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Class Profile

The Foster MBA is one of the 20 toughest programs in the nation in terms of admissions standards. The students like it that way. They know that individual success depends on having high performers on the team. Here, students are chosen not only for work and life experience, but also for their ability to transcend personal interests and contribute to the team. Those high standards pay off: the caliber of students in the program and their average five years of work experience enrich the learning for everyone.

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MBA Student Profile – Class of 2022
Class Size 110
Average age 29
Range of ages 24 – 35
Average years of prior work experience 6
Range of years of work experience 2.5 – 11.5
Average GMAT 692
GMAT Mid 80th Percentile 650 – 730
Average undergraduate GPA 3.37
Veterans 7%
Class Statistics
Men 63%
Women 37%
Washington State Residents 28%
Other US State Residents 48%
International Students 24%
Undergraduate Majors
Engineering 19%
Business 28%
Social Sciences 12%
Humanities 17%
Economics 7%
Math & Science 8%
Computer Science 9%
MBA 2020 Graduate Employment Profile
Offer accepted within 3 months after graduation 94%
Offer accepted at graduation 81%
Average salary* $125,474
Median salary* $125,000
Mid 80th range* $105,000 – $150,000
Range of salaries* $90,000 – 160,000
Receiving signing bonus 72%
Average signing bonus $36,380

*Figures include international salaries converted to USD. View more information on employment statistics.