Harvard | Ms. Female Sales Leader
GMAT 740 (target), GPA 3.45
Chicago Booth | Mr. Unilever To MBB
GRE 308, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Mr. Finance
GMAT 750, GPA 3.0
MIT Sloan | Ms. Rocket Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.9
Harvard | Mr. Defense Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Kellogg | Mr. Maximum Impact
GMAT Waiver, GPA 3.77
Kellogg | Mr. Concrete Angel
GRE 318, GPA 3.33
Chicago Booth | Mr. Healthcare PM
GMAT 730, GPA 2.8
INSEAD | Mr. Product Manager
GMAT 740, GPA 63%
Kellogg | Ms. Sustainable Development
GRE N/A, GPA 3.4
UCLA Anderson | Mr. SME Consulting
GMAT 740, GPA 3.55 (as per WES paid service)
Wharton | Mr. Future Non-Profit
GMAT 720, GPA 8/10
Harvard | Mr. Military Quant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare PE
GRE 340, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Renewables Athlete
GMAT 710 (1st take), GPA 3.63
Kellogg | Ms. Big4 M&A
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Army Aviator
GRE 314, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Ms. Gay Techie
GRE 332, GPA 3.88
INSEAD | Mr. INSEAD Aspirant
GRE 322, GPA 3.5
Chicago Booth | Ms. Indian Banker
GMAT 740, GPA 9.18/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Army Engineer
GRE 326, GPA 3.89
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Salesman
GMAT 700, GPA 3.0
Tuck | Mr. Liberal Arts Military
GMAT 680, GPA 2.9
Columbia | Mr. Energy Italian
GMAT 700, GPA 3.5
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Quality Assurance
GMAT 770, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. African Energy
GMAT 750, GPA 3.4
NYU Stern | Ms. Luxury Retail
GMAT 730, GPA 2.5

The Most Lucrative Seven-Figure MBA Degrees

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What MBAs From The Top Schools Make Over 20 Years

 

School20-Year Earnings2013 Starting Pay & BonusP&Q Rank
   1. Harvard Business School$3,233,000$138,3461
   2. Stanford Graduate School of Business$3,011,000$137,5252
   3. Pennsylvania (Wharton)$2,989,000$141,2434
   4. UC-Berkeley (Haas)$2,858,000$134,07810
   5. Columbia Business School$2,796,000$137,6547
   6. MIT (Sloan)$2,723,000$137,0576
   7. Virginia (Darden)$2,705,000$136,10213
   8. Dartmouth (Tuck)$2,703,000$139,0368
   9. New York (Stern)$2,639,000$131,97514
 10. UCLA (Anderson)$2,593,000$123,35315
 11. Chicago (Booth)$2,558,000$135,9823
 12. Northwestern (Kellogg)$2,544,600$135,8385
 13. Cornell (Johnson)$2,537,000$129,03711
 14. Duke (Fuqua)$2,514,000$135,1019
 15. Michigan (Ross)$2,479,000$134,88312
 16. Yale School of Management$2,468,000$126,01317
 17. Emory (Goizueta)$2,344,000$124,14821
 18. Vanderbilt (Owen)$2,334,000$113,17025
 19. Boston University$2,329,000$103,29140
 20. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)$2,322,000$131,18116
 21. UC-Irvine (Merage)$2,319,900$89,71947
 22. Southern California (Marshall)$2,307,000$116,01128
 23. North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)$2,298,000$123,52618
 24. University of Washington (Foster)$2,286,000$118,75924
 25. Notre Dame (Mendoza)$2,261,000$115,29632

Source: Payscale Inc. for 20-year estimate, business schools reporting to U.S. News for 2013 starting pay and bonus

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.