New York University Stern School of Business

Application Deadline: May 15

Application Fee: $225

2012 Tuition & Fees: $149,000, up from $144,000 in 2011

Average Months of Work Experience: 163

GMAT Required: No. Stern no longer requires either the GMAT or the GRE after internal studies showed that among enrolled Stern EMBA students, non-test takers slightly outperformed test takers in academic performance and pre-program quantitative proficiency exams.

Enrollment: 190

International: 27%

Female: 27%

Mean Age: 38

Classes Meet: Alternate weekends with occasional week-long sessions

Length of Program: 22 months

Students From These Sectors:

Financial Services: 31%

Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Health Care: 18%

Media/Entertainment: 10%

Consulting: 7%

Technology: 6%

Real Estate: 5%

Consumer Products: 5%

Government: 4%

Non-Profit: 3%

Petroleum/Energy: 2%

Manufacturing: 0%

Other: 10%

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.