Simon Business School

Simon Ranks No. 2 in Finance and No. 5 in Economics

Financial Times of London has ranked Simon Business School No. 2 in the world for finance and No. 5 in the world for economics in specialty rankings published on January 30, 2017.

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Meet 11 members of the MBA Class of 2018 and see why Poets & Quants says that "The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is one program that isn’t afraid to be different."

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Simon Tops The List for Women in Business School

The recent Poets and Quants report, "By The Numbers: Are Women Really Making Progress At Business School?" recognized Simon for a 28 percent increase in female students over the past 16 years. Women currently make up 44 percent of the MBA class.


Full-Time MBA Class of 2016

The leading areas of concentration of this year’s Full-Time MBA class are: finance, marketing, competitive and organizational strategy, and corporate accounting.

The business school that will change your life.

Today’s business world demands a tougher kind of preparation. Get your degree from a school that offers it. At Simon Business School, we have a curriculum grounded in analytics and economics. Our approach provides you with enduring frameworks for solving problems and making decisions in today’s data-rich environment. Our expert faculty is here to coach you and develop you so that you are ready for the future of business. Find out why our graduates are ready for today’s competitive business world.


Full-Time MBA Program

Our full-time MBA program matches your drive to succeed with a professional skill set that lets you stand out from the competition. It is a program designed for those looking to propel their careers with a fully immersive business school experience; a deep dive that delivers results.

Full-Time MS Programs

A Simon MS degree can provide the right foundation to help you get ahead. Our one-year specialized programs are for early career candidates looking to acquire in-depth knowledge of their chosen field to advance and accelerate their career. We offer MS Programs in:

Executive MBA and Part-Time Programs

The Executive MBA program is tailored for business leaders who want the full MBA experience without career interruption. Additional part-time MBA and MS options allow working professionals to maximize their learning at an accelerated pace and fit school into busy schedules.

  • Oct 152017Full-Time MBA and MS Programs Application Deadline

    Fall 2018 Entry

  • Jan 052018Full-Time MBA and MS Programs Application Deadline

    Fall 2018 Entry

  • Mar 152018Full-Time MBA and MS Programs Application Deadline

    Fall 2018 Entry

  • May 152018Full-Time MBA and MS Programs Application Deadline

    Fall 2018 Entry


A Global Network of Alumni

Representing more than 80 countries, the Simon alumni network is an important resource that can help with everything from career opportunities to doing business in the global marketplace.

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Most represented countries


Hong Kong

South Korea
Russian Federation
United Kingdom
United States


Meet Simon Alumni

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    Tim Hayward

    Full-Time MBA, Class of 2016

    Competitive and Organizational Strategy


    Bain & Company

    "Simon gave me the tools I need to be effective in the modern global environment. To sit in a classroom and learn statistics, analytics, pricing, and business principles was incredibly valuable."

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    Mingyi Chen

    MS in Finance, Class of 2016

    Investment Banking Analyst


    "My overall experience at Simon empowered me to reach bigger and to reach those opportunities that seemed really distant to me when I was an undergraduate student, such as landing my dream job as an investment banking analyst at a world-class bank."

    Meet more Full-Time MS in Finance Alumni

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    Tom Kelly

    Executive MBA, Class of 2010


    Optimax Systems, Inc.

    "I built relationships there that I'll have the rest of my life. And now, some of our key business offerings at ITX—like Technology Strategic Planning—have parts and processes that come directly from classes I took at Simon."

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    David Distant

    Full-Time MBA, Class of 2017

    Technology Investment Banking Associate


    "I wanted my Simon MBA to be an opportunity to grow in every way possible—and it was. I knew with a very analytical, quantitative MBA program, a smaller class size would be beneficial, and that was true beyond academics: I made real, meaningful friendships with my classmates."

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    Tim Holland

    Professional MBA, Class of 1996

    Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (BRE, BNL, and BTR)

    Broadstone Real Estate

    “Simon changed the way I looked at operations and gave me the skills to make processes more efficient. My MBA helped develop an analytical approach towards operations that I’ve been able to apply throughout my career.”

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    Jennifer Lee

    Full-Time MBA, Class of 2016

    Computers and Information Systems, Operations Management

    Operations Program Analyst


    "During Simon's Silicon Valley trek, we learned how to make our résumés stand out for high-tech companies. It was great advice—and now I share it with others who want to get into the industry."

    More Full-Time MBA alumni

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If you have been thinking about enhancing your professional prospects, exploring entrepreneurship, or changing your career, now is the time to consider Simon Business School. Fill out the short form below and a Simon representative will contact you.

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(585) 275-3439

Part-Time Programs
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Call Us

Full-Time Programs
(585) 275-3533

Executive MBA
(585) 275-3439

Part-Time Programs
(585) 275-3439