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The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 1
Application deadline (international students) June 1
Application fee $75

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 72.1% - High
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.19 - Low
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.78-3.54
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 37
Average GMAT score 614 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 540-700
Students with prior work experience 30
Average work experience (months) 65

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 72.3%
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.19
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.78-3.54
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 117
Average GMAT score 614
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 540-700
Students with prior work experience 138
Average work experience (months) 65

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
Criteria: U.S. baccalaureate degree or its foreign equivalent, application form, two completed confidential letters of recommendation, two official transcripts from each institution attended, resume, essay question responses, admissions interview, official GMAT or GRE score, official TOEFL score (if required), $75 application fee ($100 for international applicants).
Executive program
For the Executive MBA program, the applicant must have 10-plus years of work experience and a record of accomplishment leading people, projects, or programs. Successful applicants will also show a high degree of academic aptitude as measured by the GMAT or GRE exam and prior course work; however, no prior business education is necessary. Interview required.
Part-time program
Criteria: U.S. baccalaureate degree or its foreign equivalent, application form, two completed confidential letters of recommendation, two official transcripts from each institution attended, resume, essay question responses, admissions interview, official GMAT or GRE score, official TOEFL score (if required), $75 application fee ($100 for international applicants).
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Tammy Fox
Full-time program phone (408) 554-4539
Full-time program E-mail mbaadmissions@scu.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​scu.​edu/​business/​mba
Executive program phone (408) 554-4539
Executive program E-mail mbaadmissions@scu.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​scu.​edu/​business/​mba
Part-time program phone (408) 554-4539
Part-time program E-mail mbaadmissions@scu.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​scu.​edu/​business/​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

(9) Departments/concentrations
accounting manufacturing and technology management
entrepreneurship marketing
finance supply chain management/logistics
international business other
leadership
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, finance, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends, other executive MBA
Joint programs available law

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Program is designed to develop leaders with a broad business, economic, and social perspective who are capable of managing change in dynamic environments. Students develop breadth through course work in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, and operations and management information systems, and develop depth by concentrating electives in functional cross-disciplinary areas.
Executive program
Accelerated path for experienced managers. Cross-functional themes on contemporary business issues. Tailored for Silicon Valley executives. 17-month, Fri/Sat biweekly schedule. Cutting Edge Immersion experiences. Students connect with Silicon Valley companies that are globally renowned and cutting edge. Students work with key decision-makers. International experience in the opening term.
Part-time program
Program is designed to develop leaders with a broad business, economic, and social perspective who are capable of managing change in dynamic environments. Students develop breadth through course work in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, and operations and management information systems, and develop depth by concentrating electives in functional cross-disciplinary areas.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#101 Best Business Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#19 in Entrepreneurship
#15 in Executive M.B.A.
#41 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 32
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Acceptance rate 72.1% - High
Average starting salary and bonus $97,625 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.19 - Low
Average GMAT score 614 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 21.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 46.2% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 155
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 822

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 155
Minority students 31.0%
International students 27.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 667
Minority students 36.3%
International students 21.0%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Tammy Fox
Financial aid phone (408) 554-4505

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $850 per credit
Part-time: $850 per credit
Required fees $150 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $18,800
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 No
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Santa Clara 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 84
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 52
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 21.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 46.2% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 13
Low base salary $60,000
Average base salary $96,625
High base salary $140,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $60,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $96,625
High base salary: U.S citizen $140,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals N/A
Average base salary: Foreign nationals N/A
High base salary: Foreign nationals N/A

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 2
Low signing bonus $5,000
Average signing bonus $6,500
High signing bonus $8,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $6,500
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $8,000

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 2
Low other compensation $5,000
Average other compensation $7,500
High other compensation $10,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $7,500
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $10,000

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 N/A
Operations/production low salary N/A
Operations/production average salary N/A
Operations/production high salary N/A
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 N/A
Finance/accounting low salary N/A
Finance/accounting average salary N/A
Finance/accounting high salary N/A
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs N/A
Management information systems (MIS) low salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) average salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) high salary N/A
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) 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) 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) 9
West low salary $60,000
West average salary $96,625
West high salary $140,000
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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