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The Eller College of Management at University of Arizona

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 15
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee $100

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 58.7% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 27
Average undergraduate GPA 3.43 - High
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.96-3.88
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 61
Average GMAT score 604 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 510-700
Students with prior work experience 57
Average work experience (months) 46

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 88.5%
Average age of new entrants 30
Average undergraduate GPA 3.16
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.67-3.82
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 82
Average GMAT score 530
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 420-650
Students with prior work experience 83
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
Candidates submit an application form, $100 fee, transcripts, essays, resume, recommendations, and GMAT scores. Academic background, work experience and clear goals are significant factors considered by the Admissions Committee. Applicants passing an initial screening are interviewed and their files are read by Admissions Committee members. Final admission decision is made by the Committee.
Executive program
Candidates submit an application form, $100 fee, transcripts, essays, resume, recommendations and letter of endorsement from their employer. A strong emphasis is placed on the length, progression and level of responsibility candidates have obtained in their career. Qualified candidates are interviewed and their files are read. Final admission decision is made by the Admissions Committee.
Part-time program
Candidates submit an application form, $100 fee, transcripts, essays, resume, recommendations and GMAT scores. Emphasis is placed on progression and level of work experience and ability to clearly articulate career goals. Applicants passing an initial screening are interviewed and their files are read by Committee members. Final admission decision is made by the Committee.
Part-time distance learning program
N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Jeff Hunter
Full-time program phone (520) 621-4008
Full-time program E-mail mba_admissions@eller.arizona.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​ellermba.​arizona.​edu
Executive program phone (520) 621-4008
Executive program E-mail emba@eller.arizona.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​elleremba.​com/​executive
Part-time program phone (520) 621-4008
Part-time program E-mail evening_mba@eller.arizona.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​elleremba.​com/​evening
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

(19) Departments/concentrations
accounting production/operations management
economics organizational behavior
entrepreneurship portfolio management
finance real estate
general management supply chain management/logistics
health care administration quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
international business tax
marketing technology
management information systems other
not-for-profit management
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, finance, general management, marketing, management information systems
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available computer science/information systems, engineering, law, MD,MMFIN,Global Mgmt,MAcc,PharmD,MS:Sci,Opt Sci,Nat Res,Agric Ed,Planning, Engr

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Curriculum incorporates core courses providing an analytic framework, electives, dual degree programs, international opportunities, and experiential learning. Business communications and the development of soft skills are integral components of the curriculum. Students then enter second year electives and concentrations.
Executive program
The curriculum consists of 12 modules integrating multiple topic areas. Modules are separated into thematic constructs with an emphasis on executive level analysis. The program features a 10-day international trip and residential sessions.
Part-time program
The 20-22 month program curriculum features a block format, a residential course, and an international trip. Courses vary in length from 6 to 9 weeks based on the material. One elective is required. If a concentration is desired, then two electives are required. Concentrations in finance, marketing, or management information systems are offered.
Part-time distance learning program
N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#57 Best Business Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#8 in Entrepreneurship
#5 in Information Systems
#44 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 48
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Acceptance rate 58.7% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $86,374 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.43 - High
Average GMAT score 604 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 47.6% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 73.8% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 101
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 184

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 101
Minority students 13.9%
International students 23.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 83
Minority students 38.6%
International students 4.8%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director John Nametz
Financial aid phone N/A

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $20,339 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $35,301 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $20,000 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $20,000 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $4,500 per program
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $13,200
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $45,853

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 Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

University of Arizona 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 58
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 42
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 47.6% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 73.8% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 27
Low base salary $4,500
Average base salary $82,263
High base salary $200,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $4,500
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $81,483
High base salary: U.S citizen $200,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $75,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $86,750
High base salary: Foreign nationals $104,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 9
Low signing bonus $5,000
Average signing bonus $12,333
High signing bonus $25,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $12,286
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $25,000

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 1
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 $75,000
Marketing/sales high salary $100,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 3
Operations/production low salary $65,000
Operations/production average salary $79,200
Operations/production high salary $104,000
Number reporting general management jobs 5
General management low salary $65,000
General management average salary $84,000
General management high salary $96,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 6
Finance/accounting low salary $65,000
Finance/accounting average salary $105,000
Finance/accounting high salary $200,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 3
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $55,000
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $75,167
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $95,000
Number reporting consulting jobs 3
Consulting low salary $60,000
Consulting average salary $83,333
Consulting high salary $100,000
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 4
Other occupations low salary $4,500
Other occupations average salary $75,000
Other occupations high salary $118,000

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 0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 1
Number reporting non-profit jobs 3

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) 2
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) 2
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) 1
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) 5
Midwest low salary $60,000
Midwest average salary $100,000
Midwest high salary $200,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 13
Southwest low salary $55,500
Southwest average salary $74,925
Southwest high salary $118,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 6
West low salary $87,500
West average salary $95,300
West high salary $104,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally 0
International low salary N/A
International average salary N/A
International high salary N/A
 


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