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Yale School of Management

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The Yale School of Management (SOM) is located near the center of Yale University’s campus in New Haven, Connecticut. One of the smaller leading MBA programs in terms of class size, hallmarks of Yale SOM include its close-knit student body and its multidisciplinary approach to business education. In addition, students at the school benefit from a high degree of integration with Yale University as a whole and have the ability to take elective courses across the university. Yale SOM’s MBA program is known for its high placement of graduates into jobs in the nonprofit sector and its finance focus.

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Current State

04/10/2014

Final admissions decisions for Round 2 applicants were rendered on April 4, 2014. Other applicants interested in Yale SOM have until the Round 3 deadline on April 24, 2014 to apply.

Basic Stats

MEAN GMAT717
MEAN GPA3.55
CLASS SIZE249
% FEMALE35%

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