Overview

Applicants
182
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average Undergrad GPA
3.48
Years Work Experience
4.4
Average Age
29

Test Scores

GMAT (25th and 75th percentiles)
620 - 710
GPA
3.32 - 3.67

Deadlines


Round 1
November 15

Round 2
January 15

Round 3
March 1

Round 4
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

GMAT Score
Undergraduate GPA
Non-Academic


School Type And Accreditation

School Type
Public

AACSB-approved
Yes

Selectivity Rating

Program Types

Full-Time
Yes

Part-Time
Yes

Executive
Yes

Online
Yes

Faculty Information

Student/Faculty
8:1
Total Faculty
15

100
Full-time
46.7
Female
6.7
Underrepresented Minorities


Students Say

University of Utah offers a forward-thinking MBA program with a “modern approach [and] a focus on technology and entrepreneurship.” From day one, students will benefit from the “emphasis on business technology and analytics” and a “focus on … the strategic mindset.” They’ll also find “experiential opportunities [that are] a huge draw.” And perhaps just as importantly, Utah offers a “good amount of flexibility in tailoring course work to your interests.” As one student shares, “The structure of the program allowed me to balance my rigorous work schedule while completing my MBA.” But don’t worry about that flexibility coming at a cost: the program here has connections to the surrounding area too. With a “close association … [to] the Sorenson Impact Center and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute,” attendees can participate in a program that “pairs faculty inventors with business students to help bring their new products to market.” This is often enticing for those who have a “strong interest in product innovation and [want] hands-on experience in this space.”

As for the “world-class faculty”? They’re “nothing short of amazing,” working diligently to ensure their courses are “relevant … to the current business climate.” Overall, they are “smart, well prepared, funny, easily accessible, [and] well organized.” What’s more, Eccles’ cohorts are “smaller than most, which helps [students] form tight bonds” with their professors. Additionally, “the administrative staff know everyone” and are “genuinely invested in each student's unique academic and career path.” These close relationships extend into the student body as well: One current enrollee elaborates, “In the first year of the program, every student takes nearly every class together. Students spend so much time together that we become very close and engaged in each other’s lives.”

Concentrations

Accounting
Entrepreneurship
Healthcare Administration
Finance
Information Systems/Information Technology
JD/MBA - Dual Degree
Leadership/Management
Marketing
MD/MBA - Dual Degree
MS/MBA - Dual Degree
Non-Profit Management/Public Administration
Product Management
Real Estate

Specialized Masters

Accounting
Business Administration
Data Analytics
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Healthcare Administration
Information Systems/Information Technology
Real Estate

Certificate Programs

Data Analytics
Healthcare Administration
Information Systems/Information Technology

Center for Research

Economics
Entrepeneurship
Investment Banking
Leadership/Management
Marketing
Real Estate


Sustainability

Courses in Sustainability

Sustainability course is
Optional

Description

Research Opportunities in Sustainability
No

Description

Career Overview

Average Starting Salary
$80,991
Accepted employment by 3 months after graduation
80%

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
54%
School Facilitiated
46%
Graduate Facilitated

Source Of Internship Acceptances
67%
School Facilitiated
33%
Graduate Facilitiated

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

29%
General Management
22%
Marketing
12%
Consulting
10%
Operations/Logistics
10%
Finance/Accounting
10%
Information Technology
7%
Other

Graduates Employed by Region

68%
West
12%
Midwest
10%
Mid-Atlantic
7%
Southwest
2%
International

Students Say

Students quickly note that Utah’s “career center is … outstanding.” Here, you’ll find “career coaches [who] provide highly individualized support and feedback that actually improves student job prospects.” Additionally, the office is “very beneficial in setting up networking opportunities.” And the school’s location is a real boon to their program as well: After all, “business in [the state] is growing rapidly and many companies are more than willing to mentor/hire students.” Plus, if they’re ever in need of further assistance, students can turn to their fellow Utes for help and advice. As one student shares, “University of Utah alumni are a very tight knit group and always willing to help out a fellow alumnus.” Indeed, some go as far as to say that “the network is the greatest strength of the school.”

Job Function

Job Function % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
General Management 29% $81,548 $84,210 $50,000 $120,000
Marketing / Sales 22% $85,000 $85,967 $65,000 $115,000
Consulting 12% $67,000 $84,464 $56,000 $125,320
Finance / Accounting 10% $70,000 $74,333 $63,000 $90,000
Information Technology 10% $74,167 $73,334 $70,000 $75,000
Operations / Logistics 10% $80,000 $77,750 $61,000 $90,000
Other 7% $60,000 $69,667 $54,000 $95,000

Industries

Industries % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Financial Services 24% $90,000 $82,667 $61,000 $110,000
Technology 22% $84,000 $87,522 $67,000 $115,000
Other 22% $71,000 $79,790 $60,000 $125,320
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare 17% $70,000 $70,394 $50,000 $97,760
Government 7% $74,334 $75,294 $70,000 $81,548
Manufacturing 7% $85,000 $90,000 $65,000 $120,000

Prominent Alumni

J. Willard Marriott, II
Executive Chairman, Marriott International

Robert A. McDonald
Former Chair and CEO, Procter and Gamble

Jake Garn
Former United States Senator

Greg Goff
CEO, Andeavor Petroleum

David Neeleman
Founder & Chairman of JetBlue Airways

Dates

Application Deadlines
May 1

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Aid Package
$24,776

Average Scholarship / Grant Aid Package
$24,776

Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
98%

All Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
98%

New Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
98%

New Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
98%

Tuition Full-Time (per year)

Tuition (In-State)
$30,500
Tuition (Out-State)
$30,500
Fees (In-State)
$0
Fees (Out-State)
$0

Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour)

Tuition (In-State)
$1,225
Fees (In-State)
$0
Fees (Out-State)
$0

Expenses per Academic Year

Academic Expenses
$2,000

Student Body Profile

Total Full-Time Enrollment
119
Part Time
0%

In State
54.0%
Out of State
46.0%
Foreign Countries Represented
7

Demographics

8.00%
Underrepresented Minorities
11.00%
International

24% female
76% male

Campus Life

Students Say

There’s a “collaborative spirit” that permeates Eccles. As one student explains, “It seems clear that we each came into the program … to build connections that will last throughout our careers.” Even better, Utah students arrive with “a broad range of professional experiences.” A classmate shares, “We had a wide variety of students that … exceeded my expectations, making for a rich learning environment.” And while MBAs here admit that “there is not a ton of diversity,” they stress that their peers are “welcoming,” “very friendly,” and “accepting regardless of where opinions or lifestyles [don’t] match.” As for day-to-day life, “the business school is fairly self-contained.” One reveals that “a typical day [includes] attending lectures, working on group assignments in one of the numerous study rooms, and networking with fellow students in the graduate student lounge.” But rest assured there are “many opportunities to connect outside of the classroom” too, including a guest lecture series and mixers. As for the facilities, the business “building is amazing and a great resource,” and it offers “some of the best views on the entire campus.” Lastly, students seem to love living in Salt Lake City, which “has all of the amenities of a big city with very few big city problems.”

More Information

% of Classrooms with Internet Access
100%

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Internet Access for All Students
Yes

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
Stephanie Geisler
Director, Full-Time MBA

Address
1731 East Campus Center Drive
Suite 2250
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

Phone
801-585-6291

Fax
801-585-3932

Email
Ftmba@Utah.Edu


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