Northwestern University (Kellogg) MBA Program
How many months does the full-time MBA program last? 22
Please estimate the total direct costs (tuition and required fees) of the entire MBA program.
Resident Tuition: $82,230.00
Nonresident Tuition: $82,230.00
Expected monthly rent (based on local averages): $1,000.00
Recommended annual budget (Resident): $65,425.00
Recommended annual budget (Nonresident): $65,425.00
Are applicants required to take the GMAT as part of applying to your program? Yes
If not, how are applicants’ quantitative abilities checked before enrollment?
GMAT score of newest entering class:
Mean GMAT score: 702
Median GMAT score: 710
Middle 80% range GMAT score
Are applicants whose native language is not English required to take the TOEFL as part of applying to your program? Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required for MBAs: NA
Mean TOEFL score of new entrants: 649
Postgraduate work experience (months) of newest entering class:
Mean months of postgraduate work experience: 62
Median months of postgraduate work experience: 60
Middle 80% range postgraduate work experience
Percentage of new entrants with one year or less of postgraduate work experience: 0
Age of new entrants
Mean age (rounded to nearest year): 28
Middle 80% range age (years)
Nonresident Tuition: $225.00
Number of applications
Number of applications (admitted and denied) to the newest class of full-time MBA entrants: 4072
Percent of all applicants accepted to the class of newest full-time entrants: 24
Percent of the admitted applicants to the class of newest full-time entrants who enrolled: 56
Percent of applicants that were re-applicants from prior years: NA
What percentage of this year’s re-applicants were accepted? NA
Number of applicants placed on the B-school’s wait list during the last admissions cycle: NA
How many of those wait-listed applicants were ultimately admitted for in the semester to which they applied? NA
Percentage of all applicants (admitted and denied) to the class of newest full-time entrants who were interviewed: 83
Percent of the admitted applicants to the newest full-time class who were interviewed: 100
1. All applicants must complete A or B as appropriate: A. Master of Business Administration applicants only. Briefly assess your career progress to date. Elaborate on your future career plans and your motivation for pursuing a graduate degree at Kellogg. (one to two pages double-spaced)
B. MMM Program applicants only. Briefly assess your career progress to date. How does the MMM program meet your educational needs and career goals? (one to two pages double-spaced)
Essay Question 2
2. Describe how your background, values, academics, activities and/or leadership skills will enhance the experiences of other Kellogg students.
(one to two pages double-spaced)
Essay Question 3
Essay Question 4
4. Complete 2 of the 3 essays. (two to three double spaced paragraphs for each question). A. Describe a time when you had to motivate a reluctant individual or group.
B. I wish the Admissions Committee had asked me
C. What do others admire about you?
D. (Required essay for re-applicants only)–Since your previous application, what are the steps you’ve taken to strengthen your candidacy?