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About The School

IE was founded in 1973 as a Business School for Executives and has grown into IE University, with five different schools offering degrees at the undergraduate and master’s levels. IE was founded by a young entrepreneur with a vision to create a unique learning experience, focused on innovation and humanities, two core elements of the school values and culture that continue to thrive. Students join an extremely diverse student body and are challenged in entrepreneurial thinking and sustainability to reimagine business and to create a better world.  

IE continues to innovate as the world changes, developing a Liquid Learning model to adapt to the current needs of the students and the world we live in, leveraging technology to foster a fluid approach to learning from anywhere.

IE’s flagship International MBA is an accelerated 11-month program open only to those who have three or more years of work experience. Students can join in September or January, and the program is offered in two language tracks: English only or English and Spanish.   

IE Business School is located in the heart of Madrid, Spain, and has a network of 30 international offices, which support Admissions, Careers and Alumni Relations.  

Strengths And Specializations

(social) entrepreneurship, international management and information technology 

Post-MBA Careers

Career Sector – Technology 27%; Financial Services 20%; Consumer, Luxury, Retail 17%; Consulting 15%; Starting own co: 8%

Avg. Base Salary – $113,770

Salary Increase – 101% 

Employment in 3 months – 95% 

Annual tuition  – €82,300

IE Rankings


Avg. Work Experience – 5 

Avg. GMAT – 667

International Students – 92% 

Female Students – 33% 


Rolling deadlines but it is highly recommended that you apply approximately one year to six months prior to program commencement


Personal Essay
What is the most important thing that you would like us to know that is not in your resume or application? 


Video Essay Questions:  During this exercise you will be answering questions to demonstrate why you would be a valuable asset to the IEU community. This will take around 20-30 minutes. 

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