PO Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187
Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#57 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The Mason School of Business at College of William and Mary offers these departments and concentrations: consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, marketing, production/operations management, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, and quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research. Its tuition is full-time: $30,898 per year (in-state); full-time: $41,354 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $700 per credit (in-state); part-time: $1,100 per credit (out-of-state); executive: $89,500 total program (in-state); and executive: $89,500 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 44.8 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
The College of William and Mary, located in Williamsburg, Va., is the second-oldest institute of higher education in the country, next to Harvard University. The college was founded in 1693, and in 1919, William and Mary’s Department of Business opened, laying the groundwork for what is now the Mason School of Business.
Graduate students can earn either an M.B.A. or a master’s of accounting degree at the Mason School of Business. The full-time M.B.A. program spans over two years, and includes the Leadership Development Experience, which provides students with one-on-one coaching from a senior business executive. The executive M.B.A. at Mason School of Business is designed for experienced professionals and usually takes about 20 months to earn, with Friday and Saturday classes twice a month. Through the flex M.B.A. program, students take classes weekday evenings for about three years.
College of William and Mary students in the Mason School of Business who are interested in becoming an auditor, tax adviser, or consultant can pursue the master of accounting program, which is usually completed in nine months. Each year, master of accounting students go on a five-day road trip to a city such as Washington, D.C., to meet with professionals in the field.
The College of William and Mary Mason School of Business is also home to the Center for Corporate Education, the Plumeri Communication Center, and the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center. For post-graduation plans, full-time M.B.A. students can check out CareerPREP, which helps students find employment and, each academic year, provides them with a $300 stipend for job search-related activities. Graduate students earning an accounting degree can explore the Cohen Career Center, which hosts on-campus recruitment events, as well as career workshops.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||August 1|
|Application deadline (international students)||August 1|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
full-time: $30,898 per year (in-state)
|Required fees (full-time)||$950 per program|
|Required fees (part-time)||N/A|
|Required fees (executive degree program)||N/A|
|Average base salary||$77,990|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||44.8%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data