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C. T. Bauer College of Business - Student Body Profile - Fall 2013 Enrollment

Gender Total College Undergrad Professional MBA Full Time MBA EMBA MS Finance MS ACCY Ph.D.
Males 54.7% 52.4% 70.3% 56.3% 80.6% 65.7% 42.0% 60.8%
Females 45.3% 47.6% 29.7% 43.8% 19.4% 34.3% 58.0% 39.2%
Ethnicity Total College Undergrad Professional MBA Full Time MBA EMBA MS Finance MS ACCY Ph.D.
White 29.1% 25.5% 49.6% 45.3% 38.8% 35.7% 29.3% 16.2%
7.3% 7.4% 5.7% 4.7% 16.3% 5.7% 4.7% 0.0%
Hispanic 23.3% 26.9% 12.3% 7.0% 20.9% 10.0% 12.3% 1.4%
24.9% 27.8% 16.8% 12.5% 15.5% 8.6% 23.3% 4.1%
0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0%
0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.00%
Multiracial 2.6% 2.7% 2.9% 1.6% 1.6% 0.0% 2.0% 1.4%
International 11.9% 8.6% 10.5% 28.1% 6.2% 40.0% 27.7% 77.0%
Unknown 0.6% 0.6% 2.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Total # of Students 5809 4336 512 128 129 70 300 74

Undergraduate Students

  • Diverse: International students at the University of Houston come from more than 130 different countries in the world, making this the most diverse urban university in the nation.
  • Intelligent: Bauer business students have an average score of 1294 on the SAT.
  • Elite: There are approximately 300 undergraduate business majors in the Honors College.
  • Hard-working: One-third of our undergraduate students are fully employed while they attend college.
  • Determined: Many of our undergraduates represent the first generation in their family to attend a university.
  • Large: The Bauer College of Business is one of the largest AACSB - accredited undergraduate business programs in the country, with over 4,300 undergraduate students enrolled

Houston MBA Students

  • Experienced:
    • Professional MBA = The mean age at graduation is 31, with an age range of 24-55. (Spring 2013 graduates)
    • Full Time MBA = The mean age at graduation is 28, with an age range of 23-40. (Spring 2013 graduates)
  • Diverse:
    • Professional MBA = 50% of Professional MBA are international or ethnic minority (Fall 2013 enrollment)
    • Full Time MBA = 53% of Full Time MBA are international or ethnic minority (Fall 2013 enrollment)
  • Working Adults: The majority of our Evening Program graduate students are fully employed while they attend college.

Executive MBA Students

  • Experienced: Executive MBA students at the University of Houston have on average at least 11 years professional experience in diverse backgrounds of industry and professions. This brings a unique perspective to the classroom because students learn as much from each other as they do their professors.
  • High Achieving: The students in the Executive MBA are goal oriented individuals who strive for excellence in both their personal and professional lives. This attribute is essential in successfully graduating from the program, due to its intense courses and time frame.
  • Leaders: There are over 2,000 graduates from the University of Houston Executive MBA and many have become influential leaders in their industries and the Houston community.
  • Dedicated: Executive MBA students are dedicated to their achieving success at work and class. They must be organized and manage time and responsibilities to excel in the program.

Doctoral Students

  • Successful: Our doctoral students have found placement as faculty in prestigious institutions around the world, including Florida State University, Clemson University, Loyola University, University of Tennessee, University of Wisconsin, University of Colorado, University of Massachusetts, University of Arkansas and University of Mississippi.
  • Award Winning: In the last decade, Bauer College doctoral students have won the American Marketing Association (AMA) John Howard Award for best doctoral dissertation (twice), the Academy of Marketing Science Mary Kay Award for best dissertation, the Marketing Science Institute (MSI) Alden Clayton Award for best dissertation proposal, and the AMA Donald Lehmann Award for best dissertation-based article. [more awards]
  • Purposeful: Prospective doctoral students have well-articulated scholarly intentions that fit with the research interests of current faculty, and are academically prepared to successfully undertake the quantitative demands of the program.
  • Analytical: Ph.D. applicants are admitted on the basis of past academic performance. Applicants usually have demonstrated good quantitative skills.
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