Global survey: main reasons for applying for an MBA in 2015

MBA applicants' main reasons for pursuing an MBA worldwide in 2015

Global survey: main reasons for applying for an MBA in 2015 The statistic shows the reasons given by prospective MBA students around the world for pursuing masters studies in business administration. 63.4 percent of MBA applicants said one of their main reason was to improve their career prospects., while 31.3 percent identified a desire to start their own business as being a main reason.
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MBA applicants' main reasons for pursuing an MBA worldwide in 2015

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Share of MBA applicants
To improve career prospects63.4%
To learn new skills58.8%
Leadership position57.5%
To build a professional network49.9%
To enable a career change39.5%
To boost salary30.1%
To start own business31.3%
Primarily for education27.6%
Share of MBA applicants
To improve career prospects63.4%
To learn new skills58.8%
Leadership position57.5%
To build a professional network49.9%
To enable a career change39.5%
To boost salary30.1%
To start own business31.3%
Primarily for education27.6%
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The statistic shows the reasons given by prospective MBA students around the world for pursuing masters studies in business administration. 63.4 percent of MBA applicants said one of their main reason was to improve their career prospects., while 31.3 percent identified a desire to start their own business as being a main reason.
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