Top 10 Business Schools for Job Placement

Where Should You Get Your MBA?

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These are the top 10 business schools for job placement, according to the MBA Rankings Calculator from Foster School of Business at University of Washington in Seattle. The Calculator uses the ranking data from several sources, including Bloomberg Businessweek, U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, and Financial Times. They revealed the MBA programs at these schools had the greatest number of graduates with jobs within three months of graduation.

1. Temple University: Fox School of Business

Philadelphia, PA
215-204-7676
foxinfo@temple.edu

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 100 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $98,828

Areas of Study: Accounting; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Human Resource Management; International Business; Legal Studies; Management Information Systems; Marketing and Supply Change Management; Real Estate; Risk, Insurance, Health Care Management; Statistical Science; Strategic Management

MBA Programs: Executive MBA, Global MBA, Online MBA, Part-Time MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired Fox MBA Grads: AstraZeneca, Comcast, Crayola, ExxonMobil, Merck, Nationwide Insurance, Olympus, SAP, TD Bank, Vanguard

2. University of Washington: Foster School of Business

Seattle, WA
206-543-4661; mba@uw.edu (Full-Time and Evening MBA)
206-685-1333; emba@uw.edu (Executive MBA)
206-221-6914; tmmba@uw.edu (Technology Management MBA)
206-543-8560; execed@uw.edu (Global Executive MBA)

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 98 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $133,299

Areas of Study: Accounting; Business Administration; Business Communications; Business Economics; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Information Systems; International Business; Management; Marketing; Operations Management; Quantitative Methods

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA, Executive MBA, Hybrid MBA (Online), Technology Management MBA, Global Executive MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired Foster MBA Grads: 3M Company, Accenture, Amazon, Boston Consulting Group, Citigroup, Deloitte Consulting, Microsoft, Providence, Starbucks, T-Mobile

3. Rutgers, State University of New Jersey: Rutgers Business School

Newark and New Brunswick, NJ
973-353-1234
admit@business.rutgers.edu

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 96.3 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $96,814

Areas of Study: Analytics and Information Management; Finance; Global Business; Marketing; Marketing Research Insight and Analytics; Pharmaceutical Management; Real Estate; Strategy and Leadership; Supply Chain Management; Technology Commercialization, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Part-TIme MBA, Executive MBA, MBA in Professional Accounting

10 Employers Who Have Hired Rutgers MBA Grads: Bayer Health Care, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dell, Deloitte, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, M&T Bank Corp., Prudential Financial, Quest Diagnostics, Samsung

4. Washington University in St. Louis: Olin Business School

St. Louis, MO
OlinGradAdmissions@wustl.edu

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 96.3 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $115,830

Areas of Study: Consulting, Corporate Finance and Investments, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA, Executive MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired Olin MBA Grads: ADP, Amazon.com, Apple, Cisco, Eli Lilly & Company, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark, L'Oreal, Rolls Royce, SC Johnson & Son

5. Northeastern University: D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Boston, MA
617-373-5992

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 96.1 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $82,849

Areas of Study: Finance, Entrepreneurship, Health Care Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, Online MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired D'Amore-McKim MBA Grads: Accenture, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Dunkin' Brands, Hasbro, IBM Corporation, National Grid, Novartis International, The Raytheon Company, Zipcar

6. Dartmouth College: Tuck School of Business

Hanover, NH
603-646-3162
tuck.admissions@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 95.6 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $148,997

Areas of Study: Finance, Marketing, Strategy

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired Tuck MBA Grads: Amazon, Anheuser-Busch inBev, Apple, Colgate-Palmolive, CVS Health, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Walmart, Wayfair 

7. Michigan State University: Eli Broad College of Business

East Lansing, MI
517-355-7604
mba@msu.edu

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 95.5 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $119,424

Areas of Study: Finance, Human Resources Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired Broad Grads: Amazon, Apple, Dell, Ford Motor Company, GE, General Motors, Intel, Mars, Mattel, Nike

8. University of Pennsylvania: The Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA
215-898-2575

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 95.5 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $155,058

Areas of Study: Accounting; Actuarial Science; Business Analytics; Business Economics and Public Policy; Entrepreneurial Management; Environmental and Risk Management; Finance; Health Care Management; Information: Strategy and Economics; Insurance and Risk Management; Management; Marketing; Marketing and Operations; Operations, Informations, and Decisions; Organizational Effectiveness; Real Estate; Statistics; Strategic Management 

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA (also available in San Francisco)

10 Employers Who Have Hired Tuck MBA Grads: A.T. Kearney, Accenture, Amazon, Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group, Capital Group, Credit Suisse, Google, Morgan Stanley, Walmart

9. University of Chicago: Booth School of Business

Chicago, IL
773-702-7369
admissions@chicagobooth.edu

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 95.2 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $147,475

Areas of Study: Accounting, Analytic Finance, Analytic Management, Econometrics and Statistics, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Management, International Business, Managerial and Organizational Behavior, Marketing Analytics, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Strategic Management

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA, Weekend MBA, Executive MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired Booth MBA Grads: 3M Company, Abbott Laboratories, Avon Products, BASF Corporation, Bloomberg, Kraft Foods, Metlife, Orbitz Worldwide; Pepsico, Procter & Gamble

10. University of Rochester: Simon Business School

Rochester, NY
585-275-3533
admissions@simon.rochester.edu

Graduates Employed at Three Months: 95.2 percent

Average Salary of Graduates (including bonus): $113,515

Areas of Study: Brand Management, Business Systems Consulting, Competitive and Organizational Strategy, Computers and Information Systems, Corporate Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Sciences Management, International Management, Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Operations Management, Pricing, Public Accounting, Strategy and Organizations

MBA Programs: Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA, Professional MBA

10 Employers Who Have Hired Simon MBA Grads: 3M Company, AT&T, Cigna, Citigroup, Kellogg Company, KPMG, McGraw Hill Education, Nestle Purina, New York Jets, Whirlpool