McKinsey’s Top 10 Go-To B-Schools

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businessmanAs one of the most coveted management consulting firms in the world, McKinsey pretty much gets their pick of MBA graduates. Businessweek recently published an article which provided the top 10 “go-to” b-schools for McKinsey. This year, McKinsey hired 387 graduates from over 100 b-schools. The following chart (taken from BW) shows the top 10 schools.

Go-To Schools for Mckinsey

1. INSEAD 21.62%
2. Tuck School 7.14%
3. Wharton School 6.78%
4. Kellogg School 6.50%
5. Booth School 5.11%
6. Columbia Business School 4.55%
7. Fuqua School 4.10%
8. Darden School 4.07%
9. Ross School 2.85%
10. IE Business School 2.52%

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Note: Not all schools provided the information regarding their top MBA employers. That’s why, as you probably noticed, elite programs like Harvard Business School, Stanford, London Business School, and NYU Stern are missing from the above list. Poets & Quants estimates that these programs sent the following number of grads to McKinsey.


2012 Estimated Hires

Harvard 72
London Business School 35
Stanford GSB 32
MIT Sloan 31
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