University of Rochester MBA


  • The Simon Executive MBA has been specifically designed to help students, the working professional, no matter what their career objectives may be.
  • It will prepare them for the next phase of their career.
  • It will help them promote change in their organization, increase own business performance, or simply help to redefine personal goals.


  • The unique lockstep curriculum sequence moves students through the initial foundational tools and functional knowledge before culminating strategic application.
  • There are 15 required courses, three electives, plus two complimentary courses available to customize your study.

Business Skills gained

  • Leadership Development
  • New Venture Development
  • Global Perspective

Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • To help share the investment in the graduate school studies, we offer a non-profit scholarship, as well as limited number of merit scholarships to highly qualified candidates. Student loan options are also available.

Tuition Fees

  • The approximate cost of this program is $98,500.


  • Finance
  • Business Analytics
  • International Management
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing

Admission Requirements

  • Online application form
  • Current resume
  • Three (3) required essays (double spaced, 12 point font, 500 word limit)
  • Unofficial transcripts, scanned, and uploaded for each college attended (Official transcripts must be sent directly from the college to the Simon School; see below)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Requests for letters of recommendation are sent automatically once the applicant provides the contact information in the online system.

US News and Ranking

  • #28 in Best Online MBA Programs (tie)
  • #132-#174 in Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
  • #74-#94 in Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs
  • #45-#58 in Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs
  • #260-#345 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

Acceptance Rate

  • 31%

University Reviews

  • University of Rochester Reviews I really enjoy this school. The academics are challenging, so be ready.
  • The school is competitive but the fellow students are very supportive and friendly. It’s not hard to make new friends and find people with similar interests as your own.