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Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Finance Industry Placement

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In this edition of Real Numbers of MBA Admissions, see the percentages for placement in the finance industry at top business schools. Finance has typically been in the top three of industry choices for MBA graduates, alongside tech and consulting. The finance industry presents myriad options for MBA graduates to pursue dynamic and lucrative careers, and the quantitative rigor of leading MBA programs supports such paths.

Business School % in Finance
Arizona State University W.P. School of Business 2%
Cambridge Judge Business School 23%
Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business 13%
Columbia Business School 33%
Cornell University SC Johnson Graduate School of Management 34%
Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business 21%
Duke University Fuqua School of Business 18%
Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University 8%
Emory University Goizueta School of Business 18%
Esade 12%
ESMT Berlin 10%
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 24%
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business 5%
Harvard Business School 34%
HEC Paris 13%
IE 20%
IESE 23%
IMD 9%
Imperial 14%
Indiana University Kelley School of Business 15%
London Business School 21%
Manchester AMBS 21%
Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University 5%
Mays Business School at Texas A&M University–College Station 5%
MIT Sloan School of Management 19%
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management 15%
NYU Stern School of Business 34%
Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business 32%
Owen Graduate School of Business of Vanderbilt University 27%
Oxford Saïd Business School 31%
Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business 22%
SDA Bocconi School of Management 10%
Stanford Graduate School of Business 34%
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business 15%
UCLA Anderson School of Management 15%
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 30%
University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business 12%
University of Minnesota Curtis L. Carlson School of Management 10%
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School 19%
University of Rochester Simon Business School 31%
USC Marshall School of Business 8%
UT Austin McCombs School of Business 18%
UVA Darden School of Business 19%
UW Foster School of Business 8%
Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School 12%
The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania 36%
Yale School of Management 23%

The percentages for finance industry placement in this edition of Real Numbers of MBA Admissions are based on the full-time graduating Classes of 2020.