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C. T. Bauer College of Business - Student Body Profile - Spring 2021

Gender Total College Undergrad Full Time MBA Professional MBA EMBA MS ACCY MS BZAN MS
FINA
MS
GEM
MS
M&L
MS
MARK
MS
MIS
MS SCM Ph.D.
Male 53.4% 53.4% 74.2% 64.5% 60.0% 43.6% 46.0% 66.7% 70.6% 40.9% 31.6% 47.9% 48.1% 66.7%
Female 46.6% 46.6% 25.8% 35.5% 40.0% 56.4% 54.0% 33.3% 29.4% 59.1% 68.4% 52.1% 51.9% 33.3%

Ethnicity Total College Undergrad Full Time MBA Professional MBA EMBA MS ACCY MS BZAN MS
FINA
MS
GEM
MS
M&L
MS
MARK
MS
MIS
MS SCM Ph.D.
African
American
6.8% 6.4% 6.5% 10.7% 7.5% 7.8% 3.2% 6.9% 0.0% 25.0% 11.8% 12.5% 13.5% 0.0%
Native
American
0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Asian
American
28.4% 29.9% 24.2% 19.8% 17.5% 28.4% 17.5% 21.8% 29.4% 6.8% 14.5% 25.0% 15.4% 7.1%
Hawaiian/
Pacific
Islander
0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Hispanic 31.1% 33.2% 6.5% 24.0% 17.5% 23.4% 15.9% 24.1% 23.5% 36.4% 23.7% 4.2% 23.1% 2.4%
International 7.1% 5.4% 11.3% 2.1% 0.0% 15.6% 46.0% 20.7% 0.0% 2.3% 17.1% 43.8% 23.1% 71.4%
Multiracial 2.9% 3.0% 3.2% 2.9% 7.5% 2.8% 1.6% 1.1% 0.0% 4.5% 1.3% 0.0% 1.9% 0.0%
Unknown 1.6% 1.5% 4.8% 2.9% 0.0% 0.9% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 2.6% 0.0% 1.9% 2.4%
White 21.9% 20.5% 43.5% 37.2% 50.0% 21.1% 14.3% 25.3% 47.1% 22.7% 27.6% 14.6% 21.2% 16.7%

Undergraduate Students

  • Diverse: In 2018, 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. In 2021, international students at Bauer come from 57 countries.
  • Intelligent: Bauer business students have an average score of 1306 on the SAT (Fall 2020 entering class).
  • Elite: There are approximately 326 undergraduate business majors in the Honors College.
  • Hard-working: Forty percent of our undergraduate students work at least 20 hours per week 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 more than 5,600 undergraduate students enrolled.

Houston MBA Students

  • Experienced:
    • Professional MBA: The mean age at graduation is 32, with an age range of 24-49. (2020 graduates)
    • Full Time MBA: The mean age at graduation is 32, with an age range of 24-41. (2020 graduates)
  • Diverse:
    • Professional MBA: 60% of Professional MBA are international or ethnic minority (Spring 2021)
    • Full Time MBA: 52% of Full Time MBA are international or ethnic minority (Spring 2021)
  • 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 12 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 recently found placement as faculty in prestigious institutions around the world, including Louisiana State University, Florida International University, McMaster University, HEC Montreal, and University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (select placements from 2019-2020).
  • 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.