Santa Clara, CA 95053
Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#24 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, and supply chain management/logistics. Its tuition is part-time: $888 per credit and executive: $98,400 total program.
The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit school, is located on the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. For Leavey students, the many tech businesses of the region can be valuable sources for internship, job, and networking opportunities. On campus, business graduate students can connect with the greater student body by cheering on the Division I Santa Clara Broncos or by exploring the more than 100 student organizations. Within the Leavey School of Business, there are about a dozen clubs specifically for business graduate students, such as Women in Business or Consulting Club.
Academically, students in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University have a few different routes to pursue a graduate degree. Professionals with at least eight years of business experience are eligible for the Executive M.B.A., a cohort program that spans over 17 months and consists of classes that meet Friday evenings and all day Saturday, every other week. The Accelerated M.B.A. is also a cohort program, but is available for professionals with at least three years of experience and takes about 22 months to complete.
Three years is also the minimum experience required for the Evening M.B.A., which takes three to six years to earn. Business people with fewer than three years under their belts can pursue the Emerging Professionals M.B.A., which meets twice a week for 30 to 36 months. Leavey School of Business graduate students can also pursue an M.S. in information systems.
The majority of the Leavey School of Business’s 20,000 alumni work in the Silicon Valley, and graduates can take advantage of the on-campus interviewing, workshops, and other services provided by the school’s Graduate Business Career Management. Notable alumni of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University include Peter Oppenheimer, senior vice president and CFO of Apple Computers; George Reyes, former senior vice president and CFO of Google; and Thomas A. Lacey, former vice president of Intel.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||June 1|
|Application deadline (international students)||June 1|
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Part-time: $888 per credit
|Required fees (full-time and part-time)||$150 per year|
|Required fees (executive degree program)||N/A|
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* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data