Where Future Leaders Start Their Careers

University of Rochester - Simon Business School
North American MBA

To focus and specialize your MBA, you can choose 15 specialized areas of study, including Finance, Marketing/Brand Management, Consulting, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship.

Simon’s Career Management Center is dedicated to connecting you with professional opportunities to set you up for career success. From résumé development to mock interviews and individualized career counseling, we prepare you to be the leading candidate in a competitive marketplace. Our approach gets results: 96% of the class of 2015 accepted employment three months post graduation, a placement rate that was ranked No. 8 among US business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek.

We prepare you for the challenges of global business so you can take advantage of the opportunities ahead. Our unique approach has trained business leaders for decades. Let us turn your potential into reality with a Simon MBA.

Program Info

Type of Course: Two year Full Time MBA
Accreditation: Simon Business School has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) since 1966.
Rankings: US New & World Report: No. 39 among the top business schools and No. 9 for Placement three months post-graduation among ranked business schools; Bloomberg Businessweek: No. 36 among US business schools, No. 8 among US business schools for job placement three months post-graduation, and No. 3 for ROI among private US business schools
Starting Dates: August
Application Deadlines: October 15, November 15, January 5, March 15, May 15

Student Body

  • Average age is 28 years
  • 5.3 average years of work experience
  • 66% male and 34% female
  • 17 countries of origin
  • 20% minority students, including 16% African American and 4% Hispanic
  • Undergraduate degrees include: 30% Business and Commerce, 30% Engineering, 23% Humanities and Social Sciences, 10% Economics, and 7% Math and Science 


GMAT/GRE: Middle 80% on GMAT is 600-720, Middle 80% on GRE is 307-324
University Degree: Bachelor's required
Language Fluency: English
English Language Exam: TOEFL or IELTS accepted, but waived for applicants who recieved a baccalaureate or master's degree from a college or university where English is the primary language of instruction
Recommendation: 1 required, can submit up to 2



Application fee: $150
Tuition: $46,000/year
Estimated cost of living per year: $13,300
Scholarships available: All candidates are eligible to be considered for Merit Scholarships. In fact, 80% of students receive a scholarship from Simon, ranging from $5,000 to full tuition


Address: 305 Schlegel Hall, Rochester, NY 14627 USA
Telephone: +1-585-275-3533
Email: admissions@simon.rochester.edu
Website: www.simon.rochester.edu
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