Vault Rating: 4.5 out of 5


  • Intense focus on recruitment and job-related contacts.
  • Progressive philanthropic aspect to campus life.


  • Expensive for full-time MBAs
  • Rigorous application requirements, especially for Executive MBA and PhD applicants.

The Bottom Line

  • A hard-driving commitment to post-graduate job placement and involvement in the global community define the higher-education experience at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. The school offers not only rigorous classwork, but also immersive residence- and travel-based experiences.


Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois offers three basic forms of MBA and a PhD.

Both the part- and full-time MBA program requires that applicants hold a bachelor's degree, and that they submit their transcripts from that program as well as...  

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