Simon Business School

Women at Simon

Forte Logo 220Attracting and advancing women is a priority here at Simon. The Simon Business School is a partner with the Forté Foundation, a consortium of major corporations, top business schools and influential nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to substantially increasing the number of women in business.

A Simon degree offers our female students a top-notch business education, as well as the best business connections the world has to offer. We are the top choice for companies recruiting women employees.

By the Numbers

  • 31 percent of our full-time student body is female
  • 32 percent of our Executive MBA class is female
  • Over half our MS students are women
  • 22 percent of our part-time MBA students are women

Current Initiatives

  • Forté ForumsForté Forums is a multi-city educational and networking series featuring business schools and corporations.
  • Forté Scholarships—Monetary support to help defray the cost of an MBA.
  • Forté Scholar Symposiums—Summer interns at New York-based companies exchange experiences and establish networks.
  • Simon Women in Business—Simon Women in Business (SWiB) is a strong and dynamic organization open to all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of Simon Business School. The mission of the club is to share programs and information focusing on the real issues and concerns of women in the Simon community and the business world. The club actively networks with Simon alumnae to further highlight the advancement of women in business. To learn more, consider attending our Women's Weekend event.


Simon Ranked as a Top 15 MBA for Women

Financial Times - 260w

March 2018


No. 13

Top MBAs for Women in the US

No. 21

Top MBAs for Women in the World

No. 1

for Women in the US in pay gap percentage (average female salary as a proportion of male salary)

No. 2

for Women in the US for salary percent increase (average difference in female alumni salary from before MBA to now)

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