Your Alumni Survey Results Are In

Wharton’s 2017 alumni survey—designed to measure engagement and gather career data—was completed by more than 9,000 respondents. Among the key findings: Wharton graduates are loyal, connected to the School and each other, and hungry for new research.

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Alumni who have engaged with Wharton in some way—whether through reading a School email, connecting with a classmate, or attending an event


 

New specialty compensation reports available through Wharton MBA Career Management that alumni can use as a resource in offer negotiations (Private Equity, Hedge Fund, and Startup)


 

Respondents who didn’t know they’re eligible for a 25 percent discount on Wharton Executive Education programs


 

Alumni who read Wharton Magazine in the past year


 

Increase in MBA alumni median total compensation from one-to-five years to 15-to-20 years post-graduation


 

Wharton topic of most interest to respondents: leading-edge research (followed by recent or upcoming alumni events)


 

Respondents who have taken part in a Wharton-related program in the past year


 


Overall Net Promoter Score—considered “world-class” by global standards


 

Percentage of U.S. alumni who met up informally in the past year


 

Alumni who are aware of Wharton career services offerings


 

Percentage of international alumni who met informally with other alumni in the past year


 

Respondents who spoke with at least one fellow Wharton alumnus over the past year


 

Industries for which Wharton has gathered alumni compensation data

 

Published as “Survey Says” in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of Wharton Magazine.

 

 

 

 

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