Kellogg | Mr. Energy Strategy Consultant
GMAT 740, GPA 2.4 undergrad, 3.7 Masters of Science
Harvard | Mr. French In Japan
GMAT 720, GPA 14,3/20 (French Scale), Top 10%
Harvard | Mr. Low GPA Ex-MBB
GMAT 750, GPA 3.0
Tuck | Mr. Energy Saver
GMAT 760, GPA 8.98/10.0
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Startup Experience
GMAT 700, GPA 8.1/10
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare IT
GMAT 730, GPA 3.4
Chicago Booth | Mr. Sustainable Minimalist
GMAT 712, GPA 7.3
NYU Stern | Ms. Indian PC
GRE 328, GPA 3.2
Wharton | Mr. Non-Profit Researcher
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Government Entrepreneur
GMAT 770, GPA 8.06/10
Kellogg | Mr. Another Strategy Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 5.5/10
Harvard | Mr. Med Device Manufacturing
GRE 326, GPA 2.9
Columbia | Mr. Consultant Transitioning To Family Venture
GMAT 740, GPA 3.6
Wharton | Mr. First Generation College Graduate
GRE 324, GPA Low
Berkeley Haas | Ms. Want To Make An Impact
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Columbia | Mr. Pharmacy District Manager
GMAT 610, GPA 3.2
Ross | Mr. Military To Corporate
GRE 326, GPA 7.47/10
Harvard | Mr Big 4 To IB
GRE 317, GPA 4.04/5.00
Kellogg | Mr. Tech Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
MIT Sloan | Ms. Transportation Engineer Turn Head Of Logistics
GRE 314, GPA 3.84 (Class Topper)
Wharton | Ms. M&A Tax To Saving The World (TM)
GMAT 780, GPA 3.2
Stanford GSB | Mr. Aspiring Unicorn Founder
GMAT Haven't taken, GPA 3.64
Stanford GSB | Mr. Resume & MBA/MS Program Guidance
GMAT 650, GPA 2.75
UCLA Anderson | Mr. Renewable Energy Sales Manager
GMAT 700, GPA 3.9
Darden | Ms. Structural Design Engineer
GMAT 750, GPA 3.6
Wharton | Mr. Indian Financial Engineer
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Mobility Nut
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8

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Contact Information

Boulevard de Constance,
Fontainebleau, France 77305
Admissions Office:
+33 1 60 72 40 00

School Data

Annual Tuition: €89,000

Full-Time Enrollment: 1039

International: 100%

Female: 32%

Male: 68%

Application Deadlines: September 2021 Intake | Round 1: September 11, 2020 - Round 2: November 6, 2020 - Round 3: January 8, 2021 - Round 4: February 26, 2021 | January 2022 Intake | Round 1: March 5, 2021 - Round 2: April 23, 2021 - Round 3: June 18, 2021 - Round 4: July 30, 2021

**Four location addresses**

Europe Office
INSEAD Europe Campus
Boulevard de Constance
F-77305 Fontainebleau Cedex

Asia Office
INSEAD Asia Campus
1 Ayer Rajah Avenue
Singapore 138676

Middle East Office
INSEAD Middle East Campus
Al Khatem Tower
ADGM Square
Al Maryah Island
P.O.Box 48049
Abu Dhabi, UAE

San Francisco Office
INSEAD San Francisco Hub
224 Townsend St
San Francisco
CA 94107, USA

The INSEAD MBA: What You Need To Know

INSEAD has been welcoming students with intellectual curiosity and a desire to apply themselves in a rigorous academic program since the year Charles de Gaulle became president of the Fifth Republic of France. Sixty-two years later, with three fully-integrated campuses in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and over 80 different nationalities in the classroom, this business school prides itself on offering a multicultural experience like no other. 

“The program strives to develop successful and thoughtful leaders that are valuable and educated community members. INSEAD welcomes applicants from around the world regardless of race, religion, gender, color or financial status,” says Associate Director Aileen Huang. Two-thirds of INSEAD students are from outside Europe, and the school has doubled the percentage of MBA women in recent years to around 40%. 

INSEAD intakes 500 students annually, and their accelerated 10-month MBA begins in September. Students wanting to complete an internship can opt in for the 12-month MBA starting in January. The short time-frame allows for students to take only one year away from working, which is appealing for career building and monetary reasons.

Students are invited to the INSEAD MBA based on four equally important application criteria that guide the admissions committee in their selection. The first is the ability to contribute insights through professional and personal experience. The next is academic capacity based on a prospective student’s academic foundation and GMAT/GRE scores. Then comes international motivation, where the committee looks for English-speaking candidates with insight into the complexity of international business, and finally leadership potential.

INSEAD’s main campus is a sleek, modernist building in the forest of Fontainebleau outside of Paris— but as tranquil as this may sound, the INSEAD MBA is as rigorous as they come.

The first part of the program focuses on 14 core courses which provide students with a robust foundation of key management disciplines, such as Finance, Economics, Organizational Behavior, Accounting, Ethics, and Marketing. 75 electives are available as well in areas such as Political Science, Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Accounting and Control. 

“Learning to lead across different cultures and geographies is critical to success,” Huang says, emphasizing the global nature of the program. “This is why we have three campuses; in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi, and developed our partnerships with Wharton and Kellogg in the US, and CEIBS in China.” 

INSEAD’s Career Development Centre connects students with career professionals before and during their time on campus, who assist them in relationship-building and career development workshops. These professionals also help students discover their desired academic direction. 

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