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Last Updated Aug 30, 2022 by

Real Humans of the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2024

We are excited to kick off Real Humans: MBA Students with the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2024. In this annual series, new MBA students provide firsthand insights into the academic and student life at their leading business schools. Michigan Ross welcomed 380 students to the Class of 2024. Forty-two percent of the new group are women and 36 percent are international. Forty-two percent identify as U.S. students of color. During their undergraduate years, the Ross MBA Class of 2024 averaged a GPA of 3.5. Thirty-eight percent had majored in business, 40 percent in STEM and 22 percent in humanities.... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 6, 2022 by

LBS 2021 MBA Employment Report: “Demand for Talent Transcends Borders”

The 2021 MBA Employment Report from London Business School demonstrates that international demand for LBS graduates remains strong despite challenges that span borders and industries. “The last year has been one of the toughest on record for business school graduates and we are proud that, despite these challenges, our students shone across the board,” wrote Zoe McLoughlin, the head of the LBS Career Centre, in the school’s report. “I am confident that, having dealt with so much uncertainty over the last 12 months and overcoming every challenge with such collaborative spirit, this group of students are more than prepared to... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 10, 2022 by

Resiliency and Momentum Are the Themes of the 2021 Texas McCombs MBA Employment Report

The employment report for the MBA Class of 2021 at the Texas McCombs School of Business shows a successful post-pandemic year.  In 2020, 88% of graduates seeking employment received a job offer three months after graduation, and 85.6% had accepted. This year, those numbers jumped to 94.3% receiving offers and 93% accepting at the three-month post-graduation mark. The median salary for the class is $130,000, up from $125,000 last year. “Thanks to the support of our extensive employer and alumni network, our world-class faculty, industry experts, and our talented career consultants, we had a strong performance in our employment outcomes for... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2022 by

INSEAD’s Limitless Campaign Celebrates Alumnae for International Women’s Day

Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Officially recognized by the United Nations in 1977, this annual celebration is an opportunity to educate the public and mobilize political will and resources toward addressing women’s issues worldwide. On International Women’s Day, we recognize women’s achievements, honor the growing women’s movement, and support women’s rights and equity in political and economic spheres. INSEAD’s Limitless campaign celebrates women whose strength and determination have driven them to innovate. For 2022, the campaign theme is #BreakTheBias, raising awareness and taking action for equality. These six INSEAD alumnae are leaders in their industries, each with stories of... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 25, 2022 by

USC Marshall 2021 MBA Employment Report: MBAs Successfully Compete in an Evolving Job Market

The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business 2021 MBA employment report reveals that more than 94% of its MBAs reported employment within three months of graduation. The median base salary remained unchanged from last year, coming in at $130,000. The average base salary for the Marshall MBA Class of 2021 is $130,976 and average signing bonuses landed at $29,473. A majority of careers were school-facilitated, with 63% reporting they received their job placement through a campus recruiting program, resume pool, job posting, on-campus interviews, or through a summer internship, alumni, faculty, or staff referral. “Our students’ time at Marshall... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 17, 2022 by

CMU Tepper 2021 MBAs Achieve Highest Employment Rate in a Decade

According to the 2021 MBA employment report from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, this year’s employment rates are the highest for Tepper MBAs in a decade. The Tepper MBA Class of 2021 also boast impressive salary results.  Within three months of graduation, 95.7% of graduates received a job offer and 94.5% had accepted a job offer. Tepper’s extensive network and resources, including the work of the career center, internships, resume books and referrals, faculty and alumni referrals, campus speakers, treks, club events, and class projects, facilitated 76% of employment.  The median salary this year is $134,000, holding onto... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 15, 2022 by

UVA Darden 2021 MBA Employment Report Cites “Positive Outcomes, Record Incomes”

The University of Virginia (UVA) Darden School of Business 2021 MBA employment report is out. UVA Darden’s MBA Class of 2021 navigated a challenging job market with record success, continuing a streak of record-breaking salary numbers, and increasing its presence in key industries. A school record was set with 91% of the class employed at graduation. At three months post-graduation, 97% had received a job offer, and 95% had accepted. Three times as many students as the five-year average entered venture capital and private equity careers, and twice as many students than the five-year average entered healthcare. Graduates reported that... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 10, 2022 by

Chicago Booth 2021 MBA Employment Report: Booth MBAs in High Demand

The employment report for the MBA Class of 2021 at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business reveals higher employment rates and salary growth over 2020. Of the 563 members of the graduating class, nearly 82% (or 476 students) were seeking employment. At graduation, 92.9% of these MBAs had received a job offer, and nearly 98% had received offers three months post-graduation. Job acceptances at the three-month mark increased 5% over last year to 96.4%. The median salary for graduates is $155,000, while the median signing bonus, reported as part of their compensation package by 67% of the class, is... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 4, 2022 by

Berkeley Haas 2021 MBA Employment Report: Compensation Climbs

The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, has released its latest MBA employment report, and compensation climbed for the Class of 2021. The median base salary reported for the class is $149,000, a growth of 6.5% over last year. The average base salary increased from $139,423 for the Class of 2020 to $143,696 this year. More than 72% had received a sign-on bonus, with the median reported amount at $33,775. Additionally, 42.6% reported receiving stock options with their compensation package. Within three months of graduation, nearly 90% of Haas MBAs had received a job offer and... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 2, 2022 by

Cornell Johnson Reports Record Highs in 2021 MBA Employment Report

Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management 2021 MBA employment report shows encouraging growth over 2020 for Johnson graduates in terms of jobs, salaries and more.  “Johnson students enjoyed outstanding placement success in 2021. We experienced record highs in offer rate, acceptance rate, average base salary, and average signing bonus, with particular strength in MBB Consulting, Tech and Investment Banking,” Cornell Johnson Dean Mark Nelson, PhD, tells Clear Admit. He adds, “An unprecedented number of recruiters interacted with our students, and we employed cutting-edge technology infrastructure to support virtual events and virtual interviews as appropriate.” Three months after graduation, 97% of... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 27, 2022 by

Yale SOM 2021 MBA Employment Report: Graduate Skills in High Demand

The Yale School of Management’s 2021 MBA employment report shows how graduates found success in an array of industries and around the world. Eighty-two percent of the Yale SOM MBA Class of 2021, which numbers 312 students, sought employment. Their three-month post-graduation job offer rate came in at 95.7%, and the acceptance rate was 94.1%. The median base salary for the class is $140,400. The median signing bonus, reported by 76.4% of the class, was $30,000, while 8.4% reported receiving a guaranteed year-end bonus, the median for which was $22,950. The increase in employment rates over 2020 results point to recovery in... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 21, 2022 by

MIT Sloan 2021 MBA Employment Report: ‘Sloanies’ Are Motivated to Advance and Make an Impact

The MIT Sloan School of Management 2021 MBA employment report is out, and the graduates demonstrate the value of a Sloan degree in the job market. “The outcomes highlight the value of the MIT Sloan MBA, especially in times that call for agile business leaders who solve complex problems with ingenuity,” wrote Susan Brennan, Assistant Dean, MIT Sloan Career Development Office, in the report. Within three months of graduation, 95.9% of graduates had received job offers. Sloan MBAs are looking toward their futures, with 40.7% citing growth potential as their top reason for accepting a position. The median salary this year... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 12, 2022 by

Northwestern Kellogg 2021 MBA Employment Report Showcases Perseverance and Adaptability

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has released its MBA Class of 2021 Employment Report. The achievements of the full-time two-year MBA graduates are unhindered by the current pandemic-related economic disruption, with impressive job offers and acceptance numbers plus a 100% internship success rate. At three months post-graduation, 97.1% of MBAs reported receiving a job offer, and 96.1% had accepted a job offer. The median base salary across all industries reached $150,000, and 85.5% reported receiving a signing bonus, which hit a median of $30,000 this year. Compensation for the two-year MBA program has been on an upward trend, increasing... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 5, 2022 by

Duke Fuqua MBA 2021 Employment Report: Graduates Set Records in Salary and Employment Rates

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has released its 2021 MBA Employment Report, and the Class of 2021 has set new records for the school in annual salary and employment rates. Duke Fuqua MBA Employment Records At the three-month post-graduation mark, 98 percent of MBAs had received a job offer, and acceptances reached 96 percent, a five percent jump from 2020. International students saw a seven percent increase in their employment rate over last year to 94%. Sherlye Dirks, Associate Dean for Career Management, attributes the latter success to Fuqua’s Management Science and Technology Management (MSTeM) credential, which grants two... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 29, 2021 by

Columbia MBA Employment Report: Class of 2021 Moves on from Morningside Campus to Bright Careers

The Columbia Business School employment report touts the program’s expansive alumni network as an integral part of the MBA Class of 2021’s success. The report marks a landmark year, as these graduates are the last for the Morningside campus. The new business school campus, located in Manhattanville, will see students in the spring semester at its two new buildings: Henry R. Kravis Hall and David Geffen Hall, which together encompass 492,000 square feet, twice the size of the previous location. Three months after graduation, 94 percent of Columbia MBA graduates reported receiving a job offer and 92 percent accepted a... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 22, 2021 by

HBS MBA Employment Report Shows Class of 2021 Coming Out on Top

Harvard Business School’s MBA Class of 2021 epitomizes a class rebounding from pandemic disruptions like remote—or even cancelled—internships, hybrid learning, and a changed economy. The school’s latest employment report shows their success in an economy hungry for skilled workers. At three months past graduation, 96 percent of the HBS MBA class had received an offer of employment, and 92 percent had accepted, up from 83 percent at the same point last year. Entrepreneurship drew many MBAs, especially to the technology sector. Of the 64 graduates who founded a business, 41 percent were in tech. Start-ups, defined as private organizations ten... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 15, 2021 by

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Class of 2021 Employment Report: Graduates in High Demand

The Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business has released its employment report for the MBA Class of 2021. The report shows Tuck graduates had impressive acceptance rates that nearly matched the school’s record high. Three months after graduation, 98 percent of job-seeking graduates received an offer, just short of the school’s record 99 percent. The job acceptance rate at the three-month mark reached 97 percent. The median signing bonus landed at $30,000 and the median salary at $150,000. This brings the median total compensation to $180,000, a repeat of the record salary for last year’s Tuck MBA class. Eighty-six percent of... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 29, 2021 by

Forté Foundation Celebrates Record Women’s MBA Enrollment on 20th Anniversary

The Forté Foundation is kicking off its 20th anniversary by celebrating the findings of its most recent research report. In the fall of 2021, women’s MBA enrollment reached 41%, exceeding the 40% milestone the foundation had been hoping would be met in 2020.   Forté’s research has revealed impressive gains in the effort to close the gender gap in MBA programs. For the first time, three business schools—The George Washington University School of Business, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business—have achieved gender parity. Women’s representation hit 54% at George Washington, 52%... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 22, 2021 by

Georgetown McDonough MBA Class of 2023 Profile: More Diverse and More Selective

Georgetown McDonough has released its fall 2021 incoming MBA class profile, and once again, it is the most diverse and high-achieving class of students the school has admitted. McDonough has increased its enrollment benchmarks for diversity, historically underrepresented minorities, and international enrollment. The class numbers 283, reflecting a 10 percent increase in applications coupled with a seven percent increase in enrollment. An impressive jump in average GMAT scores contributed to the nine percent improvement in the selectivity rate. Shelly Heinrich, associate dean for MBA admissions, stated in the school’s press release for the incoming McDonough MBA class profile, “Welcoming diverse... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 19, 2021 by

Vanderbilt Owen MBA Class of 2023 Profile

The Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management has released its MBA Class of 2023 class profile. This year, the class of 182 students comes from a diverse group of countries and top undergraduate institutions. This MBA cohort will be present for the August 2022 opening of the new $55 million renovated and expanded Owen Graduate School of Management building. Here are some key elements of the profile: Vanderbilt Owen MBA Class Profile: Undergraduate Background Average Undergraduate GPA 3.33 Percent majoring in arts, humanities, social sciences 20.8% Percent majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math 23.5% Percent majoring in business... Read more »

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