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Guide to Michigan Ross School of Business

Surely one the most underrated top MBA programs, Ross is the ideal school for people looking at entering Consulting or Tech (Ross is one of Amazon’s preferred schools). It is a school to have on your list if you value the financial aspect as Elite MBA applicants usually receive generous scholarships.

About Michigan Ross School of Business

The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan places a strong emphasis on action-based learning, a concept created to help students learn how to pose relevant queries, recognize crucial issues, and take on leadership roles. A full-time, part-time, global, or executive MBA may be completed by students. The EMBA courses only meet on one weekend a month, and part-time degrees may be completed in the evenings or on the weekends. Additionally, there are Ph.D. programs and master’s degree programs in supply chain management, management, entrepreneurship, and accounting.

Michigan Ross's Specialty

Michigan Ross School of Business is best known for:

  • Accounting 
  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executive MBA
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • International
  • Production/Operations
  • Project Management
  • Management
  • Marketing

Application Deadlines

Round 1: September 19, 2022 | Round 2: January 9, 2023 | Round 3: April 3, 2023
Application Fee: US$75 (standard)

Admissions Facts

Program length: 2 years
Acceptance rate (both programs): 20.2%
Average age of new entrants: 27
Required standardised test: GMAT/GRE
Average GMAT score (both programs): 722 | Average GRE Verbal/Quant score: 166 | Average GPA: 3.53
Require work experience: 2 years  | Average work experience: 6 years

Application Essays

  • Season: 2022
  • Number of Essays: 2 supplemental essays
  • Submission Deadline: Same as application deadline

Essay Topics
What is your short-term career goal? (25 words)
Why is this the right short-term goal for you? (150 words)

Letters of Recommendation

  • Season: 2022
  • Number of Recommendations: 1
  • Submission Deadline: Same as application deadline

Choosing Recommenders:

You are required to submit one recommendation which utilizes the GMAC Common Recommendation Form. Choose a recommender who can speak to your work style and professional performance; ideally, this will be a current or previous supervisor. A customer, project manager, or expert mentor are among the alternatives. The more context your recommenders can provide in their assessments, the better they are equipped to comprehend your experience and assess your potential.

Additional Questions: Personal qualities and skills grid, plus 3 required questions and 1 optional question which are as follows,

  1. Please provide a brief description of your interaction with the applicant and, if applicable, the applicant’s role in your organization. (Maximum word count: 50 words)
  2. How does the performance of the applicant compare to that of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? (E.g. what are the applicant’s principal strengths?) (500 words)
  3. Describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response. (500 words)
  4. Is there anything else we should know? (Optional)