New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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New York University’s elite Leonard N. Stern School of Business has been at the forefront of business education since 1900. NYU was ranked 29th among National Universities by U.S. News and World Report for 2020. Stern offers many advantages, starting with its easy access to the New York business hub. Professors have real connections to help students land their dream internship or career, and students and alumni are highly coveted by Fortune 500 companies and Big Four accounting firms. Within six months of graduation, 98% of graduates have secured employment, with a mean annual salary exceeding $80,000.


Undergraduates students will learn the essentials of business by earning a well-rounded Bachelor of Science in Business or in Business and Political Economy. All students will complete a series of four social impact courses. BS in Business students may select from 13 concentration options: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Economics, Computing and Data Science, Econometrics and Quantitative Econ, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Business, Management and Organizations, Marketing, Operations, Statistics, and Sustainable Business.

Business and Political Economy students spend the fall of their sophomore year in London and the spring in Shanghai. The curriculum for this global program is comprised of liberal arts, business, economics, politics, and social impact core, as well as electives.

Graduate students can complete a specialized MBA in Tech or Fashion and Luxury in just one year. The full-time MBA takes two years, and students enrolled in the part-time MBA have up to six years to graduate. The FT MBA is designated as a STEM degree.

Advanced professionals seeking a life-changing program can earn an Executive MBA in three formats. The EMBA NYC meets every other Friday and Saturday for 22 months, while the EMBA Washington, D.C. meets one weekend per month Friday-Sunday for two years. Adventure-seeking students can delve into international immersions through the TRIUM Global EMBA. This unique program features five cities and six in-person residencies in just 17 months.

Other specialized master’s degrees include an MS in Accounting, Data Analytics and Business Computing, Quantitative Finance, Business Analytics, Global Finance, and Risk Management.

Student Life

The undergraduate study body is a competitive group of approximately 2,700 students, consisting of 20% international students. During junior year, 99.5% of students complete an internship. The International Studies Program is an integral component of the student experience, and 100% of students graduate with at least one global business trip under the belt. Half of all students spend a full semester studying abroad at one of 14 academic centers.

There are 27 organizations exclusively for Stern students, including the Entrepreneurial Exchange Group, Luxury and Retail Association, Net Impact, Strategic Venture Society, and Women in Business. International students will feel right at home by participating in the Asian or European Business Society, the Latin American or South Asian Business Association, or Stern in Africa. The Wasserman Center for Career Development partners works with seniors on career placement.

Online Programs

Students in the online MS in Quantitative Management program only need to attend two short NYC residencies. The rest of the courses for this well-rounded degree can be completed 100% through the University’s online learning platform.

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