Simon Business School
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A message from Dean Andrew Ainslie

Simon Business School offers an education that attracts students who value our focus on analytics. Simon moves beyond management as usual and teaches you how to use the power of data to make smart decisions.

no. 7 in the us for ms in finance

The Financial Times of London ranks Simon Business School No. 7 in the United States for top pre-experience Master of Science degree in finance programs.

Simon's distinct approach to finance—highly quantitative and economics-based—is designed to help students build strong analytic, communication, and problem-solving skill sets that appeal to employers across all industries.

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meet a current simon mba student

"Simon has given me a more holistic perspective on business and a better understanding of how companies operate. It has been helpful to learn what some businesses do to make themselves more successful than their competition."

Travis Church
MBA Candidate Class of 2015
Internship: Kiewit Corporation
>> Read more from Travis

the simon community

New students from the MBA Class of 2016 and MS Class of 2015 gather for a class photo on the steps of the Eastman Quad. The photo was taken during new student orientation, where they later tackled activities designed to foster teamwork.

Simon Games winner Cristina Canavesi - Watch video

The Simon Games - 435 x 100

Register by 2.10.15 for your chance to compete.

Grand Prize

  • A full-tuition scholarship to the Part-Time or Executive MBA program at Simon Business School, valued at over $90,000

Other Prizes

  • 50% tuition scholarships to the Part-Time or Executive MBA program to the second place winners
  • 25% tuition scholarships to the Part-Time or Executive MBA program to the third and fourth place winners

simon announces new ms in health care management program in new york city

The MS in Health Care Management (HCM) is a perfect fit for individuals seeking an education that prepares them for their entire career. Our program begins with understanding the underlying economics, which drive industry evolution. This knowledge allows MS HCM graduates to evaluate their organizations and optimize care delivery, while preparing for the next round of fundamental industry changes.

simon rankings

Simon earns high rankings and receives regular recognition for our academic programs and teaching quality. Our greatest sense of accomplishment, however, comes when our students apply what they learn from our expert faculty and create their own career success.

The business school that will change your life.

Today’s business world demands a tougher kind of preparation. Get your degree from a school that offers it. At Simon Business School, we have a curriculum grounded in analytics and economics. Our approach provides you with enduring frameworks for solving problems and making decisions in today’s data-rich environment. Our expert faculty is here to coach you and develop you so that you are ready for the future of business. Find out why our graduates are ready for today’s competitive business world.

Toughen up.®  Because you want to reach the top.


Full-Time MBA Programs

Our full-time MBA program matches your drive to succeed with a professional skill set that lets you stand out from the competition. It is a program designed for those looking to propel their careers with a fully immersive business school experience; a deep dive that delivers results.

Full-Time MS Programs

A Simon MS degree can provide the right foundation to help you get ahead. Our one-year specialized programs are for early career candidates looking to acquire in-depth knowledge of their chosen field to advance and accelerate their career. We offer MS Programs in:

Executive MBA and Part-Time Programs

The Executive MBA program is tailored for business leaders who want the full MBA experience without career interruption. Additional part-time MBA and MS options allow working professionals to maximize their learning at an accelerated pace and fit school into busy schedules.

Part-Time MS Programs in New York City
New York, NY

From early career professionals to mid-level managers, New York City working professionals strengthen their business education and receive an advanced degree from one of the world's best business schools with one of our 13-month, part-time graduate program offerings. Our program options include:


Experience Simon

Join an elite cohort with similar goals and equal drive. Simon students represent some of the best and brightest business minds from around the world. Our smaller size means you will build meaningful relationships with faculty and students, and make connections that will last a lifetime.

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    Margot Anich

    MBA Candidate, Class of 2015

    Brand Management and Health Sciences Management

    “I chose Simon for its rigorous curriculum, intimate class setting, and world-renowned professors. I knew leaving my job to attend business school full-time would be a worthwhile venture, and I knew Simon would offer a real return on my investment.”

    >> See the full profile for Margot Anich

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    Charles J. Guarino

    EMBA Candidate, Class of 2015

    Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing

    Five Star Bank

    “One of the things I value the most out of the Executive MBA program is the team setting and the opportunity to work in groups. I have a great study team, which includes a doctor, a state trooper, and two engineers.”

    >> See the full profile for Charles J. Guarino
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    Andrew Colaruotolo

    Part-Time Flexible MBA

    Program Manager, L-3 Communications, GCS Division

    “Simon is one of the most distinguished business programs in the region with a world-renowned reputation. I chose the Part-time Flexible MBA program because of a busy, travel-infused work schedule, and it allowed me to tailor my class schedule around my work schedule."

    >> See the full profile for Andrew Colaruotolo
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    Neelima Sharma

    MS in Finance in NYC Candidate, Class of 2015


    Pico Quantitative Trading

    “The finance knowledge I gained at Simon will open new opportunities for me. Before Simon, I knew physics, optics, and IT operations. Now, no matter what direction the market turns, I have equipped myself for success.”

    >> See the full profile for Neelima Sharma
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    Dre Collier

    MBA Candidate, Class of 2015

    Consortium Fellow and Liaison, Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, Business Systems Consulting

    "At Simon, you learn from professors who wrote the books on what you're learning. But you don't just learn from professors. Because it's such a tight-knit community, you're constantly learning from everyone around you."

    >> See the full profile for Dre Collier

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    Sven Troya

    MS Candidate, Class of 2015


    “The MS in Finance program offers the perfect opportunity to acquire a very concentrated knowledge in a short period of time. It’s ideal for anyone who wants to enhance their understanding of finance.”

    >> See the full profile for Sven Troya

Discover Simon

Simon Business School at the University of Rochester offers a highly personalized, global business education experience in a smaller and more intimate setting.

Our distinguished faculty and diverse student body help create a truly international experience in a collegial and collaborative business school environment. Truly a home for thought leaders in business education, the experts who teach at Simon are the cornerstone of our analytics- and economics-based approach that will have you looking at business problems in a whole new way. Our global perspective, combined with individual attention and expert coaching, builds strong relationships and prepares you for the realities of the modern business world.

Explore for yourself what the impact of personal attention and a cutting edge curriculum can mean for your career and professional success. We look forward to meeting you.

Attend an event and begin your future today.

Visit our beautiful campus and business school facilities to see what Simon is all about. Our events give you the opportunity to meet with students, alumni, faculty, and the Admissions staff.


A Global Network of Alumni

Representing more than 80 countries, the Simon alumni network is an important resource that can help with everything from career opportunities to doing business in the global marketplace.

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Most represented countries


Hong Kong

South Korea
Russian Federation
United Kingdom
United States


Meet Simon Alumni

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    Prachi Soni

    '14S (MBA), Business Systems Consulting and Competitive and Organizational Strategy



    "I realized I wanted more. I wanted better," she says. "Hence my decision to come to Simon. I came here because of its excellent reputation in finance, impressive placement records, and reputation for international diversity."

    >> See the full profile for Prachi Soni
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    Lance Drummond

    '85S (MBA), Executive MBA

    Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology

    TD Canada Trust, Toronto

    “The Simon EMBA program gave me an economic framework that both shaped my business thinking and helped me develop as a leader. Each day, as I interact with others to solve tough, complex problems, I apply what I learned at Simon.”

    >> See the full profile for Lance Drummond
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    Jeff Tomasulo

    '14S (MS) Finance

    Managing Partner, Head of Alternative Investments,


    "The finance world you're competing in — this world is fierce. I know because I've done it. Today you need to have the education to really compete. A degree from Simon School gives you that credibility."

    >> See the full profile for Jeff Tomasulo
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    Matthew Bloch

    '13S (MBA), Finance and Competitive and Organizational Strategy



    “I chose Simon because I was interested in a rigorous, quantitatively-focused MBA,” he says. “I felt the curriculum at Simon would help provide me the tools necessary to succeed throughout my career.”

    >> See the full profile for Matthew Bloch
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    Linh Phillips

    '13S (MBA), PMBA

    Consumer Research Analyst,

    Constellation Brands

    “My goals are to continue to advance and leverage the qualitative and quantitative skills I acquired in the program to become into a best-in-class leader.”

    >> See the full profile for Linh Phillips
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    Aliza Friedman

    '14S (MS) Marketing

    Program Associate, Corporate Sales Development,

    Kraft Sports Group

    "Simon Business School has a big-school mentality in a small setting. It allowed me to study in a more intimate environment and the rigorous curriculum helped prepare me for the real world."

    >> See the full profile for Aliza Friedman

Connect With Simon

If you have been thinking about enhancing your professional prospects, exploring entrepreneurship, or changing your career, now is the time to consider Simon Business School. Fill out the short form below and a Simon representative will contact you.

Call Us

Full-Time Programs
(585) 275-3533

Executive MBA
(585) 275-3439

Part-Time Programs
(585) 275-3439

New York City Programs
(585) 402-3521

Call Us

Full-Time Programs
(585) 275-3533

Executive MBA
(585) 275-3439

Part-Time Programs
(585) 275-3439

New York City Programs
(585) 402-3521