What is the ROI of a Tepper MBA?

Surveyed alumni of MBA programs overwhelmingly say that their graduate degree is a valued asset. While pursuing an MBA is a significant investment, a Tepper MBA is worth the time and expense.

We understand that return on investment is critical factor when considering an MBA program. Will your commitment of time and money pay off? 

At the Tepper School, the answer is yes. In addition to the unparalleled skillset that you will build through leadership development and advanced analytics, a Tepper MBA accelerates your career trajectory. 

The Economist ranked the Tepper School #6 among U.S. business schools in its ability to boost a student’s income. After re-entering the workforce, Tepper MBA graduates see an average increase on pre-MBA salary of 106 percent. And StartClass calculates that a Tepper MBA averages a 277 percent return on investment over 10 years

Your ROI goes beyond the financial benefits. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s 2016 survey, a vast majority of graduate management education alumni say that their graduate education was personally (93 percent of respondents), professionally (89 percent), and financially (75 percent) rewarding.

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Factors That Influence Your MBA ROI

How you finance your graduate degree and the quality of your post-MBA career placement will significantly impact your MBA ROI. That’s why we provide high-caliber financial aid and career services.

As you’re working through the details of how to pay for your MBA, our financial aid office is available to guide you through the process. Through the generosity of alumni, friends, corporations and foundations, a variety of scholarships and fellowships are awarded each year to full-time MBA candidates.

To ensure that you are ready to land the right job upon graduation, the Career Opportunities Center (COC) works with you from day one, providing one-on-one career counseling, mock interviews, workshops, online resources, self-assessments and on-campus recruiting. 91.3 percent of Tepper MBA graduates receive employment offers within three months of graduation, with more than 80 percent finding jobs through the COC. The COC is among the leading MBA career centers in the world — ranked #3 by the Financial Times in 2017.