It is currently 11 Dec 2017, 12:10

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Confused about intake size

  new topic post reply Update application status  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 30 Jan 2009
Posts: 1

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 0

Confused about intake size [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 16 Sep 2009, 20:14
Hi all,

Please take a look at this data from BW profile page for Fuqua as an example:

Application (A) - 3122
Selectivity (S) - 30%
Yield (Y) - 46%


If you do the math (A*S*Y), the intake size comes to about 431. But BW reports full-time enrollment as 878, which is roughly double the result I just mentioned.

Now Fuqua website mentions their class size as 434, which is consistent with the math.

This same pattern emerges for all 2-year programs, but not for 1-year ones. So I'm guessing the BW data about enrollment is actually the total number of students in the program at any time (first year + second year), and not the intake size.
Could someone please confirm if that's right?

Thanks.

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 0

Director
Director
User avatar
Affiliations: Consortium (CGSM.org), NSHMBA
Joined: 25 Aug 2009
Posts: 937

Kudos [?]: 237 [0], given: 113

Location: New Haven
Schools: Yale SOM Class of 2012
WE 1: Investment Banking Summer Associate (Boutique tech M&A)
Reviews Badge
Re: Confused about intake size [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 09 Nov 2009, 14:34
hi

the total enrollment refers to both 1st and 2nd year students (and part time and phd, as far as i can tell). i can confirm this based on the HBS student body, which is around 1900 according to BW, but the 1st year total was around 940.
_________________

GMAT Debrief

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Kudos [?]: 237 [0], given: 113

Re: Confused about intake size   [#permalink] 09 Nov 2009, 14:34
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Confused about intake size

  new topic post reply Update application status  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.