Stats & Rankings

#36
NATIONAL RANKING THE ECONOMIST | 2016

Full-time MBA

4th
Best "Salary Percentage Increase" among all U.S. public schools Financial Times MBA Rankings | 2017 star star star star
Best "Percentage increase on pre-MBA salary" among all U.S. public schools The Economist MBA
Rankings | 2015
Among all schools for the shortest amount of time for students to earn back their investment (3.7 years) Forbes MBA Rankings | 2015
Best marketing
program in the U.S. Top Management
Degrees | 2016
9th
Best "value for money"
among all U.S. public schools Financial Times MBA Rankings | 2016
119%
"Salary increase"
relative to pre-MBA salary Financial Times MBA Rankings | 2017

Full-time MBA Class Profile Incoming Class & Graduate in 2019

70
Full time students
37%
Female
63%
Male
International students
31%
Diversity students
14%

Countries Represented

  • Brazil
  • South Korea
  • China
  • New Zealand
  • Germany
  • Rwanda
  • India
  • Turkey
  • Indonesia
  • United States
  • Japan

States Represented

  • California
  • Florida
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • New Jersey
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
48
Months average work experience
Average GMAT score
608
200
800
Average undergraduate GPA
3.41
0
4.0

Academic Backgrounds

Executive MBA

5th
among U.S. public institutions Financial Times | 2016 star star star star star
140%
return on investment Financial Times | 2015
42%
average salary increase
for graduates Financial Times | 2015
among U.S. schools Poets & Quants | 2016
in international faculty among U.S. public institutions Financial Times | 2016
in international course experience among U.S public institutions Financial Times | 2016
average alumnus salary three years after graduation among U.S. public institutions Financial Times | 2016
4 global executive forums in 3 countries
United States
China
Brazil
100%
of executive MBA faculty have provided consulting services to private industry Fall Term | 2015

Specialized Masters Programs

5 Programs Offered

  • Accounting
  • Customer Insights
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
73%
of Katz graduates pass the CPA exam on their first attempt, compared with the national average of 49% National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
best Master of Science in accounting program in the U.S. among public institutions The Financial Engineer | 2016

Specialized Masters Class Profile

921
applications for 2016
42%
selectivity
67%
Female
33%
Male
International students
65%
Underrepresented groups
7%
Average GMAT score
660
200
800
Average undergraduate GPA
3.44
0
4.0
Average verbal GRE
154
130
170
Average quantitative GRE
163
130
170

Countries Represented

  • Canada
  • Taiwan
  • China
  • Thailand
  • Egypt
  • United States
  • India
  • Venezuela
  • Indonesia

States Represented

  • Florida
  • North Carolina
  • Maryland
  • Ohio
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Virginia

Academic Backgrounds

PHD

99%
of Katz PhD graduates are placed as assistant professors
2016 Deloitte Foundation doctoral fellowship in accounting in the amount of $25,000 4th Katz student to receive honor - Jordan Bable | PhD Student (Accounting)
Midwest Academy of Management Best Student Paper Award "A Typology of Innovation Narratives: Structuring Stories to Sustain or Transform the Organizational Code." - Emily Bulger | 2016 MBA Graduate & PhD student
Lee B. Lusted Finalist at the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) Annual Meeting Research on chronic kidney disease - Zlatana Nenova | PhD student
Honorable Mention in the MSI Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition "Bridging the Gap Between Virtual and Reality: Two Essays Examining the Influence of Identity Congruence in Online and Offline Contexts." - Lauren Grewal | Doctoral Candidate in Marketing
American Marketing Association Consumer Behavior Special Interest Group Rising Star Award - Lauren Grewal | Doctoral Candidate in Marketing

Faculty

#25
in research productivity among public universities UT Dallas Top 100 Business Schools Report
#42
in research productivity among all U.S. schools UT Dallas Top 100 Business Schools Report
in marketing and accounting groups among U.S. schools UT Dallas Top 100 Business Schools Report
in faculty quality among U.S. public institutions The Economist | 2016
best per capita faculty research score among top 50 universities in the U.S. UT Dallas Research Ranking Data | 2016
in international faculty among U.S. public institutions Financial Times | 2016
University of Pittsburgh Chancellor's Awards for Research, Teaching, and Public Service Presented to Katz Faculty
88
full time faculty
Most highly cited paper ever in the field of software engineering Information and Software Technology | 2016 - Chris F. Kemerer | David M. Roderick Professor of Information Systems
Best 40 Under 40 Professors Poets & Quants | 2016 - Jongwoon Choi | Assitant Professor of Accounting
Best 40 Under 40 Professors Poets & Quants | 2015 - Cait Lamberton | Associate Professor of Business Administration
Impact Prize from Informs, the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences Analytic Hierarchy Process - Tom Saaty | University Professor

Centers & Initiatives

Centers

  • Center for Branding
  • David Berg Center for Ethics & Leadership
  • Center for Executive Education
  • Center for Healthcare Management
  • International Business Center
  • Center for Supply Chain Management
best supply chain management program in the U.S. Gartner | 2016
Academy of Management's Practice Theme Committee's 2016 Research Center Impact Award Presented to the David Berg Center

Alumni

Top
05
alumni network in the U.S. The Economist
Top
10
alumni network in the world The Economist
largest living MBA alumni network among public universities Bloomberg Businessweek
in number of overseas alumni chapters among U.S. public institutions The Economist | 2016
3x
larger than our geographically closest public peer institution in Pennsylvania
+30,000
living alumni in nearly 90 countries

Careers

73%
had job offers at graduation
70%
accepted job offers at graduation
92%
had job offers 90 days post graduation
88%
accepted job offers 90 days post graduation

Jobs by Function

Jobs by Industry

$82,792
average starting salary Class of 2016
in student assessment of career services among other U.S. public institutions The Economist | 2016

Distinguished Employers

Highmark
PNC
IBM
Crane
Texas Instruments
Amazon
Microsoft
General Mills
PPG
Uber
Goldman Sachs
Deloitte.
SDLC Partners

Global Experience

Global Research Practicum Offered In

China
Argentina
United Kingdom
Belgium
KEDGE Partnership in France
EBS Partnership in Germany

MBA Language Classes

  • Arabic
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • German
  • More

Global Issue Workshops Offered In

China
Cuba
in international course experience rank among U.S. public institutions Financial Times | 2016
best "international mobility" among public institutions Financial Times | 2016
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