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UNC MBA Profile

Our UNC profile will supply you with the basic information you need when considering applying to UNC. Our Admission Consultants are happy to help you decide if UNC is the right school for you.

Application Deadlines

Application Periods: Application submitted by: Interview Completed by: Notification from board:
Deadline 1 (Early Action) October 18, 2013 December 2, 2013 December 13, 2013
Deadline 2 December 9, 2013 January 24, 2014 February 3, 2014
Deadline 3 January 13, 2014 March 10, 2014 March 17, 2014
Deadline 4 March 14, 2014 April 11, 2014 April 28, 2014

Application Questions

Essay One (Required)

What are the 2 or 3 strengths or characteristics that have driven your career success thus far? What are the other strengths that you would like to leverage in the future? (500 words maximum)

Essay Two (Required)

Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how: your professional experience has shaped these goals; why this career option appeals to you; and how you arrived at the decision that now is the time and the MBA is the appropriate degree. (500 words maximum)

Essay Three (Required)

What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to contribute to UNC Kenan-Flagler? (500 words maximum)

Essay Four (Optional)

If your standardized test scores are low, or if you have not had coursework in core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MBA curriculum. (300 words maximum)

Essay Five (Optional)

Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? (300 words maximum)


Admissions

Full-time Class of 2013

Total Enrollment: 290
Applications: 1,720
Percent Admitted: 38%
Yield: Not Published
GMAT Average: 698
GMAT Score Range: 630-750 (Middle 80%)
Average Age 28
Average GRE Q Not Published
Average GRE V Not Published
Median GPA 3.3

Pre-MBA Career (Evening MBA)

Industry: Percent:
Financial Services: 24%
Manufacturing: 24%
Technology/Software: 18%
Health Care/Pharma/Biotech: 15%
Real Estate/Construction: 9%
Consulting: 2%
Energy: 2%
Nonprofit/Government: 2%
Other: 5%

Post-MBA Career (Class of 2011)

Industry: Percent: Mean Base Salary:
Financial Services/Investment Banking 31% $99,172
Consulting 14% $117,266
Real Estate 7% $93,214
Computer-Related 3% $83,600
Investment Management 2% $97,000
Retail/Wholesale 2% $93,214
Transportation Services 2% $91,000
Other Services 14% $94,903
High Tech 6% $98,555
Consumer Goods 6% $96,000
Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals 4% $102,428
Energy 2% $102,400
Other Manufacturing 4% $102,650

Career Hiring

Class of Accepted Offer by Graduation Accepted Offer 3 months out Median Base Salary Mean Base Salary Median Signing Bonus Mean Signing Bonus
2011 74% 85% $100,000 $99,627 $20,000 $19,886

Class of 2012 Profile

Female 29%
International 36%
U.S. Minority 15%

Region
Africa 1%
Asia 28%
Europe 2%
North America 68%
Latin America and the Caribbean 1%
Oceania 0%
Dual Citizenship 0%

Experience

Mean Work Experience 59 months
Mean Age 28

Enrollment

Total 1009
Full-Time MBA 577
Executive MBA 213
PhD Program 59

School Ranking

Business Week 16
US News 19

Program Costs

Resident $54,407.00
Nonresident $103,365.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Resident) $48,946.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Nonresident) $72,828.00

Alumni

Total Living Alumni 10,261

Joint Degrees

MBA/JD (Law School)
MBA/MHA/MSPH (Public Health)
MBA/MRP (City and Regional Planning)
MBA/MSIS (Information and Library Science)
MBA/PharmD (Pharmacy)
MBA/MD (Medicine)