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Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Post-MBA Consulting Industry Placement

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Consulting is one of the most popular post-MBA industry choices for business school candidates, alongside finance and tech. It’s a dynamic field with diverse clients, strategic challenges and more. In this edition of Real Numbers of MBA Admissions, see the percentages of MBA grads who joined the consulting industry.

Business School % in Consulting
Arizona State University W.P. School of Business 26%
Cambridge Judge Business School 29%
Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business 33%
Columbia Business School 34%
Cornell University SC Johnson Graduate School of Management 30%
Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business 42%
Duke University Fuqua School of Business 31%
Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University 17%
Emory University Goizueta School of Business 34%
Esade 22%
ESMT Berlin 13%
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 32%
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business 31%
Harvard Business School 24%
HEC Paris 26%
IE 17%
IESE 33%
IMD 27%
Imperial College Business School 25%
Indiana University Kelley School of Business 20%
London Business School 40%
Manchester AMBS 23%
Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University 11%
Mays Business School at Texas A&M University–College Station 20%
MIT Sloan School of Management 31%
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management 36%
Notre Dame University Mendoza College of Business (2020 Data) 17%
NYU Stern School of Business 32%
Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business 16%
Owen Graduate School of Business of Vanderbilt University 20%
Oxford Saïd Business School 17%
Penn State Smeal College of Business (2020 Data) 23%
Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business 25%
SDA Bocconi School of Management 21%
Stanford Graduate School of Business 15%
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business 25%
UCLA Anderson School of Management 25%
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 38%
University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business 36%
University of Minnesota Curtis L. Carlson School of Management 20%
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School 16%
University of Rochester Simon Business School 9%
USC Marshall School of Business 28%
UT Austin McCombs School of Business 22%
UVA Darden School of Business 41%
UW Foster School of Business 19%
Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School 20%
The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania 25%
Yale School of Management 37%

The percentages of post-MBA consulting industry placement are drawn from the full-time MBA Classes of 2020.