Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1381
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $13,638
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,421
  • University Selectivity
    32%
  • University Yield
    39%
  • Job Offers
    92%
  • Average Salary
    $63,129
  • Top Industry
    Other
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1943
  • Program Length
    Three Year
Contact Information
701 Tappan Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1234,
Website
405x225

Ross School of Business

Michigan Ross develops leaders who make a positive difference in the world. The integrative Ross BBA Program combines a rigorous dedication to fundamentals with stimulating electives, in business and throughout the university, including dual degrees. Ross immerses students in action-based learning, a distinctive approach that emphasizes putting theory into practice with real business experience. In addition, the program draws on research institutes and centers that provide leadership and learning opportunities in entrepreneurship, sustainability, operations, and emerging economies.

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Our business program is unique because the faculty, staff and professors constantly try to make the experience not just strictly academic, but applicable to real life scenarios. Mainly through the group assignments and projects, the business program teaches what it will be like to work as an employee at a company.

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About University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
32% University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. Character/personal abilities
  3. SAT/ACT scores
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
46196% 46,196
32% 32
39% 39
32% School Selectivity
39% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT with writing
  • TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS for non-residents
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

Transfer: Final official secondary school record and official transcript from current institution. First-Year: Common application, UM supplement, high school transcript, school report, teacher evaluation.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3046% 3,046
24% 24
80% 80
24% Program Selectivity
80% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements Most Ross students apply at the end of their freshman year during which students must complete three prerequisite courses with a C or better: calculus, microeconomics, first-year writing; applicants must also earn at least 27 credits, in total, with a C or better.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 15
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Freshman applicants for Preferred Admission need to ensure their interest in business is clear when writing the UM supplemental essay in the Common Application. UM students enroll in Ross and begin their business courses in the sophomore year.

Careers

Other 30%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 21%
  • Financial Services 15%
  • Manufacturing 8%
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 16
Top Employer
  • EY 9
  • Microsoft Corporation 9
  • Goldman Sachs 8
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
92% Ross School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
91% 91
62% 61.74527272727272
91% Receive Offers
85% 85.2
59% 59.252482758620694
85% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
2% 1.7
16% 15.83261363636364
2% Receive Offers
3% 3.1
17% 16.796475409836066
3% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
9% 9.05625
0% Receive Offers
1% 0.7
9% 9.484761904761905
1% Accept Offers
85% Graduates seeking full-time employment
15% Graduates not seeking employment
85% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
22% 22
$66,875.00
48K 90K
Finance/Accounting
47% 47
$62,581.00
38K 84K
General Management
1% 1
Data not provided
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
2% 2
$57,800.00
35K 72K
Marketing/Sales
16% 16
$59,184.00
31K 100K
Operations/Production
1% 1
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
10% 10
$55,686.00
35K 73K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
6% 6
$58,473.00
48K 70K
Consumer Products/Retail
6% 6
$57,250.00
53K 63K
Consulting
21% 21
$66,538.00
45K 90K
Financial Services
15% 15
$66,309.00
50K 72K
Manufacturing
8% 8
$58,975.00
55K 72K
Non-Profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
$62,050.00
55K 70K
Technology/Science
10% 10
$66,408.00
35K 100K
Transportation
1% 1
Data not provided
Other
30% 30
$63,247.00
31K 84K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
41% 41
$65,315.00
40K 84K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2
$54,667.00
48K 70K
U.S. South
3% 3
$52,063.00
35K 70K
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
40% 40
$61,517.00
33K 80K
U.S. West
13% 13
$66,147.00
31K 100K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • PwC 22
  • Deloitte 18
  • Goldman Sachs Group 15
  • American Express Company 9
  • Citi 9
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 99
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 96
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 369
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Super Mock Interview Day and BBA Games for Juniors; Individualized counseling with staff and peers; Career development workshops; Comprehensive Career Planning Guide; Weekly Newsletters with career search advice, announcements, and links to events; Career panels; Online resources. In winter, we provide our corporate partners with virtual "Resume Books" including resumes of graduating seniors who've indicated that they are seeking full time positions.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$24,876
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $13,638
  • Fees $194
  • Expenses $11,044
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$52,312
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $41,074
  • Fees $194
  • Expenses $11,044
44% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 0% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 49%
  • Merit 52%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.finaid.umich.edu
Scholarships
$4,940,259
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$5,357,853
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Ross School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
67% 62
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
74% 43
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
5 Ross School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Business Program Classes
6% Less than 20 Students 51% More than 50 Students
43% 21 to 50 students
43 Average number of students in non-business required electives
70 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Businesses & Leaders: The Positive Differences
  • Foundations in Positive Organizational Scholarship
  • Social Media and the Changing Nature of Business Communication
  • Global Legal Environment for the Entrepreneur and Manager
  • Real Estate Finance and Investments
  • Program length Three Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2014
Degrees Offered
  • BBA
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
132% 132
48% 48
Prominent Faculty
  • Dave Mayer

    Management & Organizations

  • Amy Dittmar

    Finance

  • J. Frank Yates

    Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Ross and UM hires students, including work-study students, as research assistants, tutors, and for general administrative support. There are opportunities to work as admissions counselors, career counselors & program assistants in several special programs focused on outreach and mentorship of new and current students.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Ross enables BBAs with international business interests to take immersive courses in Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, Germany/Slovakia, Ghana, India, Ireland, Italy, and Peru. Students who would like cross-cultural work experience can also apply to study and intern in either Australia or Hong Kong. Opportunities are available for 70% of the class and financial aid is available for BBAs on Ross programs and for BBAs who source their own international experiences.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Through the Office of Student Life, students are connected with numerous volunteer opportunities, including M-NETS (Mentorship through Networks, Ethics, Teaching & Service); M-REACH (Michigan Ross Enriching Academics in Collaboration with High schools); Ross BBA Council; Ross Undergraduate Student Advisory Board; BOND Consulting Club which assists non-profits and the Ross Habitat for Humanity Club.

Students

83% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1450 75th Percentile Score on SAT 33 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
66% 66
Asian American
15% 15
Not Reported
13% 13
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
5%
59%
24%
2%
4%
5%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
91% 91
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
8% 8
Canada
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
19 Average age of full-time students
94% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
95% 95
98% 98

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 16,031
Alumni Donations
$3,551 Average Gift $100,000,000 Largest Gift

Stephen M. Ross, Chairman & CEO, The Related Companies, L.P.

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Stephen M. Ross

    Chairman & CEO, The Related Companies, L.P.

  • Thomas J. Wilson

    Chairman, President & CEO, Allstate Corporation

  • Jeff T. Blau

    President, The Related Companies, L.P.