Meet the MBA Class of 2021!

This is an exciting time of year for the Admissions Team: we welcomed our incoming full-time students to campus back in July, our second-year MBA students recently returned to Rochester to begin fall classes, and our application for 2020 entry went live last week! 

habitat 2019maid of the mist 2019Bristol 2019During Orientation, our MBA Class of 2021 gave a new meaning to #SimonStrong by framing a house and building a few sheds for Flower City Habitat for Humanity, battling the spray of Niagara falls on a Maid of the Mist boat tour, and conquering the ropes course at Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures. Special thanks to Krishna Mythili ’21 (MBA) and Robert Brutus ’21 (MBA) for providing photos! 

Teamwork is a primary focus of orientation and one of the core values of a Simon education. Here’s a closer look at our new “team”—the Class of 2021—by the numbers*:

107: Students in the Class of 2021
18: Countries of citizenship
5.9: Average years of work experience
42%: Percentage of female students
2.7–3.9: Middle 80% undergraduate GPA
580–730: Middle 80% GMAT score
28: Average age

*All data is accurate as of Aug. 29, 2019

In addition, before coming to Simon, students in this cohort have worked for companies such as Amazon, Deloitte & Touche LLP, EY, Google, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Meals on Wheels America, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Nielsen, Novartis, P&G, Schlumberger, Scotiabank, and the US Army, among others.

We can’t wait to see what else they’ll accomplish in their time at Simon, and we hope that you will be among next year’s incoming class! Get started by applying now.

If you’re planning on being a member of our MBA Class of 2022, attend our webinar “Round 1 Application Tips” on Wednesday, September 25, at 9 a.m. EDT. A member of the Admissions Committee will guide prospective applicants through the application process, provide tips on constructing a competitive application, and address some of the most commonly asked questions about applying to Simon. If you are targeting the October 15, 2019, application deadline, you are encouraged to attend this session.

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