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The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) December 10
Application deadline (international students) March 1
Application fee $60

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 32.6% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 27
Average undergraduate GPA 3.46 - High
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 3-3.93
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 57
Average GMAT score 631 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 560-707
Students with prior work experience 60
Average work experience (months) 58

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 76.5%
Average age of new entrants 30
Average undergraduate GPA 3.17
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.55-3.7
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 70
Average GMAT score 594
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 530-685
Students with prior work experience 71
Average work experience (months) 77

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
Applicant credentials are first reviewed on 3 primary indicators; GPA, GMAT score and quality / length of work experience. Viable candidates are required to interview with an admissions officer where factors such as fit, career focus and recommendations are reviewed. Procedure is identical for accelerated IMBA Program with international experience playing a larger role in the admission process.
Executive program
The entire application is considered including GMAT score (waivers available), undergraduate transcripts, recommendations, essays, personal interview, and resume. Current students have an average of ten years of professional experience with at least five years in a managerial role. Candidates career progress is an important factor. Admission is on a rolling basis and cohort size is limited
Part-time program
Includes the same factors as for the full time Fox MBA Program - applicant credentials are first reviewed on 3 primary indicators; GPA, GMAT score and quality / length of work experience. An interview is not required but can be requested by the admissions staff. The Admissions Committee reviews the applications that meet the primary indicators for fit, career focus and recommendations.
Part-time distance learning program
Includes the same factors as for the full time Fox MBA Program - applicant credentials are first reviewed on 3 primary indicators; GPA, GMAT score and quality / length of work experience. An interview is required. The Admissions Committee reviews the applications that meet the primary indicators for fit, career focus and recommendations.

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Phyllis Tutora
Full-time program phone (215) 204-5890
Full-time program E-mail foxinfo@temple.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​sbm.​temple.​edu/​grad
Executive program phone (215) 204-5890
Executive program E-mail foxinfo@temple.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​sbm.​temple.​edu/​emba
Part-time program phone (215) 204-5890
Part-time program E-mail foxinfo@temple.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​sbm.​temple.​edu/​pmba
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

(11) Departments/concentrations
accounting insurance
actuarial science international business
finance marketing
general management management information systems
health care administration other
human resources management
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand finance, general management, health care administration, international business
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time accelerated, full-time distance learning, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available healthcare (medicine), healthcare (management), law, M.B.A./D.M.D.

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Highlighted with a rigorous, integrated curriculum focused on business fundamentals and real world learning experiences. The Fox International M.B.A. is an accelerated one-year program with students studying in Paris, Philadelphia, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Both programs boast a consulting project where students can apply classroom knowledge to real-world business problems.
Executive program
Tailored to more seasoned professionals, and provides enterprise-wide perspective for senior-level decision-making. Each phase of the program builds upon learning outcomes from previous courses. Professors coordinate their syllabi, goals and objectives across subjects to ensure program continuity & course integration. Located in suburban Malvern, PA, students attend classes three days per month.
Part-time program
The Fox Professional MBA program provides working professionals with a quality graduate business education centering on an integrated curriculum, real world learning, and personalized service and offers a high return on investment. Classes are offered in the evening at two convenient locations in center city Philadelphia or suburban Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.
Part-time distance learning program
The Fox Online MBA program provides working professionals with a quality graduate business education centering on an integrated curriculum, real world learning, and personalized service and offers a high return on investment. Classes are offered virtually once per week in a modular format. Group work is facilitated by the use of web-conferencing and desktop sharing tools.
 

Business School Ranking

#52 Best Business Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#22 in Information Systems
#25 in International
#47 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 51
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Acceptance rate 32.6% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $83,457 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.46 - High
Average GMAT score 631 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 81.4% - High
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 95.3% - High
Enrollment (full-time) 107
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 521

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 107
Minority students 15.0%
International students 17.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 414
Minority students 9.4%
International students 21.0%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Phyllis Tutora
Financial aid phone (215) 204-7678

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $24,381 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $34,749 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $903 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,287 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $965 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $18,332
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $47,858

Financial Aid Availability

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

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Temple 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 47
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 43
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 81.4% - High
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 95.3% - High

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 23
Low base salary $52,000
Average base salary $79,348
High base salary $120,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $52,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $79,222
High base salary: U.S citizen $120,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $52,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $79,800
High base salary: Foreign nationals $90,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 7
Low signing bonus $5,000
Average signing bonus $13,500
High signing bonus $20,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $14,400
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $20,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $11,250
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $12,500

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 0
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 7
Marketing/sales low salary $55,000
Marketing/sales average salary $87,429
Marketing/sales high salary $120,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 3
Operations/production low salary $65,000
Operations/production average salary $75,000
Operations/production high salary $85,000
Number reporting general management jobs 3
General management low salary $85,000
General management average salary $90,000
General management high salary $95,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 6
Finance/accounting low salary $52,000
Finance/accounting average salary $65,500
Finance/accounting high salary $95,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 0
Management information systems (MIS) low salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) high salary N/A
Number reporting consulting jobs 3
Consulting low salary $70,000
Consulting average salary $78,333
Consulting high salary $90,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
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 0
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) 21
Middle Atlantic low salary $52,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $80,238
Middle Atlantic high salary $120,000
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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