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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.

 

Rankings

 

36th Best Undergraduate Business School, 14th among public universities.

(BusinessWeek, 2014)

 

11th in Undergraduate Recruiter Satisfaction, 6th among public universities. 

(BusinessWeek, 2014)

 

51st Full-time MBA, 26th among public universities

(U.S. News & World Report, 2014)

 

16th Part-time MBA, 9th among public universities.

 

         

Students

 

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 $55,000. 

 

 

Alumni

 

Approximately 42,000 total alumni

 

14,000 alumni in the Greater Boston area alone

 

Prominent alumni: Eugene M. Isenberg '50 Former Chairman & CEO, Nabors Industries; John (Jack) F. Smith '60, Former Chairman &CEO, General Motors; Edward D. Shirley '78, Chairman & CEO, Bacardi Ltd; Anshu Jain '85 MBA, Co-Chairman of the Management Board and Co-CEO, Deutsche Bank AG; John Legere '80, Chief Executive Officer, T-Mobile; JamesPallotta '79, Chairman and Managing Director of Raptor Group and President of A.S. Roma