Students Say

BYU’s Marriott School of Management “boasts one of the strongest brands among MBA programs in the nation.” And it’s easy to understand why! From the moment future MBAs saunter onto the campus, it’s evident that the school “is dedicated to the development of its students.” What’s more, it has “a great reputation for producing leaders who are ethical [and] competent” and individuals who will surely make a difference. And while the “courses are academically rigorous” students appreciate that they’re “not filled with busy work or pointless repetitive exercises.” Instead, there’s a healthy “blend of cases and lectures” which we’re told “works very well.”

Overview

Applicants
350
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average Undergrad GPA
3.50
Years Work Experience
4.02
Average Age
30

Test Scores

GMAT
640 - 700
GPA
3.3 - 3.79

Deadlines

Early Application Deadline
January 15

Regular Application Deadline
May 1

Rolling Admission Deadline
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

GMAT Score
Undergraduate GPA
Letters of Recommendation
Essay / Personal Statement
Non-Academic

Interviews
Work Experience
Other Factors

Overall

Students Say

BYU’s Marriott School of Management “boasts one of the strongest brands among MBA programs in the nation.” And it’s easy to understand why! From the moment future MBAs saunter onto the campus, it’s evident that the school “is dedicated to the development of its students.” What’s more, it has “a great reputation for producing leaders who are ethical [and] competent” and individuals who will surely make a difference. And while the “courses are academically rigorous” students appreciate that they’re “not filled with busy work or pointless repetitive exercises.” Instead, there’s a healthy “blend of cases and lectures” which we’re told “works very well.”

Of course, Marriott also provides stellar instruction. Indeed, “the professors are drawn from top universities and businesses from around the world.” And as one grateful student reveals, “Most of them are making significant sacrifices to teach at BYU over more lucrative private sector options. That means they care deeply about their students and will do almost anything to help each one succeed. A fellow MBA agrees adding, “This afternoon I was in an adjunct professor’s office, who also works as a CEO, who spent over an hour connecting me to his network, polishing my job-hunt strategy and more.” Perhaps this content student sums up the Marriot experience best, “There are few people that I respect in the world as much as the professors and administrators that I have met here at BYU. They are considerate of our interests, extremely intelligent, and great role models in both academia and family life.”


Faculty Information

Total Faculty
206

66
Full-time
34
Part-time
18
Female
1
Minority


Sustainability

Courses in Sustainability
No

Sustainability course is

Description

Research Opportunities in Sustainability
No

Description

Career overview

Career Rating
94
Average Starting Salary
$96,824

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
70%
School Facilitiated
30%
Graduate Facilitated

Source Of Internship Acceptances
70%
School Facilitiated
30%
Graduate Facilitated

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

30%
Finance/Accounting
18%
Human Resources
17%
Marketing
13%
Operations/Logistics
9%
Other
7%
General Management
6%
Consulting

Graduates Employed by Region

44%
West
20%
Midwest
19%
Southwest
6%
South
5%
Northeast
3%
Mid-Atlantic
2%
International

Job Function

Job Function % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Finance / Accounting 30% $93,500 $95,943 $70,000 $125,000
Human Resources 18% $92,000 $95,700 $60,000 $125,000
Marketing / Sales 17% $96,000 $94,632 $55,000 $135,000
Operations / Logistics 13% $92,000 $96,533 $74,000 $170,000
Other 9% $96,600 $98,660 $73,400 $124,000
General Management 7% $110,000 $101,500 $50,000 $122,000
Consulting 6% $100,000 $103,857 $77,000 $125,000

Industries

Industries % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Technology 33% $97,000 $99,905 $70,000 $135,000
Manufacturing 19% $92,000 $92,828 $75,000 $110,000
Consumer Products 11% $96,000 $92,231 $55,000 $110,000
Financial Services 9% $100,000 $96,900 $60,000 $125,000
Consulting 6% $122,000 $112,000 $77,000 $125,000
Petroleum / Energy 4% $110,000 $110,480 $73,400 $170,000
Real Estate 4% $92,500 $92,500 $80,000 $105,000
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare 3% $100,000 $94,667 $60,000 $124,000

Dates

Application Deadlines
Mar 1

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Aid Package
$15,707

Average Scholarship / Grant Aid Package
$6,088

Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
82%

All Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
66%

New Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
85%

New Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
71%

New Students Receiving Loans
83%

Tuition Full-Time (per year)

Tuition (In-State)
$11,280
Fees (In-State)
$0

Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour)

Tuition (In-State)
$0
Fees (In-State)
$0

Expenses per Academic Year

Estimated Room And Board On-Campus
$7,250
Estimated Room And Board Off-Campus
$10,600
Academic Expenses
$1,764

Student Body Profile

Total Enrollment
319
Out of State
65%

In State
99%
Foreign Countries Represented
110

Demographics

11.30%
Minorities
13.80%
International

19% female
81% male

Campus Life

Students Say

Marriott manages to attract “smart, hard working and business savvy people that you can trust.” Indeed, students here describe their peers as “people you would want to go into business with.” Importantly, though they strive for success “students do not try to achieve…at the expense of their fellow classmates. Much to the contrary, we will help each other and thereby elevate the success of all in the program. It’s truly amazing to see.” A second year student agrees stating, “Students are very collaborative and willing to help each other whether it’s studying or finding a job.”

Just as important to Marriott MBAs, “family is definitely central to the student life at BYU.” Indeed, “clothing exchanges, family dinners, sporting events, parties, etc. are all available for families.” Fortunately, we’re assured that “activities are well-balanced between families, couples, and singles.” And there’s plenty of which to take advantage. For example, “The MBA program threw a tailgate party for the big BYU/U of U football game, the international students have held a Chinese New Years celebration, we’ve had a Indian Holi festival off campus, gone sledding, [etc.].” Additionally, there’s “an event called Tanner Thursday where we are encouraged to network with students and faculty in the program to get to know them better and also have set up lunch with the director of the program.” All in all, “there is never a week where an MBA student or their family would want for things to do.”


More Information

% of Classrooms with Internet Access
100%

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Internet Access for All Students
Yes

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
Yvette Anderson
MBA Program Admission Coordinator

Address
W437D
Tanner Building
Provo, UT 84602

Phone
801-422-3500

Email
mba@byu.edu
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Key Stats

350
Applicants
319
Size
56%
Acceptance Rate

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