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Scheller College of Business – Georgia Institute of Technology

Located in Tech Square at the heart of Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business offers a full-time MBA, part-time evening MBA and Executive MBA. Hallmarks of the Georgia Tech MBA program include its customizable curriculum, experiential learning, highly-ranked career services and collaborative, diverse, inclusive culture. The school also touts its location in the Tech Square Innovation Ecosystem, a globally recognized nexus of innovation and entrepreneurial activity. 

FAQ

What is the tuition for Georgia Tech's MBA program?

The tuition for Georgia Tech’s MBA program is $29,508 for Georgia residents and $40,752 for non-residents. With fees, Georgia residents can expect to pay $31,702 for their first year and residents can expect to pay $42,946.

What is the average GMAT score for admission to Georgia Tech’s MBA program?

The average GMAT score for the incoming class at Georgia Tech is 682. The GMAT range is 620-740.

Does the Georgia Tech MBA program accept the GRE?

Yes. The Georgia Tech MBA program has accepted the GRE for a few years now.

What is the average GRE score for admission to Georgia Tech’s MBA program?

The composite average GRE score for the Georgia Tech MBA Class of 2023 was 319.

What is the minimum number of years of work experience required for admission to Georgia Tech’s MBA program?

Georgia Tech does not state a minimum requirement for years of work experience. However, it is important for candidates to be aware that they are being considered against other candidates with an average of 5.5 years of experience. Georgia Tech states that applicants who have at least two to three years of experience will have more success in the admission process.

What is the average number of years of work experience for admission to Georgia Tech’s MBA program? (or, What is the average age of a Georgia Tech student?)

The average number of years of work experience among students in Georgia Tech’s MBA program is 5.5. The average age of a Georgia Tech MBA student is 29.

What is the average starting salary for graduates of the Georgia Tech MBA program?

The average starting salary for Georgia Tech MBA graduates is $123,843.

How long is Georgia Tech’s full-time MBA program?

Georgia Tech offers a traditional 2 year MBA program.

What are the application deadlines for Georgia Tech's MBA program?

The Round 1 MBA application deadline is October 5, 2021. The Round 2 application deadline is January 5, 2022. The Round 3 deadline is March 10, 2022. The Round 4 deadline is May 10, 2022.

What percent of Georgia Tech MBA students are women?

The percentage of the class at Georgia Tech that are women is 39%.

What type of interview does Georgia Tech use for MBA admissions?

Georgia Tech offers interviews by invitation. The interviews are application-based. This means the adcom interviewer is very familiar with the application materials. Full-time MBA applicants may interview with both Admissions and Career Services staff member and a current MBA student. Interviews may be virtual or in-person.


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Scheller MBA: Close-knit Community

Smaller classes and a collaborative environment provides a close-knit community within Scheller’s MBA program.

Teaching in the EMBA program

Georgia Scheller College of Business faculty

Admissions

Class Profile

Georgia Tech’s MBA Class of 2023 is comprised of 79 students. Thirty-nine percent are women and 19% are international. Twenty-eight percent identify as U.S. minorities.

During their undergraduate years, the class earned an average GPA of 3.4. Twenty-nine percent had studied engineering/computer science. Twenty-eight percent had majored in business/management and ten percent earned degrees in the humanities and social sciences.

The Georgia Tech MBA Class of 2023 averaged 5.5 years of work experience and an age of 29 upon matriculating at the school. When it came time to take the GMAT, the average landed at 682 with an 80% range of 620-740.

Admissions Procedures

Georgia Tech gives applicants the option to apply in one of four admissions rounds, with deadlines usually in October, January, March and May. In addition to filling out the online application form, applicants need to submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, unofficial copies of any college credit transcripts, GMAT/GRE scores, and essays. Test scores and transcripts will need to be official upon acceptance. The adcom invites select applicants to interview. Interviews are conducted by adcom members and the interviews are application-based, meaning the interviewer will be very familiar with an applicant’s profile.  Full-time MBA applicants may interview with both Admissions and Career Services staff member and a current MBA student. Interviews may be virtual or in-person.

Application Checklist

  • Online application form
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional recommendations are preferred)
  • Transcripts: Unofficial copies of your transcripts from each institution attended for college credit
  • Self-reported GMAT or GRE scores (Select applicants may apply for a test score waiver. Please review the application instructions for more information.)
  • Essays (three required, one optional)
  • $75 Application Fee for US applicants and $85 for international applicants (paid online at time of application submission)
  • International applicants must submit a valid TOEFL or IELTS score (minimum of 95 and 7 respectively)

Stats

Class Size79
Women39%
Average GMAT682
Average GPA3.4

Contact

Address of main campus:
800 W. Peachtree St. NW
Suite 302
Atlanta, GA 30308

Phone: 404.894.8722
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.scheller.gatech.edu
Instagram: @schellermba

Georgia Tech / Scheller LiveWire and DecisionWire

MBA LiveWire for Georgia Tech / Scheller

Application results in real time, submitted by site visitors.
November 24, 2022 11:28am
Acceptedvia phone.
GPA: 3.60.GMAT: 680.
November 11, 2022 5:26pm
Acceptedvia phone.
GPA: 3.
November 11, 2022 10:42am
Acceptedvia phone.
GMAT: 720.
October 21, 2022 3:13pm
Waitlistedvia email.
GMAT: 740.
October 13, 2022 10:39am
Appliedvia portal.
GPA: 3.72.Atlanta, GA.

MBA DecisionWire for Georgia Tech / Scheller

Academics

Faculty

Georgia Tech employs 68 faculty members in the full-time MBA program. These faculty members teach across nine departments and contribute to 10 research centers.

Curriculum

Professors at Georgia Tech Scheller use a mix of teaching methods, half being lectures and the rest being split between the case method and team projects. The academic calendar of the full-time MBA program is broken into four semesters. Full-time MBA coursework consists of 54 credit hours—12 core courses and 11 elective courses. Georgia Tech does not offer course waivers.

MBA students are required to choose one official concentration and complete four electives in the discipline. Concentrations include accounting, business analytics, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, leadership, management, management of information resources, marketing, supply chain & operations management, product & service innovation, strategy & innovation, and sustainability. Students may also purse an additional supplemental concentration either from the options above or two additional ones, law & ethics or Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER) participation.

Other MBA Degree Options

Along with its 22-month full-time MBA program, Georgia Tech also offers a part-time Evening MBA program, which allows students to earn an MBA in 24 to 36 months while working. The school also has an Executive MBA program for individuals at a more advanced stage in their careers. The Executive MBA runs for 17 months, featuring Friday evening and Saturday classes on select weekends.

The MBA dual degree option allows students to combine an MBA with an MS or PhD degree in programs from the Georgia Tech Colleges of Engineering, Computing, Design and Liberal Arts. Scheller also partners with the Morehouse School of Medicine to offer an M.D./MBA program as a dual degree option.

Concentrations at Georgia Tech Scheller

  • Accounting
  • Business analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Management of Information Resources
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain & Operations Management
  • Product & Service Innovation
  • Strategy & Innovation
  • Sustainability

Degree Offerings at Georgia Tech Scheller

Full-time MBA Program

https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/degree-programs/mba/full-time-program/index.html

Evening MBA Program

https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/degree-programs/mba/evening-program/index.html

Executive MBA Program

https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/degree-programs/mba/executive-mba/index.html

Dual Degree Options

M.S./MBA, Ph.D./MBA, MD/MBA
https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/degree-programs/mba/dual-degree/index.html

Campus Life

Clubs & Competitions

Georgia Tech has robust offerings of student organizations for Scheller MBA students. In total there are 22 clubs – 8 Graduate Business Club (GBC) committees, 6 Full-time and Evening Clubs and 8 Scheller One-MBA Clubs. These student organizations provide opportunities for full-time MBA students to obtain leadership experience in business-related extracurricular activities. The GBC executive leadership team represents the interests of the students within the program, serves as a liaison between the students and the faculty and staff within Scheller, and oversees student-run committees for the Scheller MBA Full-time program. The full-time MBA clubs span professional interests including consulting, marketing, finance, operations and entrepreneurship. Full-time MBA students can also join evening and executive MBA students in the One-MBA Clubs, which include cultural affinity groups like Blacks in Business and Latin American.

Career advisors and students participate in several Georgia Tech career fairs and the country’s largest association and industry career fairs. Students are encouraged to attend the following national MBA career fairs:

  • National Black MBA Association Conference
  • Reaching Out – LGBT+ MBA Conference
  • MBA Veterans Career Conference

Campus Spaces

The Graduate Commons is a large study and social space located in the Scheller College of Business building. The setting of Scheller in Tech Square is what sets it apart. Tech Square was launched in 2003 and has become a destination for startup firms, incubators, established technology firms, major corporate offices, corporate innovation centers, venture capital investors, and various retail, residential and business service providers. It is home to five startup accelerators, 10 investor offices, and more than 200 startups. Over a dozen Fortune-class corporations have established innovation centers at Tech Square, providing opportunities for Georgia Tech MBA students to develop critical leadership skills, develop professional networks, and work on “live” business challenges.

MBA Careers

Career Services

The Jones MBA Career Center provides many ways for students to develop professionally during their time at the school. These services include career development workshops, summer internship support, MBA conferences and career fair preparation, alumni career resources, and additional programming. The Jones staff helps students develop a career strategy, identify job search targets, and explore MBA career options. They also offer interview prep and identify recruitment opportunities.

Career Statistics

For the Class of 2021, 90.4% received job offers within three months of graduation.  They landed an average starting salary of $123,843 and 87% of graduates received a signing bonus.

The top five industries were consulting, technology, consumer products, financial services, and Manufacturing. By function, 34% took on consulting roles followed by marketing/sales at 20%. Fourteen percent landed operations/logistics positions and another 14% held finance/accounting roles.

Financing

The Georgia Tech MBA tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year is $29,508 for Georgia residents and $40,752 for non-residents. With additional fees, the total per year adds up to $31,702 for Georgia residents and $42,946 for non-residents.

All students are considered for merit aid, including graduate assistantships and scholarships.  The majority of funding will be awarded to those who apply in Round 1 or Round 2.  More than half of Full-time MBA students receive funding from the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business in the form of graduate assistantships and fellowships.

Cost of Attendance (per year)

Tuition

  • Georgia resident: $29,508
  • Non-resident: $40,752

Student fees: $2,194

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