University of Rochester (Simon)

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Schlegel Hall
Rochester, NY 14627

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Business School Overview

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#37 Best Business Schools


#46 in Part-time MBA

Business School Overview

The William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at University of Rochester offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, international business, marketing, management information systems, production/operations management, and public policy. Its tuition is full-time: $49,929 per year; part-time: $1,637 per credit; and executive: $84,485 total program. At graduation, 66.9 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

The William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester promotes an intimate learning experience that places emphasis on building relationships and gaining hands-on experience. The school focuses on providing a small community of students, and it limits its full-time graduating class sizes to roughly 165 full-time M.B.A. students, 75 M.S. students, and 40 executive students each year.

Students can choose the traditional, two-year full-time M.B.A. or the accelerated M.B.A., which takes about 18 months to complete and is suited for students with substantial career experience who do not need a summer internship. Joint degrees are offered in conjunction with the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine.

The school welcomes a significant number of international students annually, with roughly 40 percent of annual enrollment encompassing students from foreign countries. There are approximately 20 clubs and organizations, from business-related to social and cultural clubs, as well as a student newspaper. Students at the University of Rochester have a myriad of opportunities to experience life outside of school, with many cultural attractions, including the Rochester Museum and Science Center, dining options, and shopping opportunities, with more than 200 million square feet of indoor mall space nearby. The university provides the Rochester Alumni Exchange so that its 11,000 Simon graduates working around the globe can stay connected to the school.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 15
Application deadline (international students) March 15
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accounting international business
consulting marketing
e-commerce management information systems
entrepreneurship production/operations management
finance public policy
general management other
health care administration

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 249
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $49,929 per year
part-time: $1,637 per credit
executive: $84,485 total program

Required fees (full-time) $1,017 per year
Required fees (part-time) $165 per year
Required fees (executive degree program) $7,015 per program


Average base salary $82,674
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 66.9%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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