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Boston University School of Management

Boston, MA
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Boston University Students Say...

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

Website

Entering Class Profile

Selectivity Rating
94
Applicants:
1,174
Acceptance Rate:
31%
Years Work Experience
5.1
Average Age
28
Average GMAT
682
GMAT Range
640 690 720
Average GPA
3.35
% Full-time / Part-time
Full-time
Part-time

Admissions Process

Application fee

In-State
$125
Out-Of-State
$125

Regular Application
 

Deadline
March
12
Notification
April
18

Round 1

Deadline
October
16
Notification
December
20

Round 2

Deadline
January
8
Notification
February
21

Round 3

Deadline
March
12
Notification
April
18

International

Application Fee
$125
Deadline
March
12
Notification
April
18
TOEFL Required
Yes

Minimum TOEFL score

Paper
600
Computer
250
Web-Based
95
Description of MBA programs offeredhttp://management.bu.edu/gradu...
Essays/personal statementRequired
Extracurricular activitiesRequired
GMAT scoresRequired
GMAT or GRE scoresRequired
InterviewRequired
Letters of RecommendationRequired
State ResidencyOptional
Undergraduate GPAOptional
Work experienceOptional
OtherOptional
DescriptionAdmissions decisions are also influenced by leadership skills, progression in professional career, and team skills.
Electronic Application AcceptedYes
Start TermsPart-Time MBA Spring: 09/18, 10/16 & 11/13; International One-Year MBA May: 10/16 & 01/08
Is Admissions Process Need-BlindYes
Transfer Students Are AcceptedYes
Transfer PolicyClasses must be from an AACSB-accredited institution.
Admissions Factors
Academic
GMAT Score:Important
Undergraduate GPA:Important
Letters of Recommendation:Important
Essay / Personal Statement:Important
Non-Academic
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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Admissions Requirements

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    94
  • Average Ugrad GPA:
    3.35
  • Average GMAT Score:
    682
  • GMAT Range (25-75%):
    640 - 720
  • Average Years of Work Experience:
    5.1
  • Rolling Admission:
    No
  • Last Application Deadline:
    03/12
  • Last Notification Deadline:
    04/18
  • Application Fee:
    $125
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