Australian business schools are a significant part of the Australian university sector.
Australian business school graduates are in demand.
Australian business schools contribute significantly to the third largest export industry (and largest export service industry) in Australia.
Australian business school graduates greatly contribute to Australian leadership and economic growth.
More than two-thirds of Australia’s top 50 CEOs have a business qualification with:
Accounting and Finance
Business and Management
Economics and Econometrics
 Department of Education and Training, ‘Completion Count by ‘Management and Commerce’ Field of Education’ Higher Education Statistics Data Cube (uCube) 2015 – 31% of all university completions in 2015 were from a management and commerce discipline
 Suncorp Bank, 'Power Index', August 2012. Survey of the CEOs of the 50 largest ASX-listed companies. 64% have a business qualification; 40%% have an undergraduate business degree and 25% hold an MBA
 QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017. http://www.topmba.com/why-mba/publications/global-250-business-schools-report-2017
 Graduate Careers Australia (GCA), Beyond Graduation 2015, p.19 and p.21. (Calculations are for four months after graduation and for ‘management and commerce’ versus the median for all disciplines at postgraduate level, equating to $18,000 more at $92,000 and increasing to $110,000 three years later).
 Department of Education and Training, ‘Completion Count by ‘Management and Commerce’ Field of Education, Higher Education Statistics Data Cube (uCube) 2015 – 56% of all university completions by overseas students in 2015 were from a management, commerce or economics discipline. This figure equals completion figures for management and commerce, http://highereducationstatistics.education.gov.au/
 Calculated from Department of Education and Training, 'Management and Commerce International Student Load Count (EFTSL)’, Higher Education Statistics Data Cube (uCube) plus Economics EFTSL data provided on request 2013 and 'Australia's International Education Industry - Analysis of Strategic Trends,' February 2013, by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), p. 14, Each international higher education student contributes an average USD44,000 to the Australian economy (fees plus living costs). Exchange rate accessed from xe.com on 29 August 2013.
 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), 'Australia's top 25 exports, goods and services, 2015' In 2015 education-related travel services were Australia’s third largest export at $18.6 billion and included secondary, VET, ELICOS and pathways.
 Suncorp Bank, 'Power Index', August 2012. Survey of the CEOs of the 50 largest ASX-listed companies. 68% have a business qualification; 40% have an undergraduate business degree and 22% hold an MBA.