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The Daniels College of Business at University of Denver

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

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

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 63.1% - High
Average age of new entrants 26
Average undergraduate GPA 3.22 - Low
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.75-3.74
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 66
Average GMAT score 606 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 530-701
Students with prior work experience 41
Average work experience (months) 53

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 88.6%
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.14
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.71-3.64
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 51
Average GMAT score 576
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 488-661
Students with prior work experience 51
Average work experience (months) 71

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Majors N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 570 paper test
88 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Decisions are based on an evaluation of a candidate's potential ethical, professional, intellectual and interpersonal contributions to the Daniels learning environment. Merit scholarships are available for qualified international and domestic candidates and do not require a separate application. For more information about specific application requirements, please visit http://www.daniels.du.edu.
Executive program
Admission is selective and limited to those with at least 10 years of work experience. Candidates are evaluated for academic readiness, career progression and leadership potential. Participants represent a diverse mix of backgrounds, coming from a variety of organizations across a wide range of functional areas. Cultural diversity, gender balance, ethical practice and global awareness is valued.
Part-time program
Admission is selective, and limited to those with at least two years of work experience. Program participants represent a diverse mix of educational and professional backgrounds. Candidates are evaluated on undergraduate performance, an interview, GMAT score, recommendations, and essays related to leadership, ethics, and career accomplishments and aspirations.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Scott B. Campbell
Full-time program phone (303) 871-3416
Full-time program E-mail daniels@du.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​daniels.​du.​edu/​
Executive program phone (303) 871-3419
Executive program E-mail lisa.grassfield@du.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​daniels.​du.​edu/​
Part-time program phone (303) 871-3416
Part-time program E-mail beth.riley@du.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​daniels.​du.​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

(17) Departments/concentrations
accounting not-for-profit management
e-commerce real estate
entrepreneurship sports business
finance supply chain management/logistics
general management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
international business tax
leadership technology
marketing other
management information systems
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, finance, general management, marketing, real estate
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time accelerated, full-time other, part-time evenings and weekends, part-time other, traditional executive MBA, other executive MBA
Joint programs available arts, computer science/information systems, education, engineering, international studies, law, social work, Any business master's degree with any approved M.A./M.S. within DU

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Students focus 15% of their coursework on transferable skills associated with personal and team effectiveness, CSR and sustainability. Traditional core skills make up 55% of the program, and 30% of electives. Concentrations are available in finance, accounting, marketing, real estate and construction management, management, entrepreneurship and others, including a customized concentration.
Executive program
The 18-month curriculum is comprised of 24 courses. Rigorous focus on business fundamentals and ethics sets the stage for strategic execution, leadership and global business. Experiential learning includes the Team Sail, ethics case competition, international travel and social capital project. Business Plan/New Venture Management fosters innovation and entrepreneurial vision.
Part-time program
The lockstep curriculum integrates business fundamentals with leadership and organizational development. The program includes four elective courses, allowing students to take classes that meet their specific career objectives. Experiential learning components include Leading at the Edge Weekend (outdoor leadership experience), International Travel Seminar, and a team-based Capstone Project.

 

Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

Specialties

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

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.2
Acceptance rate 63.1% - High
Average starting salary and bonus $63,533 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.22 - Low
Average GMAT score 606 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 44.9% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 66.7% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 173
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 321

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 173
Minority students 7.5%
International students 35.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 148
Minority students 11.5%
International students 2.0%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Scott Campbell
Financial aid phone (303) 871-3416

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $41,040 per year
Part-time: $38,232 per year
Required fees $810 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $14,685
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 80
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

University of Denver 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 88
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 69
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 44.9% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 66.7% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 37
Low base salary $20,000
Average base salary $62,604
High base salary $100,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $20,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $64,939
High base salary: U.S citizen $100,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $33,333
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $43,333
High base salary: Foreign nationals $50,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 5
Low signing bonus $1,500
Average signing bonus $6,875
High signing bonus $10,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $1,500
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $6,875
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $10,000

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 11
Low other compensation $3,500
Average other compensation $10,200
High other compensation $25,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $3,500
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $10,200
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $25,000

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 9
Marketing/sales low salary $33,333
Marketing/sales average salary $57,167
Marketing/sales high salary $90,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary $50,000
Operations/production average salary $69,750
Operations/production high salary $85,000
Number reporting general management jobs 1
General management low salary N/A
General management average salary N/A
General management high salary N/A
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 10
Finance/accounting low salary $40,000
Finance/accounting average salary $65,600
Finance/accounting high salary $85,000
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 6
Consulting low salary $45,000
Consulting average salary $65,600
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 2
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.
Number reporting government jobs 0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 2
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0

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) 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) 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) 1
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) 29
Southwest low salary $38,000
Southwest average salary $65,214
Southwest high salary $100,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 0
West low salary N/A
West average salary N/A
West high salary N/A
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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