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Universum Talent Survey 2021

Survey results portray WHU students as content in their studies

According to the ‘Universum Talent Survey 2021’, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management students are overall very content with their study experience. The survey was taken by Universum, and was intended to measure students in both bachelor and master programs perception of their chosen program of study with regards to future job prospects. While results do not comprise school rankings, it does enable business schools to compare their results with other institutions based on the data gathered. 238 WHU students participated out of 53,050 overall participants, 17,500 of which being enrolled in business programs. According to the data, WHU students are highly satisfied with their multifaceted study experience, despite the difficulties posed by the pandemic.

WHU students rate their study program with an 8,6/10, with the average of all business schools being 7,1. With regards to their online study experience during COVID-19, students rated at 9.1/10, while the average grade of all business schools/universities sits at 6,9. WHU’s Career Center was highlighted as a truly distinguishing factor in this survey. The Career Center consistently aids students in networking with alumni and fostering connections with successful companies during and after graduation. They were highly rated at 8,9/10 with 96 percent of WHU students having been in touch with the Career Center, even in the face of the pandemic. Meanwhile, the average grade which students from other business schools/universities give to their career services is 6,5 (6,2 during the pandemic).

WHU students expect an annual salary of 62.996 EUR after graduation, while the expected average salary of non-WHU students is 46.600 EUR. WHU students profile themselves as ‘go-getters’, ‘ground-breakers’ and ‘globe- trotters.’

WHU is proud to provide its students with a positive student experience and looks forward to continuing to do so in the future.