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MBA Graduates

2021 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 31%
Job Acceptance 
Total graduates seeking employment 55%
Accepted job offer by graduation 52%   
Offer accepted by third month post-graduation 76%  
Reported Median signing bonus $15K
Starting Salary 
Mean $76K
Median $72K
High $133K  
Undergraduate Major
Technical 10%
Business 48%    
Other 45% 
More than five years 16%
Professional Experience 
One year or less 56%
More than one year, up to three years 13%
More than three years, up to five years 16%
Marketing / Sales 31% 
Information Technology 9%
Operations / Logistics 3% 
Other 3% 
Finance / Accounting 25%   
General Management 25% 
Human Resources 3%
Financial Services 15%
Healthcare 9%
Non-Profit 12%
Real Estate 9% 
Retail 3%
Technology 28%
Transportation & Logistics Services  3%
Other 15% 
Consumer Packaged Goods 3%