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The College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 15
Application deadline (international students) February 15
Application fee $60

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 33.3% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 22
Average undergraduate GPA 3.40 - High
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 3-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 36
Average GMAT score 601 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 540-666
Students with prior work experience 19
Average work experience (months) 12

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Applicants (part-time) N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants N/A
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 580 paper test
92 internet-based test
 

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Criteria: GMAT, resume, undergraduate/graduate GPA, interview and letters of reference, personal statement.
Executive program
Criteria: GMAT, resume, undergraduate/graduate GPA, interview and letters of reference, personal statement.
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Bonnie Anderson
Full-time program phone (304) 293-7812
Full-time program E-mail mba@wvu.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​be.​wvu.​edu/​mba
Executive program phone (304) 293-7811
Executive program E-mail mba@wvu.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​be.​wvu.​edu/​emba/​
Part-time program phone N/A
Part-time program E-mail N/A
Part-time program website N/A
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

Departments/concentrations
accounting
finance
human resources management
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand finance, human resources management
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time accelerated, traditional executive MBA, other executive MBA
Joint programs available Sport Management, MS in Industrial Relations, MS in Finance

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
General Management Curriculum
Executive program
General Management Curriculum
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.0
Acceptance rate 33.3% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $51,623 - Low
Average undergraduate GPA 3.40 - High
Average GMAT score 601 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 46.2% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 51.3% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 38
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 38

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 38
Minority students 7.9%
International students 13.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) N/A
Minority students N/A
International students N/A
Gender distribution (part-time) N/A
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Kaye Widney
Financial aid phone (304) 293-5242

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $20,300 total program (in-state)
Full-time: $51,200 total program (out-of-state)
Required fees $0 per program
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $14,750
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 N/A
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

West Virginia 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 56
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 39
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 46.2% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 51.3% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 15
Low base salary $22,000
Average base salary $48,323
High base salary $90,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $22,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $49,040
High base salary: U.S citizen $90,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $39,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $39,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals $39,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 5
Low signing bonus $2,000
Average signing bonus $9,900
High signing bonus $18,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $9,900
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $18,000

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 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 0
Marketing/sales low salary N/A
Marketing/sales average salary N/A
Marketing/sales high salary N/A
Number reporting operations/production jobs 1
Operations/production low salary N/A
Operations/production average salary N/A
Operations/production high salary N/A
Number reporting general management jobs 7
General management low salary $41,600
General management average salary $48,655
General management high salary $53,020
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 4
Finance/accounting low salary $22,000
Finance/accounting average salary $33,167
Finance/accounting high salary $40,000
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 0
Number reporting human resources jobs 3
Human resources low salary $40,000
Human resources average salary $53,467
Human resources high salary $60,400
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 3
Other occupations low salary $33,000
Other occupations average salary $61,000
Other occupations high salary $90,000

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 4
Manufacturing low salary $53,020
Manufacturing average salary $57,807
Manufacturing high salary $60,400
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) 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) 12
Middle Atlantic low salary $33,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $46,014
Middle Atlantic high salary $60,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 0
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) 0
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) 1
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) 1
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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