UNC Kenan Flagler Business School

Last updated on November 27th, 2018

UNC Kenan Flagler Business School – Established in 1919, it is the B-school of the University of North Carolina at New Chapel.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 17
Program Duration 2 Years
Class Size 291
Average GMAT Score 700
Average Work Experience 5 Years
Average Age 28 Years
Program Cost $59,264

Source: http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/admissions/mba/class-profile

  • Recruitment at UNC Kenan Flagler Business School
Industry Percentage Hired Compensation
Consulting 23% $120,000
Financial Services 18% $125,000
Technology 16% $115,500
Real Estate 10% $112,500
Health Care 10% $105,000
Consumer Packaged Goods 8% $103,000
Manufacturing 3% $101,000
Logistics 3% $96,000
Energy 2% $92,500
Other 7% $90,000

Source: http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/~/media/Files/documents/mba/mba15022_mba_employment_stats_2015_fnl_web.pdf?la=en

  • Apply to UNC Flagler Business School

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

Round 1 – October 15th, 2018

                     1 month, 12 days, 10 hours, 42 minutes ago

Round 2 – December 10th, 2018

                     in 12 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes

Round 3 – January 14th, 2019

                     in 1 month, 16 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes

Round 4 – March 11th, 2019

                     in 3 months, 13 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes


  • Essay Topic 2018-19

We have two required essays and one optional essay. The essays for the 2018-2019 application season are:

Question 1: Required (500 words)

Please respond to the questions below that will assist us in learning more about you:.

-> Tell us what your immediate career goals are and how you will benefit personally and professionally from earning an MBA at Kenan-Flagler Business School.
-> As the business world continues to evolve, circumstances can change and guide you in a different direction. Should your goals that you provided above not transpire, what other opportunities would you explore?

Question 2: Required(250 words)
The UNC Kenan-Flagler community lives by its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork.

-> Pick a core value that resonates most deeply with you.
-> Identify the most challenging situation that you have encountered and how you responded while upholding that core value.

Question 3: Optional (300 words)
Is there any additional information not presented elsewhere in your application that you would like the admissions committee to consider? Optional areas to address include:

-> If you have not had coursework in the core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), how will you prepare yourself?
-> Inconsistent academics, gaps in work, or low standardized test scores
-> Choice of recommenders

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