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Quinlan School of Business – Loyola University - Part-Time MBA

Loyola University Part-Time MBA Program Structure

The Loyola University Quinlan School of Business Next Generation part-time MBA operates on a quarter system, with new students beginning in the Fall and Spring. Generally, the fall quarter begins in late August and the spring quarter begins in late February. Courses are scheduled during evenings and weekends, which allows part-time students to work during the daytime. Students can dictate the number of courses they enroll in during each 10-week quarter. Quinlan MBA students attend a required orientation session prior to commencing the program. While Loyola University’s full-time and part-time programs operate in conjunction with one another, a part-time course load is considered to be one to two courses per quarter, though full-time status is granted to any student taking two or more classes (six hours or more) per quarter. Part-time students typically complete their coursework within 2 years.

Curriculum

The Loyola University Quinlan School of Business part-time MBA curriculum consists of 12 classes; eight core classes, up to four of which can be waived based on experience or comparable class work, and four electives. Students are able to select a concentration. Concentration options include accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, marketing, and management.

Part-Time MBA Rankings

U.S. News & World Report: 43 (tie)

Careers

Quinlan’s Business Career Services (BCS) offers students career and job-search related guidance including career counseling, resume feedback, mock interviews and internship and job postings. Additionally, career fairs, school-sponsored networking events and on-campus interviews for many companies are arranged in Maguire Hall, the BCS office’s home. RamblerLink, BCS’s recruiting technology compiles these opportunities in one convenient location for students, connecting them to upcoming events, workshops, interview options and job postings.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The cost of the Loyola University part-time MBA at the Quinlan School of Business is currently $4,488 per course.

Quinlan offers U.S. citizens and permanent residents the opportunity to apply for loans if they satisfy certain criteria. By filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), applicants may become eligible for up to $20,500 per year in FAFSA government loans as domestic students. For the fall term, the priority filing date is March 1. Quinlan graduate students are also able to apply for Graduate PLUS Loans, which come with a fixed 7.9 percent interest rate.

Quinlan automatically considers incoming students for the Dean’s Merit Scholarship based on the newly admitted student’s GPA and GMAT scores. This scholarship covers the cost of one or two courses and requires no additional application work on the part of the applicant.

Admissions

Prospective students are invited to apply to any of the four terms. Decisions are generally delivered within two weeks of the receipt of all materials by the admissions office. To apply, you must submit a completed application form, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose, official GMAT or GRE scores, and a professional resume. If you apply online, the application fee is waived, otherwise payment of $50 is required to complete the application.

International students may be asked to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores if their native language is not English. Furthermore, applicants who completed post-secondary education outside the U.S. are required to submit their transcripts to Educational Credential Evaluators Inc. for evaluation on a course-by-course basis.

Application deadlines are as follows:

QUARTER APPLICATION DEADLINE QUARTER START
Fall July 15 Late August
Spring January 15 Late February

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