Founded in 1947, the Isenberg School of Management on the University of Massachusetts flagship Amherst campus has 42,000 alumni in 72 countries. Isenberg offers its AACSB-accredited courses to 4,500 students on campus, online, and in blended formats. The School's 3,200 undergraduates major in seven business disciplines, including industry specialties in sport management and hospitality & tourism management. Isenberg's 1,300 graduate students earn the M.B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The Isenberg faculty has world-class research strengths in alternative investments, quality management, large-scale networks, organizational change and culture, and behavioral accounting.
45th Best Undergraduate Business School, 20th among public universities.
23rd in Undergraduate Recruiter Satisfaction, 13th among public universities.
51st Full-time MBA, 25th among public universities; 22nd Part-time MBA, 13th among public universities.
(U.S. News & World Report, 2013)
Incoming Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) students have an average high school GPA of 3.76 and SAT of 1242.
In 2013, 175 undergraduate students received over $460,000 in scholarship money privately funded through alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Isenberg.
Students complete internships at top companies such as Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM, Merrill Lynch, BOSE, Macy's, TJX Inc., and Grant Thornton.
Over 260 companies come to campus to recruit Isenberg students each year.
The average exit salary for BBA graduates is $53,500.
Approximately 50,000 total alumni
14,000 alumni in the Greater Boston area alone
Prominent alumni: Eugene M. Isenberg '50, Chairman & CEO, Nabors Industries; John (Jack) F. Smith '60, Former Chairman & CEO, General Motors; Edward D. Shirley '78, Chairman & CEO, Bacardi Ltd.