Comparison of Top MBA Programs

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* Updated 11/09/2021

SCHOOLLOCATIONUS NEWS & WORLD REPORT
(rank in 2021)
CLASS SIZE FT% ADMITTEDAVERAGE AGEWORK EXPERIENCE% FEMALE% INTERNATIONALMEDIAN GMATAVG GPAAVG POST MBA SALARY% GRADUATES EMPLOYED AT GRADUATION% GRADUATES EMPLOYED 3 MONTHS POST GRADUATIONTOP RECRUITED INDUSTRIESAPPLICATION DEADLINESDECISION DATESINFO SESSIONS / EVENTSWHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Stanford GSBStanford, CA14269%N/A4.8 Years44%47%7333.8$176,083 63%85%Finance (34%)
Technology (28%)
Consulting (15%)
R1: 9/9/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 4/12/2022
R1: 12/9/2021
R2: 3/31/2022
R3: 5/26/2022
https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/mba/admission/eventsNailing the essay is critical!
U Penn WhartonPhiladelphia, PA289723%N/A5 Years52%36%7403.6$172,016 81%94% Financial Services (36%)
Technology (17%)
Consulting (16%)
R1: 9/8/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 3/30/2022
R1: 12/15/2021
R2: 3/23/2022
R3: 5/10/2022
https://mba.wharton.upenn.edu/events/Team-based discussion interview format
Chicago BoothChicago, IL362028%285 Years42%39%7243.56$172,683 84%91%Consulting (34%)
Financial Services (27%)
Technology (23%)
R1: 9/23/2021
R2: 1/6/2022
R3: 4/7/2022
R1: 12/2/2021
R2: 3/24/2022
R3: 5/26/2022
https://www.chicagobooth.edu/programs/full-time/admissions/eventsReally understand "why Booth"
Northwestern KelloggEvanston, IL450828%N/A5 Years49%36%7273.6$173,057 81%93%Consulting (36%)
Technology (28%)
Financial Services (15%)
R1: 9/15/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 4/6/2022
R1: 12/8/2021
R2: 3/23/2022
R3: 5/11/2022
https://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/programs/full-time-mba/admissions-events.aspxInterviews nearly every applicant
Harvard HBSCambridge, MA510109%275 Years46%37%7273.7$171,785 71%83% Consulting (24%)
Technology (19%)
Private Equity (18%)
R1: 9/8/2021
R2: 1/4/2022
R1: 12/9/2021
R2: 3/30/2022
https://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/admissions-events/Pages/default.aspxOpen-ended essay question - start early!
MIT SloanCambridge, MA545015%N/A5 Years44%43%7303.59$160,291 79%94%Consulting (28%)
Technology (25%)
Finance (21%)
R1: 9/28/2021
R2: 1/19/2022
R3: 4/12/2022
R1: 12/15/2021
R2: 4/4/2022
R3: 6/1/2022
https://mitsloan.mit.edu/mba/admissions/admissions-events/Quantitative/scoring approach to admissions
Columbia Business SchoolNew York, NY784714%285 Years41%48%7323.6$171,436 73%86%Consulting (34%)
Financial Services (33%)
Media/Technology (20%)
Early Decision: 10/6/2021
Rolling: 4/8/2022
Rollinghttps://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/programs/mba/admissions/eventsEarly Decision option, rolling admissions
University of California-Berkeley (Haas)Berkeley, CA729123%N/A5.5 Years37%37%7273.65$162,409 72%87%Technology (32%)
Consulting (25%)
Financial Services (15%)
R1: 9/23/2021
R2: 1/6/2022
R3: 4/7/2022
R1: 12/16/2021
R2: 3/24/2022
R3: 5/12/2022
https://mba.haas.berkeley.edu/admissions/upcoming-eventsPrefers the GMAT
Yale School of Management (SOM)New Haven, CT934930%N/A4.4 Years43%44%7203.62$162,856 75%86%Consulting (37%)
Finance (23%)
Technology (13%)
R1: 9/14/2021
R2: 1/6/2022
R3: 4/12/2022
R1: 12/3/2021
R2: 3/25/2022
R3: 5/18/2022
https://som.yale.edu/programs/mba/admissions/eventsApplication includes a video essay
Dartmouth College (Tuck)Hanover, NH1029435%N/A5.4 Years46%41%7203.5$173,882 81%92%Consulting (42%)
Financial Services (21%)
Technology (15%)
R1: 9/27/2021
R2: 1/3/2022
R3: 3/28/2022
R4: Rolling
4/1/2021 - 6/1/2021
R1: 12/9/2021
R2: 3/17/2022
R3: 5/5/2022
R4: Rolling through 7/1/2021
https://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/admissions/attend-an-eventEarly Action option (not binding), applicant-initiated interview option
New York University (NYU Stern)New York, NY1036029%285.1 Years41%32%7233.6$175,148 79%89%Financial Services (35%)
Consulting (31%)
Technology/ Telecommunications (19%)
R1: 9/15/2021
R2: 10/15/2021
R3: 1/15/2022
R4: 3/15/2022
R1: 12/1/2021
R2: 1/1/2022
R3: 4/1/2022
R4: 6/1/2022
R4: 6/1/2021
https://apply.stern.nyu.edu/portal/ft_events?_ga=2.66014702.1782046844.1552163262-1653585508.1552163262Specialized MBA options (Tech and Luxury/Fashion)
Duke University (Fuqua)Durham, NC1244725%275.9 Years48%47%7023.5$167,134 85%91%Consulting (31%)
Technology (27%)
Finance (18%)
Early Action: 9/2/2021
R1: 10/11/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 3/24/2022
Early Action: 10/14/2021
R1: 12/15/2021
R2: 3/16/2022
R3: 4/29/2022
https://www.fuqua.duke.edu/eventsEarly Decision option (binding), applicant-initiated interview option
University of Michigan (Ross)Ann Arbor, MI1339837%N/A5 Years46%28%7113.45$164,040 80%88%Consulting (36%)
Technology (25%)
Financial Services (12%)
R1: 9/20/2021
R2: 1/10/2022
R3: 4/4/2022
R1: 12/8/2021
R2: 3/18/2022
R3: 5/11/2022
https://michiganross.umich.edu/graduate/full-time-mba/admissions/events
University of Virgina (Darden)Charlottesville, VA1335135%285 Years40%40%7033.5$169,190 84%91%Consulting (41%)
Technology (20%)
Financial Services (19%)
Early Action: 9/9/2021
R1: 10/6/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 4/6/2022
R1: 10/20/2021
R2: 12/8/2021
R3: 3/16/2022
R4: 5/4/2022
https://www.darden.virginia.edu/mba/admissions/events-receptions/Primarily uses case method, like HBS
Cornell University (Johnson)Ithaca, NY1530440%285 Years39%35%6913.33$172,254 85%90%Financial Services (34%)
Consulting (30%)
Technology (16%)
R1: 10/12/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 4/12/2022
R1: 12/16/2021
R2: 4/8/2022
R3: 6/1/2022
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Programs/Full-Time-MBA/Admissions/EventsTight-knit community
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)Pittsburgh, PA1623128%N/A5.4 Years21%34%6803.32$165,540 81%87%Consulting (35%)
Technology (31%)
Financial Services (13%)

R1: 10/3/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 3/6/2022
R1: 12/8/2021
R2: 3/9/2022
R3: 5/4/2022
https://www.cmu.edu/tepper/programs/mba/admissions/attend-admissions-events/index.htmlHighly quant focused in their curriculum
University of Southern California (Marshall)Los Angeles, CA1621824%29N/A36%34%7073.6$156,581 75%91%Consulting (28%)
Technology (27%)
Media/Entertainment (11%)
R1: 10/15/2021
R2: 1/5/2022
R3: 3/1/2022
R4: 4/15/2022
R1: 12/31/2021
R2: 3/31/2022
R3: 5/15/2022
R4: 6/15/2022
https://www.marshall.usc.edu/programs/mba-programs/part-time-mba/eventsKnown for its powerful alumni network
UCLA AndersonLos Angeles, CA1836034%N/A5 Years42%36%7073.49$154,511 64%78%Technology (33%)
Consulting (118%)
Entertainment/Media (11%)
R1: 10/5/2021
R2: 1/4/2022
R3: 4/12/2022
R1: 12/14/2021
R2: 3/22/2022
R3: 5/17/2022
http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/degrees/full-time-mba/admissions/eventsGreat for Entertainment industry applicants
University of Texas (McCombs)Austin, TX1824137%296 Years34%10%7043.44$154,211 77%86%Technology (32%)
Consulting (22%)
Financial Services (18%)
R1: 10/12/2021
R2: 1/6/2022
R3: 3/29/2022
R1: 12/16/2021
R2: 3/24/2022
R3: 5/5/2022
https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/MBA/EventsBenefits from Austin's status as an emerging entrepreneurial hub
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)Chapel Hill, NC2029653%285.75 Years34%26%6943.34$151,873 74%85% Financial Services (19%)
Technology (18%)
Consulting (16%)
R1: 10/11/2021
R2: 1/10/2022
R3: 2/28/2022
R4: 4/11/2022
R1: 12/13/2021
R2: 3/14/2022
R3: 4/25/2022
R4: 5/23/2022
https://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/admissions/mba/admissions-eventsEarly Action option (binding), applicant-initiated interview option
Georgetown University (McDonough)Washington, DC2128357%295.3 Years32%37%6913.34$155,540 73%90%Consulting (32%)
Financial Services (24%)
Technology (19%)
R1: 9/27/2021
R2: 1/6/2022
R3: 3/31/2022
R4: 4/26/2022
R1: 12/9/2021
R2: 3/22/2022
R3: 5/5/2022
R4: 5/25/2022
https://msb.georgetown.edu/mba/mba-admissions-events/
University of Washington (Foster)Seattle, WA2212641%296 Years40%40%6923.38$151,683 81%94%Technology (45%)
Consulting (24%)
Health Care (13%)
R1: 10/5/2021
R2: 1/4/2022
R3: 3/15/2022
R1: 12/17/2021
R2: 3/31/2022
R3: 5/20/2022
https://foster.uw.edu/academics/degree-programs/full-time-mba/admissions-events/
INSEADParis, France / SingaporeN/A1000295.6 Years34%96%710N/ANot Reported at Aggregate LevelNot Reported89%Consulting (28%)
Technology (22%)
Corporate (13%)
Financial Services (11%)
R1: 9/7/2021
R2: 11/2/2021
R3: 1/6/2022
R4: 2/22/2022
R1: 11/12/2021
R2: 1/14/2022
R3: 3/11/2022
R4: 4/29/2022
https://www.insead.edu/master-programmes/mba"The business school for the world"
London Business SchoolLondon, EnglandN/A511295.5 Years38%90%701N/ANot Reported at Aggregate LevelNot Reported90%Consulting (40%)
Technology (28%)
Finance (21%)
https://www.london.edu/masters-degrees/mba/mba-information-eventsDiverse and open-minded culture in every way
Cambridge (Judge)Cambridge, U.K.N/A221306 Years43%690N/ANot Reported at Aggregate LevelNot Reported83%Industry (49%)
Finance (30%)
Consulting (17%)
R1: 9/13/2021
R2: 10/18/2021
R3: 1/10/2022
R4: 3/7/2022
R5: 4/25/2022
https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/programmes/mba/meet-us/Highest value-for-money MBA according to FT
Oxford (Said)Oxford, U.K.N/A315315 Years39%93%690N/ANot Reported at Aggregate LevelNot Reported95%Finance (31%)
Technology (24%)
Consulting (17%)
R1: 9/1/2021
R2: 10/13/2021
R3: 1/12/2022
R4: 3/23/2021
https://sbs.ox.ac.uk/events?f%5B0%5D=event_programmes_facet%3A596&f%5B1%5D=event_programmes_facet%3A596&f%5B2%5D=event_programmes_facet%3A596Focus on sustainability and social impact

*Base salary only, bonus not reported.

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