Michigan Ross School of Business

Application Fee: $200

2012 Tuition & Fees: $131,000, up from $125,000 in 2011 (resident)

2012 Tuition & Fees: $136,000, up from $130,000 in 2011 (non-resident)

Average Months of Work Experience: 179

GMAT Required: No. As part of the admissions process, the school looks for demonstrated capabilities of quantitative skills in a candidate’s background. This can be evident from transcripts as well as current functional responsibilities. A program administered quantitative skills test may be required as a condition of admission.

Enrollment: 129

International: 15%

Female: 20%

African-American: 4%

Asian: 18%

Hispanic/Latino: 6%

Mean Age: 39

Classes Meet: One weekend per month with occasional week-long sessions

Length of Program: 21 months

Students From These Sectors:

Consulting: 5%

Consumer Products: 4%

Financial Services: 7%

Government: 7%

Manufacturing: 26%

Media/Entertainment: 0%

Non-Profit: 9%

Petroleum/Energy: 4%

Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Health Care: 22%

Real Estate: 0%

Technology: 9%

Other: 7%

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.