Wisconsin MBA 2012 graduates were quite successful in their job searches. Though there were still soft spots in the economy, most noticeably in investment management, nearly 90% of our students were offered opportunities within three months of graduation and 86% accepted those opportunities.
A few highlights from the class of 2012:
- Average starting salary rose to $91,625, a record high for the Wisconsin MBA program.
- Median starting salary was $93,000, which remains very competitive nationally. According to the Graduate Management Admissions Council 2012 Corporate Recruiters Survey, the expected median starting salary nationally was $90,000.
- A full 99% of our first-year students who sought internship opportunities over the summer were successful. This is a critical step in securing full-time opportunities.
The following report celebrates the success of our students, and also helps our constituents recognize the value of the Wisconsin MBA model. By focusing on specific functional areas, our students have a head start when it comes to providing value to employers. We hope this report will help you as you explore the Wisconsin MBA program, its students, and the options we have for connecting you with great talent.