IESE Business School

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Accreditation: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Campuses: Barcelona (Spain)

13 Current program rank (FT)

€ 85,084 Tuition fees

19 Length (months)

Full- time MBA-15 or 19 months Program type

Program description:

The IESE MBA is a global journey – its destination is the achievement of your goals. Your 15 or 19-month transformation will deliver rewards that last a lifetime. Cross-cultural learning experiences and a focus on general management will help you attain a global business vantage point, as you develop the decision-making skills to drive your career. You will emerge ready to fulfill your potential and make your mark on the world. The program includes 24 core courses and more than 130 electives. 

  • Size of the class: 350
  • Start date: 01.10.2021

Admission requirements:

  • GMAT
  • Language Test: TOEFL 100 (minimum), IELTS 7.5 (minimum)
  • Age
  • Experience
  • Other: * Any degree; * 1 references; * 2 essays; * Interview; * GMATor GRE; *TOEFL, Cambridge, Pearson, ECITS or IELTS; * Assessment day;

Cost of study and scholarships:

  • Accomodation costs off campus, per year: $ 8,350


  • Current rank: 13 (Financial Times), 10 (The Economist)
  • 3 year average rank: 12 (Financial Times)


  • Male/Female students: 70% / 30%
  • International students: 85%
  • Number of nationalities represented: 55
  • Female faculty: 29%
  • International faculty: 71%
  • Women on board: 30%
  • International board: 93%
  • Financial Times: International mobility rank: 14
  • Financial Times: International course experience rank: 4
  • Geographic representation/ Geographical origin:

Alumni today:
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  • Alumni salary today: $ 150,871
  • Salary increase: 119%
  • Post-MBA salary: $ 123,442
  • Value for money rank: 99
  • Alumni recommend rank: 17
  • Career progress rank: 9
  • Career service rank: 50
  • Alumni aims achieved: 89%
  • Employed at three months: 94%
  • Selected recruiters: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Nike
  • Pre-MBA industry:
  • Post-MBA industry:

Career progress:

  • Regional rank: 2
  • Open new career opportunities: 10
  • Diversity of recruiters: 22
  • Faculty quality: 14.00
  • Student quality: 51.00
  • Development experience: 15.00
  • Education experience: 17.00
  • Student rating of faculty: 4.00
  • Student rating of alumni effectiveness: 36.00
  • Student rating of culture and classmates: 4.60
  • Accommodation costs (off campus, per year): $ 8,350
  • Type of aid available: 0
  • Criteria on which aid is granted: 0


  • Student assessment of career service: 40.00
  • Potential to network: 19
  • Breadth of alumni network: 88.00
  • Internationalism of alumni: 1.00
  • Ratio of faculty to students: 0.40
  • Full-time faculty with PhD: 100%
  • Annual intake: 356
  • Number of applicants per full-time place: 7

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