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University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Isenberg School of Management

Profile Data from 2013
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    573
  • Program Cost
    $32,535
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
121 Presidents Drive
Isenberg Rm 305
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States
Website

Accredited at the highest level nationally and internationally, the Isenberg School of Management is on the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst—a resource-rich public research institution and leader in technology, entrepreneurship, and sustainability. With 7 undergraduate majors, MBA, and PhD programs, Isenberg’s on-campus, online, and blended curricula emphasize hands-on, real-world learning through multi-disciplinary projects, internships, overseas study, community service, and student networking opportunities with over 42,000 alumni in 72 countries.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    79%
  • Selectivity
    90%

Events Calendar

  • Sep 23
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    MBA Online: Virtual Information Session

    Online

    Interested in learning more about the Isenberg MBA? Have questions about our admissions process? Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of Admissions & Advising, and members of the MBA admissions team for a live, online event.

  • Sep 30
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    MBA Full-time: Virtual Information Session

    Online

    Interested in learning more about the Isenberg MBA? Have questions about our admissions process? Join Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, for a live, online event.

  • Oct 3
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    MBA: Information Session

    Amherst, MA

    Interested in learning more about the Isenberg MBA? Have questions about our admissions process? Join MaryBeth Kimball, Director of Admissions & Advising, and Mike Famighette, Director of the Full-time MBA, for an information session. You will have the opportunity to discuss the application and admissions process for all three Isenberg MBA options: Full-time, Part-time, and Online.

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About University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 128
  • Median 96
  • Middle 80% 36 to 264
Admissions Selectivity
90% Isenberg School of Management 70% Average Across All Schools

573 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 586
90% 90
79% 79.0
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • UMass
  • EMC
  • Covidien
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Fidelity Investments

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$32,535
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$32,535
Total Program Cost
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Part-Time Faculty
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
22% 22
66% 66
0%
Students in Core Classes
58 Isenberg School of Management 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Textbooks
  • Videoconferencing
  • Chat Rooms
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • General Management
Joint Degree Programs
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 39
  • Program length (in months)
  • Average # of months to complete program 35
  • Six-Year completion rate 89%
  • Max time allowed to complete 48
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Technology Improvements
  • Isenberg provides new computers every 3 years. More than 200 computers are dedicated to student labs. We purchase current research and production software. Software packages include statistics, business intelligence, web development and proprietary databases. Audio-visual equipment is in every classroom. We provide Bloomberg terminals and use RFID response systems. We have invested heavily in video lecture capture. Wireless technology is ubiquitous. We use server virtualization for improved efficiency.

Students: Who are my classmates?

33 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
69% 69
Asian American
12% 12
Not Reported
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
95% 95
Asia
2% 2
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
0% 0
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,736 Living MBA Alumni
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.