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Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    672
  • Program Cost
    $76,835
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    49%
  • Selectivity
    34%
  • Job Offers
    100%
  • Average Salary
    $101,101
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
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Madrid, 28006,
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IE Business School

About IE Business School

IE Business School shapes leaders that promote innovation and change in organizations, entrepreneurial managers who generate employment, wealth and social wellbeing. Recognized as one of the world's leading business schools, IE Business School has an urban campus in Madrid and a faculty of more than 460 professors who currently teach students from 93 countries on IE's master, executive education, and doctoral programs. IE students use innovative online and presential learning formats, and benefit from the School's community network comprised of 45,000 IE graduates that currently hold management positions in some 106 countries.

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About IE University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 61
  • Median 61
  • Middle 80% 35 to 95
Admissions Selectivity
34% IE Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

672 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
75% 600
84% 672
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 2,311
34% 34.0
49% 49.0
Female
28% 28
International
89% 89
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • ICADE
  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • Politecnico de Milano
  • ITEMS
  • American University of Beirut
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$64,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • L'Oreal
  • KPMG
  • Proctel & Gamble
  • Infosys
  • Bayer
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
2% 2
3% 3
710 to 739
5% 5
16% 16
680 to 709
10% 10
28% 28
650 to 679
15% 15
27% 27
620 to 649
17% 17
17% 17
590 to 619
19% 19
7% 7
560 to 589
9% 9
1% 0.6
530 to 559
7% 7
0% 0.4
500 to 529
10% 10
0% 0
Under 500
5% 5
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 20%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 19%
  • Consumer Products 16%
  • Technology 12%
A.T. Kearney 4
Top Employer
  • JOHNSON & JOHNSON 3
  • AMAZON 3
  • Reckitt Benckiser 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
100% IE Business School 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
46% 46
61% 60.97325153374234
46% Receive Offers
41% 41
56% 55.69710982658959
41% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
54% 54
22% 21.9117610062893
54% Receive Offers
59% 59
25% 25.424767441860464
59% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
87% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • A.T. Kearney 4
  • JOHNSON & JOHNSON 3
  • AMAZON 3
  • Reckitt Benckiser 3
  • Telefonica 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
22% 22
$104,866.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
20% 20
$103,214.00 Data not provided
General Management
16% 16
$96,522.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
23% 23
$97,604.00 Data not provided
Information Technology
3% 3
$120,393.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
14% 14
$93,874.00 Data not provided
Other
1% 1
$196,143.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
20% 20
$101,205.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
16% 16
$88,594.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
19% 19
$115,750.00 Data not provided
Government
1% 1
$62,845.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
6% 6
$100,886.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
$130,753.00 Data not provided
Non-profit
5% 5
$84,333.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
$78,523.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
4% 4
$103,070.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
5% 5
$87,482.00 Data not provided
Technology
12% 12
$108,286.00 Data not provided
Other
7% 7
$100,771.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
13% 13
$85,928.00 Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
1% 1
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
28% 28
$107,278.00 Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
6% 6
$121,713.00 Data not provided
North America
12% 12
$123,714.00 Data not provided
South America
29% 29
$88,765.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Credit Suisse 3
  • Johnson & Johnson 3
  • Next Limit Technologies 3
  • Roland Berger 3
  • Ericsson 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 29
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 68
  • Average intern length in weeks 9
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 92
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$97,500
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $76,835
  • Budget $26,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$97,500
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $76,835
  • Budget $26,000
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
$6,950 Average Scholarship Amount 42% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
70% 70
42% 42
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$2,474,980
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
  • Some Other Criteria
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $44,144
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
45 IE Business School 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Team project
20% 20
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Other
More Information
Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/Meng (Engineering - Manufacturing Management)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSM (Management)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students are required to be fluent in more than one language by graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 13
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Virtual Labs: Student can access specific Sw on their own laptops, using citrix technology Virtual Campus and Videoconferencing moved to the Amazon Cloud: for better connectivity and performance New Wi-Fi Infrastructure over campuses with enhanced security rules and policies De-localized printing system, with over 40 multifunctional devices available for students In-classroom equipment, with e-boards 65’’ and/or 80’’ over Windows8 LED displays on workrooms Careers Management system for students and alumni Student Life platform to manage non-academic activities over campus Implementation of remote polling systems in the clas

Students: Who are my classmates?

90% International Students
29% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
27% 27
South America
22% 22
Asia
16% 16
More Information
Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

34,663 Living MBA Alumni 52 Countries where alumni clubs exist
175 Active alumni clubs
53% 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.