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In business, the problems are complex, the competition is intense, and the answers aren’t always clear. To succeed in such a difficult environment takes more than hard work and perseverance. You need to be analytical.
Simon Business School graduates are prepared to effectively communicate their work and drive the most important business decisions, thanks to the support of a world-class faculty and a diverse community.
For decades, Simon Business School has been a leader in business education. Our long tradition of innovation, commitment to research and testing, and inclusivity and diversity positions us for continued success. We strive to develop business leaders who have an exceptional level of clarity and embody a relentless endeavor to be ever better.
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Top companies have come to depend on a deep understanding of economics and quantitative data to drive strategy and achieve success in their markets. Learn from Dean Sevin Yeltekin how Simon Business School is uniquely positioned to help you succeed in today’s data-driven business environment.
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Simon Business School’s commitment to diversity has a long history, and today we are proud to have the most diverse student body of any top business school (U.S. News & World Report, 2021). Our emphasis on diversity includes geographic background, culture, gender, race, ethnicity, academic background, work experience and personal perspective. We believe that an inclusive atmosphere benefits all members of the Simon community and we are dedicated to creating an environment where all students flourish.
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Simon has multiple centers for excellence dedicated to promoting research and creating experiential learning opportunities for students. Their primary objective is to promote high-quality research on important issues by raising funds to finance the research, distributing the research results, and promoting discussions and conferences regarding the implications of the research.
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The Simon experience is rigorous and global. Just ask our more than 14,000 students and alumni from more than 130 countries. They’ll tell you that business success is never an easy ride, but that but Simon thoroughly prepared them for the challenges and successes ahead. See for yourself the impact our professors, students, and research are having on business today.
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Our hometown of Rochester features a booming farm-to-table and craft cocktail and beer scene, a vibrant arts community, and an ideal setting within the stunning natural beauty of Western New York and the Finger Lakes—all remarkably affordable on a graduate student budget.
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