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MBA Graduates

2023 Full-Time MBA Graduate Statistics

Earning an MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School provides an opportunity to maximize career opportunities and build a competitive edge as a job seeker. At PGBS, the Career and Professional Development team works with you to gain that competitive advantage and provides relevant resources, expert coaching, and supports you every step of the way. These statistics reflect goals achieved upon completion of our MBA program. Discover where your MBA will take you and how to get there.


Accepted job offer by graduation


Accepted job offer by three months after graduation


Median starting salary for graduates

School-facilitated job acceptances 53%
Job Acceptance 
Total graduates seeking employment 54%
Accepted job offer by graduation 50%   
Offer accepted by third month post-graduation 77%  
Reported Median signing bonus $25K
Starting Salary 
Mean $101K
Median $101K
High $145K  
Undergraduate Major
Technical 24%
Business 47%    
Other 29% 
More than five years 41%
Professional Experience 
One year or less 24%
More than one year, up to three years 24%
More than three years, up to five years 12%
Finance / Accounting 29%
General Management 12%   
Marketing / Sales 35% 
Other 24%
Consumer Packaged Goods 11.8%
Financial Services 29.4%
Manufacturing 11.8%
Media / Entertainment 5.9%
Real Estate 5.9%
Technology 17.6%
Transportation & Logistics Services 5.9% 
Consulting 11.8%