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Mendoza College of Business – University of Notre Dame

The Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business’s full-time MBA is located on Notre Dame’s campus in South Bend, Indiana. Mendoza offers one-year MBA, two-year MBA, and Executive MBA programs. The college provides a wide array of professional and career development resources, as well as an extensive alumni network. With a large, well-connected faculty and class options that can be tailored to an individual student’s career path, the Mendoza College MBA appeals to a wide range of professionals. MBA students are affectionately termed “Domers.”


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Faculty
Around 75 instructors, including professors, associate professors, and adjunct instructors, make up the MBA faculty. Furthermore, prominent business leaders occasionally serve as visiting lecturers to give students an insider’s view of the business world.

Curriculum
Courses for the two-year MBA are offered during the academic year on a full-time basis. The degree requires 64 credits. Following a semester of core business courses, students select a concentration track to tailor their studies to their specific career goals. Furthermore, each semester is comprised of two seven-week modules, which gives students the option to easily add electives. In addition, students have the option of taking Interterm Intensive, which may involve case studies or immersive travel abroad. Lastly, two-year MBA students also gain access to the MBA Mentor program, which places students with alumni who work in their desired field.

MBA students may pursue concentrations in business analytics, business leadership, consulting, corporate finance, innovation & entrepreneurship, investments, or marketing. Each concentration allows students to tailor their studies for specific positions or industries.

Degree Offerings at Mendoza
In addition to the full-time MBA, Mendoza also offers a one-year MBA and an Executive MBA program. The one-year MBA runs from May to May and requires 46 credit hours to complete. It begins with a 10-week summer session, and students then join classes with the second year of the two-year MBA classes. The summer courses include instruction in topics such as leadership & organizational behavior, marketing management, and strategic essentials. Students then declare a concentration. One-year MBA students also have the option to experience

Notre Dame Mendoza also partners with other Notre Dame colleges to offer dual degrees in three other disciplines, including law, science and engineering.

Concentrations at Mendoza

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Leadership
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Investments
  • Marketing

One-Year MBA
http://mendoza.nd.edu/programs/mba-programs/one-year-mba/

Two-Year MBA
http://mendoza.nd.edu/programs/mba-programs/two-year-mba/

EMBA
http://mendoza.nd.edu/programs/mba-programs/executive-mba/


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Clubs, Conferences, & Competitions
Mendoza MBA students have a selection of 30 clubs and committees that focus on business skills, cultural affinities, or shared interests. For instance, students may get involved in the Energy Club, MBA Women International, or the MBA Golf Association of Notre Dame. Furthermore, MBA association committees, which focus on topics such as career development, leadership development, or student activities, are also offered.

Mendoza is regularly the home of business conferences. Recent offerings have included the Diversity Conference, which featured talks from professional women in a variety of industries, and the Irish Impact Social Entrepreneurship Conference, which discussed social venture tools and trends.

Business competitions encourage Mendoza MBAs to put their skills to the test. For instance, the McCloskey Business Plan Competition invites students to compete for cash and prizes by pitching business venture ideas to investing groups. The Notre Dame Diversity Conference Case Competition encourages students to find solutions to make the business world more inclusive.

Campus Spaces
The Mendoza College of Business is comprised of four buildings and includes an auditorium, conference center, and entrepreneurial digital research facilities. The Notre Dame campus is steeped in Catholic tradition and hosts the iconic Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, which can be seen in the 1993 film, “Rudy.”


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Career Services
Mendoza’s career coaches can help students work with recruiters, and all MBA students undergo the school’s Professional Development Program to prepare for career opportunities. Students can learn how to conduct more effective job searches by working on interviewing and networking skills, as well as their professional presence. Furthermore, the Notre Dame Career Catalyst helps students identify and obtain the career that best fits their skills. And the Notre Dame Alumni Network gives students access to over 134,000 active alumni in over 40 countries. Lastly, students are welcome to use the Mendoza Career Services resources after graduation.

Top recruiters for Notre Dame MBA students include American Airlines, Bank of American/Merrill Lynch, Cisco, ExxonMobil, McKinsey & Co., Nationwide, PwC, SAP, Amazon, AT&T, IBM, and Microsoft.

Career Statistics
The two-year MBA class of 2015 included 123 students seeking employment, and 93% of those accepted employment within three months of graduation. These graduates earned a mean base salary of $108,219 with a mean signing bonus of $21,099. And of 26 international students seeking employment, 88% accepted a job within three months of graduation, earning a mean base salary of $109,563 with a mean signing bonus of $25,071. These students’ top fields included consulting, finance, accounting, and general management.


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The Class Profile
For the Class of 2017, the 122 students had a mean GPA of 3.31 and a mean age of 27, in addition to five years of average work experience. In addition, the class is made up of 30% female students, 14% minority students, and 30% international students.

Application Procedures
The application deadlines for two-year MBA are September 28, November 2, January 11, and February 22. The September deadline is an Early Round for students who are committed to Mendoza and requires a $4,000 deposit.

The two-year MBA may include a fourth round with a March 28 deadline.

Application Checklist

  • Official GMAT or GRE test scores
  • Academic transcripts from all prior institutions
  • Two recommendations
  • One essay
  • One slide presentation
  • Official TOEFL, PTE or IELTS academic score report (for international students)

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Tuition
Tuition for the academic year is $48,530. The two-year MBA, which is made up of two fall and spring semesters, would have an estimated total cost of $138,260, which also includes fees such as room and board.

Financial Aid
Over 60% of Mendoza MBA students receive financial aid in the form of fellowships or graduate assistantships. Fellowships are competitive and range from $5,000 to full tuition, and they are awarded on the basis of a candidate’s merit, leadership ability, background, or commitment to underserved populations. Full tuition awards include the Kenneth R. Meyer fellowships for exceptional academic performance, as well as the Dean’s Distinguished Fellows for students with leadership potential. Additional awards include the Ethical Global Leaders Fellowships, the President’s Circle Fellowships, John Cardinal O’Hara Society Fellowships, Provost Fellowships, Notre Dame MBA/NSHMBA Merit Fellowships, Women In Business Scholars/Forté Foundation Fellowships, The Freedom Fellowships. Over ninety additional corporate and other named fellowships are also available.

Estimated Cost of Attendance, Academic Year

  • Tuition: $48,530
  • Fees: $650
  • Room & Board: $9,700
  • Books & Supplies: $1,700
  • Personal Expenses: $5,950
  • Transportation:  $2,600
  • TOTAL: $69,130

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Status

01/25/2017

2016-2017 Application Deadlines

Early Round
Application Deadline: September 27, 2016
Decision Notification: November 11, 2016
Deposit Due: December 11, 2016

Round One
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
Decision Notification: December 16, 2016
Deposit Due: January 16, 2017

Round Two
Application Deadline: January 10, 2017
Decision Notification: February 24, 2017
Deposit Due: March 24, 2017

Round Three
Application Deadline: February 21, 2017
Decision Notification: April 7, 2017
Deposit Due: May 7, 2017

Round Four (on a space-available basis)
Application Deadline: March 28, 2017
Decision Notification: May 7, 2017
Deposit Due: June 1, 2017

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Stats

CLASS SIZE122
FEMALE30%
MEAN GMAT690
MEAN GPA3.3

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