Tepper School of Business

November 26th, 2018

Tepper School of Business is the business school of Carnegie Mellon University and is currently ranked 11th among the B-schools in America.

Founded in 1949, Tepper School of Business has a unique style of teaching which is a blend of case-based education and theory. Located in Pensylvania, Tepper has been consistently ranked as one of the top B-schools to pursue an MBA at. A number of Nobel Prize winning economists have been affiliated with the B-school including Herbert A. Simon, Franco Modigliani, Merton Miller, Robert Lucas, Edward Prescott, Finn Kydland, Oliver Williamson, and Dale Mortensen.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 18
Program Duration 21 Months
Class Size 208
Average GMAT Score 690
Average Work Experience 5.3 Years
Program Cost $115,000

Source:  http://tepper.cmu.edu/recruiters-and-companies/recruit-at-tepper-school/mba/full-time-employment-statistics/class-profiles

  • Recruitment at Tepper School of Business

Take a look at the top firms that hire from Tepper School of Business:

3 M
Delta Airlines
Harvard Management Company
IBM Corporation
MetLife, Inc.
Nestle USA, Inc.

Source:  http://tepper.cmu.edu/recruiters-and-companies/recruit-at-tepper-school/mba/full-time-employment-statistics/recruiting-partners

  • Apply to Tepper School of Business

The deadlines for the 2019 admissions at Tepper have been announced. Mark your calendars for these 3 dates:

Round 1 – October 3rd, 2018

                     1 month, 23 days, 22 hours, 58 minutes ago

Round 2 – January 5th, 2019

                     in 1 month, 8 days, 1 hour, 1 minute

Round 3 – March 7th, 2019

                     in 3 months, 10 days, 1 hour, 1 minute

Round 4 – April 18th, 2019 (For Part-time only)

                     in 4 months, 21 days, 1 hour, 1 minute
  • Essay Topics 2018 – 19



At Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School, we love to tell our story. Below is your chance to tell yours. Please select only ONE of the options below to complete the essay requirement (maximum 300–350 words).

Option #1: Carnegie Mellon University is an institution that never stops looking and moving ahead, pioneering the next way forward with technology, business and research to answer questions big and small. Personally or professionally, in what way have you been a pioneer?

Option #2: Amidst the ambiguous and unchartered nature of change, Carnegie Mellon University students and alumni rise above to envision and create. Discuss how you have anticipated change in your professional life. In what ways did you effectively collaborate to create your desired outcome?

Option #3: At Carnegie Mellon University, our difference is what we imagine for the world and how we answer its challenges. What impact have you had on the world around you?


There also is an optional essay for additional information about your candidacy that you may wish to share with the admissions committee.

Use this essay to convey important information that you may not have otherwise been able to convey. This may include unexplained resume gaps, context for recommender selection, etc.

If you are a re-applicant, explain how your candidacy has strengthened since your last application.

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