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Clark University Graduate School of Management
Location: 950 Main Street Worcester, MA 01610
Admissions Office: 508-793-7373
As MBA programs go, Clark University’s Graduate School of Management is a small and intimate program with just over 150 full-time students. They tend to be more international than most, with nearly six out of every ten students from outside the U.S., and young, with the average age of a graduate student 25. The school is generally known for its friendly students, cutting-edge courses and programs, teamwork, and emphasis on the global economy.
For a small school that is off the radar, the MBA program offers students surprising versatility. There are concentrations in social change and sustainability, we well as the more mainstream specializations in accounting, finance, global business, information systems, management, and marketing. The school’s curriculum emphasizes essential “soft” skills such as strategic decision-making, leadership, negotiation and communication.
The Global Business Seminar is a capstone course that includes a week-long trip to an international business hub. The course focuses on a different country each year examining its business and economic environment and culiminating with a visit to a variety of companies within the country. This year’s class traveled to Buenos Aries, Argentina while past trips have included France, China and Germany. Clark also offers an unique Doing Business in Northern Europe Program, an accelerated four-week business course that takes place at a major university in Sweden.
The school also offers dual master’s degrees in community development and planning as well as environmental science and policy.
Just 45 minutes away from Boston and 60 minutes out of Providence, the urban campus is in much more affordable Worcester, Mass.
Latest Up-to-Date MBA Rankings:
Clark’s Graduate School of Management is listed among the 296 best business schools in the world by The Princeton Review.
Tuition & Fees: $57,600
Mean GMAT: 566
GMAT Range: 530-640
Average GPA: 3.30
Acceptance Rate: 44%
Full-Time Enrollment: 163
Mean Age: 27
Median Base Salary: NA
Median Signing Bonus: NA
Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers at Graduation: NA
Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers Three Months Later: NA
From Clark University Graduate School of Management:
- Accredited by AACSB International
- Named a Princeton Review Best Business School
- Ranked in top 16 MBA programs for ‘green business’
The Best in a Business Education
At Clark University Graduate School of Management (GSOM), you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the cultural, political, economic, environmental, and political realities that shape our word and impact the global economy. You’ll develop innovative solutions to complex management challenges and make sound – and socially responsible – business decisions.
Wherever your passion lies, from investing and marketing to international business and sustainability, Clark GSOM gives you the personal and professional opportunities to lead effectively in today’s ever-changing global marketplace.
WE RANK AMONG THE WORLD’S MOST ELITE BUSINESS SCHOOLS.
Accredited by AACSB International, Clark GSOM ranks among the most prestigious business schools in the world. We offer students the highest quality curriculum, educational resources, and opportunities.
OUR PROFESSRS DON’T JUST TEACH BEST PRACTICES – THEY’VE HELPED DEFINE THEM.
Our professors include some of the most highly regarded and groundbreaking researchers in fields from leadership to finance to corporate social responsibility. They have years of industry experience, are widely published, love to teach, and bring innovative ideas to the classroom.
WE BRING THE WORLD SO THAT YOU CAN MAKE YOUR MARK ON IT.
Our learning environment is characterized by enriching collaboration. Your ideas and personal background will inspire those around you, just as the unique perspective of your classmates – who come from countries around the world – will enhance your personal and academic experiences. Our students have a wide variety of industry and functional backgrounds, from large multinational corporations to small family-run enterprises, and are at different stages in their careers — including some who come straight from undergrad.
OUR EAST COAST LOCATION KEEPS YOU CONNECTED.
Living and studying in Worcester, Massachusetts – the second largest city in New England – offers several distinct advantages, including easy access to exciting job and internship opportunities. What’s more, from Clark’s historic,urban campus, you can get to Boston and some of the country’s most beautiful beaches and ski areas in an hour, and get to New York City in just three hours.