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Note about MBA Employment Report Data by U.S. Region

This is a note about U.S. region data for our Top MBA Program Career Placement Outcomes series. In the MBA employment reports, each business school that is a member of the MBACSEA agrees to follow these guidelines regarding what states comprise a U.S. region. Here are the regions:

  1. Mid-Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia.
  2. Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin.
  3. Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont.
  4. South: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee.
  5. Southwest: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas.
  6. West: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

These U.S. regions can be seen visually here, using the Duke Fuqua example from the 2021 Fuqua employment report.

Source: Class of 2021 Fuqua Employment Report, page 12