School Welcomes New Students in Five Programs

8.20.2007 Article, General, School News

Babcock welcomed 81 full-time MBA, 126 working professional MBA and 16 MA in Management students into its programs in August as the 2007-08 academic year began.

The unofficial numbers of incoming students are based on information from the program offices. Official numbers from the school registrar’s office are not yet available.

Incoming students in the full-time program bring an average of 4.5 years of work experience and an average GMAT score of 632. Women represent 30 percent of the class, and 22 percent of the students are international. Full-time classes started Aug. 20 following a week of orientation activities Aug. 13-17 that included team-building exercises at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte.

Classes start Aug. 27 for 51 new students in the Charlotte Evening MBA Program. The class averages eight years of work experience, and women represent 22 percent of the class.

The Winston-Salem Evening MBA Program will have 43 students when classes begin Aug. 27; 32 percent of the students are women and 30 percent are minority.

The Fast-Track Executive MBA Program begins classes Aug. 24 with 32 new students; 19 percent of the class members are women. Classes meet Friday and Saturday every other weekend for 17 months.

The school’s second entering class in the one-year Master of Arts in Management program began classes July 16 with 16 students.

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