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The Mason School of Business at College of William and Mary

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 8
Application deadline (international students) June 8
Application fee $100

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 56.5% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.30 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.7-3.9
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 72
Average GMAT score 614 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 530-710
Students with prior work experience 95
Average work experience (months) 57

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 81.0%
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.15
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.6-3.77
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 37
Average GMAT score 563
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 500-700
Students with prior work experience 37
Average work experience (months) 78

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
100 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
William & Mary's School of Business is looking for dynamic applicants who intend to do great things and make a difference in the world. Successful candidates come from a variety of academic, professional and cultural backgrounds. Requirements include: GPA, GMAT/GRE, resume, essays and interview. Admissions deadlines are divided into four rounds: 11/1, 1/10, 3/6, 5/15 and rolling thereafter.

 

Executive program
The Executive MBA Program is designed for experienced professionals who cannot interrupt their career to earn an MBA. The EMBA Program allows students to balance high performance in the workplace with academic coursework. Candidates for admission should submit an online application, a GMAT Score or Waiver request, official transcripts, an essay, a resume, and three letters of recommendation.

 

Part-time program
The Flex MBA Program considers each applicant's breadth and depth of professional experience, a demonstrated record of academic achievement, leadership potential, and strong interpersonal and communications skills. Applicants must submit an online application, all post-secondary transcripts, official GMAT or GRE, two letters of recommendation, a resume and two essays.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Amanda Barth
Full-time program phone (757) 221-2900
Full-time program E-mail admissions@mason.wm.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​mason.​wm.​edu/​mba
Executive program phone (757) 221-2913
Executive program E-mail emba_admissions@mason.wm.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​mason.​wm.​edu/​emba
Part-time program phone (757) 221-2291
Part-time program E-mail flexmbaadmissions@mason.wm.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​mason.​wm.​edu/​flexmba
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

(10) Departments/concentrations
consulting marketing
entrepreneurship portfolio management
finance public policy
general management real estate
leadership supply chain management/logistics
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, portfolio management, supply chain management/logistics
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time other, part-time evenings and weekends, part-time off campus, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available law, public policy/administration, M.B.A./MAcc with The College of William and Mary; M.B.A./M.G.M. with Thunderbird

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The Full-Time MBA offers a course of study designed to refine business acumen through a rigorous core curriculum, Leadership Development Experience, one-on-one executive coaching, Career Acceleration Modules, International Business Practicum, electives and dual-degree opportunities. W&M CareerPREP partners with candidates to provide professional job search and support and develops in-demand MBAs.
Executive program
The Executive MBA Program offers an integrated curriculum of in-depth general management focused coursework in Accounting, Statistics, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Economics, Communications, Finance, Business Strategy, Global Strategies, Ethics, Information Systems, and three business electives. Coursework is delivered in a lock-step format via cases, lecture, and experiential learning
Part-time program
Flex students typically take two courses per semester (fall, spring and summer) to complete their degree in three years. All take 39 hours of required courses in
Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Quantitative Methods, Management Communications, Macro- and Microeconomics, Modeling/Simulation, MIS, Operations, Global Strategy and a capstone course. Students also complete 15 hours of electives.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#70 Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

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

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 43
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Acceptance rate 56.5% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $76,835 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.30 - Medium
Average GMAT score 614 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 51.8% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 81.9% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 205
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 385

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 205
Minority students 11.2%
International students 34.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 180
Minority students 8.9%
International students 4.4%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Amanda Barth
Financial aid phone (757) 221-2900

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $27,200 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $38,250 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $700 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,100 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $800 per program
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $15,800
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $52,687

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistantships N/A
Research assistantships 50
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

College of William and Mary 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 116
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 83
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 51.8% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 81.9% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 44
Low base salary $40,000
Average base salary $73,165
High base salary $115,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $44,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $74,692
High base salary: U.S citizen $115,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $40,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $70,958
High base salary: Foreign nationals $110,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 17
Low signing bonus $3,000
Average signing bonus $9,500
High signing bonus $25,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $3,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $7,773
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $20,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $5,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $12,667
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $25,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 10
Low other compensation N/A
Average other compensation $5,825
High other compensation $10,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $5,225
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $10,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $4,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $6,725
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $9,800

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 19
Marketing/sales low salary $42,240
Marketing/sales average salary $66,804
Marketing/sales high salary $98,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 1
Operations/production low salary N/A
Operations/production average salary N/A
Operations/production high salary N/A
Number reporting general management jobs 2
General management low salary N/A
General management average salary N/A
General management high salary N/A
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 16
Finance/accounting low salary $50,000
Finance/accounting average salary $70,500
Finance/accounting high salary $90,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 5
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $60,000
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $76,667
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $85,000
Number reporting consulting jobs 13
Consulting low salary $75,000
Consulting average salary $87,455
Consulting high salary $115,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 3
Human resources low salary $55,000
Human resources average salary $69,000
Human resources high salary $87,000
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 9
Other occupations low salary $40,000
Other occupations average salary $61,250
Other occupations high salary $75,000

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 government jobs 1
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 1
Number reporting non-profit jobs 2

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) 10
Northeast low salary $57,000
Northeast average salary $87,167
Northeast high salary $110,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 40
Middle Atlantic low salary $40,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $70,287
Middle Atlantic high salary $115,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 4
South low salary N/A
South average salary N/A
South high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 3
Midwest low salary N/A
Midwest average salary N/A
Midwest high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 4
Southwest low salary $45,000
Southwest average salary $58,333
Southwest high salary $65,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 4
West low salary $60,000
West average salary $83,750
West high salary $110,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally 3
International low salary N/A
International average salary N/A
International high salary N/A
 


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