University College Dublin

Smurfit Graduate Business School

Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    580
  • Program Cost
    $38,150
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    57
Contact Information
Carysfort Avenue
Blackrock
Co. Dublin, , Ireland
Website

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is Ireland's leading graduate business school offering a wide range of specialist Masters, full-time and executive part-time MBA, Executive Development courses and PhD programme. Our MBAs are globally ranked and we are one of an elite group of schools globally to hold the prestigious triple-crown of accreditation (AMBA, EQUIS, ACCSB). We were among the 1st in Europe to offer an MBA and in 2014 celebrate 50 years of providing a world-class MBA.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    59%
  • Selectivity
    39%

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About University College Dublin

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 132
  • Median 140
  • Middle 80% 72 to 216
Admissions Selectivity
39% Smurfit Graduate Business School 72% Average Across All Schools

580 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 271
39% 39.0
59% 59.0
Female
28% 28
International
5% 5
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
25% 25
Finance / Accounting
22% 22
Other
15% 15
General Management
11% 11
Management
11% 11
Consulting
9% 9
Marketing / Sales
8% 8
Human Resources
0% 0
Pharma / Health Care
21% 21
Technology
15% 15
Manufacturing
13% 13
Financial Services
10% 10
Petroleum / Energy
9% 9
Other
7% 7
Government
6% 6
Consumer Products
5% 5
Consulting
5% 5
Real Estate
3% 3
Media / Entertainment
3% 3
Non-Profit
3% 3
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0% 0
740 to 769
0%
0% 0
710 to 739
0%
2% 2
680 to 709
0%
7% 7
650 to 679
0%
9% 9
620 to 649
0%
19% 19
590 to 619
0%
27% 27
560 to 589
0%
11% 11
530 to 559
0%
18% 18
500 to 529
0%
7% 7
Under 500
0%
0% 0
English Language Requirements
650 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: No
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,150
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $432
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,150
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $432
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
10% 31
24% 73
Students in Core Classes
23 Smurfit Graduate Business School 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Simulation
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must have obtained 90 ECTS credits
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 90
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 99%
  • Max time allowed to complete 48
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Every weekend
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • The School maintains a policy of continuous investment in technology in order to provide a state-of-the art IT infrastructure for students and staff. Over the past three years, the School has replaced and updated the IT equipment in virtually all of its teaching spaces. Particular investments in the last three years include the development of a ‘data room’ which is intensively used by students. This room contains a suite of Bloomberg terminals and provides access to leading financial databases including Compustat, CRSP, Datastream, Optionmetrics, TASS and Bankscope. Within recent months, the School has completed a significan

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Marketing
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,500 Living MBA Alumni 22 Countries where alumni clubs exist
35 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.