Introducing Simon’s Full-Time MS Class of 2017

A group of MS students at Frontier Field, home of the Rochester Red Wings, during 2016 orientation.

A group of MS students at Frontier Field, home of the Rochester Red Wings, during 2016 orientation.

This post was written by Rebekah Lewin, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid

On behalf of the Admissions Office and the broader Simon community, I’m very excited to introduce you to our Full-Time MS Class of 2017!

There are 350 candidates across our four programs — Accountancy, Business Analytics, Finance, and Marketing Analytics — and they are impressive both individually and collectively. Here are their educational and professional highlights:

  • Countries of origin: 28
  • Average work experience: 1 year
  • Students have interned with or worked for the following companies: Accenture, Bain & Company, Bank of America, Chanel, Continental, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, General Electric, KPMG, IBM, Mercedes-Benz, Nationwide Insurance, Nielsen, PepsiCo., PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Rolls-Royce, and Toys “R” Us, among others
  • Percent women: 60%
  • Middle 80% undergraduate GPA: 3.0 – 3.8
  • Middle 80% GMAT score: 620-730
  • Cohort sizes: Accountancy – 62; Business Analytics – 43; Finance – 183; Marketing Analytics – 62
  • Average age: 23

We are so pleased to welcome the MS Class of 2017, and we look forward to watching you grow personally and professionally over the coming year. We know your future is bright!

If you’re interested in pursuing a specialized master’s degree at Simon, get started by applying now.

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