Best & Worst 2013 MBA Job Placement At Top 30 U.S. B-Schools

2013 Job Offer, Salary & Sign-On Bonuses For Top U.S. MBA Programs

 

School                                  2013 Offers  2012      2011     2010     Median Base   Sign-On Bonus
Emory (Goizueta) 98.1% 98.0% 95.0% 93.0% $100,000 $25,000
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 97.8% 95.0% 95.0% 87.0% $125,000 $25,000
Columbia Business School 97.0% 96.0% 97.0% 94.0% $110,000 $30,000
Ohio State (Fisher) 97.0% 96.0% NA NA $90,000 $18,977*
UNC (Kenan-Flagler) 96.1% 88.0% 88.0% 84.0% $100,000 $25,000
New York (Stern) 96.0% 94.0% 93.0% 90.0% $107,450* $32,899
Washington (Olin) 96.0% 96.0% NA NA $100,000 $15,000
Univ. of Washington (Foster) 96.0% 98.0% NA NA $105,000 $24,182*
Texas-Austin (McCombs) 95.9% 94.0% 92.0% 93.0% $100,000 $20,000
UC-Berkeley (Haas) 95.8% 96.0% 92.0% 90.0% $120,000 $20,000
Vanderbilt (Owen) 95.6% 91.1% 86.9% 87.1% $100,000 $17,500
Dartmouth (Tuck) 95.0% 95.0% 97.0% 97.0% $115,000 $25,000
Indiana (Kelley) 95.0% 95.0% 94.0% 86.0% $100,000 $20,000
Northwestern (Kellogg) 94.7% 96.0% 94.0% 90.0% $120,000 $25,000
Stanford 94.0% 90.0% 95.0% 93.0% $125,000 $25,000
Rice (Jones) 97.0% 95.0% 92.0% 84.0% $101,229* $21.315*
Chicago (Booth) 93.7% 95.0% 93.0% 91.0% $115,000 $25,000
Harvard Business School 93.0% 95.0% 97.0% 95.0% $120,000 $25,000
MIT (Sloan) 92.2% 96.0% 95.9% 95.1% $120,000 $25,000
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 92.1% 92.0% 91.0% 89.0% $112,000 $24,554
Yale School of Management 91.1% 90.0% 94.0% 92.0% $110,000 $25,000
Georgetown (McDonough) 91.1% 91.0% NA NA $100,000 $25,000
Cornell (Johnson) 91.0% 92.0% 89.0% 83.0% $105,000 $25,000
Duke (Fuqua) 90.6% 93.0% 92.0% 81.0% $110,000 $25,000
Maryland (Smith) 90.2% 91.0% NA NA $92,000 $15,000
Virginia (Darden) 89.6% 94.0% 95.0% 87.0% $105,000 $25,000
Michigan (Ross) 88.7% 85.0% 85.0% 78.0% $112,000 $25,000
UCLA (Anderson) 88.0% 91.0% 91.0% 85.0% $100,000 $25,000
USC (Marshall) 82.0% 77.0% 91.0% 88.0% $103,000 $20,000

Source: Business schools reporting to Poets&Quants

Notes: Job offer data is for three months after graduation, with most 2012-2010 data rounded up or down. Median salaries and median signing bonuses are for the Class of 2013 only. * Average rather than median

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