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Real Humans of MBA Students: Esade MBA Class of 2024

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In this edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series, we head to Barcelona to meet some new members of the MBA Class of 2024 at Esade.

184 students matriculated in the fall of 2022 at an average age of 30. As a flexible program, students can decide to complete the MBA in 12, 15, or 18 months (most choose the longer one). Thirty-two percent of the new class are women while 97 percent are international. The new Esade MBA Class of 2024 represents 41 nationalities. During their undergraduate years, 46 percent of Esade MBAs earned degrees in economics and management. A quarter had studied engineering. Another 10 percent pursued social sciences majors, follows by eight percent in science and healthcare and five percent in technology.

Barcelona is an entrepreneurial business center, and a thriving gateway to Europe with international diversity, dynamic communities, rich culture, and stunning nature all around. Esade’s Sant Cugat campus is located in a more rural area, and includes an integrated gymnasium, restaurants, and several other on-site services. The Sant Cugat campus houses the Esade Creapolis, the “innovation park” that invites companies to collaborate with Esade students and school leaders by providing an ecosystem to inspire, facilitate, and accelerate innovation.

Read through the following pages to find out what drew new students to Esade, what stands out about the program and more.

Christina Griffith
Christina Griffith is a writer and editor based in Philadelphia. She specializes in covering education, science, and history, and has experience in research and interviews, magazine content, and web content writing.