Boston University Investment Banking Placement (Using Data)
Boston University is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. BU is one of only 3 universities in Boston and Cambridge named to the prestigious Association of American Universities. BU consistently sends top students into investment banking each year and has good placement into a few bulge bracket firms.
BU is home to the Questrom School of Business, which offers both graduate and undergraduate programs.
BU has an impressive Elite Firms % of 52%, indicating that over half of all hires go to one of the top firms on Wall Street. This results from BU's strong relationships with J.P. Morgan (21% of investment banking placements) and Goldman Sachs (18%). Citi is also a top recruiter from BU (18%).
We note that BU has a relatively weaker Presence score of 24%, indicating that BU may not have strong representation at every firm on Wall Street.
Our investment banking target school list is a complete rank of 60 schools and analyzed >60k LinkedIn profiles of professionals who worked in investment banking between 2008 and 2023. We filtered the data to examine U.S. hires into the top investment banks.
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Investment Banking Placement
Weighted Rank: #45
Ranking by Total Hires: #41
Category: Lower Semi-Target School
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Business School Name: Questrom
# of Undergrads: 18,229 per U.S. News
# of Business School Undergrads: 2,500
Median Starting Salary (2022): $50k
President: Kenneth W. Freeman
U.S. News Global Rank (2022-2023): #70
QS World University Rankings: #93
Financial Times MBA Rank: #63