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The Leeds School of Business at University of Colorado--Boulder

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) April 1
Application deadline (international students) April 1
Application fee $70

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 57.2% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.33 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.8-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 92
Average GMAT score 628 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 570-700
Students with prior work experience 102
Average work experience (months) 50

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 75.8%
Average age of new entrants 31
Average undergraduate GPA 3.31
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.8-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 43
Average GMAT score 584
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 510-670
Students with prior work experience 46
Average work experience (months) 82

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
80 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The committee considers each candidate's entire record of achievement through undergraduate and graduate transcripts, GMAT scores, essays, a creativity challenge, letters of recommendation, personal interviews, work experience, and extracurricular and community activities.
Executive program
Admission criteria for the Executive MBA program includes a B.A. degree from a university recognized by the University of Colorado; an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher; a minimum of 8-10 years of work experience in a decision-making position; a current decision-making position at a company or organization; and increasing levels of career responsibility and advancement within an organization.
Part-time program
The committee considers each candidate's entire record of achievement through undergraduate and graduate transcripts, GMAT scores, essays, a creativity challenge, letters of recommendation, personal interviews, work experience, and extracurricular and community activities.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Jennifer Smith
Full-time program phone (303) 492-8397
Full-time program E-mail leedsmba@colorado.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​leeds.​colorado.​edu/​mba
Executive program phone (303) 623-1888
Executive program E-mail info@cuemba.org
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​EMBA
Part-time program phone (303) 492-8397
Part-time program E-mail leedsmba@colorado.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​leeds.​colorado.​edu/​mba#eveningmba
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

(8) Departments/concentrations
entrepreneurship production/operations management
finance organizational behavior
general management real estate
marketing other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, real estate
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available arts, computer science/information systems, law, MS Env. Studies; MS Telecom; MA German; MA Theatre; MA Anthro; MAor MFA Fine Art

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
While providing a comprehensive general management education, the full-time MBA curriculum also offers flexibility and the opportunity to customize your studies through your choice of electives. The program emphasizes the entrepreneurial spirit, and applied practical learning.
Executive program
The Executive MBA program is a collaborative effort among three CU business schools featuring the best senior faculty who teach an integrated, quantitative curriculum. Students will gain knowledge about the basic business disciplines- accounting, marketing, organizational behavior, etc.- then integrate these areas into their strategic decision-making processes.
Part-time program
The two-year program is comprised of 8 core courses, 8 elective courses, and capstone project. Students begin the lock-step cohort program in the summer semester. All courses are held in the evening, two nights per week.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#84 Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

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

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 39
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Acceptance rate 57.2% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $71,518 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.33 - Medium
Average GMAT score 628 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 34.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 65.8% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 210
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 333

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 210
Minority students 11.0%
International students 13.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 123
Minority students 15.4%
International students 8.9%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Gwen Pomper
Financial aid phone (303) 492-8223

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $14,742 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $28,800 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $48,000 total program (in-state)
Part-time: $48,000 total program (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,490 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $18,386
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $50,000

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 Colorado--Boulder 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 103
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 79
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 34.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 65.8% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 46
Low base salary $30,000
Average base salary $71,040
High base salary $115,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $30,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $71,463
High base salary: U.S citizen $115,000

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 5
Low signing bonus $2,000
Average signing bonus $4,400
High signing bonus $5,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $4,400
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000

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 5
Low other compensation $1,500
Average other compensation $8,800
High other compensation $15,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $1,500
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $8,800
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $15,000

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 12
Marketing/sales low salary $40,000
Marketing/sales average salary $66,917
Marketing/sales high salary $90,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 3
Operations/production low salary $70,000
Operations/production average salary $72,333
Operations/production high salary $75,000
Number reporting general management jobs 5
General management low salary $30,000
General management average salary $59,750
General management high salary $110,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 18
Finance/accounting low salary $50,000
Finance/accounting average salary $72,188
Finance/accounting high salary $98,000
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 5
Consulting low salary $66,000
Consulting average salary $77,125
Consulting high salary $87,500
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 8
Other occupations low salary $60,000
Other occupations average salary $71,720
Other occupations high salary $96,000

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 1
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 2
Number reporting non-profit jobs 2

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) 1
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) 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) 48
Southwest low salary $30,000
Southwest average salary $69,817
Southwest high salary $115,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 2
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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