Quick Stats

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  • Program Cost
    $124,642
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Selectivity
    22%
  • Job Offers
    95%
  • Average Salary
    $118,715
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
Donald P. Jacobs Center
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, Illinois 60208, United States
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Best B-School Road Trip: Kellogg School of Management

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane visit Northwestern University to check out what makes Kellogg unique.

About Kellogg School of Management

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University develops brave leaders who inspire growth in people, organizations and markets. Based just outside of Chicago, the school is a global leader in management education, renowned for its distinctive thought leadership and pioneering approach to learning. Kellogg offers an innovative portfolio of programs: four Full-Time MBA programs including leading one-year program and joint degree programs with the engineering, law and medical schools; a Part-Time MBA Program; the premier Executive MBA global network; and extensive non-degree Executive Education programs.

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Kellogg has so many high-quality experiential learning opportunities. I had the opportunity to work for a company abroad, sit on a non-profit board and help a local entrepreneur.

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About Northwestern University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
22% Kellogg School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
0% 0
0% 0
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 4,558
22% 22.0
0% 0.0
Female
0%
International
0%
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$73,861 Applicant Average Base Salary
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0% 0
740 to 769
0%
0% 0
710 to 739
0%
0% 0
680 to 709
0%
0% 0
650 to 679
0%
0% 0
620 to 649
0%
0% 0
590 to 619
0% 0
0% 0
560 to 589
0%
0% 0
530 to 559
0%
0% 0
500 to 529
0%
0% 0
Under 500
0% 0
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 37%
Top Industry
  • Technology 19%
  • Financial Services 12%
  • Consumer Products 12%
McKinsey & Company 26
Top Employer
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP 23
  • Bain & Company 22
  • The Boston Consulting Group 21
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
95% Kellogg School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
87% 87
61% 60.97325153374234
87% Receive Offers
84% 84
56% 55.69710982658959
84% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
8% 8
22% 21.9117610062893
8% Receive Offers
6% 6
25% 25.424767441860464
6% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
15% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • McKinsey & Company 26
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP 23
  • Bain & Company 22
  • The Boston Consulting Group 21
  • Kraft Foods Group 15
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
42% 42.2
$128,413.00
50K 189K
Finance/Accounting
12% 12.1
$109,270.00
51K 150K
General Management
9% 9.2
$116,780.00
60K 240K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
23% 22.6
$107,467.00
70K 170K
Information Technology
5% 4.9
$118,444.00
80K 135K
Operations/Logistics
3% 2.6
$118,200.00
80K 145K
Other
6% 6.4
$114,179.00
84K 140K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
37% 36.8
$132,240.00
65K 189K
Consumer Products
12% 11.6
$105,102.00
84K 240K
Financial Services
12% 12.3
$111,221.00
70K 170K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
6% 5.6
$105,838.00
50K 138K
Media/Entertainment
1% 0.8
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 1.5
$126,000.00
114K 142K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6.2
$112,513.00
84K 140K
Real Estate
1% 1.3
Data not provided
Technology
19% 18.5
$115,369.00
70K 145K
Other
5% 5.4
$107,643.00
51K 130K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
6% 6
$106,342.00
50K 150K
Australia & Oceania
1% 1
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
1% 1
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
3% 3
$126,650.00
92K 168K
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
88% 88
$119,500.00
60K 240K
South America
1% 1
$117,500.00
95K 170K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
14% 14
$121,509.00
70K 240K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4
$121,067.00
95K 140K
U.S. South
4% 4
$121,071.00
100K 150K
U.S. Southwest
5% 5
$117,417.00
95K 142K
U.S. Midwest
33% 33
$119,095.00
60K 150K
U.S. West
28% 28
$118,338.00
80K 141K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
1% 1
$134,000.00
90K 189K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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10-20 years post-graduation
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5-10 years post-graduation
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
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10-20 years post-graduation
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • The Boston Consulting Group 21
  • Bain & Company 18
  • McKinsey & Company 16
  • Apple, Inc. 14
  • Amazon 12
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 97
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • New York City-Luxury Goods & Retail
  • San Francisco-Social Impact
  • New York City-Investment Banking
  • Bay Area-Entrepreneurship/High Tech

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$183,970
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $124,642
  • Budget $26,486
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$183,970
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $124,642
  • Budget $26,486
61% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
61% 61
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
58 Kellogg School of Management 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
28% 28
Team project
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Real Estate
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Strategy
  • Decision Sciences; Managerial Analytics
Master Degree Programs
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 22
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Infrastructure - Classrooms: Teleconferencing capabilities improved to enable guest speakers and participants to join the classes more easily; classroom audio/video capabilities improved; Resident computers added to classrooms; document cameras pool increased. Study rooms: Bigger displays installed and expanded support for newer types of devices to enhance the experience around student group work; a/v capabilities improved.  Public spaces: Mobile devices chargers installed in key public places; a/v capabilities improved to improvement the experience around various events; wireless network capabilities improved; computer kiosks

Students: Who are my classmates?

39% International Students
37% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
North America
62% 62
Asia
20% 20
South America
8% 8
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

46,675 Living MBA Alumni 57 Countries where alumni clubs exist
70 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.