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

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

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Average base starting salary


Median starting salary


Average signing bonus


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Internship Statistics

MBA Class of 2016

of first-year MBA students who sought internships received offers
Secured an internship offer by March

Internship Compensation

Average monthly starting salary
Median monthly salary
Average other compensation*

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

Where Wisconsin MBA Graduates Accepted Full-Time Positions

MBA Class of 2016

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%