Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    662
  • Program Cost
    $58,820
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    71%
  • Selectivity
    39%
  • Job Offers
    90%
  • Average Salary
    $98,685
  • Top Industry
    Other
Contact Information
VIA BALILLA 18
VIA BOCCONI 8
MILANO, 20136, Italy
Website
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SDA Bocconi

About SDA Bocconi

SDA Bocconi is the leading School of Management in Italy and among the top-ranked European educational institutions. As a part of Università Bocconi, the first Italian University to grant a degree in economics, SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971. The School takes an international approach while focusing on the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems. Choosing SDA Bocconi means living in the heart of Milano, a major capital of industry, finance, fashion and design, and a gateway to Europe.

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About SDA Bocconi

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 62
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 36 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
39% SDA Bocconi 46% Average Across All Schools

662 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
80% 641
83% 662
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 318
39% 39.0
71% 71.0
Female
36% 36
International
71% 71
Re-Applicants
3% 3
65% 65
Wait-listed
100% 2
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Accepted
  • Other Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Economics
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • POLITECNICO DI MILANO
  • UNIVERSITA' BOCCONI
  • UNIVERSITA' FEDERICO II NAPOLI
  • NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
  • Recommendations Considered
$47,548 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • ACCENTURE
  • DELOITTE CONSULTING
  • ERNST & YOUNG
  • CITIBANK
  • JP MORGAN
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
6% 6
8% 8
740 to 769
14% 14
16% 16
710 to 739
8% 8
11% 11
680 to 709
10% 10
13% 13
650 to 679
14% 14
12% 12
620 to 649
12% 12
10% 10
590 to 619
12% 12
10% 10
560 to 589
8% 8
9% 9
530 to 559
3% 3
4% 4
500 to 529
5% 5
3% 3
Under 500
8% 8
4% 4
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 24%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 20%
  • Technology 17%
  • Manufacturing 11%
AMAZON 3
Top Employer
  • ADIDAS 2
  • THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP 2
  • BAIN & COMPANY 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% SDA Bocconi 84% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
51% 51
64% 63.67152671755726
51% Receive Offers
47% 47
58% 57.7590909090909
47% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
39% 39
21% 20.652301587301586
39% Receive Offers
36% 36
25% 24.575744680851063
36% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
3% 3
5% 5.422790697674418
3% Receive Offers
10% 10
7% 7.03121212121212
10% Accept Offers
74% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • AMAZON 3
  • ADIDAS 2
  • THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP 2
  • BAIN & COMPANY 2
  • CREDIT SUISSE 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
19% 19
$103,002.00
60K 196K
Finance/Accounting
19% 19
$96,991.00
44K 149K
General Management
11% 11
$93,569.00
32K 231K
Marketing/Sales
30% 30
$83,778.00
49K 158K
Information Technology
4% 4
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
5% 5
$70,290.00
54K 90K
Other
12% 12
$69,602.00
20K 106K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
20% 20
$99,233.00
54K 196K
Consumer Products
3% 3
$91,287.00
84K 102K
Financial Services
11% 11
$103,758.00
44K 149K
Manufacturing
11% 11
$80,324.00
32K 103K
Petroleum/Energy
5% 5
$81,346.00
75K 95K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 9
$124,898.00
69K 231K
Technology
17% 17
$63,087.00
20K 99K
Other
24% 24
$74,648.00
34K 134K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
More than one year, up to three years
25% 25
$72,618.00
44K 127K
More than five years
28% 28
$101,755.00
54K 196K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
5% 5
$70,335.00
20K 158K
European Free Trade Zone
59% 59
$90,071.00
44K 231K
Non-European Free Trade Zone
8% 8
$102,348.00
69K 149K
Middle East & North Africa
5% 5
$66,150.00
32K 87K
North America
18% 18
$89,309.00
68K 134K
South America
5% 5
$80,100.00
54K 127K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
6% 6
$92,644.00
71K 122K
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
$70,875.00
68K 75K
U.S. West
6% 6
$92,880.00
72K 134K
Canada
2% 2
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • AMAZON 4
  • THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP 4
  • CREDIT SUISSE 3
  • ADIDAS 3
  • DELOITTE 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 28
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 92
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 84
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$122,248
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $58,820
  • Budget $74,700
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$122,248
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $58,820
  • Budget $74,700
4 Full Tuition Scholarships
$36,013 Average Scholarship Amount 36% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
77% 77
36% 36
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,650,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
  • Some Other Criteria
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year $38,724
  • Average post-graduation debt $32,128
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
45 SDA Bocconi 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
20% 20
Lectures
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • LUXURY AND FASHION, INNOVATION, INVESTMENTS
  • Consulting
  • E-commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Manufacturing and Technology Management
  • Marketing
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • New SAP CRM (Customer Relationship Management) platform complete with Business Objects for Business Intelligence Purposes. Adoption and put in service of IBM Websphere Portal 7 platform for e-learning. Utilization of IBM Connections software for intend social network. Realization of a digital repository for all scientific publications of faculty. Extension and upgraing of the SAP Digital Management Control System. Construction of an Experiential Lab with with advanced technologies for learning. Customer satisfaction platform.

Students: Who are my classmates?

10% Married Students 71% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Not Reported
100% 100
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
38% 38
Asia
19% 19
North America
19% 19
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,090 Living MBA Alumni 37 Countries where alumni clubs exist
87 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.