Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business

By | January 14, 2023

Noted as one of the leading business schools in the state, Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business has distinguished itself with reputable career service, high average starting salary and rigorous academic curriculums. On this page specified for Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business, you can also find its complete admissions application information, such as average GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA ranges, average professional experience and acceptance rates for part-time, full-time and executive degree programs offered by Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business. According to AbbreviationFinder, Grand Valley State University is abbreviated as GVSU.

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Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2022)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 1
Application deadline (international students) April 1
Application fee $30

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate (full-time) 86.7%
Average age of new entrants 23
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) 3.54
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 3.1-3.9
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 12
Average GMAT score (full-time) 567
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 470-610
Entrants providing GMAT scores 12
Students with prior work experience 3
Average work experience (months) 24

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 86.6%
Average age of new entrants 31
Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.9-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 54
Average GMAT score 554
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 500-610
Entrants providing GMAT scores 53
Students with prior work experience 52
Average work experience (months) 96

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Applicants (executive degree) N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants N/A
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores N/A
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions N/A
Percentage of fall 2013 entering class that submitted GRE scores N/A
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT N/A

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test
Mean TOEFL of entering students N/A
Median TOEFL of entering students N/A

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

Full-time program
Admission is competitive. Applicants must have completed undergraduate degree in business; GMAT at least 550; GPA at least 3.3. Applicants who meet these requirements are interviewed, and admission is limited to those who are considered acceptable for employment by fellowship/internship corporate partners. Class is limited to 30.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
Minimum GMAT 500, minimum scholastic index (GMAT + 200 X GPA) = 1100. Work experience is considered in marginal cases.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Claudia Bajema
Full-time program phone (616) 331-7400
Full-time program email [email protected]
Full-time program website http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​gvsu.​edu/​fimba
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program email N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (616) 331-7400
Part-time program email [email protected]
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​gvsu.​edu/​mba
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program email N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A

* Business School Admissions details based on 2022 data

Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2022

Full-time graduates 12
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 12
Full-time graduates employed at graduation N/A
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation N/A

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 9
Low base salary N/A
Average base salary N/A
High base salary N/A

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $46,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $52,500
High base salary: U.S citizens $65,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals N/A
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $50,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals N/A

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 0
Low signing bonus N/A
Average signing bonus N/A
High signing bonus N/A

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 0
Low other compensation N/A
Average other compensation N/A
High other compensation N/A

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
High other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
High other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 2
Marketing/sales low salary $46,000
Marketing/sales average salary $48,000
Marketing/sales high salary $50,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs N/A
Number reporting general management jobs N/A
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 1
Finance/accounting average salary $49,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs N/A
Number reporting consulting jobs 4
Consulting low salary $50,000
Consulting average salary $57,250
Consulting high salary $65,000
Number reporting human resources jobs N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 2
Other occupations low salary $46,000
Other occupations average salary $48,000
Other occupations high salary $50,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting government jobs N/A
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 3
Manufacturing low salary $46,000
Manufacturing average salary $54,000
Manufacturing high salary $65,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 1
Non-profit average salary $46,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 1
Middle Atlantic average salary $50,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 8
Midwest low salary $46,000
Midwest average salary $52,500
Midwest high salary $65,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) N/A
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) N/A
Number reporting jobs located internationally N/A

* Business School Career and Salary details based on 2022 data