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Rutgers Business School

by John A. Byrne

Rutgers Business School commencement

Rutgers Business School commencement

23. Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers Business School
1 Washington Park, Fourth Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Admissions: 973-353-5015

Email: remba@business.rutgers.edu
Website: http://business.rutgers.edu/default.aspx?id=241
Apply Online: http://www.business.rutgers.edu/default.aspx?id=309

The Rutgers Business School EMBA program meets all day on alternate Fridays and Saturdays on Rutgers University’s Newark campus. Each term begins with an intensive week of classes in residence. Each participant becomes part of a study group that works as a team on class projects and homework assignments. A short course, Mathematics for Managers, is offered during the last two weeks of August for incoming students who want a refresher course in college algebra. In addition, an optional Computers for Managers course is conducted in late August for incoming students who would like a quick hands-on overview of the most essential business software applications. Participants have an opportunity to interact with international business leaders during a two-week summer program in China.

The program, comprised of 57 credits, can be completed in 20 months, with courses conducted from early September to May. Students can obtain a formal specialization in a certain area by selecting all three of their elective courses in a particular area during the final semester. For a public university program, this is pretty expensive, especially for non-residents.

Latest Up-to-Date Executive MBA Rankings:

2011 Poets&Quants: 23
2009 BusinessWeek: Second Tier
2010 U.S. News & World Report: NR
2010 Financial Times: 73
2010 The Wall Street Journal: 21

Application Fee: $160
Tuition & Fees: $83,000 (resident)
Tuition & Fees: $110,000 (non-resident)

Average Months of Work Experience: 168
GMAT Required: No. Each applicant’s background and credentials are checked for compatibility, and each applicant goes through an interview process. In addition, a “refresher” math/prep course is offered to all applicants right before commencement of the program.
Acceptance Rate: 82%

Enrollment: 215
International: 14%
Female: 35%
Mean Age: 39

Classes Meet: Alternate weekends with occasional week long-sessions
Length of Program: 20 months

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