The Foster School of Business Full-time MBA Program ranks among the top in the country according to the Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools 2018. Foster ranked #2 in Greatest Resources for Women, #8 in Marketing, #10 in Nonprofit and #14 in Entrepreneurship. Princeton Review selected from a cohort of 267 business schools and surveyed more than 23,000 students.
Outstanding career outcomes for women MBAs
Foster’s opportunities for women MBA students include leadership roles in Foster Women in Business as well as a partnership with the Forté Foundation and connections to the National Association of Women MBAs. Strong support from the MBA Career Management team resulted in 100% of graduating women MBAs securing jobs. Overall, Foster ranks #1 of the top 30 business schools with 98% of graduates securing employment within three months of graduation.
“Recruiting and job placement [are] amazing,” says a student in the ranking survey. Foster is such a collaborative environment that the student body often ends up being as much help as the school, reports the Princeton Review. Quoting another student, the Review adds, [These are] “truly nice people who will tell you that there’s a job opening that fits your interests, even if they’re going for the job as well.”
Elite programs in marketing, entrepreneurship and nonprofits
Ranked #8 in Best MBA for Marketing, more than 35% of Foster graduates work in the discipline and earn a median salary of $115,000 three months after graduation. Foster MBAs secured marketing positions at Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Nike, T-Mobile, Google, Johnson and Johnson, and Philips Medical Systems.
Foster’s MBA Program and opportunities through the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship rated #14 in the Best Schools for Entrepreneurship rankings. Entrepreneurs from the Foster School have generated impressive results. A 2016 alumni survey showed one in five recent Foster graduates starts a business within seven years of graduating. Overall, Foster’s 50,000 alumni accounted for 17,000 companies that created more than 900,000 new jobs and $100 billion in annual revenue.
The Princeton Review also selected the Foster MBA as the #10 Best MBA for Nonprofit and graduates now contribute their talents to organizations such as the Gates Foundation, PATH, Win/Win, Hagar International, and Zero Violencia.
The Princeton Review Best Business School Rankings include detailed profiles for nearly 300 business schools, including the Foster School of Business, with career outcomes and student support resources as well as tuition, financial aid, and student debt information.