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About Full-time MBA

What makes the Foster MBA distinctive?

Exceptional Career Preparation: Over 75 senior executives participate in our Mentor Program and more than 500 executives visit campus each year to speak with Foster MBA students. Our large MBA Career Management team provides extensive programming and highly personalized career coaching. The result? A 95.8% employment rate in 2015, including 100% employment for international students! Visit the career management page for details.

Rankings: Foster ranks in the top 25 in national rankings. We also stand out as: #1 in diversity of companies hiring our graduates according to The Economist, #2 in marketing according to BusinessWeek, #5 in greatest opportunities for women according to the Princeton Review and #8 in management research productivity. Review our rankings.

Entrepreneurship: In a city known for innovation, the UW Arthur W. Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship provides Foster MBAs with knowledge and skills, internships and fellowships, business competitions and accelerator funds, expert mentors and connections in the Seattle entrepreneurial community.

The Foster Network: It’s a culture of collaboration. Students share their knowledge, experiences, and professional network; they complete projects in teams, tutor and mentor each other. Alumni judge case competitions, meet with students over coffee, speak at events on campus, and host interns and student consultants. Everyone benefits.