MSM-Finance Student Experience

Direct exposure to top employers during the program allows students to learn about career opportunities, employers and new industries. Students access the Weatherhead Career Management Office's career resources, participate in career fairs, attend employer information sessions on- and off-campus and seek out professional gatherings throughout the city of Cleveland. Learn more about career management.

GBSA and Student Clubs

The active Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) along with Student Clubs provide opportunities for professional development, local community service activities, engagement with employers and social gatherings such as cultural dinners, happy hours and wine tastings with sommeliers.

Incoming students can run for a GBSA leadership position or join, revive or start a new student club with the assistance of the Weatherhead Student Experience Office. Here's a list of the student clubs:

Class Profile and Diversity

The average applicant to the MSM-Finance program has the following qualifications.

GMAT: 683
GRE Quantitative: 780
GRE Verbal: 603
GPA: 3.55
TOEFL: 103 (IBT)
IELTS: 7.5 Overall Band Score
Work Experience: 3 months

The diversity of our student body enriches the Weatherhead experience with different perspectives. In addition to Dynamic Weatherhead Women in Business and the Multicultural Business Student Association, student groups that support diversity include local chapters of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA).

Around the Neighborhood

Weatherhead is nestled in the heart of Cleveland and its arts and cultural district — University Circle — students enjoy living, learning and playing in one of the most concentrated areas of health care, education, and arts and culture in the world. University Circle boasts 15 museums and cultural institutions like the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Museum of Art, four medical centers including the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, 10 religious organizations, more than 30 restaurants, and a total of eight education centers.

Weatherhead is also within walking distance of the city's "new downtown" called Uptown. Uptown includes emerging favorite spots such as a specialty market, a local ice cream shop, pubs, the campus bookstore, the city’s new Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and casual- to fine-dining restaurant options.

Access the following websites to learn more about Cleveland, check out this video to learn why Weatherhead students love Cleveland, and read Life at Weatherhead, a blog written by current students and alumni.