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Finance – Admissions Data

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Applications 54 125 118 160 176 111 105 84 79 50
Offers (% selectivity) 33 (61%) 97 (78%) 93 (79%) 108 (68%) 47 (27%) 48 (43%) 33 (31%) 31 (37%) 37 (47%) 20 (40%)
Accepts (% yield) 32 (97%) 50 (52%) 32 (34%) 40 (37%) 27 (57%) 26 (54%) 21 (64%) 21 (68%) 18 (49%) 8 (40%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)


Finance – Average GRE Scores for New Enrollees*

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Analytical (P) c - - - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) c 150.37 (47%)
n=8
151.66 (49%)
n=6
151.60 (51%)
n=10
149.80 (45%)
n=5
c 148.40 (40%)
n=5
c 150.40 (49%)
n=5
c
Quantitative (P) c 159.12 (80%)
n=8
158.50 (71%)
n=6
160.90 (76%)
n=10
163.00 (82%)
n=5
c 158.20 (66%)
n=5
c 160.60 (74%)
n=5
c
Analyt Writing (P) c 3.10 (18%)
n=8
3.50 (32%)
n=6
3.60 (39%)
n=10
3.30 (28%)
n=5
c 3.30 (30%)
n=5
c 3.30 (33%)
n=5
c

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*GRE tests taken on or after August 1st, 2011 are scored according the following scale:
    Verbal Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Quantitative Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Analytical Writing: 0 - 6, half point increments
  For tests taken prior to August 1st, 2011, scores were converted to the new scale accordingly.
P = Percentile Ranking
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Finance – Average GMAT Scores for New Enrollees

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total (P) * 548.66 (49%)
n=15
605.23 (64%)
n=21
613.84 (65%)
n=13
624.58 (68%)
n=24
633.88 (72%)
n=18
578.00 (54%)
n=10
603.00 (60%)
n=10
575.56 (49%)
n=9
c c
Verbal (P) * 28.33 (50%)
n=15
28.00 (48%)
n=21
28.76 (52%)
n=13
27.33 (47%)
n=24
29.05 (54%)
n=18
27.80 (50%)
n=10
26.00 (44%)
n=10
25.22 (42%)
n=9
c c
Quantitative (P) * 37.00 (49%)
n=15
44.61 (74%)
n=21
45.61 (74%)
n=13
47.50 (79%)
n=24
47.22 (80%)
n=18
41.30 (58%)
n=10
46.00 (70%)
n=10
44.11 (58%)
n=9
c c
Analyt Writing (P) * 4.63 (45%)
n=15
4.35 (35%)
n=21
4.30 (34%)
n=13
4.41 (39%)
n=24
4.26 (36%)
n=17
3.65 (28%)
n=10
4.44 (40%)
n=9
4.39 (36%)
n=9
c c

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*P = Percentile Ranking
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data


Finance – Jr/Sr GPA for New Enrollees

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
GPA 3.18
n=19
3.39
n=28
3.25
n=13
3.32
n=25
3.47
n=19
3.22
n=14
3.46
n=17
3.28
n=17
3.30
n=14
3.35
n=7

(Last updated 07/21/2021)


Finance – Demographics for New Enrollees

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total New Enrl 24 32 19 33 25 14 17 17 14 7
Domestic 18 (75%) 11 (34%) 5 (26%) 6 (18%) 6 (24%) 4 (29%) 5 (29%) 7 (41%) 5 (36%) 3 (43%)
  Total URM * 2 (8%) 1 (3%) - - - - - 1 (6%) - -
    Black/Afr. Amer.   2 (8%)   1 (3%) - - - - - - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - - - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino - - - - - - -   1 (6%) - -
  Asian - 3 (9%) - - - 2 (14%) 1 (6%) 2 (12%) 1 (7%) 1 (14%)
  White 16 (67%) 7 (22%) 3 (16%) 5 (15%) 6 (24%) 2 (14%) 3 (18%) 4 (24%) 4 (29%) 2 (29%)
  Two or More - - - - - - - - - -
  Unknown - - 2 (11%) 1 (3%) - - 1 (6%) - - -
International 6 (25%) 21 (66%) 14 (74%) 27 (82%) 19 (76%) 10 (71%) 12 (71%) 10 (59%) 9 (64%) 4 (57%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
"-" indicates n=0

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female 7 (29%) 12 (38%) 10 (53%) 11 (33%) 12 (48%) 7 (50%) 6 (35%) 9 (53%) 6 (43%) 1 (14%)
Male 17 (71%) 20 (63%) 9 (47%) 22 (67%) 13 (52%) 7 (50%) 11 (65%) 8 (47%) 8 (57%) 6 (86%)
Total 24 32 19 33 25 14 17 17 14 7

(Last updated 07/21/2021)


Finance – Total Enrollments by Advisor/Reporting Department and Degree

MGTGV 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
MFIN 51 66 73 77 71
Other 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
MFIN - - - - 1
Total 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
MFIN 51 66 73 77 72 51 43 42 38 29

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

"-" indicates n=0
*Advisor/Reporting Department data is unavailable for this year.


Finance – Total Enrollments by Demographic

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total Enrl 51 66 73 77 72 51 43 42 38 29
Domestic 43 (84%) 39 (59%) 37 (51%) 34 (44%) 29 (40%) 25 (49%) 18 (42%) 20 (48%) 20 (53%) 17 (59%)
  Total URM * 4 (8%) 3 (5%) 3 (4%) 2 (3%) - 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 3 (7%) 2 (5%) -
    Black/Afr. Amer.   2 (4%)   3 (5%)   3 (4%)   2 (3%) - - - - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - -   1 (2%)   1 (2%)   1 (2%) - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino   2 (4%) - - - - - -   2 (5%)   2 (5%) -
  Asian 2 (4%) 3 (5%) 3 (4%) 4 (5%) 1 (1%) 5 (10%) 3 (7%) 3 (7%) 5 (13%) 7 (24%)
  White 37 (73%) 33 (50%) 28 (38%) 23 (30%) 25 (35%) 19 (37%) 13 (30%) 13 (31%) 12 (32%) 9 (31%)
  Two or More - - - - - - - - - -
  Unknown - - 3 (4%) 5 (6%) 3 (4%) - 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 1 (3%) 1 (3%)
International 8 (16%) 27 (41%) 36 (49%) 43 (56%) 43 (60%) 26 (51%) 25 (58%) 22 (52%) 18 (47%) 12 (41%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
"-" indicates n=0

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female 11 (22%) 18 (27%) 28 (38%) 26 (34%) 23 (32%) 20 (39%) 19 (44%) 16 (38%) 15 (39%) 12 (41%)
Male 40 (78%) 48 (73%) 45 (62%) 51 (66%) 49 (68%) 31 (61%) 24 (56%) 26 (62%) 23 (61%) 17 (59%)
Total 51 66 73 77 72 51 43 42 38 29

(Last updated 07/21/2021)


Finance – Total Degrees Conferred by Degree

MGTGV 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
MFIN 11 10 29 27 35
Total 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
MFIN 11 10 29 27 35 21 19 15 14 11

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

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Finance – Median Time to Degree (years)

MFIN 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
In Major/Degree * 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
First Enrollment 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.7 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Number (n) n=11 n=10 n=29 n=27 n=35 n=21 n=19 n=15 n=14 n=11

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*In Major/Degree: The median time to degree in graduating major and degree at Penn State.
First Enrollment: The median time to degree based on the first enrollment as a graduate student at Penn State.


Finance – Degree Completion, GV Campus

MFIN #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2011/12 Cohort 37 9 9 4 1 - 1 - - - 24 65%
2012/13 Cohort 36 20 6 - 2 - - 1 - 29 81%
2013/14 Cohort 29 17 5 - - - - - 22 76%
2014/15 Cohort 38 28 4 2 - - - 34 89%
2015/16 Cohort 34 20 4 2 1 - 27 79%
2016/17 Cohort 19 13 1 2 - 16 84%
2017/18 Cohort 18 12 - - 12 67%
2018/19 Cohort 19 9 2 11 58%
2019/20 Cohort 17 10 10 59%
2020/21 Cohort 11

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

"-" indicates n=0

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