Mendoza School of Business

About Mendoza

Grow the Good in Business.

A Notre Dame education is a rigorous one that prepares you for business with a balanced worldview. It develops you as a leader — true to your core values — with the moral courage to act with integrity. It pushes you to see business as more than a career but a vocation to serve the common good.

When you study business at Notre Dame, you don’t just learn more. You become more. You grow the good in business. Personal Growth. Business Growth. Societal Growth:

Analyzing ethical dilemmas and developing the moral imagination to find positive alternatives.

Envisioning how business can become the solution to issues as big as poverty and peace.

Integrating ethical, social and environmental action with traditional business practice.

Recognizing that economic enterprises must serve people, not the other way around.

We offer innovative programs at Notre Dame, conduct cutting-edge research and produce respected business leaders — all committed to growing the good in business.

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Rankings and Reputation

The advantage of Notre Dame is the respect and recognition received from around the world. Being ranked among the world's best in business education conveys the quality of our programs and the commitment our faculty share in being the best in their field. We're proud of where we stand and value the recognition.

No. 2 MBA program for alumni effectiveness
The Economist

No. 4 M.S. in Accountancy program in the U.S.
Public Accounting Report

No. 3 M.S. in Management program in the U.S.
The Economist

No. 30 MBA program
U.S. News & World Report

No. 7 among Best Undergraduate Business Programs in the U.S.
Poets & Quants

No. 4 in Accountancy
Public Accounting Report

No. 18 in Management
U.S. News & World Report - America's Best Colleges

No. 12 in Marketing
U.S. News & World Report - America's Best Colleges

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Mendoza By the Numbers

The Mendoza College of Business was founded in 1921 by Rev. John Francis O'Hara. It offers five majors in the undergraduate program and eight distinct graduate degrees.

131 tenure/tenure-track/professional specialist faculty

24% female

15% domestic minority

21% international

$166,599 average salary and bonus for MBA Class of 2022

100% of MSA Class of 2022 accepting employment six months after graduation

625 total graduate enrollment (Fall 2018)

458 graduate degrees awarded (May 2018)

96% of undergraduates were employed, continuing education or committed to service within three months of graduation

$64,000 average overall salary of undergraduates within three months of graduation

1,700 total undergraduate enrollment (Fall 2018)

660 undergraduate degrees award (May 2018)

O’Hara’s heirs: Business education at Notre Dame, 1921-1991

Learn about the history of business education at Notre Dame. Follow the evolution of the college from its beginnings as a “Catholic, frontier school” through the decades to its positioning as an “internationally-known research university”.

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Also available at the Hesburgh Library and Mahaffey Business Library.