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Columbia University

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Recruiter assessment score (out of 5):  4.2
Acceptance rate (full-time):  18.2%
Average starting salary and bonus:  $139,006
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time):  3.50
Average GMAT score (full-time):  716
Business School Admissions

Application:

Application deadline (U.S. residents):

April 13

Application deadline (international students):

April 13

Application fee:

$250

Application (Fall 2016):

Application deadline (U.S. residents):

April 13

Application deadline (international students):

April 13

Application fee:

$250

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time):

Applicants (full-time):

Not Reported

Acceptance rate (full-time):

18.2%

Average age of new entrants:

28

Average undergraduate GPA (full-time):

3.50

Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile):

3.1-3.8

Entrants providing undergraduate GPA:

743

Average GMAT score (full-time):

716

GMAT range (10th-90th percentile):

680-760

Entrants providing GMAT scores:

696

Students with prior work experience:

743

Average work experience (months):

60

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time):

Applicants (part-time):

N/A

Acceptance rate:

N/A

Average age of new entrants:

N/A

Average undergraduate GPA:

N/A

Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile):

N/A

Entrants providing undergraduate GPA:

N/A

Average GMAT score:

N/A

GMAT range (10th-90th percentile):

N/A

Entrants providing GMAT scores:

N/A

Students with prior work experience:

N/A

Average work experience (months):

N/A

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program):

Applicants (executive degree):

N/A

Acceptance rate:

N/A

Average age of new entrants:

33

Average undergraduate GPA:

N/A

Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile):

N/A

Entrants providing undergraduate GPA:

N/A

Average GMAT score:

N/A

GMAT range (10th-90th percentile):

N/A

Entrants providing GMAT scores:

N/A

Students with prior work experience:

137

Average work experience (months):

109

GRE Scores:

GRE accepted for admissions:

Yes

Percentage of fall 2014 entering class that submitted GRE scores:

6%

GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT:

Yes

Undergraduate Majors:

Undergraduate Majors:

Not Reported

TOEFL/IELTS:

TOEFL required for international students:

Yes

Minimum TOEFL score required:

N/A

Mean TOEFL of entering students:

N/A

Median TOEFL of entering students:

N/A

Minimum IELTS score required:

N/A

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions:

Full-time program:

Not Reported

Executive program:

Not Reported

Part-time program:

N/A

Part-time distance learning program:

N/A

Admissions Contacts:

Director of admissions:

Amanda Carlson

Full-time program phone:

(212) 854-1961

Full-time program email:

apply@gsb.columbia.edu

Full-time program website:

http://www.gsb.columbia.edu/mba

Executive program phone:

(212) 854-2211

Executive program email:

embainfo@columbia.edu

Executive program website:

http://www.gsb.columbia.edu/emba

Part-time program phone:

N/A

Part-time program email:

N/A

Part-time program website:

N/A

Part-time distance learning program phone:

N/A

Part-time distance learning program email:

N/A

Part-time distance learning program website:

N/A
Business School Academics

Program Offerings:

Departments/concentrations (17):

Not Reported

accounting:

accounting

accounting:

leadership

consulting:

marketing

economics:

not-for-profit management

entrepreneurship:

production/operations management

finance:

portfolio management

general management:

real estate

health care administration:

quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research

human resources management:

other

international business:

Not Reported

Departments with highest MBA demand:

entrepreneurship, finance, general management, leadership, marketing

Types of MBA programs offered:

full-time traditional two year, full-time other, traditional executive MBA, other executive MBA

Joint programs available:

architecture, education, engineering, healthcare (medicine), international studies, law, social work, M.B.A./M.P.H., D.D.S., Journalism and Nursing

Full-time program academic coursework requires an international trip:

No

Curricula Descriptions:

Full-time program:

Not Reported

Executive program:

Not Reported

Part-time program:

N/A

Part-time distance learning program:

N/A

Estimated Program Length:

Full-time program:

21 months

Part-time program:

N/A

Executive degree program:

21 months
Business School Ranking

U.S. News Rankings:

Ranking score and category:

Not Reported

Rank:

Category Name

Rank:

Category Name

#8:

Best Business Schools

Business Ranking Scores:

Score:

90

Peer assessment score (out of 5):

4.4

Recruiter assessment score (out of 5):

4.2

Acceptance rate (full-time):

18.2%

Average starting salary and bonus:

$139,006

Average undergraduate GPA (full-time):

3.50

Average GMAT score (full-time):

716

Full-time graduates employed at graduation:

75.7%

Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation:

91.1%

Enrollment (full-time):

1,270
Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall):

Enrollment:

1,270

Countries most represented by international students:

N/A

Student Body (Full-time):

Enrollment (full-time):

1,270

Minority students:

22.8%

International students:

33.1%

Gender distribution (full-time):

Male (62.9%) Female (37.1%)

Student Body (Part-time):

Enrollment (part-time):

N/A

Minority students:

N/A

International students:

N/A

Gender distribution (part-time):

N/A

Student Body (Executive Degree Program):

Enrollment (executive degree program):

N/A

Minority students:

N/A

International students:

N/A

Gender distribution:

N/A
Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information:

Financial aid director:

Marilena Botoulas

Financial aid phone:

(212) 854-4057

Expenses:

Tuition:

Not Reported

Required fees (full-time):

$2,642 per year

Required fees (part-time):

N/A

Required fees (executive degree program):

N/A

Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses (full-time):

$26,397

Room and board, books and miscellaneous expenses (part-time):

N/A

Books and miscellaneous expenses (executive degree program):

N/A

Student Indebtedness:

Average indebtedness of full-time students:

N/A

Percentage of 2014 graduates (full-time) with debt:

N/A

Average indebtedness of part-time students:

N/A

Percentage of 2014 graduates (part-time) with debt:

N/A

Average indebtedness of executive degree program students:

N/A

Percentage of 2014 graduates (executive degree program) with debt:

N/A

Financial Aid Availability:

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available:

Yes

Fellowships:

612

Teaching assistantships:

489

Research assistantships:

144

International students eligible for college-funded aid:

Yes
Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2014:

Full-time graduates:

719

Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment:

527

Full-time graduates employed at graduation:

75.7%

Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation:

91.1%

Base Salary: Overall:

Total reporting base salary:

432

Low base salary:

$24,000

Average base salary:

$118,719

High base salary:

$275,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens:

Low base salary: U.S. citizens:

N/A

Average base salary: U.S. citizens:

N/A

High base salary: U.S citizens:

N/A

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals:

Low base salary: Foreign nationals:

N/A

Average base salary: Foreign nationals:

N/A

High base salary: Foreign nationals:

N/A

Signing Bonus: Overall:

Total reporting signing bonus:

269

Low signing bonus:

$2,000

Average signing bonus:

$32,580

High signing bonus:

$100,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens:

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens:

N/A

Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens:

N/A

High signing bonus: U.S. citizens:

N/A

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals:

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals:

N/A

Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals:

N/A

High signing bonus: Foreign nationals:

N/A

Other Compensation: Overall:

Total reporting other compensation:

91

Low other compensation:

$3,500

Average other compensation:

$42,983

High other compensation:

$200,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens:

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens:

N/A

Average other compensation: U.S. citizens:

N/A

High other compensation: U.S. citizens:

N/A

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals:

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals:

N/A

Average other compensation: Foreign nationals:

N/A

High other compensation: Foreign nationals:

N/A

Base Salary by Occupation:

Number reporting marketing/sales jobs:

40

Marketing/sales low salary:

$50,000

Marketing/sales average salary:

$105,371

Marketing/sales high salary:

$150,000

Number reporting operations/production jobs:

11

Operations/production low salary:

$92,000

Operations/production average salary:

$120,000

Operations/production high salary:

$135,000

Number reporting general management jobs:

16

General management low salary:

$75,000

General management average salary:

$120,498

General management high salary:

$200,000

Number reporting finance/accounting jobs:

195

Finance/accounting low salary:

$55,000

Finance/accounting average salary:

$118,040

Finance/accounting high salary:

$270,000

Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs:

8

Management information systems (MIS) low salary:

$90,000

Management information systems (MIS) average salary:

$116,000

Management information systems (MIS) high salary:

$144,000

Number reporting consulting jobs:

127

Consulting low salary:

$30,000

Consulting average salary:

$130,767

Consulting high salary:

$180,000

Number reporting human resources jobs:

N/A

Number reporting having jobs in other areas:

80

Other occupations low salary:

$24,000

Other occupations average salary:

$108,243

Other occupations high salary:

$275,000

Base Salary by Industry:

Number reporting government jobs:

3

Government low salary:

$93,000

Government average salary:

$94,333

Government high salary:

$95,000

Number reporting manufacturing jobs:

3

Manufacturing low salary:

$95,000

Manufacturing average salary:

$185,000

Manufacturing high salary:

$275,000

Number reporting non-profit jobs:

6

Non-profit low salary:

$24,000

Non-profit average salary:

$76,400

Non-profit high salary:

$100,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region:

Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT):

N/A

Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV):

N/A

Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN):

N/A

Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI):

N/A

Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX):

N/A

Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY):

N/A

Number reporting jobs located internationally:

N/A