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Boston University School of Management

Boston, MA
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Admissions to BU's MBA programs are highly competitive, with only 30 percent of applicants receiving an offer of admission each year. For the full-time program, the mean GMAT score for last year's entering class was 680 with an 80 percent mid-range of 610 to 740. In the evening program, the GMAT... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Phone: 617-353-2670

Fax: 617-353-7368


Admissions Statistics
Admissions Selectivity Rating:92
Average UGrad GPA:3.35
Average GMAT Score:682
GMAT Range (25-75%):640 - 720
Average Years of Work Experience:5.1
Total # of Applicants:1174
Total # of Applicants Accepted:367
Total # Enrolled:143
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Application Process
Rolling Admission:No
Rolling Decision Notification:Yes
Regular Application Deadline:03/12
Notification Date:04/18
International Application Deadline:03/12
Notification Date:04/18
Application Deadline Round 1:10/16
Notification Date Round 1:12/20
Application Deadline Round 2:01/08
Notification Date Round 2:02/21
Application Deadline Round 3:03/12
Notification Date Round 3:04/18
In-State Application Fee:$125
Out-of-State Application Fee:$125
International Applicant Application Fee:$125
Applications accepted for other terms than Fall:Yes
Terms and Deadlines:Part-Time MBA Spring: 09/18, 10/16 & 11/13; International One-Year MBA May: 10/16 & 01/08
Early Decision Programs:No
Transfer Applicants Accepted:Yes
Transfer Admission Policy:Yes
Deferred Admission:No
Admissions Process Need Blind:Yes
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Admissions Requirements
GMAT Score:Required
Essay / Personal Statement:Required
Undergraduate GPA:Required
Extracurricular Activities:Required
Letters of Recommendation:Required
Work Experience:Required
State Residency:Optional
Other:Admissions decisions are also influenced by leadership skills, progression in professional career, and team skills.
For Non-Native English Speakers:TOEFL Required:Yes
TOEFL Recommended:No
Minimum TOEFL Score
(Paper Based Test):
Minimum TOEFL Score
(Computer Based Test):
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Admissions Factors
GMAT Score:Important
Undergraduate GPA:Important
Letters of Recommendation:Important
Essay / Personal Statement:Important
Interviews:Very Important
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Work Experience:Very Important
Other Factors:Unknown
Special programs offered to recruit underrepresented students or students with disadvantaged backgrounds:Partnership with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT); advertisements in periodicals that target specific communities; scholarships offered to minority students; partnership with the National Black MBA Association; student outreach to the ALANA community concerning NBMBAA and the National Hispanic MBA Association; and attendance at minority recruiting events.
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