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The Business School at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) March 15
Application fee $73

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 54.7% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 27
Average undergraduate GPA 3.30 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.88-3.75
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 105
Average GMAT score 638 - High
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 590-700
Students with prior work experience 104
Average work experience (months) 50

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 78.5%
Average age of new entrants 30
Average undergraduate GPA 3.24
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.64-3.77
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 167
Average GMAT score 573
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 500-650
Students with prior work experience 178
Average work experience (months) 80

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
Applicants are required to provide completed application; official transcripts from all colleges; 2 letters of recommendation; current resume; essay demonstrating analytical writing skills; GMAT or GRE. International applicants: TOEFL, financial documents & affidavit of support required. 2 years of work experience preferred. GMAT waived for holders of PhD, MD,JD & PharmD; interviews required.
Executive program
Applicants to the Executive MBA program must have at least 10 years of work experience. After the Initial Application, all applicants are interviewed by the Program Director. Required documents: completed formal application, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, GMAT score of at least 580 (waived for all applicants who have graduate degrees).
Part-time program
Applicants are required to provide completed application; official transcripts from all colleges; 2 letters of recommendation; current resume; essay demonstrating analytical writing skills; GMAT or GRE. Students are admitted 3 times per year in fall,spring & summer.GMAT waived for holders of PhD,MD,JD and PharmD or 12 or more years of full-time work after college.

 

Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Rita Galen
Full-time program phone (973) 353-1234
Full-time program E-mail admit@business.rutgers.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​business.​rutgers.​edu
Executive program phone (973) 353-5015
Executive program E-mail remba@business.rutgers.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​business.​rutgers.​edu/​emba
Part-time program phone (973) 353-1234
Part-time program E-mail admit@business.rutgers.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​business.​rutgers.​edu
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

(12) Departments/concentrations
accounting marketing
economics management information systems
entrepreneurship not-for-profit management
finance supply chain management/logistics
general management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
international business other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand finance, general management, marketing, supply chain management/logistics, other
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 healthcare (medicine), law, public policy/administration, MBA/MPH, MBA/MS in Biomedical Sciences, MBA/MCRP (City & Regional Planning)

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The flexible full-time MBA curriculum requires completion of no less than 60 credit hours. Requirements include a 19 credit core, 6 credits of Foundation (choose 3 out of 6 two credit courses), 3 credit capstone Team Consulting course and 32 credits of electives, which allows for 2 concentrations. For more information, please visit www.business.rutgers.edu
Executive program
The Rutgers EMBA program curriculum constantly adapts to changes in the business world. New mini-courses include Forensic Accounting, Brand Management, Derivatives and the Subprime Crisis. The program is globally ranked #20 by the Wall Street Journal (2008). More details at business.rutgers.edu/emba
Part-time program
The part-time flex curriculum is identical to the full-time MBA curriculum; 60-credit program, requires 19 credit core, 6 credits of Foundation (choose 3 out of 6 two-credit courses), 3-credit capstone Team Consulting course and 32 credits of electives, which allows for 2 concentrations. Flex students can take a part or full-time load in evening and day. Entry terms in fall, spring or summer.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#63 Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

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

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 46
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Acceptance rate 54.7% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $90,724 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.30 - Medium
Average GMAT score 638 - High
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 60.4% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 90.6% - High
Enrollment (full-time) 228
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 1,220

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 228
Minority students 34.2%
International students 25.4%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 992
Minority students 34.2%
International students 2.5%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Mel Brown
Financial aid phone (973) 353-5151

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $22,274 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $37,384 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $928 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,558 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,451 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $27,000
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $42,000

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 7
Teaching assistantships 0
Research assistantships 0
International students eligible for college-funded aid No
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark 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 81
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 53
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 60.4% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 90.6% - High

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 44
Low base salary $50,000
Average base salary $85,053
High base salary $120,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $50,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $85,579
High base salary: U.S citizen $120,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $73,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $74,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals $75,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 16
Low signing bonus $5,000
Average signing bonus $15,594
High signing bonus $30,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $15,594
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $30,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 8
Low other compensation $8,000
Average other compensation $17,920
High other compensation $60,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $8,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $17,920
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $60,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $0

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 20
Marketing/sales low salary $51,000
Marketing/sales average salary $86,871
Marketing/sales high salary $112,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 12
Operations/production low salary $65,000
Operations/production average salary $79,625
Operations/production high salary $103,000
Number reporting general management jobs 0
General management low salary $0
General management average salary $0
General management high salary $0
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 9
Finance/accounting low salary $50,000
Finance/accounting average salary $79,934
Finance/accounting high salary $97,008
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 0
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $0
Number reporting consulting jobs 3
Consulting low salary $105,000
Consulting average salary $110,000
Consulting high salary $120,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary $0
Human resources average salary $0
Human resources high salary $0
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 0
Other occupations low salary $0
Other occupations average salary $0
Other occupations high salary $0

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 0
Government low salary $0
Government average salary $0
Government high salary $0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 2
Manufacturing low salary $75,000
Manufacturing average salary $82,500
Manufacturing high salary $90,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0
Non-profit low salary $0
Non-profit average salary $0
Non-profit high salary $0

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) 43
Northeast low salary $50,000
Northeast average salary $85,519
Northeast high salary $120,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 0
Middle Atlantic low salary $0
Middle Atlantic average salary $0
Middle Atlantic high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 0
South low salary $0
South average salary $0
South high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 0
Midwest low salary $0
Midwest average salary $0
Midwest high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 1
Southwest low salary $65,000
Southwest average salary $65,000
Southwest high salary $65,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 0
West low salary $0
West average salary $0
West high salary $0
Number reporting jobs located internationally 0
International low salary $0
International average salary $0
International high salary $0
 


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