About Thunderbird School of Global Management

Founded in 1967, Thunderbird School of Global Management. is a college. Located in Arizona, which is a city setting in Arizona, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 0 full time undergraduate students, and 297 full time graduate students.

The Thunderbird School of Global Management Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was . There are 22 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Thunderbird School of Global Management include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate%
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Admissions at are considered , with ,2% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    3 Students rated on-campus housing 4.3 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    3 Students rated off-campus housing 3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    3 Students rated campus food 3.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    4 Students rated campus facilities 4.5 stars. 50 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    4 Students rated class size 4.8 stars. 75 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    4 Students rated school activities 4.3 stars. 50 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    4 Students rated local services 3.3 stars. 25 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    4 Students rated academics 4.5 stars. 50 % gave the school a 5.0.

Thunderbird School of Global Management REVIEWS

What's your overall opinion of Thunderbird School of Global Management?

3 Students rated Thunderbird School of Global Management

Kylee - 02/12/2018

Thunderbird students are nicknamed the “misfits” because we love to travel and are comfortable in uncomfortable settings. Thunderbird is home to those who love experiencing and learning new cultures and who want to better develop themselves. Thunderbird possess world-renowned faculty which equips student with skills to compete and lead in todays global market. Not only do students have support from faculty but Thunderbird has several resources that are designed to help student succeed in their goals. The Career Management Center (CMC) assists student in their career goals and growth by offering career coaches dedicated to you. Thunderbird’s prestigious alumni network offers unlimited resources to students from mentors to future colleagues. The Global Affairs and Management program is a unique program because it combines international relations to business and management settings. It gives students the advantage to work in all sectors from private, public to NGOs. The program is enhance not only from the faculty but from other student attending from all around the world. The classrooms are small-imitate size which allows students to share experiences and opinions throughout class discussions. Diversity is a major foundation of the program which students have various backgrounds in professional, academic, and cultural experience.

Jessica - 10/08/2016

Wonderful school with a great faculty!! I love the campus and my fellow students who come from all around the world. They are working through some kinks after their recent merger with ASU and will hopefully be making things smoother for students as far as scheduling!

Dustin - 10/02/2016

The Thunderbird School of Global Management sets itself apart from other Universities through their Applied Learning approach to instruction. Students are prepared for real life experiences by innovative professors who are leading the change in International Business, are global thought leaders and base their teachings from their own personal real life experiences. The student body at Thunderbird is an extremely diverse cohort who lends itself to the global mindset all T-birds graduate with and what sets them apart post graduation. Any student who is looking for an internationally based educational experience that will provide more than just letters behind their name should closely consider Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Thunderbird School of Global Management FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Thunderbird School of Global Management?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Thunderbird School of Global Management is %. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    I will look back at my school years and try to understand what I am really good at both from my perspective and what my peers have told me about my strengths and then look at which majo r complements that the most during college.

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  3. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    Bellevue University is a school that focuses on educating students with a comprehensive learning environment, students are sure to learn valuable content and achieve a well-deserved graduate status.

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  4. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    The reputation at Bellevue U is in applying a well-respected learning environment that will carry its weight in a professional environment.

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  5. What kind of person should attend this school?

    Curiosity to learn and adapt to different cultures. With a strong inclination for careers in International Development.

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  6. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    People who don't like travelling and do not have a global mindset.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

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