Simon was also ranked No. 8 for Job Placement, No. 17 for Alumni, and No. 29 for Students in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 ranking of the top full-time MBA programs.
Meet 11 members of the MBA Class of 2018 and see why Poets & Quants says that "The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is one program that isn’t afraid to be different."
The recent Poets and Quants report, "By The Numbers: Are Women Really Making Progress At Business School?" recognized Simon for a 28 percent increase in female students over the past 16 years. Women currently make up 44 percent of the MBA class.
Today’s business world demands a tougher kind of preparation. Get your degree from a school that offers it. At Simon Business School, we have a curriculum grounded in analytics and economics. Our approach provides you with enduring frameworks for solving problems and making decisions in today’s data-rich environment. Our expert faculty is here to coach you and develop you so that you are ready for the future of business. Find out why our graduates are ready for today’s competitive business world.
Our full-time MBA program matches your drive to succeed with a professional skill set that lets you stand out from the competition. It is a program designed for those looking to propel their careers with a fully immersive business school experience; a deep dive that delivers results.
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The Executive MBA program is tailored for business leaders who want the full MBA experience without career interruption. Additional part-time MBA and MS options allow working professionals to maximize their learning at an accelerated pace and fit school into busy schedules.
"I chose Simon because of its smaller size and its strength in finance,” he says. “I will get to know everybody, students, faculty, and staff in person.”
“During my MBA experience, I’ve networked with people all over the world, including working for a high-tech startup in Israel and studying abroad in Argentina. Simon gives you the flexibility to create your success with the relationships you build.”
“It had been twenty years since I was in a classroom. I knew Simon was going to be challenging, but what I’m learning in the Executive MBA program has me thinking more strategically. Simon is introducing and reinforcing concepts that are useful as I progress in my career.”
“The finance knowledge I gained at Simon will open new opportunities for me. Before Simon, I knew physics, optics, and IT operations. Now, no matter what direction the market turns, I have equipped myself for success.”
"The accelerated pace of the PMBA program is a perfect fit for my schedule; it allows me to not only continue working, but also immediately apply concepts covered in the classes to my position at Harris.”
"Can there be a more fast paced, high pressure occupation than as an active duty officer in the US Army? I thought not until I entered Simon and Corporate America. The two career paths are very similar and I believe that the skill sets required to succeed in both are very similar."
“I chose Simon for its rigorous curriculum, intimate class setting, and world-renowned professors. I knew leaving my job to attend business school full-time would be a worthwhile venture, and I knew Simon would offer a real return on my investment.”
Chief Operating Officer of JPMorgan Chase Commercial-Banking Division. Petno has an MBA from the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, and a BA in Biology from Wabash College.
“Simon seems to cultivate students who decide on a career as professional accountant,” she says. “The smaller class sizes help ensure more interactions with professors and classmates.”
“The Simon EMBA program gave me an economic framework that both shaped my business thinking and helped me develop as a leader. Each day, as I interact with others to solve tough, complex problems, I apply what I learned at Simon.”
As a merit scholar and president of the Simon Financial Management Association, Anthony Santos understands the value of a business education from one of America’s top institutions. “Simon Business School offers a program that is academically rigorous,” he says.