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University of Wisconsin - Madison

School of Business

Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    585
  • Program Enrollment
    146
  • Yield
    86%
  • Selectivity
    80%
Contact Information
975 University Avenue
2310 Grainger Hall
Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States
Website
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School of Business

About School of Business

For students who already know where they are headed, Wisconsin is the place to start. Combining a uniquely deep experience in a designated area of study with a strong foundation of business principles, Wisconsin MBA students graduate with a portfolio of skills, experience, and specialized knowledge that allows them to hit the ground running and immediately contribute to the success of their organizations.

What Recent Grads Say See All 5 Comments >

The entire class advanced through the program at the same pace. I liked this as it allowed for stronger relationships to be made with classmates.

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Events Calendar

  • Sep 3
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Consortium MBA Application Preparation Seminar

    Los Angeles, CA

    The Wisconsin MBA is coming to a town near you this fall as part of several On the Road admissions events. These events provide a great opportunity for you to connect face-to-face with representatives from the Wisconsin MBA and learn more about our program. We look forward to meeting you at this Consortium MAPS event.

  • Sep 4
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Consortium MBA Application Preparation Seminar

    San Francisco, CA

    The Wisconsin MBA is coming to a town near you this fall as part of several On the Road admissions events. These events provide a great opportunity for you to connect face-to-face with representatives from the Wisconsin MBA and learn more about our program. We look forward to meeting you at this Consortium MAPS event.

  • Sep 8
    3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour - Boston

    Boston, MA

    The QS World MBA Tour provides opportunities to meet admissions representatives from the Wisconsin MBA face to face. Attendees receive a free copy of the QS Top MBA Career Guide, which offers advice on the MBA application process.

About University of Wisconsin - Madison

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 70
  • Median 58
  • Middle 80% 27 to 109
Admissions Selectivity
80% School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

585 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
73% 585
73% 585
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 65
80% 80.0
86% 86.0
Female
26% 26
International
8% 8
Wait-listed
100% 15
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
28% 28
General Management
20% 20
Marketing / Sales
18% 18
Finance / Accounting
18% 18
Management
6% 6
Consulting
4% 4
Other
4% 4
Human Resources
2% 2
Manufacturing
24% 24
Consumer Products
16% 16
Pharma / Health Care
16% 16
Other
10% 10
Non-Profit
10% 10
Government
8% 8
Technology
6% 6
Consulting
4% 4
Real Estate
4% 4
Financial Services
2% 2
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
4% 4
4% 4
710 to 739
4% 4
4% 4
680 to 709
5% 5
6% 6
650 to 679
5% 5
4% 4
620 to 649
21% 21
16% 16
590 to 619
14% 14
14% 14
560 to 589
18% 18
20% 20
530 to 559
9% 9
10% 10
500 to 529
11% 11
12% 12
Under 500
9% 9
10% 10
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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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
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
75% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
7% 21
2% 7
Students in Core Classes
49 School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • General Management
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
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 50
  • Average # of months to complete program 32
  • Six-Year completion rate 95%
  • Max time allowed to complete 32
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • We are in the process of replacing and improving the graduate and undergraduate admission system with a customer relation database (CRM). The email system has been upgraded to improve communications with integrated calendar and CRM components. There are improved research pages that integrate with our faculty information system to provide information on what research our faculty have produced and which papers are published.We have brought online a number of forms that were formally paper to allow us to keep track of requests and do ongoing productivity improvements.We have created workspaces with large video monitors to provide spa

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
85% 85
Asian American
9% 9
Hispanic
4% 4
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
Networking Clubs
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Volunteer

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,911 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
6% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months