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W.P. Carey School of Business – Arizona State University

ASU Carey Full-Time MBA Program Structure

The AACSB-accredited Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business full-time MBA is a 21-month program. Classes are held four to five days a week on the Carey campus in Tempe, Arizona. A summer internship is a required element of the program, along with an optional summer global elective. Classes begin in August and are highly-customizable.


The Carey full-time MBA is built around eight concentrations and four specializations. Students must select at least one concentration, which requires 15 hours worth of core coursework. Secondary concentrations and specializations are not required to complete the program. The concentrations are as follows:

• Business analytics
• Consulting
• Entrepreneurship
• Finance
• Information management
• Marketing
• Supply chain management

The full-time specialization options are as follows:

• Global business economics
• Health care management
• Sports business
• Sustainable enterprise

Specializations require nine credits worth of coursework to complete.

 Full-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 33 (tie)
• Bloomberg: 34 (U.S.); 40 (Global)
• Forbes: 40
Financial Times: 62
The Economist: 40

Class Profile

The full-time MBA class at the Carey School of Business features 90 students that are, on average, 29-years old. The class earned an average GMAT of 694, a GPA of 3.53, and enrolled with about 5.4 years of work experience per students.

The class is 40 percent female and 38 percent international students.

Career Statistics

According to the most recent ASU Carey employment report, over 95 percent of full-time MBA graduates earned an employment offer within three months of graduation. The mean salary of those graduates was $98,633 and the mean signing bonus was $14,907.

The majority of graduates earned roles in the technology industry (31 percent), followed by financial services (18.3 percent), and manufacturing (15.5 percent).

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The estimated annual tuition for Arizona residents for the ASU Carey full-time MBA program is $58,700. Out-of-state residents pay $96,500 and international students pay $101,100. A $500 fee is required to hold a spot in the program for those wishing to enroll. As well, a $500 fee issued during the first semester is also required.

All ASU Carey students are automatically considered for scholarship opportunities. Graduate assistantships are also offered for select students.

Applicants can help fund their education through federal and private loans, although the type of loan offered may vary by student.


All application requirements for the ASU Carey full-time MBA programs are as follows:

A completed online application
• Official transcripts
• GMAT/GRE scores
• Short answer essay questions
• Proof of English language proficiency (if necessary)
• $70 application fee for U.S. applicants; $115 fee for international applicants

Application fees can be waived for specific applicants. More information can be found here.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Four – April 2, 2019 (final scholarships deadline)

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