University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2019)

Application deadline (U.S. residents)  March 1
Application deadline (international students)  March 1
Application fee  $200

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate (full-time)  14.3%
Average age of new entrants  29
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time)  3.60
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  3.34-3.82
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  157
Average GMAT score (full-time)  714
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  680-750
Entrants providing GMAT scores  251
Students with prior work experience  251
Average work experience (months)  62

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate  42.4%
Average age of new entrants  32
Average undergraduate GPA  3.36
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  2.91-3.79
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  154
Average GMAT score  692
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  640-740
Entrants providing GMAT scores  244
Students with prior work experience  252
Average work experience (months)  96

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Acceptance rate  N/A
Average age of new entrants  38
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  70
Average work experience (months)  149

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions  No, but will begin for fall 2014 entering class
Percentage of fall 2019 entering class that submitted GRE scores  N/A
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT  Yes

Undergraduate Majors


TOEFL required for international students  No
Minimum TOEFL score required  N/A
Mean TOEFL of entering students  111 internet-based test
Median TOEFL of entering students  110 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

Full-time program
The Full-time MBA Program enrolls approximately 240 bright, diverse, and creative future business leaders. We admit candidates who demonstrate strong leadership potential and who come from a wide variety of industries and backgrounds. We seek candidates who possess the Berkeley-Haas defining principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Beyond Yourself, and Students Always.
Executive program
The Berkeley MBA for Executives Program attracts candidates with a high level of intellectual performance, substantial professional experience, and a diversity of experience and interests. They have in common drive, talent, and a thirst for knowledge that will inform their workplace today and transform their careers over the long term.


Part-time program
The Berkeley Evening & Weekend MBA Program is the most selective part-time MBA program in the U.S. We admit those who distinguish themselves professionally and demonstrate leadership potential. Candidates academic backgrounds confirm intellectual capacity and motivation to succeed. We seek candidates whose attributes and life experiences suggest maturity, teamwork, and goal orientation.
Part-time distance learning program  N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions  Stephanie Fujii
Full-time program phone  (510) 642-1405
Full-time program email
Full-time program website  http:/​/​mba.​haas.​berkeley.​edu/​
Executive program phone  (510) 643-1046
Executive program email
Executive program website  http:/​/​mbaforexecs@haas.​berkeley.​edu
Part-time program phone  (510) 642-0292
Part-time program email
Part-time program website  http:/​/​ewmba.​haas.​berkeley.​edu/​
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 2019 data


Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2019

Full-time graduates  241
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment  215
Full-time graduates employed at graduation  74.0%
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation  91.6%

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary  170
Low base salary  $60,000
Average base salary  $117,738
High base salary  $195,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens  $70,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens  $117,051
High base salary: U.S citizens  $165,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals  $60,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals  $119,043
High base salary: Foreign nationals  $195,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus  118
Low signing bonus  $3,000
Average signing bonus  $23,540
High signing bonus  $65,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens  $3,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens  $23,087
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens  $65,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals  $5,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals  $24,859
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals  $65,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation  88
Low other compensation  $1,000
Average other compensation  $26,294
High other compensation  $104,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens  $1,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens  $23,099
High other compensation: U.S. citizens  $95,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals  $12,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals  $38,370
High other compensation: Foreign nationals  $104,000

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  36
Marketing/sales low salary  $75,000
Marketing/sales average salary  $119,854
Marketing/sales high salary  $195,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs  4
Operations/production low salary  $125,000
Operations/production average salary  $130,918
Operations/production high salary  $136,836
Number reporting general management jobs  47
General management low salary  $85,000
General management average salary  $112,754
General management high salary  $140,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs  31
Finance/accounting low salary  $75,000
Finance/accounting average salary  $109,750
Finance/accounting high salary  $165,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs  0
Number reporting consulting jobs  40
Consulting low salary  $95,000
Consulting average salary  $129,989
Consulting high salary  $160,000
Number reporting human resources jobs  1
Number reporting having jobs in other areas  9
Other occupations low salary  $60,000
Other occupations average salary  $96,667
Other occupations high salary  $120,000

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  0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs  0
Number reporting non-profit jobs  7
Non-profit low salary  $60,000
Non-profit average salary  $80,000
Non-profit high salary  $90,000

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)  9
Northeast low salary  $75,000
Northeast average salary  $108,571
Northeast high salary  $135,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)  4
Middle Atlantic low salary  $96,000
Middle Atlantic average salary  $106,100
Middle Atlantic high salary  $115,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)  0
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)  2
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX)  6
Southwest low salary  $90,000
Southwest average salary  $114,400
Southwest high salary  $135,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY)  121
West low salary  $85,000
West average salary  $120,865
West high salary  $165,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally  34
International low salary  $60,000
International average salary  $115,189
International high salary  $195,000

* Business School Career and Salary details based on 2019 data