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University of Washington’s Foster School of Business

23. University of Washington

Michael G. Foster School of Business

Paccar Hall, Foster School of Business

Paccar Hall, Foster School of Business

Box 353200, Mackenzie Hall Room 110

Seattle, Washington 98195

Admissions: 206-543-5803

Email: mba@u.washington.edu

Website: http://www.foster.washington.edu/academic/mba/Pages/mba.aspx

Apply Online: http://www.foster.washington.edu/academic/mba/Pages/Step4ApplyandInterview.aspx

Strategic thinking, leadership, and global business underlie the Foster MBA core curriculum. In just under two years, the program offers five core courses, one leadership development course, and 11 elective courses. Year one curriculum offers an integrated core of fundamental business concepts, skills, and tools. Year two curriculum focuses on personal career objectives and developing greater expertise in areas directly related to a post-MBA career.

In addition to the core and elective coursework, each student must complete two activities that provide an international or global perspective.  Examples are MBA courses that focus on international topics, non-MBA courses with an international focus, study abroad, international study tours, or completion of an internationally focused internship or project.

Completion of three practical experience activities is also required in order to obtain the Foster MBA degree.  These are activities designed to expose students to actual business situations in new or established organizations and may include summer internships and consulting projects.

Latest Up-To-Date MBA Rankings:

Poets&Quants (2014): 23

BusinessWeek (2014): 37

Forbes (2013): 27

U.S. News & World Report (2015): 25

Financial Times (2014): 31

The Economist (2014): 21 (U.S.)

Ranking Analysis:

The University of Washington’s Foster School fell eight places to a rank of 40th in 2011 from 32 a year earlier in PoetsandQuants’ ranking of the top 100 MBA programs in the U.S. The decline in Foster’s standing can largely be attributed to The Financial Times which failed to include the school in its 2011 ranking. A year earlier, the FT ranked Foster 78 on its global list. The school also fell four places in U.S. News’ 2011 ranking, dropping to 37th place from 33rd in 2010.

Tuition & Fees: $60,678 (resident)

Tuition & Fees: $88,350 (non-resident)

Median GMAT: 690

GMAT Range (mid-80%): 600-730

Average GPA: 3.48

Acceptance Rate: 23%

Full-Time Enrollment: 250

International: 33%

Female: 32%

Minority –17.4%

Mean Age:  29

Median Base Salary: $102,722

Median Signing Bonus: $15,000

Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers at Graduation: 82%

Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers Three Months Later: 95%

Where the Class of 2014 Found Jobs:

Technology — 37%

Consulting — 21%

Consumer Productions — 9%

Financial Services — 8%

PayScale Earnings Over 20 Years*: $2,286,000

* Number derives from 2014 PayScale Survey for Poets and Quants