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Harvard University

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Recruiter assessment score (out of 5):  4.6
Acceptance rate (full-time):  11%
Average starting salary and bonus:  $144,750
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time):  3.67
Average GMAT score (full-time):  726
Business School Admissions

Application:

Application deadline (U.S. residents):

N/A

Application deadline (international students):

N/A

Application fee:

$250

Application (Fall 2016):

Application deadline (U.S. residents):

N/A

Application deadline (international students):

N/A

Application fee:

$250

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time):

Applicants (full-time):

Not Reported

Acceptance rate (full-time):

11%

Average age of new entrants:

27

Average undergraduate GPA (full-time):

3.67

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

N/A

Entrants providing undergraduate GPA:

935

Average GMAT score (full-time):

726

GMAT range (10th-90th percentile):

N/A

Entrants providing GMAT scores:

854

Students with prior work experience:

N/A

Average work experience (months):

49

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:

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

GRE Scores:

GRE accepted for admissions:

N/A

Percentage of fall 2014 entering class that submitted GRE scores:

N/A

GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT:

N/A

Undergraduate Majors:

Undergraduate Majors:

N/A

TOEFL/IELTS:

TOEFL required for international students:

Yes

Minimum TOEFL score required:

109 internet-based test

Mean TOEFL of entering students:

N/A

Median TOEFL of entering students:

N/A

Minimum IELTS score required:

7.5

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions:

Full-time program:

Not Reported

Executive program:

N/A

Part-time program:

N/A

Part-time distance learning program:

N/A

Admissions Contacts:

Director of admissions:

Deirdre Leopold

Full-time program phone:

(617) 495-6128

Full-time program email:

admissions@hbs.edu

Full-time program website:

http://www.hbs.edu/mba

Executive program phone:

N/A

Executive program email:

N/A

Executive program website:

N/A

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 (27):

Not Reported

accounting:

accounting

accounting:

not-for-profit management

arts administration:

production/operations management

consulting:

organizational behavior

e-commerce:

portfolio management

economics:

public administration

entrepreneurship:

public policy

finance:

real estate

general management:

sports business

health care administration:

supply chain management/logistics

human resources management:

quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research

international business:

tax

leadership:

technology

manufacturing and technology management:

other

marketing:

Not Reported

Departments with highest MBA demand:

N/A

Types of MBA programs offered:

full-time traditional two year

Joint programs available:

healthcare (medicine), law, public policy/administration, Health care, Dental

Full-time program academic coursework requires an international trip:

Yes

Curricula Descriptions:

Full-time program:

Not Reported

Executive program:

N/A

Part-time program:

N/A

Part-time distance learning program:

N/A

Estimated Program Length:

Full-time program:

18 months

Part-time program:

N/A

Executive degree program:

N/A
Business School Ranking

U.S. News Rankings:

Ranking score and category:

Not Reported

Rank:

Category Name

Rank:

Category Name

#2:

Best Business Schools

Business Ranking Scores:

Score:

99

Peer assessment score (out of 5):

4.8

Recruiter assessment score (out of 5):

4.6

Acceptance rate (full-time):

11%

Average starting salary and bonus:

$144,750

Average undergraduate GPA (full-time):

3.67

Average GMAT score (full-time):

726

Full-time graduates employed at graduation:

76.9%

Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation:

89.4%

Enrollment (full-time):

1,867
Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall):

Enrollment:

1,867

Countries most represented by international students:

N/A

Student Body (Full-time):

Enrollment (full-time):

1,867

Minority students:

24.7%

International students:

34.9%

Gender distribution (full-time):

Male (58.8%) Female (41.2%)

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:

Susan Gilbert

Financial aid phone:

(617) 495-6640

Expenses:

Tuition:

Not Reported

Required fees (full-time):

$10,718 per year

Required fees (part-time):

N/A

Required fees (executive degree program):

N/A

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

$25,507

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:

$78,991

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

57%

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:

N/A

Teaching assistantships:

N/A

Research assistantships:

N/A

International students eligible for college-funded aid:

Yes
Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2014:

Full-time graduates:

905

Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment:

679

Full-time graduates employed at graduation:

76.9%

Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation:

89.4%

Base Salary: Overall:

Total reporting base salary:

588

Low base salary:

$30,000

Average base salary:

$127,236

High base salary:

$360,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens:

Low base salary: U.S. citizens:

$37,333

Average base salary: U.S. citizens:

$127,874

High base salary: U.S citizens:

$300,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals:

Low base salary: Foreign nationals:

$30,000

Average base salary: Foreign nationals:

$125,483

High base salary: Foreign nationals:

$360,000

Signing Bonus: Overall:

Total reporting signing bonus:

376

Low signing bonus:

$1,000

Average signing bonus:

$27,389

High signing bonus:

$250,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens:

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens:

$1,000

Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens:

$25,832

High signing bonus: U.S. citizens:

$100,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals:

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals:

$4,000

Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals:

$31,839

High signing bonus: Foreign nationals:

$250,000

Other Compensation: Overall:

Total reporting other compensation:

97

Low other compensation:

$3,375

Average other compensation:

$63,216

High other compensation:

$300,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens:

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens:

$3,375

Average other compensation: U.S. citizens:

$65,455

High other compensation: U.S. citizens:

$300,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals:

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals:

$15,000

Average other compensation: Foreign nationals:

$51,881

High other compensation: Foreign nationals:

$150,000

Base Salary by Occupation:

Number reporting marketing/sales jobs:

126

Marketing/sales low salary:

$30,000

Marketing/sales average salary:

$118,058

Marketing/sales high salary:

$200,000

Number reporting operations/production jobs:

5

Operations/production low salary:

$115,000

Operations/production average salary:

$179,000

Operations/production high salary:

$360,000

Number reporting general management jobs:

75

General management low salary:

$37,333

General management average salary:

$113,936

General management high salary:

$200,000

Number reporting finance/accounting jobs:

183

Finance/accounting low salary:

$30,000

Finance/accounting average salary:

$138,738

Finance/accounting high salary:

$300,000

Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs:

Not Reported

Number reporting consulting jobs:

171

Consulting low salary:

$50,000

Consulting average salary:

$126,726

Consulting high salary:

$205,000

Number reporting human resources jobs:

2

Number reporting having jobs in other areas:

23

Other occupations low salary:

$75,000

Other occupations average salary:

$121,848

Other occupations high salary:

$175,000

Base Salary by Industry:

Number reporting government jobs:

3

Number reporting manufacturing jobs:

17

Manufacturing low salary:

$80,000

Manufacturing average salary:

$121,715

Manufacturing high salary:

$170,000

Number reporting non-profit jobs:

16

Non-profit low salary:

$70,000

Non-profit average salary:

$94,375

Non-profit high salary:

$150,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region:

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

231

Northeast low salary:

$30,000

Northeast average salary:

$131,009

Northeast high salary:

$360,000

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

27

Middle Atlantic low salary:

$90,000

Middle Atlantic average salary:

$125,167

Middle Atlantic high salary:

$170,000

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

21

South low salary:

$80,000

South average salary:

$122,476

South high salary:

$142,000

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

50

Midwest low salary:

$95,500

Midwest average salary:

$128,373

Midwest high salary:

$300,000

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

32

Southwest low salary:

$60,000

Southwest average salary:

$125,719

Southwest high salary:

$180,000

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

133

West low salary:

$70,000

West average salary:

$127,324

West high salary:

$225,000

Number reporting jobs located internationally:

94

International low salary:

$30,000

International average salary:

$119,407

International high salary:

$260,000