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Address
203 Alfiero Center
University at Buffalo
Buffalo
NY
14260
United States
Switchboard: 716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341
Email: som-apps@buffalo.edu
Web: http://www.mgt.buffalo.edu/

USP of the school

The Alfiero Center opened for students in fall 2005. The 23,000-square-foot, student focused facility is adjacent to the Jacobs Management Center and features three high-tech classrooms, student lounges, a Tim Horton's internet café, graduate and undergraduate program offices, the nationally acclaimed Career Resource Center, fourteen group breakout rooms and a suite of offices for student organizations. Wireless computer technologies are integrated throughout the building, giving management students around-the-clock access to business research and market data.

The Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition awards up to $25,000 in start-up funding plus in-kind services to the top team. Annual MBA Case Competitions award prizes to finalist teams and sponsors awinning team’s trip to a national case competition.

Other MBA-sponsored activities have included a Winter Survival Seminar, cross-country skiing, Adirondack Mountain hiking and the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim Hike and many community service events including New Orleans trips in 2009 and 2010. The Graduate Management Association sponsors the year-end MBA Dinner/Dance, Winter Festivus,occasional happy hours, sports competitions and community volunteer events. Other student clubs sponsor events ranging from professional development seminars to casual socials. The Graduate Programs Office sponsors Country Forums and Conversations with an Executive.

Description

About the UB MBA
When the Wall Street Journal recognized the University at Buffalo MBA Program as “one of the best in the world,” it praised the School of Management for producing MBA graduates who possess the skills and attributes most valued by businesses throughout the world. These skills included top ten rankings in leadership potential and teamwork skills. The business world has given the UB MBA a ringing endorsement. Today, our graduates are seen as extremely talented, eager to succeed and good investments – an irresistible combination for corporate recruiters seeking top MBA talent.

Degree Programs
The UB School of Management offers a full-time MBA, a part-time Professional MBA, and an Executive MBA program at the Amherst, N.Y., campus. There are also one-year, full-time MS programs in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems and Supply Chains and Operations Management. An Executive MBA program is offered in Singapore and MBA/MS programs in Bangalore, India with Amrita University. Another school distinctive is a selection of dual degree programs combining the MBA with degrees in Medicine, Law, Geography, Architecture, Pharmacy, Audiology, Social Work and Public Health

Diversity
The UB School of Management has been a leader in diversifying our student body to reflect the realities of today’s global markets. On any day, a visitor to the school might find students from New York, Miami and Buffalo side-by-side with students from Germany, India, China and Korea, all listening intently to a professor who recently returned from teaching top executives in Singapore.

Innovative Program Structure
The UB MBA begins with MBA Advantage, an intensive orientation and professional development program that continues over three semesters. MBA Advantage includes teamwork and leadership segments with significant career development components. Alumni and major recruiters join UB staff, faculty and nationally known presenters to bring you this award-winning program.

Students are divided into cohorts for the first year, taking core classes with the same group of classmates. Each cohort is divided into diverse study groups for projects and presentations. In their second year, MBAs incorporate their individual interests and professional objectives by choosing electives based on nine specialized business concentrations: , corporate reporting and control, finance, global service and supply management, information systems and e-business, information assurance, international management, management consulting, marketing, and supply chains and operations management, or a specialization in workforce management.

Full time MBA Statistics

Student Profile
% Female Students 35%
% International 30%
Avg. Work Exp. 2 years
Avg. Student's Age 24
Avg. GMAT 606
Programme Profile
Accreditations AACSB
Established Date 1931
Start Dates August
Avg. Programme Duration 21 months
Avg. Total Tuition Fees (excluding living expenses + books) USD 32520
Class in Corporate Governance or Business Ethics Yes
Teaching Methodology More than 50% Case Method / Less than 50% Lecture based
Scholarship / Financial Aid
School-sponsored Scholarship / Financial Aid Yes
School-sponsored Scholarships based on (other) Overall assessment of potential
Admission Requirements
Application deadline February, March, May, November
Min. Gmat 560
Min Toefl (Paper) 570
Min Toefl (Computer) 230
Accept IELTS Yes
Min IELTS 6.5
Essay Req. Yes
Interview Req. Yes
References Req. Yes
Resume / C.V. Yes
Undergrad or equivalent degree Yes
Official Transcripts Yes
Completed Application Form Yes
Application Fee USD 75

Executive MBA Statistics

Student Profile
% International 10%
Avg. Student's Age 35
Programme Profile
Accreditations AACSB
Established Date 1994
Start Dates June
Avg. Programme Duration 22 months
Class in Corporate Governance or Business Ethics No
Teaching Methodology More than 50% Case Method / Less than 50% Lecture based
Scholarship / Financial Aid
School-sponsored Scholarship / Financial Aid No
Admission Requirements
Application deadline June
Min. Gmat 500
Min Toefl (Paper) N/A
Min Toefl (Computer) N/A
Accept IELTS Yes
Min years of work experience 5
Essay Req. Yes
Interview Req. Yes
References Req. Yes
Resume / C.V. Yes
Undergrad or equivalent degree Yes
Official Transcripts Yes
Completed Application Form Yes
Application Fee USD 100