University of Southern California

EMBA Admissions Profile

At the USC Marshall School of Business, diversity, first and foremost, is about diversity of ideas. We believe the ability to arrive at solutions to business problems is directly related to having access to the greatest range of ideas, opinions and experiences. Our diverse student body offers unlimited opportunities for intellectual exchange, practical experience, and professional networking.

Class of 2016Los AngelesSan Diego
Admissions Profile
Class Size7452
Avg GPA3.253.23
Avg Age3838
Avg Yrs Wk Exp1515
Avg Salary$164K$157K
Women34%17%
Married Students65%69%
Advanced Degrees27%27%
Industries
Media/Entertainment15%0%
High Tech7%23%
Financial Services8%17%
Health Care/Biotech15%19%
Manufacturing & Operations15%4%
Consulting7%6%
Education/ Non-profit8%2%
CPG/Retail8%2%
Government0%15%
Aerospace5%4%
Petro/Energy5%2%
Real Estate3%2%
Other4%4%
Undergraduate Majors
Business16%17%
Engineering16%35%
Social Science19%11%
Humanities16%11%
Science4%12%
Accounting11%0%
Computer Science3%2%
Economics11%9%
Architecture4%3%

The Trojan Network (0:33)

"It was clear when I came to visit a class on campus that the Trojan Network is alive, just from the aspect that even students in the first year program and the second year program of the MBA were eager to help me and I wasn’t even part of the program."

Bobby Cockrill
Sr. Sales Representative
Boston Scientific

Representative Employers

Los Angeles

3M
Alcoa
Allergan, Inc.
Amgen
Automatic Data Processing
Bank of America
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Edwards Lifesciences
Forever 21
Gersh Agency
Honeywell Aerospace
Intuit
Irvine Company Community Development
JPMorgan Chase Bank
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Nickelodeon / Viacom
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Parker Hannifin
Raytheon
Sony Pictures Entertainment
TBWA/Media Arts Lab
TelePacific Communication
The Boeing Company
Toyota Motor Sales
Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Yamaha Motor Corporation USA

San Diego

Airbitz, Inc.
AT&T, Inc.
CeloNova BioSciences
City National Bank
Dresser-Rand
Experian Information Solutions
Henkel Corporation
Hewlett-Packard Company
L-3 Communications
LPL Financial
NuVasive Inc
Pfizer, Inc.
PIMCO
Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Qualcomm
Rockwell Collins
Stanley Black & Decker
Turner Construction Company
Wells Fargo
United States Armed Forces