Santa Clara University

Leavey School of Business Alumni Profile

Real leaders making a difference for the real world

Leavey School alumni lead a variety of organizations, from start-ups, to fast-growing tech companies to Fortune 500 firms.

A Santa Clara University degree makes a graduate highly competitive in the marketplace. Our alumni are known for their solid business acumen, astute judgment, and prinicipled management.

The characteristics demonstrated by its graduates further augment the Leavey School of Business' reputation as as source of excellent leaders for organizations grappling with issues of global expansion, shrinking resources, and aggressive competition.


Graduate Business Program Alumni Profile

  • 13,300 graduate business alumni
  • Approximately 75% live in CA
    • 5% live in international locations such as Australia, Canada, China, India, Philippines, Singapore, and the United Kingdom
    • The rest live in other U.S. states with the greatest populations in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Nevada, Texas, and Washington
  • Half of our alumni are at the Director level or above within their organizations
    • 15% are CEO’s, COB’s, Owners, Partners, and/or Presidents
    • 30% hold VP positions or above
  • Majority (70%) are in accounting, finance, marketing (including product management and product marketing), and/or management positions within these functions
  • Two biggest employers of GBP alumni: Cisco and HP.  
  • Half of our alumni are employed at large companies in banking, bio-tech, and high-tech such as:
    Adobe Systems
    IBM
    Agilent Technologies
    KLA- Tencor
    Apple Lockheed Martin
    Applied Biosystems
    Microsoft
    Applied Materials
    National Semiconductor
    Bank of America
    Network Appliance
    Cisco Oracle
    General Electric
    Sun Microsystems
    Genentech Wells Fargo
    HP Xilinx
    Intel Yahoo

  • The rest are entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses or work in start-ups/small businesses.
  • Alumni stay connected with us through our online alumni databases (including Facebook and LinkedIn) and by attending various alumni events on and off campus.  Alumni can also stay connected by becoming alumni ambassadors and guest speakers in classes or at events.

Undergraduate Business Program Alumni Profile

  • 12,529 undergraduate business alumni
  • Approximately 75% live in CA
    • 2% live in international locations such as Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
    • The rest live in other U.S. states with the greatest populations in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.
  • Approximately 30% of our alumni are at the Director level or above within their organizations
    • 16%  are CEO’s, COB’s, Owners, Partners, and/or Presidents
    • 25% hold VP positions or above
  • Majority (70%) are in accounting, finance, marketing (including product management and product marketing), and/or management positions within these functions  Waiting for report from Deanna
  • Three biggest employers of Undergraduate Business alumni: Cisco, Ernst & Young, and Hewlett Packard.  
  • Half of our alumni are employed at large companies in banking, bio-tech, high-tech, and retail such as:
Accenture Deloitte NIKE, Inc.
Adobe Systems, Inc.
Ernst & Young International
Oracle Corporation
Agilent Technologies, Inc
Google Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Apple Inc.
Hewlett- Packard Company
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Applied Materials, Inc.
Intel Corporation
Symantec Corporation
Bank of America Corporation
KPMG LLP
The Gap, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Lockheed Martin Missles & Space
Wells Fargo & Company
Comerica Bank - California
Morgan Stanley
Yahoo! Inc.



  • The rest are entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses or work in start-ups/small businesses.
  • Alumni stay connected with us through our online alumni databases (including Facebook and LinkedIn) and by attending various alumni events on and off campus.  Alumni can also stay connected by becoming alumni ambassadors and guest speakers in classes or at events.

 

 
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