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Thunderbird School of Global Management

Glendale, AZ
The Basics
Thunderbird School of Global Management
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Thunderbird Says...

Thunderbird offers degree programs for full-time students and working professionals, as well as a comprehensive suite of executive education certificate programs. All courses are taught from a global perspective by world-class faculty who are recognized around the globe for their innovative... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

1 Global Place

Glendale, AZ 85306-6000

United States

Phone: 602-978-7100

Fax: 602-439-5432

Website

Admissions See more

GETTING IN: SELECTIVE
Applicants:
426
Acceptance Rate:
63%

ENROLLMENT

Total Business School Enrollment:
338
In-State / Out-of-State:
 
In- State
Out of State

INCOMING CLASS PROFILE: COLLEGE STATS

Average Ugrad GPA:
3.31
Average Years of Work Experience:
4.4
Average GMAT:
599
GMAT Range
490 600 760
GRE Quantitative Range
149 153 158
GRE Verbal Range
150 155 163
GRE Writing Range
3.5 3.7 4.5

What admissions factors are very important for this school?

  • Essays
  • GMAT Score
  • Work Experience

ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Early Decision
October
30
Regular Decision
November
30
Rolling
June
30

Round 1
November
30
Round 2
January
30
Round 3
March
30
Round 4
May
10

Academics & Programs See more

Student/Faculty Ratio
26:1


Total Faculty
48
Degree Programs
  • Full-time MBA in Global Management: 12-month track
  • 15-month track (with internship or concentration term)
  • 21-month track (with internship and concentration term).
  • Executive MBA in Global Management - 21 months.
  • Online MBA: 19- or 28-month tracks.
  • Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management: 15-18 months.
  • Master of Science in Global Management: 15-18 months.
  • Master of Science in Global Marketing: 9 months.
  • Master of Science in Global Finance: 9 months.
  • Post MBA Master of Global Management: full-time or online formats - 8-19 months.
  • Dual Degree MBA/Master of Global Management: full-time or online formats – 8-28 months.
Top Concentrations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • JD/MBA - Dual Degree
  • Leadership/Management
  • Marketing

International

App Fee
$125
Number of countries represented: 67
TOEFL Required?: Yes
Support Services for int'l students?: Yes
% Int'l Students:
65%

Student Body See more

Average Age of Entering Class
28
% Under-represented Minorities
19%
% Full-time Female
29%
% International

65%
In-State / Out-of-State:
Out of State
In State
% Full-time / Part-time
Full-time
Part-time

Career See more

Job Function% of Grads Accepting Jobs
w/in 3 Months
Median Salary
Consulting12.4%$82,500
Finance / Accounting10.6%$87,500
Marketing / Sales28.3%$80,000
Operations / Logistics10.6%$72,250
Other9.7%$75,000
General Management9.7%$100,000
Employment by Region (US):
Southwest
West
Midwest
Northeast
South

Tuition & Aid See more

Students Receiving Some Form of Aid:
76%
Financial Aid App Deadline
March
1
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees:
$48,824

Average Amount of Total Aid Package to MBA Students:
$28,942

Campus Life & Facilities See more

% Wired Classrooms
100%
School-Supported Research Centers or Resources
  • CIBER, extensive MyThunderbird intranet, on line, The Lincoln Center for Ethics in International Management, The Garvin Center for Cultures and Languages of International Management, and the Entrepreneur Center

Rankings And Lists

  • Best Business Schools (West)
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At a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private
  • Enrollment:
    338
  • ACCSB-Accredited:
    Yes
  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    26:1
  • Total Faculty:
    48
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    Yes
  • Avg Years of Work Experience:
    4
  • GMAT Range (25-75%):
    490 - 760
  • Average UGrad GPA:
    3.31
  • Rolling Admission:
    Yes
  • Avg Starting Salary:
    $81,106
  • Last Application Deadline:
    05/10
  • Students Receiving Aid:
    76%
  • Financial Aid Deadline:
    03/01

Academics & Programs

  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    26:1
  • Total Faculty:
    48
  • Part-Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    No
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    Yes