2022 Report Card: How Alums Grade Their B-School Experience

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How instrumental do you believe your business degree will be in reaching your dream career?

If there was ever a 20-year-old with a dream career, it’s most likely a business student. So which school earned the best score from alums on how instrumental they think their business degree will be in reaching a dream career? Wharton topped this category with a score of 9.38. Georgetown (9.28) and Southern Methodist (9.23) rounded out this year’s top three. Wharton’s score is higher than last year’s leader, Georgia Tech, which earned a score of 9.31. It also led 2020’s leader, the University of Evansville which had a 9.29, and 2019’s leader, Notre Dame, which scored a 9.33.

This year’s average across all schools of 8.28 was slightly higher than last year’s 8.24, but is lower than previous recent years, including 2020’s average of 8.4, and 2019 (8.5) and 2018 (8.45).