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The College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 15
Application deadline (international students) April 1
Application fee $70

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 48.0% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.26 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.82-3.75
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 28
Average GMAT score 569 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 500-651
Students with prior work experience 23
Average work experience (months) 50

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 75.3%
Average age of new entrants 32
Average undergraduate GPA 3.32
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.71-3.83
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 38
Average GMAT score 534
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 434-634
Students with prior work experience 50
Average work experience (months) 107

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 580 paper test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Admission decisions are based on an analysis of standardized test scores (GMAT/GRE), undergraduate experience (GPA, school, major), letters of recommendation, personal statement and any relevant work experience. Eligible candidates are optionally contacted for an interview, which completes the decision process.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
Admission decisions are based on an analysis of standardized test scores (GMAT/GRE - may be waived if applicant meets certain criteria), undergraduate experience (GPA, school, major), letters of recommendation, personal statement and relevant work experience (a minimum of 2 years is required).
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions N/A
Full-time program phone (864) 656-8173
Full-time program E-mail mba@clemson.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​cbbs/​departments/​mba
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program E-mail N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (864) 656-8173
Part-time program E-mail mba@clemson.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​clemson.​edu/​cbbs/​departments/​mba
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(6) Departments/concentrations
entrepreneurship management information systems
health care administration supply chain management/logistics
marketing other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, health care administration, marketing, management information systems, supply chain management/logistics
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends
Joint programs available architecture, biotechnology, computer science/information systems, education, engineering, public policy/administration, M.B.A./M.S. M.B.A./PhD M.B.A./M.A.

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The MBA program is 49 credit hours long, including 13 hours (5 classes) of foundation courses, 27 hours (9 classes) of advanced business courses and 9 hours (3 classes) in an emphasis area (Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain, Marketing, Health Services, Services Science). Students with undergraduate business degrees may exempt some or all of the foundation classes and complete the MBA more quickly.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
The MBA program is 49 credit hours long, including 13 hours (5 classes) of foundation courses, 27 hours (9 classes) of advanced business courses and 9 hours (3 classes) in an emphasis area (Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain, Marketing, Health Services, Services Science). Students with undergraduate business degrees may exempt some or all of the foundation classes and complete the MBA more quickly.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

#52 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Acceptance rate 48.0% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $53,831 - Low
Average undergraduate GPA 3.26 - Medium
Average GMAT score 569 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 40.9% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 68.2% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 92
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 246

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 92
Minority students 7.6%
International students 21.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 154
Minority students 12.3%
International students 3.9%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Chuck Knepfle
Financial aid phone (864) 656-2280

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $9,668 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $19,274 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $602 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,205 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $736 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $13,152
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class N/A

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistantships N/A
Research assistantships N/A
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Clemson University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 35
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 22
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 40.9% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 68.2% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 13
Low base salary $25,000
Average base salary $53,139
High base salary $78,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $25,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $54,619
High base salary: U.S citizen $78,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $40,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $45,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals $50,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 2
Low signing bonus $4,000
Average signing bonus $4,500
High signing bonus $5,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $4,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $4,500
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation N/A
Low other compensation N/A
Average other compensation N/A
High other compensation N/A

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
High other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
High other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 6
Marketing/sales low salary $40,000
Marketing/sales average salary $52,593
Marketing/sales high salary $70,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 1
Operations/production low salary $25,000
Operations/production average salary $25,000
Operations/production high salary $25,000
Number reporting general management jobs 2
General management low salary $75,000
General management average salary $76,500
General management high salary $78,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 1
Finance/accounting low salary $50,000
Finance/accounting average salary $50,000
Finance/accounting high salary $50,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $36,000
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $36,000
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $36,000
Number reporting consulting jobs 2
Consulting low salary $50,000
Consulting average salary $55,625
Consulting high salary $61,250
Number reporting human resources jobs N/A
Human resources low salary N/A
Human resources average salary N/A
Human resources high salary N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas N/A
Other occupations low salary N/A
Other occupations average salary N/A
Other occupations high salary N/A

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 8
Manufacturing low salary $50,000
Manufacturing average salary $52,566
Manufacturing high salary $78,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) N/A
Northeast low salary N/A
Northeast average salary N/A
Northeast high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) N/A
Middle Atlantic low salary N/A
Middle Atlantic average salary N/A
Middle Atlantic high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 10
South low salary $25,000
South average salary $53,225
South high salary $75,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 1
Midwest low salary $78,000
Midwest average salary $78,000
Midwest high salary $78,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) N/A
Southwest low salary N/A
Southwest average salary N/A
Southwest high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 2
West low salary $40,000
West average salary $40,280
West high salary $40,560
Number reporting jobs located internationally N/A
International low salary N/A
International average salary N/A
International high salary N/A
 


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