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UNC Kenan-Flagler Online MBA Overview

July 31, 2023




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What is a good GMAT score for UNC Kenan-Flagler Online MBA?

Short Answer – The average GMAT score at UNC Kenan-Flagler Online MBA is 700 for the last entering class. If you score above 700, you have a fair shot and you will receive an encouraging response to your profile evaluation from the admission committee. 

Long Answer – There is no such thing as a safe score, higher is always better. In our years of consulting experience, we have seen our clients with 640 getting selected into top schools like INSEAD and on the other hand, someone with a 770 getting rejected too. A good benchmark that we advise all our clients to beat is the average GMAT score of the last entering class as mentioned in the Class profile published every year. Scoring above the average gets you a fair shot; 

“The higher your score, the better is it for your interview or admission chance.” 

If you plan to apply with a score that is below the average, then you are starting a fight with one hand tied behind your back or, let’s say, you are starting a few yards behind your competitors. You can definitely catch up in other sections of the application by writing outstanding essays or performing really well in an interview later. But it is always nice to start ahead of the competitor. A higher GMAT score helps one gain a competitive advantage.

“What if you are from the over represented Indian or Asian Pool?”

The over-represented candidate pool of Indian or Chinese applicants usually goes through a rigorous preparation process for GMAT, with a lot of Indian applicants scoring quite high. Hence, the overall competition and the Average score for this diaspora goes up by a few notches. That is why we recommend candidates within the most over-represented profiles to shoot at least 20 points higher than the school’s class profile average. 


Average Employment Salary after UNC Kenan-Flagler Online MBA?

The average salary at UNC Kenan-Flagler Online MBA for the last graduating class was $159,537. 95% of the class was employed with 3 months of graduation.

UNC 42,000-person alumni network includes more than 2,000 online graduates who say the relationships they’ve formed here are ones they’ll carry with them throughout their careers. Between online and in-person learning experiences, you’ll go beyond networking, getting to know your fellow students and faculty members on a personal level and collaborating in ways that create new opportunities and lasting trust.

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Tuition Fees & Scholarship at UNC Kenan-Flagler

The Tuition fees for UNC Kenan-Flagler Online MBA is $125,589 and an additional NA in living cost. 

Regardless of chosen program duration, students can expect to pay at least that much for the entirety of the 62-credit program. Note that tuition is subject to change each academic year, as approved by the UNC System Board of Governors, and any tuition change is applicable to all enrolled students. Subject to final approval from NC General Assembly.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Application Essays

  1. What are your immediate career goals and how will you benefit from earning an MBA at Kenan-Flagler Business School?
  2. As the business world continues to evolve, circumstances can change that can guide you in a different direction. Should your goals that you provided above not transpire, what other opportunities would you explore?
  3. How do you envision furthering your growth in inclusive leadership as an MBA student and as a business leader?

UNC Kenan-Flagler Recommendation Ques.

  1. How long and in what capacity have you known the candidate? (No word limit)
  2. If this is a work-related reference, in what position is/was the candidate employed and for how long? (No word limit)
  3. What do you consider to be the candidate’s principal strengths/talents? (No word limit)
  4. What do you consider to be the candidate’s weaknesses or areas that need improvement? (No word limit)

Application Process & timeline

We strongly advise all our clients to have a proper excel sheet or a timetables mapped out.
Once you are done with GMAT the entire application process usually take 4-6 weeks

Step 1

GMAT / GRE Score

2-3 months.

If you are not sure about what score to target then look at the average score of the schools you want and shoot above the average. 

Step 2

Profile Evaluation

 1-2 weeks.

Get your profile evaluated from a professional consultant and figure out what schools you can target based on your profile

Step 3

Application Prep

3-4 weeks at least. 

Start writing at least 1 month in advance of their 1st deadline. First application usually takes the longest.

Step 4

Interview Prep

1 week

School will notify you and give you roughly 1 week to schedule your interview. Ideally, start your prep ASAP and Do some mock interviews.

FAQs about UNC Kenan-Flagler

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School offers a portfolio of degree formats, both online and on campus, that enable students with a range of backgrounds, objectives and scheduling requirements to access a high-quality education. Each program has its own application process and admissions requirements. However, whichever program you choose to pursue—online, full time, evening or weekend—you’ll receive the same UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree.

The length of an MBA program depends on many factors, including the number of credits and whether you attend full time or part time. UNC’s online MBA program can be completed in as few as 18 or as many as 36 months. Students who take two courses per quarter will finish in 24 months.

Testing requirements for MBA programs vary, but UNC Kenan-Flagler’s online MBA program requires GMAT/GRE scores for applicants with less than five years of professional full-time work experience. However, the Admissions Committee will consider GMAT waiver requests on a case-by-case basis.

MBA@UNC offers more than 25 electives, allowing you to customize your experience and focus on the areas and skills you want to strengthen. For students who want to specialize in a particular business area, we also offer six concentrations: Data Analytics and Decision Making, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management and Leadership, Marketing, and Strategy and Consulting.

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