Overview

Applicants
420
Acceptance Rate
42%
Years of Work Experience
11.3

GPA / Test Scores

Undergraduate GPA (25th Percentile - 75th Percentile)
3 - 3.7
Accept GRE in Lieu of GMAT?
Yes
Percent of Applicants Submitting GRE
0%
Average Verbal GRE Score
Average Quantitative GRE Score
Average Writing GRE Score

Deadlines

Start Terms Other Than Fall
Yes
Deferred Enrollment Option
Yes
Max Length of Deferrment
1 year
Rolling Admissions
Yes

Application Fees

In-State Application Fee
$60
Out-of-State Application Fee
$60
International (non-U.S.) Applicants:
$60

Admissions Factors

Required

GMAT or GRE Scores
Essays/Personal Statement
Undergraduate GPA
Letters Of Recommendation
Work Experience
Interview
Other
Optional

GMAT Scores
GRE Scores
Extracurricular Activities
State Residency

Other Factors That Influence Admission
Ability and motivation to participate in and contribute to a highly interactive, intense learning environment; time and willingness to make a personal commitment to participate in online classes and to partake in program-related activities

Special Programs Offered To Recruit Underrepresented Minority Students Or Students With Disadvantaged Backgrounds
NSHMBA; NBMBAA

Minimum TOEFL Score (Paper-Based Test)
600
Minimum TOEFL Score (Web-Based Test)
100

Faculty Information

Students Say

At Temple University's Fox School of Business online MBA program, students customize their own school schedule: Online MBAs choose one of several start dates throughout the year, then concentrate on one four-week course at a time. The program starts with a week-long on-campus residency and ends with an integrative capstone course in which they apply the skills learned throughout their degree program. Students don't feel they compromise quality in choosing Temple's "innovative" and "focused" online curricula. Students enter the program from wide-ranging professional backgrounds, and count among their ranks "surgeons, doctors, vice presidents, [and] organic farmers." Students are "cooperative and open to sharing advice, experiences and expectations," which one younger student described as "a great opportunity to learn from middle and senior managers early on in my career." "Temple has an outstanding leadership team which cultivates an atmosphere of collegiality, respect, scholarship, and fraternity." Students also say that the administration is "easy [to reach], helpful, and answers emails in a timely manner." Temple professors "genuinely care" about their students, who are "extremely satisfied" with their "level of commitment" and real world expertise: "The quality of professors and their ability to relate their personal experience provided tremendous context." Their professors have "a good sense of how the technology can be used to facilitate discussions, breakouts, recordings, networking, etc." Students report that "all of Temple's online platforms are well integrated and provide 24/7 access to content and material," while the WebEx platform "for classroom activities and for group projects" is likewise rated as "excellent." "The program also utilizes online platforms for homework (e.g., Pearson) and for discussion boards (Blackboard and Edmodo)." Students generally agree that, "while the work is challenging," they are "still able to maintain a work-life balance" by becoming "more efficient with time management." "It's about discipline and budgeting time wisely."

Student/Faculty
15:1
Total Faculty
72
% Faculty with Terminal Degree
85%
% Faculty Teaching at Least 1 Online Course This Year
11%

82%
Full-time
26%
Minority
22%
Female

Academic Overview

Minimum In-Person Days Student is Required to Attend During Duration of Program (Not Including Travel Days)
6

Chat rooms
Yes

Interactive transcripts
Yes

Live audio
Yes

Live video
Yes

Smartphone applications
Yes

Recorded audio
Yes

Recorded video
Yes

Streaming audio
Yes

Streaming video
Yes

Tablet applications
Yes

Concentrations

Entrepreneurship
Yes

Human Resources
Yes

Marketing
Yes

MS/MBA -- Dual Degree
Yes

Center for Research

Entrepreneurship
Yes

Human Resources
Yes

Information Systems/Information Technology
Yes

International Business
Yes

Management Consulting
Yes

Social Entrepreneurship
Yes

Special Academic Programs

Peer Tutoring
Yes
Pre-MBA Bootcamp
Yes

Top 5 Most Prominent Faculty


Mitrabarun Sarkar
Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation,Department of Strategic Management

Anthony Di Benedetto
Leading innovation management scholar,ranked as one of the Top 45 scholars globally in the Technology Innovation Management (TIM) field by the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT)

Darin Kapanjie
Professor in Statistics, known for using cutting-edge teaching technologies, and was an early adopter of Class Capture, Wireless Tablet Annotation, Pearson’s MyLabs, and he was the first to use WebEx web conferencing tools to teach synchronous online

Samuel Hodge
Professor & Chair of Legal Studies in Business, Legal Studies in Business

TL Hill
Professor in Strategic Management and Managing Director of the Fox Management Consulting Practice

Career Services Overview

Students Say

The "highly regarded" Fox Online MBA program commands a strong regional and national reputation. Students also praise the "opportunities to have international immersion, real life projects" and the ability to focus on "one course at a time [. . .] in an intense but focused environment." Students come into the program with an average work experience of about 11 years and see a 15 percent increase in salary on average after completing the program. An impressive 34 percent of students report getting at least one promotion while attending the program and say they got solid preparation in leadership/management, teamwork, presentation skills, and quantitative skills. Students report great opportunities for "networking in and around the city of Philadelphia, the state of PA, and the East Coast in general," and "the school also has extensive online networking and career services." Students also praise faculty and staff as "always willing to spend the time outside of class and/or office hours to help students, whether in direct response to assignments or in general career guidance/coaching." Overall students agree that Fox Online MBA program "offers the perfect complement of academic rigor and flexibility which truly caters to a working professional."

Mean Base Salary of Most Recent Graduating Class After Graduating from Program
$153,899

Average # of Months to Graduate (Since Program Started)
22

Dedicated Career Services Center
Yes
Description
Meridian Resources, Inc supplements our efforts to provide the tools/resources needed to successfully reach your next career destination. Meridian's services include individual career management coaching while the student is currently enrolled; access to Meridian's robust Career Navigator on-line portal; and resume review services. In addition to Meridian services, students also have access to Graduate Student Resources provided by Fox's Center for Student professional Development (CSPD). CSPD offers professional development workshops; corporate information sessions with prospective employers; executive lecture series; assessment and interview preparation tools such as I OPT and WinTheView; comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence resources including Hoovers', Inc. and First Research; and Job Boards.

Graduates Employed by Region

66%
Mid-Atlantic
18%
Northeast
8%
Midwest
4%
South
2%
Southwest
2%
West

Top 5 Most Prominent Alumni


Vani Dandolu M.D., MPH, MBA
Chair and Residency Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Division of Urogynecology

Daniel T. Dempsey, MD
Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgery; Assistant Director, Peri-Operative Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

James Palermo
VP Product Development Incredible Technologies

Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A
President & Chairman of Rothman Institute, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

David Wickwire
President & CEO Mobius Business Solutions and President of Axios Logistics

Tuition & Expenses

  In-State Out-of-State
Tution Per Academic Year (Full-Time) $29,880 $29,880
Tution Per Credit Hour (Part-Time) $1,245 $1,245
Total cost (tuition and fees) of Online MBA program in its entirety $59,760 $59,760

Financial Aid Statistics


Financial Aid Notification Begins
2 weeks after application

Percent of Students Receiving Some Form of Aid
50%

Percent of Students Receiving Scholarships or Grants
41%

Percent of Students Receiving Loans
26%

Average Aid Package
$13,565

Average Scholarship / Grant Aid Awarded
$2,361

Average Annual Loans to MBA Program Students
$21,812

Average Debt at Graduation
$19,517

Student Body Profile

Total Online MBA Enrollment (Full-Time and Part-Time)
273
Full-Time
77%
Part-Time
23%

In State
57.6%
Out of State
42.4%
Foreign Countries Represented
3

Demographics

1.4%
International
42.4%
Out of State

35% female
65% male

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
William Rieth
Director, Graduate Enrollment Management

Address
1801 Liacouras Walk, Alter Hall Suite 701
Philadelphia, PA, 19122-6083
United States

Phone
215-204-7678

Fax
215-204-1632

Email
foxinfo@temple.edu

Key Stats

Public
School Type
2009
Year Online Program Started
97
Graduates Since Start of Program
100%
Percent of Program Delivered Online
273
Total Enrollment of Online MBA Program (Full-Time and Part-Time)
23%
Part-Time Enrollment
100%
Employed Full-Time
0%
Employed Part-Time
0%
Not Employed
Yes
AACSB-Accredited
Yes
ACBSP-Accredited
Yes
IACBE-Accredited

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