2021 Report Card: How Alums Grade Their B-School Experience

McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. Courtesy photo

Do you believe your business degree will assist you in climbing to a new socioeconomic status?

For generations, a college degree has been the stepping stone for people to climb in economic status. At the very least, it’s been a path to financial stability. This year, Georgetown graduates gave their alma mater the highest score in terms of believing the business degree will assist them in climbing to a new socioeconomic status with a score of 9.39. The score is slightly higher than last year’s winner, Bucknell, which recorded a 9.38. Southern Methodist followed Georgetown with 9.32 and Wharton rounded out the top three with 9.30.

The numbers are also down from 2019 when Wharton led the pack at 9.44. This year’s average of 8.50 is down slightly from last year’s average of 8.56 and lower than the 8.68 average in 2019.

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