Meet the Class of 2023

Accomplished professionals, diverse thinkers, collaborative leaders … these are just some of the many ways we describe our Weekend MBA students.

6.4

average years of full-time work experience 

46%

students with advanced degrees

3.4

average GPA

Class Composition
29 Average Age
6.4 Average Years of Full-Time Work Experience
46% Students with Advanced Degrees
69% Sponsored Students
22% Women
40% Out of State Students
32% International
undergraduate majors
58% Engineering
22% Business/Finance/Accounting
10% Humanities/Social Sciences
10% Math/Physical Sciences
Career Function Prior to MBA
11% Consulting
24% Engineering Management
2% Entrepreneurial/Start-Up
9% Finance
4% General Management
1% Human Resources
1% Marketing
10% Operations/Supply Chain
3% Sales
2% Strategic Planning
33% Other
Undergraduate GPA
3.4 Average
3.0-3.8 Middle 80% Range
GMAT
671 Average
620-720 Middle 80% Range
GRE
160 Average Quantitative
155-165 Quant Middle 80%
156 Average Verbal
150-163 Verbal Middle 80%

Race and Ethnicity
(U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents)

The United States Department of Education provides federal guidelines for maintaining, collecting, and presenting data on race and ethnicity. Michigan Ross is required to follow these standards which allow students to self-identify their ethnicity and race, with the option to select more than one race and/or ethnicity, for all federal reporting purposes. The racial and ethnic categories listed here reflect those included in our application process, per federal guidelines. U.S. race / ethnicity is shown as a percent of U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

  Federal Guidelines Multidimensional Reporting
American Indian or Alaska Native 0   1 1.6%
Asian 15 24.2% 17 27.4%
Black or African American 0   1 1.6%
Hispanic or Latinx 1 1.6% 1 1.6%
White 40 64.5% 45 72.6%
Not Indicated 2 3.2% 2 3.2%
Multi-Race 4 6.5% n/a n/a

 

Federal Reporting Guidelines

The second and third columns reflect our student demographic data as reported based on federal government guidelines. Per these guidelines, all students who identify as Hispanic or Latinx and any other race are represented as Hispanic or Latinx only. Students who identify with more than one race are represented as Multi-Race only. The third column sums to 100% but may be slightly lower or higher due to rounding. 

Multi-Dimensional Reporting

In the fourth and fifth columns, we share students' full racial and ethnic identities to more inclusively reflect the racial/ethnic groups with which they identify. As such, students with multi-racial/ethnic identities are represented in more than one row, meaning the fifth column adds to more than 100%.

Diversity & Inclusion

Michigan Ross students thrive in an inclusive environment where diverse voices are heard and valued. Diversity fuels success by inspiring new ways of thinking, expanding your ability to tackle issues from many angles, and by driving innovation. 

Student Diversity

Gain an Authentic Perspective

In their own words, our current students cover everything from tips for balancing work, school, and family to their most memorable moments at Ross. 

Student Voices

Get to Know Our Community

Learn more about the driven, working professionals who make up our Weekend MBA community. 

Kellee Montgomery
Alumni ambassador
Class of 2019
Unlike many of my fellow classmates, business school was not a long-standing goal of mine and I made the decision to apply shortly before coming to Ross. I...
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