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The E. Philip Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 1
Application deadline (international students) July 15
Application fee $50

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 40.6% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 23
Average undergraduate GPA 3.36 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.93-3.84
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 60
Average GMAT score 565 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 480-660
Students with prior work experience 15
Average work experience (months) 34

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 50.0%
Average age of new entrants 33
Average undergraduate GPA 3.26
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.4-3.82
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 10
Average GMAT score 534
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 490-630
Students with prior work experience 8
Average work experience (months) 85

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 580 paper test
92 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
When evaluating a student for acceptance into these programs, the admissions committee considers the undergraduate courses and GPA, graduate courses and GPA if applicable, GMAT score, TOEFL score if required, resume, and personal statement of educational objectives. Students must have a bachelor's degree and knowledge of basic algebra and descriptive statistics.
Executive program
Criteria for evaluating candidate for acceptance in the Executive M.B.A. include undergraduate courses and GPA, graduate courses and GPA, if applicable, personal interview, letters of recommendation, applicant background, work experience, record of accomplishments, potential for contribution, academic preparedness, degree of motivation and commitment to a learning environment
Part-time program
When evaluating a student for acceptance into these programs, the admissions committee considers the undergraduate courses and GPA, graduate courses and GPA if applicable, GMAT score, TOEFL score if required, resume, and personal statement of educational objectives. Students must have a bachelor's degree and knowledge of basic algebra and descriptive statistics.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Diane Ellison
Full-time program phone (585) 475-7284
Full-time program E-mail gradinfo@rit.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​rit.​edu/​~625www/​grad_admission.​html
Executive program phone (585) 475-7435
Executive program E-mail emba@saunders.rit.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​saunders.​rit.​edu/​executive
Part-time program phone (585) 475-7284
Part-time program E-mail gradinfo@rit.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​rit.​edu/​~625www/​grad_admission.​html
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

(18) Departments/concentrations
accounting manufacturing and technology management
e-commerce marketing
entrepreneurship management information systems
finance production/operations management
general management public policy
health care administration supply chain management/logistics
human resources management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
international business technology
leadership other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand accounting, entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing, supply chain management/logistics
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time accelerated, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA, other executive MBA
Joint programs available Accounting; Management; Innovation Management

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The M.B.A. curriculum consists of 18 courses or 72 credit hours. The core courses cover all the functional areas of business after which students may choose one or two concentration areas from over 20 offered. The balance of courses are electives. The accelerated program is a 4+1. Please see web site for more information.
Executive program
The Executive M.B.A. is a 15 month cohort-based program, with classes meeting every other Friday and Saturday. After building a solid foundation in the functional areas of business, students develop strategic analysis skills. The students participate in a business simulation, international trip, and consulting project for area businesses.
Part-time program
The M.B.A. curriculum is the same as the full-time program and consists of 18 courses or 72 credit hours. The core courses cover all the functional areas of business after which students may choose one or two concentration areas from over 20 offered. The balance of courses are electives.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#94 Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

RNP in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 35
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Acceptance rate 40.6% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $51,116 - Low
Average undergraduate GPA 3.36 - Medium
Average GMAT score 565 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 48.5% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 80.4% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 196
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 339

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 196
Minority students 5.1%
International students 46.9%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 143
Minority students 9.1%
International students 0.0%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Verna Hazen
Financial aid phone (585) 475-2186

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $34,659 per year
Part-time: $963 per credit
Required fees $219 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $12,318
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class N/A

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 0
Teaching assistantships 0
Research assistantships 37
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Rochester Institute of Technology 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 111
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 97
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 48.5% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 80.4% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 19
Low base salary $35,000
Average base salary $51,116
High base salary $100,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $35,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $53,482
High base salary: U.S citizen $100,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $43,500
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $48,750
High base salary: Foreign nationals $54,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus N/A
Low signing bonus N/A
Average signing bonus N/A
High signing bonus N/A

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A

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 N/A
Marketing/sales low salary N/A
Marketing/sales average salary N/A
Marketing/sales high salary N/A
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary $37,500
Operations/production average salary $52,875
Operations/production high salary $60,000
Number reporting general management jobs N/A
General management low salary N/A
General management average salary N/A
General management high salary N/A
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 9
Finance/accounting low salary $41,500
Finance/accounting average salary $57,222
Finance/accounting high salary $100,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 3
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $43,500
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $50,167
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $62,000
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.

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) 15
Northeast low salary $35,000
Northeast average salary $52,158
Northeast high salary $100,000
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) N/A
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) N/A
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) 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) N/A
West low salary N/A
West average salary N/A
West high salary N/A
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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