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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 deadline: Notification from board:
ROUND 1 October 17, 2014 December 15,2014
ROUND 2 December 12, 2014 February 2, 2015
ROUND 3 January 16, 2015 March 16, 2015
ROUND 4 March 13, 2015 April 27, 2015

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)

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

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%

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

Female 29%
International 36%
U.S. Minority 15%
Africa 1%
Asia 28%
Europe 2%
North America 68%
Latin America and the Caribbean 1%
Oceania 0%
Dual Citizenship 0%
Mean Work Experience 59 months
Mean Age 28
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
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)