Applying to business school can be complicated. This guide outlines what to expect as you make your way from prospective student to alumnus.

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    No. 7 overall ranking, and 9 of 10 specializations ranked in the Top Ten - U.S. News & World Report


    About two-thirds of our MBA graduates accept jobs on the East Coast, West Coast, or Chicago


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    Prepare Your Application

    As you work on your application, here are a few things you’ll need to do and a few things to consider.

    Learn with
    the Best

    At Ross, you benefit from a world-class faculty, extensive hands-on learning experiences, and opportunities to focus on your particular interests.
    Unique Leadership Opportunities

    MAP projects are sponsored in more than 20 countries and 87% of projects presented to Senior Executives. 

    Customize your MBA

    Studying abroad, MAP, and up to 10 credits at other U-M graduate schools can all count toward your degree


    U-M is home to 103 graduate programs ranked in the Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report (2017)

    Go Beyond the Classroom

    Life at Ross is a lot more than your formal education. It’s also extracurricular activities, making an impact in the community, and having some fun.

    leadership opportunities

    You’ll learn and practice leadership in the classroom and beyond:



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    Diversity at Michigan Ross

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    Staying Healthy

    On-site Och Fitness Center available

    70+ Clubs

    There are more than 70 student clubs at Ross, from career oriented to just for fun

    Alumni Network
    & Careers

    Gear up for success
    When you Go Blue, you can go anywhere. Recruit on campus with top companies. Join an alumni network of 45,000 strong and counting.
    Career Switchers

    87% of the Ross MBA Class of 2017 switched industries or function

    Job Offers

    Over 97% of the Ross MBA Class of 2017 got at least one job offer within three months of graduation

    On-Site Interviews

    Career Development Office (CDO) organized 4,000+ interviews on campus

    Peer-to-Peer Support

    CDO hires 80+ successful MBA 2's to provide Industry-specific advice and peer mentoring- the most of any top MBA program