Best Business Schools Hiring:
Nonprofits

Nonprofits accounted for 1.4% of all hires, 11th highest of any industry, among MBA graduates in their first jobs after business school at the 119 schools around the world that participated in the 2021-22 Best B-Schools ranking of full-time MBA programs. Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management MBA graduates earned a median salary of $120,000 at nonprofits, highest of all schools that participated in the business school ranking. At $119,270, IE had second highest. MIT’s Sloan school was third highest, at $111,000, followed by Harvard, at $100,000, and University of Virginia’s Darden school, at $95,000. Oxford Said sent 21 graduates into nonprofits, the most of any school. Second was Harvard, at 13, followed by University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton, at 11. Fordham’s Gabelli school sent 11.8% of its MBA graduates into nonprofits, highest among all schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek business school ranking. At 11.4%, Oxford had the next highest, followed by HEC Montreal, at 6.7%.

school number of hires percentage of hires median salary (U.S. dollars) median salary (local currency)
Northwestern (Kellogg) 6 1.6% $120,000 Not applicable
IE 5 1.9% $119,270 €100,000
MIT (Sloan) 4 1.4% $111,000 Not applicable
Harvard 13 2.4% $100,000 Not applicable
Virginia (Darden) 3 1.0% $95,000 Not applicable
Georgetown (McDonough) 7 3.6% $90,000 Not applicable
Pennsylvania (Wharton) 11 1.8% $89,250 Not applicable
Boston University (Questrom) 4 4.1% $87,000 Not applicable
Oxford (Saïd) 21 11.4% $83,564 £62,042
Hult 3 3.1% $82,000 Not applicable
Yale 6 2.5% $81,600 Not applicable
Babson (Olin) 3 3.3% $80,000 Not applicable
HEC Paris 3 1.7% $79,127 Not applicable
EAE 3 1.6% $76,948 €64,516
Fordham (Gabelli) 4 11.8% $64,500 Not applicable
INSEAD 4 0.7% $50,700 Not applicable
HEC Montreal 3 6.7% $38,974 CA$50,000
Arizona State (Carey) 3 4.5% Not available Not applicable
Chicago (Booth) 3 0.7% Not available Not applicable
Columbia 4 0.8% Not available Not applicable
London Business School 3 0.9% Not available Not available
UC at Berkeley (Haas) 4 1.9% Not available Not applicable
USC (Marshall) 3 2.0% Not available Not applicable
Washington (Foster) 3 2.7% Not available Not applicable