Overview

Applicants
1,532
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average Undergrad GPA
3.34
Years Work Experience
5
Average Age
28

Test Scores

GMAT (25th and 75th percentiles)
640 - 710
GPA
3.08 - 3.69

Deadlines


Round 1
October 15

Round 2
January 5

Round 3
March 1

Round 4
April 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

GMAT Score
Undergraduate GPA
Essay / Personal Statement
Non-Academic


School Type And Accreditation

School Type
Public

AACSB-approved
Yes

Selectivity Rating

Program Types

Full-Time
Yes

Part-Time
No

Evening
Yes

Executive
No

Online
Yes

Faculty Information

Student/Faculty
20:1
Total Faculty
185

100
Full-time
24
Female
6
Minority


Students Say

At the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, Indianapolis the administration lets students drive their academic experience. The Two-Year MBA program starts with an intense 15-week core curriculum in which students are placed into small teams and complete projects, followed by the student's choice of one of six career-focused Academies (such as Capital Markets or Supply Chain), where students learn more about a specific aspect of business through activities, visits, and a peer network. Students can then add a major (even designing their own), a minor, a certificate, or a joint degree. There are also live consulting issues students can take on for independent study and "seemingly a group/organization for every interest or type of person." The "transparent and available" administration is very open to feedback, and "are proactive in listening to students and making changes that will benefit the students first and primarily." Faculty at the Kelley School "go above and beyond to meet students' varying needs." They are experienced not only in academic but also in business life, which "adds realism to the classes," and typically always make themselves available when students need extra help or want to further discuss a topic after class. They are also very involved with school events, "as well as social events outside of school that students put together." All in all, they Kelley school is "an amazing place to seek leadership roles and imbibe the 'pay it forward' attitude."


Sustainability

Courses in Sustainability
Yes

Sustainability course is
Optional

Description
How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development How can one person make a difference in the commercial age? Using in-class exercises, film, and lecture, this course examines how social entrepreneurs have adapted to various forms of capitalism around the world to overcome institutional obstacles, tackle social problems, reform ineffective governments, and make a profit in the process. Sustainability & Green Business Can businesses profit from sustainability? This course examines not only why the environment will be the business opportunity of the 21st century but also how companies are confronting energy use, sustainable design, and environmentally responsible operations through sustainable strategies and best practices.

Research Opportunities in Sustainability
Yes

Description
Our Global Business and Social Enterprise (GLOBASE) program often offers team consulting projects with a sustainability focus in emerging markets. In 2016 these took place in 5 different locations around the world.

School's environmental commitment 1:
Kelley School created the Institute for Social Impact http://www.kelley.iu.edu/isi/

School's environmental commitment 2:
The Kelley School new construction on a new facility in May which will be Gold LEED certified.

School's environmental commitment 3:
The Schools offers a new course in Sustainable Operations.

Career overview

Average Starting Salary
$109,744
Accepted employment by 3 months after graduation
94%

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
87%
School Facilitiated
13%
Graduate Facilitated

Source Of Internship Acceptances
57%
Unknown Facilitiated
39%
School Facilitiated
4%
Graduate Facilitiated

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

35%
Marketing
20%
Consulting
21%
Finance/Accounting
11%
General Management
10%
Operations/Logistics
2%
Information Technology

Graduates Employed by Region

48%
Midwest
16%
West
14%
Northeast
13%
South
7%
Southwest
4%
International
3%
Mid-Atlantic

Students Say

Indiana University's "attentive alumni network" is a massive help to Kelley School of Business students seeking employment or counsel: "I have never sent a cold-call style email or LinkedIn message and not gotten a response from a single Kelley grad (MBA or otherwise)," says one student. There are "abundant networking opportunities" to be found in every Academy, and the school has an especially good connection with Midwestern companies particularly those involved with manufacturing and consumer packaged goods, thanks to the strong reputation of the Consumer Marketing Program. The Academies are great openings to internships, and the hands-on learning "can help students make connections with companies and industry professionals." The staff at Graduate Career Services "really are dedicated to finding everyone an internship and job," and this shows in the "great recruiting companies and placement percentages" for the MBA program. The biggest recruiters here include EY, Intel, PwC, Deloitte, AT&T, Amazon, Target, General Mills, and Microsoft.

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
Marketing / Sales 35% $105,000 $102,329 $70,000 $135,000
Finance / Accounting 21% $106,000 $105,989 $85,000 $125,000
Consulting 20% $140,000 $134,400 $110,000 $145,000
General Management 11% $100,000 $106,733 $85,000 $170,000
Operations / Logistics 10% $95,000 $94,682 $65,000 $120,000
Information Technology 2% $95,000 $91,667 $65,000 $115,000
Human Resources 1% $0 $0 $0 $0
Other 1% $0 $0 $0 $0

Industries

Industries % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Technology 19% $103,000 $103,879 $70,000 $135,000
Manufacturing 18% $103,750 $101,477 $75,000 $114,000
Consumer Products 17% $103,000 $101,380 $66,000 $120,000
Consulting 17% $140,000 $137,000 $115,000 $145,000
Financial Services 10% $101,250 $104,821 $85,000 $125,000
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare 10% $100,000 $96,615 $65,000 $114,000
Petroleum / Energy 2% $110,000 $108,333 $100,000 $115,000
Media / Entertainment 1% $0 $0 $0 $0
Non-profit 1%
Other 0% $0 $0 $0 $0

Prominent Alumni

Cheryl Bachelder
BS 77, MBA 78, CEO, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.

Jeff Fettig
BS 79, MBA 81, Chairman & CEO, Whirlpool Corporation

Peter Wong
MBA’76, Chief Executive Officer, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Ltd

Janet Foutty
BS '88, MBA '91, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte Consulting

Ken Calwell
Chief Executive Officer, Papa Murphy’s International

Dates

Application Deadlines
Jan 5

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Aid Package
$44,596

Average Scholarship / Grant Aid Package
$24,110

Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
86%

All Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
79%

New Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
88%

New Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
71%

New Students Receiving Loans
33%

Tuition Full-Time (per year)

Tuition (In-State)
$25,500
Tuition (Out-State)
$44,460
Fees (In-State)
$2,101
Fees (Out-State)
$2,101

Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour)

Tuition (In-State)
$816
Tuition (Out-State)
$1,428
Fees (In-State)
$321
Fees (Out-State)
$321

Expenses per Academic Year

Estimated Room And Board On-Campus
$12,466
Estimated Room And Board Off-Campus
$12,466
Academic Expenses
$1,950

Student Body Profile

Total Enrollment
370
Part Time
0%

In State
13.0%
Out of State
87.0%
Foreign Countries Represented
21

Demographics

7.00%
Minorities
36.00%
International

29% female
71% male

Campus Life

Students Say

Students agree that the Kelley MBA is "a massive amount of work," but outside of class there are many formal and informal activities run by students that "are fun and engaging and help people simply relax." There is "a very tight network among all students" because the class size is very small, and this collaborative group is "very friendly and willing to help across the board." It's the type of group "that will let you crash on their couch, meet you for a drink, or help you network in a few years even if you only partially knew the person in school." Nothing is off the table, "from tutoring to airport pickups to informational calls with prospectives," and both the Kelley School of Business is family-friendly and welcoming to spouses. Each night Wednesday through Friday has a "designated bar" (D-Bar) where "both classes come together" to socialize, sometimes following a school event. Kelley, in general, is "very student-led when it comes to clubs/organizations/events," and as a result the administration takes a support role in helping make ideas a reality.

More Information

% of Classrooms with Internet Access
100%

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Internet Access for All Students
Yes

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
James Holmen
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Address
1275 East Tenth Street, Suite 2010
Bloomington, IN 47405-1703
United States

Phone
812-855-8006

Fax
812-855-9039

Email
iumba@indiana.edu


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