2017 Class Analysis: Full-Time

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September 11, 2017


Class Analysis by the Numbers

Fast Fact: By three months post-graduation

of 2017 graduates reported having received full-time job offers

had accepted job offers

Employment Profile Percent of Class Number of Students
Seeking Employment 87.9% 515
Not Seeking Employment 10.9% 64
Sponsored 7.0% 41
Starting Own Business/Entrepreneur 3.2% 19
Postponing Job Search 0.5% 3
Continuing Education 0.2% 1
Not Responding to Survey 1.2% 7
Total Graduates 100.0% 586
Employment Profile At Graduation By Three Months
Post Graduation
Job Offers 1
US Citizens/Permanent Residents 91.4% 97.4%
International Graduates 89.3% 96.4%
Total 90.7% 97.1%


Job Acceptances
1


At Graduation


By Three Months
Post Graduation
US Citizens/Permanent Residents 88.2% 95.7%
International Graduates 87.5% 94.6%
Total 88.0% 95.3%


Demographic Profile
2
Mean Age 28
Mean Years of Work Experience 4.7
Female 42%
International 34%
Married
15%

Salary by Citizenship - Full Time

Citizenship Percent
of Hires
Number
of Hires
Minimum
Salary 1
Maximum
Salary 1
Median
Salary 1
U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents 67.6% 332 $65,000 $225,000 $130,000
International Graduates 32.4% 159 $70,000 $175,000 $125,000
All 100.0% 491 $65,000 $225,000 $125,000

 

Salary by Undergraduate Major - Full Time

Undergraduate Major Percent
of Hires
Number
of Hires
Minimum
Salary 1
Maximum
Salary 1
Median
Salary1
Business Degree 57.2% 281 $70,000 $175,000 $125,000
Technical Degree 24.2% 119 $65,000 $225,000 $125,000
Other 18.5% 91 $85,000 $152,500 $125,000
All 100.0% 491 $65,000 $225,000 $125,000

 

Salary by Years of Experience - Full Time

Years of Experience Percent
of Hires
Number
of Hires
Minimum
Salary 1
Maximum
Salary 1
Median
Salary 1
Less than 1 year 1.4% 7 $100,000 $225,000 $120,000
1 to 3 years 8.1% 40 $85,000 $152,500 $130,000
3 to 5 years 44.6% 219 $65,000 $175,000 $125,000
More than 5 years 45.8% 225 $80,000 $192,000 $130,000
All 100.0% 491 $65,000 $225,000 $125,000


(1) Represents percent of students who are seeking employment. One student, representing 0.2% of students seeking employment, reneged on offers that had been accepted.
(2) Demographic information is based on Full-Time MBA students matriculating in September 2015.