Quick Stats

  • Program Cost
    $101,891
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    30%
  • Selectivity
    32%
  • Job Offers
    93%
  • Average Salary
    $82,674
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
305 Schlegel Hall
PO Box 270107
Rochester, New York 14627-0107, United States
Website
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Simon Graduate School of Business

About Simon Graduate School of Business

The Simon School of Business: Where academic excellence meets the spirit of innovation. Known worldwide for research and education in finance, Simon also provides an intimate setting where entrepreneurship, business analytics, accounting, and marketing flourish. Through guided instruction and hands-on learning opportunities, Simon graduates are equipped with skills to frame, analyze, and communicate even the most complex business situations. Now offering a new One-Year MBA for career builders, as well their highly respected Two-Year MBA, Simon prepares graduates to be standout leaders in the global marketplace.

Events Calendar

  • Jul 31
    4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    The MBA Tour - Seattle

    Seattle, WA

    Interested in learning more about the Simon Business School? Join us at an event and take advantage of the opportunity to meet with admissions officers, alumni, current students, and more.

  • Aug 1
    MLT - Fall Session

    Boston, MA

    Interested in learning more about the Simon Business School? Join us at an event and take advantage of the opportunity to meet with admissions officers, alumni, current students, and more.

  • Aug 2
    MLT - Fall Session

    Boston, MA

    Interested in learning more about the Simon Business School? Join us at an event and take advantage of the opportunity to meet with admissions officers, alumni, current students, and more.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.26 GPA of All Applicants 3.433 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 66
  • Median 64
  • Middle 80% 26.4 to 110.4
Admissions Selectivity
32% Simon Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 674
32% 32.0
30% 30.0
Female
29% 29
International
0%
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$32,696 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Tate Consultance Services
  • Deloitte & Touche - AERS
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Ernst & Young
  • PT Bank Mandiri (persero) tbk
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
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0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
0%
0%
650 to 679
0%
0%
620 to 649
0%
0%
590 to 619
0%
0%
560 to 589
0%
0%
530 to 559
0%
0%
500 to 529
0%
0%
Under 500
0%
0%
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 25%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 16%
  • Technology 14%
  • Consumer Products 12%
Constellation Brands 5
Top Employer
  • Cognizant 3
  • M&T Bank 3
  • University of Rochester 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
93% Simon Graduate School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
71% 71.1
64% 63.699022556390986
71% Receive Offers
67% 66.9
58% 57.85206896551723
67% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
22% 21.5
21% 21.110859375
22% Receive Offers
24% 24.0
25% 24.93132867132867
24% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
73% Graduates seeking full-time employment
15% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Constellation Brands 5
  • Cognizant 3
  • M&T Bank 3
  • University of Rochester 3
  • Dell 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 20.9
$84,563.00
59K 135K
Finance/Accounting
36% 36.4
$76,916.00
40K 115K
General Management
8% 8.2
$91,875.00
68K 125K
Human Resources
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
30% 30.0
$86,296.00
50K 125K
Information Technology
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
5% 4.5
$75,480.00
42K 95K
Other
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
16% 16.4
$85,107.00
45K 135K
Consumer Products
12% 11.8
$70,569.00
42K 100K
Financial Services
25% 24.6
$86,565.00
40K 125K
Government
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
8% 8.2
$83,477.00
66K 110K
Media/Entertainment
2% 1.8
$NA Data not provided
Non-profit
6% 5.5
$61,033.00
59K 75K
Petroleum/Energy
4% 3.6
$77,500.00
70K 85K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
8% 8.2
$102,429.00
75K 125K
Real Estate
2% 1.8
$NA Data not provided
Technology
14% 13.6
$88,591.00
70K 115K
Other
5% 4.5
$81,875.00
73K 90K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
15% 15.4
$68,535.00
42K 105K
More than one year, up to three years
18% 18.2
$76,417.00
50K 100K
More than five years
37% 37.3
$89,064.00
40K 135K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
10% 10.0
$64,000.00
40K 88K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
2% 1.8
$NA Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
North America
87% 87
$82,914.00
42K 135K
South America
1% 0.9
$NA Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
58% 58.3
$80,036.00
42K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
7% 7.3
$81,667.00
70K 100K
U.S. South
9% 9.4
$88,750.00
69K 110K
U.S. Southwest
6% 6.3
$83,800.00
72K 90K
U.S. Midwest
10% 10.4
$85,667.00
65K 125K
U.S. West
7% 7.3
$95,970.00
75K 115K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Canada
1% 1.0
$NA Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Parker Hannifan 3
  • Deloitte 2
  • Constellation Brands 2
  • Eli Lilly 2
  • Exxon Mobil 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 94
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$187,691
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $101,891
  • Budget $69,681
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$187,691
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $101,891
  • Budget $69,681
24 Full Tuition Scholarships
$24,707 Average Scholarship Amount 91% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
91% 91
91% 91
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$5,611,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $38,058
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
48 Simon Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
45% 45
Case study
30% 30
Experiential learning
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Pricing, Health Sciences Management, COmputer Information Systems, Organizational Strategy
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • E-commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Manufacturing and Technology Management
  • Operations Management
  • Public Policy
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 22
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Introduced personal response system (clickers) into classroom environment-- Introduced Career Management Portal (SimonWorks) to enable students to interact with Career Management staff more effectively

Students: Who are my classmates?

9% Married Students 63% International Students
31% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
63% 63
African American
21% 21
Asian American
8% 8
Student Citizenship
Asia
55% 55
North America
37% 37
Africa
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Media & Entertainment
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

12,289 Living MBA Alumni 12 Countries where alumni clubs exist
25 Active alumni clubs
10% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.