Berkeley Haas | Mr. Low GPA High GRE
GRE 325, GPA 3.2
Darden | Mr. Senior Energy Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 2.5
Tuck | Ms. Nigerian Footwear
GRE None, GPA 4.5
Duke Fuqua | Ms. Health Care Executive
GMAT 690, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Finance Musician
GRE 330, GPA 3.6
NYU Stern | Mr. Hail Mary 740
GMAT 740, GPA 2.94
Harvard | Mr. London Artist
GMAT 730, GPA First Class Honours (4.0 equivalent)
Harvard | Mr. Merchant Of Debt
GMAT 760, GPA 3.5 / 4.0 in Master 1 / 4.0 in Master 2
USC Marshall | Mr. Ambitious
GRE 323, GPA 3.01
Harvard | Mr. Professional Boy Scout
GMAT 660, GPA 3.83
SDA Bocconi | Mr. Pharma Manager
GMAT 650, GPA 3,2
N U Singapore | Ms. Biomanager
GMAT 520, GPA 2.8
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 360 Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Kellogg | Mr. Young PM
GMAT 710, GPA 9.64/10
Wharton | Mr. Indian VC
GRE 333, GPA 3.61
MIT Sloan | Mr. Tech Enthusiast
GRE 325, GPA 6.61/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Low GPA To Stanford
GMAT 770, GPA 2.7
Harvard | Mr. Midwest Dreamer
GMAT 760, GPA 3.3
Foster School of Business | Ms. Diamond Dealer
GRE 308, GPA Merit
NYU Stern | Mr. Low Undergraduate GPA
GMAT 720 (Expected), GPA 2.49
Stanford GSB | Ms. Try Something New
GMAT 740, GPA 3.86
Darden | Mr. Military Missile Defense
GRE 317, GPA 3.26
Wharton | Mr. Army Bahasa
GRE 312, GPA 3.57
Harvard | Mr. Consulting To Public Service
GMAT 750, GPA 3.7
Wharton | Mr. Strategy To Real Estate
GMAT 750, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Ms. Standard Consultant
GMAT 750, GPA 3.46
Harvard | Mr. 1st Gen Brazilian LGBT
GMAT 720, GPA 3.2

The Best B-School Alumni Networks in the U.S.

And, it goes without saying, the likelihood that grads will reach into their pockets and give back to their alma maters.

ALUMNI NETWORKS AT THE TOP 25 BUSINESS SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.

SchoolPercentage of Alumni GivingMedian GiftNo. of Living MBA AlumsActive Alumni ClubsCountries with Clubs
Dartmouth (Tuck)67%$2008,9766020
Yale46%$1256,003174
Virginia (Darden)43%$1509,6649044
Stanford41%$25017,0836033
Notre Dame (Mendoza)35%$2005,45627442
Harvard Business School27%$25043,5859837
Cornell (Johnson)23%$150*13,014157
Northwestern (Kellogg)22%*$150*41,5038041
Duke (Fuqua)20%$20014,1923414
Pennsylvania (Wharton)20%*$200*39,7797840
UCLA (Anderson)20%$10020,1533211
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)19%$1008,3043513
USC (Marshall)19%$35025,7004722
Chicago (Booth)18%*$125*44,7728938
MIT (Sloan)18%*$100*NANANA
Berkeley (Haas)17%$20011,3028729
Emory (Goizueta)17%$1508,2332818
Columbia Business School16%$20039,0005735
UNC (Kenan-Flagler)15%$1009,8254014
Michigan (Ross)14%$10026,6605125
Indiana (Kelley)12%$12014,534131
NYU (Stern)10%**$125*42,8636242
SMU (Cox)10%$10010,6513022
Texas-Austin (McCombs)8%$10017,7263513
Minnesota (Carlson)5%$7015,26811

Source: Business Schools  * Estimate by Poets&Quants ** Includes all Stern alumni

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About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.