Master of Business Administration atUniversity of Pennsylvania , PhiladelphiaWharton School of Business


20 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Wharton MBA gives the business and leadership skills required to realize goals throughout career
  • Wharton has earned a global reputation by educating the best minds in business for over a century
  • Wharton MBA is consistently rank as one of the top MBAs for Full Time Job Offers and 20-year earnings
  • Wharton's research and curriculum are focused on driving productivity, growth and social progress
  • Wharton MBA provides a one-on-one executive coaching program open to all first-year students
  • The intensive, cross-functional core curriculum provides business fundamentals and the leadership, communication and analytical skills that are critical for students success
  • Wharton's MBA program emphasizes an intensive, flexible core in general business education, plus the depth of 19 majors (Finance, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Real Estate etc.) and breadth of nearly 200 electives


  • University Rankings
    • #15

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #13

      - QS 2022

    • #13

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #13

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #8

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 68,90,920
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 14,04,912
InsuranceINR 3,27,115
TransportationINR 72,259
Books and SuppliesINR 5,50,306
Personal ExpensesINR 3,34,503
TotalINR 26,89,095

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.19


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 13ᵗʰ November 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have a college-level education equivalent to a four-year American undergraduate or baccalaureate degree (the same as a first university degree)
  • Several universities around the world offer three-year undergraduate programs. If the applicant has received a bachelor’s degree upon completion of one of these undergraduate programs, he/she is eligible to apply to the MBA program

3 year degree accepted


  • Several universities around the world offer three-year undergraduate programs. If the applicant has received a bachelor’s degree upon completion of one of these undergraduate programs, he/she is eligible to apply to the MBA program


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • The average TOEFL score for those students in the Class of 2022 who were required to take it was 115


No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
  • TOEFL/PTE score are not required if applicants have completed their bachelor degree from an institution where English is the language of instruction
  • Interviews are conducted by invitation only
  • Work experience isn’t mandatory for applying to the MBA program but the admissions committee does seek individuals who will come to the program with diverse experiences and professional maturity
  • The average student has worked for five or six years between graduating from college and entering the MBA program. The program does accept early career candidates with limited or no experience who exhibit strong managerial and professional potential
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The Wharton MBA Curriculum requires 19 credit units (CU) to graduate, which is broken up into 3 categories:

  • Core Curriculum: 9.5 CU: The MBA Core classes include 9.5 credit units, distributed in two parts:
    • Fixed Core: 3.25 credit units fixed in the first semester (It covers traditional management disciplines)
    • Flexible Core: 6.25 credit units in the first semester or anytime thereafter (The flexible structure of the core course allows students to take more electives in the first year to prepare for an internship, global experience, business venture, or other interests, and defer some core requirements to their second year) 
    • Some examples of core courses -  Leadership: Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership, Marketing: Marketing Management, Microeconomics: Microeconomics for Managers, Statistics: Regression Analysis for Managers, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Macroeconomics, etc
  • Major Requirements: 5.0 CU (including a maximum of 1.0 from the Core): Students can select from 18 MBA concentrations to complete these requirements. Some majors are Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Healthcare Management, etc
  • Electives: 4.5 CU: Students can choose their own area of study for completing these requirements from nearly 200 courses across 10 academic departments, plus many more offered through Penn’s other 11 world-class school

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Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants need 2 letters of recommendation, preferably from supervisors
  • A selection of positive personality characteristics. Recommenders will be asked to choose three characteristics from a list of ten that best describe the candidate they are recommending
  • Two free-form questions:
    • Question 1: Please provide example(s) that illustrate why you believe this candidate will find success in the Wharton MBA classroom. (Word count: 300)
    • Question 2: Please provide example(s) that illustrate why you believe this candidate will find success throughout their career. (Word count: 300)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Important Dates

May 10, 2022

Results Date

Aug , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Joseph Wharton Fellowship
Rs. 69,98,710
Emerging Economy Fellowships
Not available
Social Impact Fellowships
Rs. 32,96,506
Average Class profile for this course
Work Experience5 years
Bachelors GPA / Percentage3.6
GMAT Score Average733
Percentage of International Students30%

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