Class Profile


Demographics, Full-time Class of 2018

Students graduating in the Full-time Class of 2018 674
One-Year MBA students 137
Two-Year MBA students 479
MMM students* 58
Age range at graduation# 24-42
Work experience range (middle 80%)# 3.5-7 years
Women#  39%
U.S. minority (nonwhite or unspecified)# 23%
International citizenship# 35%
*Dual-degree (MBA+MEM) program in design and operations.
#Data based on 2YMBA and MMM entrants in Fall 2016 and 1YMBA entrants in Summer 2017.

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Geographic Representation of MBA Entrants

Geographic Region of MBA Entrants, Full-time Class of 2018*

Mid-Atlantic 9.5%
Midwest 18.9%
Northeast 16.4%
South 3.9%
Southwest 5.5%
West 13.2%
International 32.6%
Africa 0.6%
Australia and Pacific Islands 0.2%
Canada 2.0%
Central and South Asia 4.0%
East and Southeast Asia 12.5%
Eastern Europe 0.9%
Mexico, Caribbean, and Latin America 6.9%
Middle East 1.6%
Western Europe 3.9%
*Represents 2Y and MMM entering class of 2016 and 1Y entering class of 2017.

Employment Summary

Employment summary, Full-Time Class of 2018

Total graduates seeking employment 558
Not seeking employment  
  Company-sponsored/already employed 94
  Continuing education 4
  Postponing job search 1
  Starting a new business* 13
  Not seeking employment for other reasons 2
Total not seeking employment 114
Not reported 2
Total students 674
*Students exclusively focused on starting a new business

Timing of Offers/Acceptances, Full-time Class of 2018*

By graduation  
  Student received a job offer 83.5%
  Student accepted a job 78.0%
By three months post-graduation  
  Student received a job offer 94.6%
  Student accepted a job 92.5%

*Percent of students who were seeking employment

Please note that the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 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