Class Profile


Demographics, Full-time Class of 2019

Students graduating in the Full-time Class of 2019 682
One-Year MBA students 139
Two-Year MBA students 478
MMM students* 65
Age range at graduation** 25-38
Work experience range (middle 80%)** 3.5-7 years
Women**  40%
U.S. minority (nonwhite or unspecified)** 24%
International citizenship** 33%
*Dual-degree (MBA+MEM) program in design and operations.
**Data based on 2YMBA and MMM entrants in Fall 2017 and 1YMBA entrants in Summer 2018.

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Geographic Representation of MBA Entrants

Geographic Region of MBA Entrants, Full-time Class of 2019*

Mid-Atlantic 8.5%
Midwest 19.0%
Northeast 16.8%
South 4.4%
Southwest 4.3%
West 16.2%
U.S. Military Base 0.3%
International 30.3%
Africa 0.6%
Australia and Pacific Islands 0.4%
Canada 2.1%
Central and South Asia 5.3%
East and Southeast Asia 9.1%
Eastern Europe 0.7%
Mexico, Caribbean, and Latin America 7.2%
Middle East 1.5%
Western Europe 3.4%
*Represents 2YMBA and MMM entrants in Fall 2017 and 1YMBA entrants in Summer 2018.

Employment Summary

Employment summary, Full-Time Class of 2019

Total graduates seeking employment 555
Not seeking employment  
  Company-sponsored/already employed 107
  Continuing education 1
  Postponing job search 4
  Starting a new business* 12
  Not seeking employment for other reasons 1
Total not seeking employment 125
Not reported 2
Total students 682
*Students exclusively focused on starting a new business

Timing of Offers/Acceptances, Full-time Class of 2019*

By graduation  
  Student received a job offer 88.5%
  Student accepted a job 84.1%
By three months post-graduation  
  Student received a job offer 97.5%
  Student accepted a job 95.0%

*Percent of students who were seeking employment

Please note that the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Employment Reports only include data from the 1Y, MMM and 2Y programs. This differs from previous years’ employment reports, which included data from the 1Y, MMM, 2Y, JDMBA, MDMBA, E&W OCR and Sponsored populations. As a result, benchmarking these more recent reports against previous reports is not advised.

Past Employment Report Archive