Tuck | Mr. Waterflooder
GMAT 700, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. E-Sports Coach
GRE 323, GPA 5.72/10
Harvard | Mr. Health Clinic Founder
GRE 330, GPA 3
Stanford GSB | Mr. Aspiring Tech Entrepreneur
GMAT 690, GPA 3.4
Tuck | Mr. Risk Manager
GMAT 750, GPA 7.1/10
Harvard | Mr. PE Strategist
GRE 326, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Student Product Manager
GMAT 760, GPA 3.4
London Business School | Ms. FANG Tech
GRE 321, GPA 3.7
Chicago Booth | Mr. Corporate Development
GMAT 740, GPA 3.2
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Sports Management
GMAT 690, GPA 3.23
Wharton | Mr. Private Equity Analyst
GRE 320, GPA 3.3
Columbia | Mr. CPA
GMAT 720, GPA 3.5
Wharton | Mr. Digital Health Start-Up
GMAT 710, GPA 3.3
Darden | Mr. International Trade
GRE 323, GPA 3.6
Said Business School | Mr. Strategy Consulting Future
GMAT 720, GPA 3.98
Stanford GSB | Mr. Robotics
GMAT 730, GPA 2.9
London Business School | Mr. Supply Chain Latino
GRE 320, GPA 3.4
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Operations Manager
GRE 328, GPA 3.1
Harvard | Ms. Media Entertainment
GMAT 740, GPA 3.3
INSEAD | Mr. Jumbo GMAT
GMAT 770, GPA 3.7
Wharton | Mr. Basketball To B-School
GRE 334, GPA 3.73
INSEAD | Ms. Insightful Panda
GMAT 700, GPA 87.5%
NYU Stern | Mr. Bioinformatics
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Impact Investment
GMAT 760, GPA 3.2
Chicago Booth | Mr. Nonprofit-ish
GRE 333, GPA 3.81
INSEAD | Ms. Humble Auditor
GMAT 710, GPA 3.56
London Business School | Mr. Investment Finance
GMAT 750, GPA 2.2

Where MBA Career Pay Totals $3 Million-Plus

 

Top 25 Schools Whose MBAs Make The Most

Rank & SchoolCareer Pay TotalPay At 20-Year MarkPay At 10-Year MarkPay at 5-Year Mark
  1. Harvard$3,639,643$224,000$169,000$136,000
  2. UPenn (Wharton)$3,460,707$214,000$164,000$146,000
  3. Stanford GSB$3,432,013$220,000$166,000$129,000
  4. Columbia$3,164,298$191,000$149,000$117,000
  5. Dartmouth (Tuck)$3,107,417$174,000$147,000$128,000
  6. Northwestern (Kellogg)$3,069,620$204,000$139,000$119,000
  7. MIT (Sloan)$3,029,653$169,000$143,000$125,000
  8. Chicago (Booth)$3,004,828$215,000$137,000$115,000
  9. UC-Berkeley (Haas)$2,976,382$171,000$141,000$117,000
10. Yale School of Mgt.$2,939,871$172,000$144,000$125,000
11. Virginia (Darden)$2,937,835$191,000$142,000$108,000
12. Duke (Fuqua)$2,781,032$170,000$131,000$104,000
13. New York (Stern)$2,750,304$176,000$129,000$102,000
14. Cornell (Johnson)$2,738,723$180,000$129,000$97,400
15. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)$2,673,352$158,000$130,000$101,000
16. UCLA (Anderson)$2,662,331$171,000$129,000$103,000
17. Michigan (Ross)$2,604,044$157,000$121,000$104,000
18. Emory (Goizueta)$2,573,954$164,000$116,000$94,400
19. Vanderbilt (Owen)$2,562,743$168,000$113,000$95,300
20. Georgetown (McDonough)$2,552,660$160,000$114,000$101,000
21. Notre Dame (Mendoza)$2,546,294$162,000$121,000$96,100
22. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)$2,506,915$157,000$110,000$95,700
23. Southern Cal (Marshall)$2,484,016$165,000$115,000$95,900
24. Texas-Austin (McCombs)$2,449,480$164,000$115,000$91,800
25. Rice (Jones)$2,434,747$140,000$120,000$98,500

Source: Payscale

(See following page for the next 25 schools that round out the top 50)

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.