86% 86.0
71% 71.0
Female
33% 33
International
19% 19
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
25% 25
Finance / Accounting
25% 25
General Management
25% 25
Marketing / Sales
8% 8
Other
7% 7
Consulting
6% 6
Human Resources
2% 2
Management
2% 2
Government
17% 17
Other
15% 15
Technology
13% 13
Non-Profit
13% 13
Manufacturing
12% 12
Financial Services
12% 12
Consumer Products
4% 4
Real Estate
4% 4
Pharma / Health Care
4% 4
Petroleum / Energy
2% 2
Media / Entertainment
2% 2
Consulting
2% 2
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
5% 5
9% 9
680 to 709
6% 6
6% 6
650 to 679
11% 11
12% 12
620 to 649
12% 12
14% 14
590 to 619
14% 14
15% 15
560 to 589
25% 25
28% 28
530 to 559
12% 12
14% 14
500 to 529
3% 3
2% 2
Under 500
12% 12
0% 0
English Language Requirements
580 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 $1,310
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,310
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
90% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
16% 49
8% 23
Students in Core Classes
26 School of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • Community Service
  • 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 53
  • Average # of months to complete program 30
  • Six-Year completion rate 91%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
58% 58
Not Reported
19% 19
Asian American
14% 14
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,764 Living MBA Alumni
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.