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The Haas School of Business at University of California--Berkeley

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 7
Application deadline (international students) March 7
Application fee $200

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 12.2% - Low
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.64 - High
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 3.39-3.9
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 149
Average GMAT score 715 - High
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 675-750
Students with prior work experience 236
Average work experience (months) 62

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 44.0%
Average age of new entrants 32
Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.9-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 153
Average GMAT score 691
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 640-740
Students with prior work experience 250
Average work experience (months) 97

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 570 paper test
68 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The Full-time MBA Program enrolls approximately 240 bright, diverse, and creative future business leaders. We admit candidates who demonstrate strong leadership potential and who come from a wide variety of industries and backgrounds. We seek candidates who possess the Berkeley-Haas defining principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Beyond Yourself, and Students Always.
Executive program
The Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program attracts candidates with a high level of intellectual performance, substantial professional experience, and a diversity of experience and interests. They have in common drive, talent, and a thirst for knowledge that will inform their workplace today and transform their careers over the long term.

 

Part-time program
The Evening & Weekend MBA Program at Berkeley-Haas is the most selective part-time MBA program in the nation. Students in the program arrive with academic backgrounds confirming their intellectual capacity and their motivation to academically succeed in the program and have distinguished themselves at work, as well as in community activities and other outside endeavors.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Stephanie Fujii
Full-time program phone (510) 642-1405
Full-time program E-mail mbaadm@haas.berkeley.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​mba.​haas.​berkeley.​edu/​
Executive program phone (510) 643-1046
Executive program E-mail emba@haas.berkeley.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​berkeley.​columbia.​edu/​
Part-time program phone (510) 642-0292
Part-time program E-mail ewmbaadm@haas.berkeley.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​ewmba.​haas.​berkeley.​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

(24) Departments/concentrations
accounting marketing
consulting management information systems
e-commerce not-for-profit management
economics production/operations management
entrepreneurship organizational behavior
finance portfolio management
general management public administration
health care administration public policy
human resources management real estate
international business supply chain management/logistics
leadership quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
manufacturing and technology management technology
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, leadership, marketing
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time other, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available international studies, law, MBA/MPH (Public Health)

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Our students' education as innovative leaders is anchored in the fundamentals of management and the latest business theories and best practices. We define innovative leaders as individuals who drive growth by putting new ideas into action in every corner and function of their organizations, and who do so responsibly. Leaders of this kind define what's next, for our markets and for our societies.
Executive program
The Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA offers general management courses designed to meet the needs of mid-career professionals. The curriculum builds on the traditional MBA core plus 9 electives, including an international seminar. Classes are held approximately every three weeks for three days over 19 months. All courses are taught by faculty members of the Haas School and Columbia Business School.
Part-time program
The Evening & Weekend MBA Program prepares its students to serve as innovative leaders in companies and organizations from start-ups to large multinationals. Our students' understanding is anchored in the fundamentals of management and enhanced by cutting-edge business theories and best practices. As a result, they become leaders who drive growth by putting new ideas into action, responsibly.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

 

Business School Ranking

#7 Best Business Schools

(12) Ranking by Specialties

#11 in Accounting
#6 in Entrepreneurship
#9 in Executive M.B.A.
#8 in Finance
#11 in Information Systems
#10 in International
#9 in Management
#8 in Marketing
#3 in Nonprofit
#2 in Part-time M.B.A.
#11 in Production / Operations
#17 in Supply Chain / Logistics

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 90
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.5
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 4.1
Acceptance rate 12.2% - Low
Average starting salary and bonus $129,776 - High
Average undergraduate GPA 3.64 - High
Average GMAT score 715 - High
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 71.7% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 91.0% - High
Enrollment (full-time) 492

 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 1,296

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 492
Minority students 25.2%
International students 37.4%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 804
Minority students 23.6%
International students 42.9%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Daniel Roddick
Financial aid phone (510) 643-0183

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $46,416 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $53,396 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $2,530 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $2,530 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $24,726
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $59,623

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 270
Teaching assistantships 354
Research assistantships 25
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

University of California--Berkeley 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 238
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 223
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 71.7% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 91.0% - High

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 184
Low base salary $40,134
Average base salary $114,232
High base salary $191,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $60,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $114,281
High base salary: U.S citizen $170,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $40,134
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $114,113
High base salary: Foreign nationals $191,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 127
Low signing bonus $4,000
Average signing bonus $22,520
High signing bonus $50,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $4,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $22,511
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $50,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $5,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $22,541
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $50,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 93
Low other compensation $2,500
Average other compensation $34,587
High other compensation $270,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $6,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $40,676
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $270,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $2,500
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $31,077
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $150,000

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 36
Marketing/sales low salary $60,000
Marketing/sales average salary $105,639
Marketing/sales high salary $170,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary $96,000
Operations/production average salary $104,577
Operations/production high salary $110,000
Number reporting general management jobs 38
General management low salary $63,000
General management average salary $106,447
General management high salary $135,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 41
Finance/accounting low salary $40,134
Finance/accounting average salary $115,566
Finance/accounting high salary $191,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
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 consulting jobs 54
Consulting low salary $55,848
Consulting average salary $126,059
Consulting high salary $165,000
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 10
Other occupations low salary $80,000
Other occupations average salary $107,000
Other occupations high salary $163,000

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 0
Number reporting non-profit jobs 1

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) 8
Northeast low salary $95,000
Northeast average salary $123,125
Northeast high salary $150,000
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) 2
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) 2
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) 2
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) 131
West low salary $60,000
West average salary $113,138
West high salary $170,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally 38
International low salary $40,134
International average salary $114,395
International high salary $191,000
 


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