The Wisconsin MBA at the University of Wisconsin–Madison equips you with a portfolio of skills, experience, and specialized knowledge that will propel your career forward. Employers value the holistic preparation students receive; as a result, Wisconsin MBA graduates are highly recruited by Fortune 500 corporations, mid-sized and boutique companies, start-up firms, cultural organizations, and more.

Full-Time Employment Statistics

MBA Class of 2016

89%

of those actively seeking employment received offers within three months of graduation

Base Salary

$96,531

Average base starting salary

$100,000

Median starting salary

$17,719

Average signing bonus

$15,000

Median bonus

Internship Statistics

MBA Class of 2017

99%

of first-year MBA students who sought internships received offers

75%

Secured an internship offer by March

Internship Compensation

$5,978

Average monthly starting salary

$6,500

Median monthly salary

$3,763

Average other compensation*

*Other compensation includes relocation, housing, and/or signing bonuses.

Where Wisconsin MBA Graduates Accepted Full-Time Positions

MBA Class of 2016

Wisconsin MBAs Are Having an Impact Nationwide

Nearly 50 percent of the MBA class of 2016 accepted positions outside the Midwest.

Region map

Map Key

Color Region % of Total Full-Time Positions
Gold Midwest 53%
Blue Southwest 16%
Green West 15%
Red Northeast 8%
Grey Mid‑Atlantic 3%
Navy South 4%

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