Full-Time MBA

Calling All Leaders

Insight into yourself and others, truly visionary thinking to improve communities, the analytical acumen and collaborative dexterity to execute big ideas—these are characteristics that will define the managers of tomorrow. Through our full-time MBA program, Carroll School students emerge as leaders who will guide society and organizations through the 21st century.

Our program features a world-renowned faculty, a rigorous curriculum that responds to industry needs, and a variety of experiential learning opportunities. Our interdisciplinary approach enables students to master professional skills and gain deeper insight into the workings of complex organizations, collaborating with faculty and distinguished alumni along the way.

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Attend virtual and on-campus information sessions, hear from current students and admissions staff, and learn how you can get the best out of the MBA experience at Boston College.

Full-Time MBA Virtual Info Session
Thursday, October 6
12-1pm US ET, via Zoom

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Graduate Programs Open House
Saturday, October 22
9:30am-1pm, Main Campus

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Your Future Network

Our MBA alumni make their voices heard in a variety of sectors—in financial services, technology, and beyond. Find out how these recent graduates leveraged the BC MBA to pursue their professional interests and confront today’s most pressing business challenges.

Program of Study

The first year provides students with a broad foundation of business knowledge while fostering connections with classmates. In addition to these learning requirements, all Carroll School MBA students must complete 20 hours of community service in order to graduate from the program. Learn more about community service guidelines.

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1st Year, Summer Deliverable

  • Managerial Statistics (BZAN770314)

1st Year, Semester 1

1 Week

  • Introduction to Strategic Management (MGMT770101/02)
  • Professional Development Programming

7 Weeks

  • Data Analytics 1: Model Building (BZAN771601/02)
  • Marketing (MKTG772001/02)
  • Accounting (ACCT771301/02)
  • Managing People & Organizations (MGMT771201/02)

7 Weeks

  • Data Analytics 2: Management & Data Skills (ISYS770001/02)
  • Economics (MFIN770101/02)
  • Financial Management (MFIN772201/02)

NOTE: Follow-up professional development sessions are scheduled on several dates throughout the semester.

1st Year, Semester 2

7 Weeks

  • Data Analytics 3: In Practice (ISYS770101/02)
  • Strategic Management (MGMT773001/02)
  • Elective*

7 Weeks

  • Operations Management (BZAN772001/02)
  • Elective*
  • Elective*

1 Week

  • Thinking Strategically: A Global Integrative Simulation (MGMT776001/02)

* Students will select from a menu of half semester electives.

Once students complete the core curriculum in Year 1, they concentrate their studies through electives.

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2nd Year

Semester 1

Electives (4)

Semester 2

Electives (4)

NOTE: Electives must be 6000 or 8000-level courses.


Average Total Compensation*


Percentage of Students Accepting Job Offers*

*Includes data reported up to October 5, 2021, for all members of the class of 2021 seeking full-time employment.

Full-Time MBA Profile
Class of 2024

Updated September 9, 2022


Total Class Size 76
Admit Rate 55%

Undergraduate Majors

Business 18%
Economics 9%
Engineering 11%
Finance 8%
Humanities/Social Science 13%
Math/Physical Science 16%
Double Major
Other 15%


Academic and Professional Profile 

Average GMAT Score 645
GMAT Range (middle 80%) 576–688
Average GRE Score 312
GRE Range (middle 80%) 303–322
Average Undergraduate GPA 3.36
Average Full-Time Work Experience
4.3 years
Work Experience Range (middle 80%)
1–8 years
Students Pursuing Dual Degree



Women 35%
AHANA* 18%
International 24%
Average Age 27
Age Range 21–40

*African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American

Where do our graduates work?



Analysis Group

Bain & Company

Bank of America

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

CEEK Enterprises

Church & Dwight


Citizens Bank


Dechert LLP



Digicel Group

Dimensional Fund Advisors

Fidelity Investments

Foley & Lardner LLP


Harris Williams


Investor Group Services

Johnson & Johnson

Liberty Mutual

McKinsey & Company


Pegasystems Inc.










Simon-Kutcher & Partners

Springhill Consulting Group


State Street


Two Labs Pharma Services