Poets&Quants Top Business Schools

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

#5

Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: October 2, 2019.

Contact Information

Location:
2211 Campus Drive Evanston
Evanston, IL 60208
Admissions Office:
847-491-3308

School Data

Annual Tuition: $68,955

Full-Time Enrollment: 478

International: 34%

Minority: 27%

Average Age: 28

Female: 46%

Male: 54%

Application Deadlines: Round 1: September 18th, 2019. Round 2: January 8th, 2020. Round 3: April 8th, 2020.

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management offers a top-notch business education setting. Founded in 1908, Kellogg is a global business school with a mission to educate, equip and inspire leaders who build strong organizations and wisely leverage the power of markets to create lasting value. Francesca Cornelli is the dean of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She is also a professor of finance and holds the Donald P. Jacobs Chair of Finance.

Kellogg faculty have led the transformation of business knowledge and education for decades. Kellogg’s curriculum provides a solid educational foundation and couples it with more than 1,000 experiential learning opportunities.

Kellogg has a strong degree portfolio including multiple options for full-time education including the traditional two-year MBA, one-year accelerated MBA, MMM (dual degree between Kellogg and Segal Design Institute at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science), JD-MBA and MD-MBA. Kellogg’s program is highlighted by students gaining mastery in multiple disciplines, a truly customized curriculum, access to 37 exchange programs across 20 countries, and a top-rated career services and placement program. Kellogg boasts more than 120 student-led clubs and sending graduates to more than 500 companies worldwide.

In March 2017, Kellogg opened the state-of-the-art academic facility which is Kellogg’s flagship building Evanston. The 415,000 square-foot Global Hub was designed in its form and function to enable greater interaction between our faculty and students and facilitate team-based learning, and is a physical representation of the Kellogg culture.

Throughout the educational experience, students can take advantage of Kellogg’s world-renowned Career Management Center. The Center offers one-on-one coaching for students, job search resources and workshops, a job board with more than 5,000 annual listings, as well as extensive alumni connections.

Ranking Analysis:

Kellogg School of Management is consistently ranked among the top business schools globally. Currently, Kellogg is fifth place in the P&Q 2018 ranking, a comprehensive indicator of the five most influential rankings. This is a result of strong results across all rankings including second place in the Economist ranking and eighth for Financial Times. In Forbes’ return-on-investment ranking, Kellogg captured fourth place, behind Wharton, Stanford and Harvard Business School. In the all-important U.S. News ‘ranking in 2018, Kellogg was sixth.

 

B-School Smack Down:

Kellogg vs. Chicago’s Booth School of Business

Student Perspectives:

My Story: From the Social Network to Kellogg

MBA Program Consideration Set:

Stretch Schools: Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, Wharton

Match Schools: ColumbiaDartmouthMIT SloanBerkeley

Safety Schools: DukeVirginia, New York University, Michigan, Yale

Watch our video: A Conversation With Legendary Kellogg Dean Don Jacobs

 

 

The 2014 and 2015 Employment Reports only include data from the 1Y, MMM and 2Y programs. This differs from previous years’ employment reports, which included data from the 1Y, MMM, 2Y, JDMBA, MDMBA, PT OCR and Sponsored populations.

Relevant Features:

Meet Northwestern Kellogg’s MBA Class Of 2020

2019 Best & Brightest MBAs: Allison Howard, Northwestern University (Kellogg)

2019 MBAs To Watch: Tristan Loiselle, Northwestern University (Kellogg)

2019 Best & Brightest MBAs: Megha Kosaraju, Northwestern University (Kellogg)

2019 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: Dashun Wang, Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Six Strategies For Winning Case Competitions

Kellogg’s New Head Adcom: A Class of ’06 MBA

How Kellogg MBAs Pick Super Bowl Ad Winners

Note: MBA Program Consideration Set: If you believe you’re a close match to this school–based on your GMAT and GPA scores,  your age and work experience, you should look at these other competitive full-time MBA programs as well. We list them by stretch, match and safety. These options are presented on the basis of brand image and ranking status as a general guideline.