Top Feeder Companies to Harvard B-School

Harvard Business School’s Top Feeder CompaniesEstimated % ofClass of 2013Estimated Number inClass of 2012Number Found in Facebook
1. McKinsey & Co. New York, NY5.7%5232
2. Bain & Co. Boston, MA4.6%4226
3. Boston Consulting Group Boston, MA3.4%3119
4. Booz New York, NY2.0%1811
5. Deloitte New York, NY1.6%159
5. Google Mountain View, CA1.6%159
5. J.P. Morgan/Chase New York, NY1.6%159
8. Goldman Sachs New York, NY1.4%138
8. U.S. Army Various locations1.4%138
10. Citigroup New York, NY1.2%117
11. Microsoft Redmond, WA1.1%106
11. Morgan Stanley New York, NY1.1%106
13. Blackstone Group New York, NY0.9%85
13. Monitor Group Cambridge, MA0.9%85
13. TPG Capital Fort Worth, TX0.9%85
16. PriceWaterhouseCoopers New York, NY0.7%74
16. Summit Partners Boston, MA0.7%74
16. World Bank Washington, DC0.7%74
16. Oliver Wyman Boston, MA0.7%74
16. Accenture New York, NY0.7%74
16. UBS Zurich, Switzerland0.7%74
22. Carlyle Group Washington, DC0.5%53
22. American Express New York, NY0.5%53
22. Lockheed Martin Bethesda, MD0.5%53
22. Shell The Hague, Netherlands0.5%53
22. U.S. Navy Various locations0.5%53
22. U.S. Marines Various locations0.5%53

Source: These numbers are calculated from Harvard Business School’s Class of 2013 Facebook page. The work backgrounds of 566 members of the incoming class of 918 could be verified by Poets&Quants. The estimate of students from a specific company or organization are based on the percentage of the confirmed sample who have come from that company. Data compiled by Liza Rodler.

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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.