Mendoza School of Business

About Mendoza

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About Mendoza

Ask more of business. Ask more of yourself.

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 ask more of business and yourself. Asking more means:

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 asking more.

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Rankings and Reputation

The legendary advantage of Notre Dame is the respect and recognition were 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. 4 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. 20 Executive MBA program in the U.S.
U.S. News & World Report

No. 5 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

$133,862 average salary (plus bonus) for MBA Class of 2018

97.7% of MSA Class of 2018 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)