The Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business - USA - American MBA
Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University is proud to offer one of the United States’ top full-time MBA programs. The Economist ranks our program 33rd in the world (2012) and U.S. News and World Report ranks us eighth among public universities in the U.S. (2013). It's rankings like these, along with a lot of passion and drive,that make our MBA graduates some of the most sought-after professionals in business.
Year after year, our graduating class accepts employment offers from some of the world’s best and most exciting companies. Our Office of Career Management provides each student with their own personal career consultant, interview training, and internship and job search support. 98% of Fisher MBA graduates secure employment within three months of graduation—best among the top 25 business schools in the U.S.
With an average of just 130 enrolled MBA students each year, we’re able to keep classes small—and the faculty and staff are able to keep their focus on each student. Collaboration is a big part of every Fisher MBA course, with many projects involving intensive teamwork. So students have meaningful opportunities to share their ideas, learn from both peers and faculty, and form strong professional and personal relationships.
Fisher faculty members are handpicked for their ability to conduct high-impact research and teach both effectively and creatively in the classroom. Coming from places all over the world, they draw from diverse expertise and experience in business to challenge your assumptions and prepare you to lead innovative industry practices.
The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus is the 15th largest city in the U.S., home to many multinational corporations (like Nationwide Insurance, Limited Brands, and American Electric Power), and 1.8 million people. As a Fisher MBA student, you’ll make connections with prominent companies and benefit from the wide variety of opportunities that come with attending school in the state’s capitol city—a center for government, business, and culture.
Program InfoProgram Format: Full-Time
Length of Program: 21 months
Program Structure: Semester
Starting Dates: August
Minimum years of work experience: 2+ years preferred
Application deadlines: January 5 (priority decision); April 15 (final deadline)
Courses conducted in: English
US News & World Report 2013– 8th among public universities, 25th overall
6th Supply Chain Management and Logistics
15th Production and Operations
Student BodyApplicants per place ratio: 30.7
Number of Nationalities: 16
Male to Female ratio: 2.3 to 1
Age Range: 22-44 years
Average Age: 28 years
Length of Work Experience:
6-10 years: 13%
3-5 years: 80%
0-2 years: 7%
AdmissionUniversity Degree: Bachelor
GMAT: 600-720 range; however, there is no minimum GMAT score required
English test(s): TOEFL/IELTS
Language fluency: Fluent
CostsApplication fees: $70 USD
Tuition fees: $46,352 USD (international students)
Scholarship for the Americas
The Scholarship for the European Union was created to help attract more students from Europe to the Fisher MBA program. The Scholarship for the EU is merit-based and offered to a candidate who demonstrates strong academic aptitude, competitive GMAT test score, work experience, leadership potential, and desire for professional development.
The scholarship is comprised of the following:
- Full tuition waiver for two years
- Monthly stipend of $1,435
While there is not an official work requirement attached to this award, scholarship recipients are asked to assist the Graduate Programs Office in increasing the recruitment of students from Europe.
Address: 100 Gerlach Hall, 2108 Neil Avenue
Columbus-OH 43210 USA
Contact person: Natalie Mehl, firstname.lastname@example.org
MBA Director of Admissions: Alison Merzel, email@example.com
MBA Program Director: Dr. Karen Wruck
Dean: Christine A. Poon