Top 100
Rank Company 2009 Fortune 500 rank % students who
put in top 5
1 Google 117 20.67%
2 McKinsey & Company N.A. 19.34%
3 Bain & Company N.A. 14.92%
4 Goldman Sachs Group 40 14.34%
5 Apple 71 13.49%
6 The Boston Consulting Group N.A. 12.62%
7 Walt Disney 60 8.86%
8 Nike 136 8.83%
9 J.P. Morgan 16 8.78%
10 Johnson & Johnson 29 8.32%
11 The Blackstone Group N.A. 7.98%
12 Microsoft 35 7.86%
13 General Electric 5 7.37%
14 Morgan Stanley 30 6.74%
15 IDEO N.A. 6.68%
16 Deloitte N.A. 6.53%
17 Procter & Gamble 20 6.49%
18 Amazon.com 130 6.19%
19 Coca-Cola 73 5.13%
20 PepsiCo 52 4.42%
21 Credit Suisse N.A. 4.40%
22 BMW N.A. 4.18%
23 Barclays Capital N.A. 3.98%
24 American Express 74 3.96%
25 U.S. Department of State N.A. 3.96%
26 Sony N.A. 3.91%
27 Starbucks 261 3.87%
28 Starwood Hotels & Resorts 417 3.87%
29 Booz & Company* N.A. 3.85%
30 LVMH N.A. 3.77%
31 International Business Machines 14 3.66%
32 Genentech N.A. 3.56%
33 Fidelity Investments N.A. 3.42%
34 Deutsche Bank N.A. 3.34%
35 Toyota N.A. 3.33%
36 Nestlé N.A. 3.31%
37 Bank of America 11 3.27%
38 Unilever N.A. 3.25%
39 General Mills 193 3.22%
40 L'Oréal N.A. 3.08%
41 Target 28 2.83%
42 Cisco Systems 57 2.78%
43 PricewaterhouseCoopers N.A. 2.77%
44 Intel 61 2.69%
45 Kraft Foods 53 2.67%
46 3M N.A. 2.62%
47 Central Intelligence Agency N.A. 2.62%
48 Exxon Mobil 1 2.59%
49 Ernst & Young N.A. 2.52%
50 UBS N.A. 2.51%
51 Booz Allen Hamilton* N.A. 2.41%
52 Accenture N.A. 2.35%
53 Time Warner 48 2.33%
54 Southwest Airlines 246 2.32%
55 Merrill Lynch 150 2.24%
56 Monitor Group N.A. 2.18%
57 Marriott International 208 2.14%
58 U.S. Department of Energy N.A. 2.12%
59 Citigroup 12 2.09%
60 BP N.A. 2.08%
61 A.T. Kearney N.A. 2.07%
62 Federal Bureau of Investigation N.A. 2.05%
63 Diageo N.A. 2.04%
64 Chevron 3 2.03%
65 Mattel 415 1.99%
66 Wells Fargo 41 1.98%
67 Yahoo 345 1.96%
68 Boeing 34 1.94%
69 eBay 303 1.87%
70 Hewlett-Packard 9 1.85%
71 MillerCoors N.A. 1.84%
72 KPMG N.A. 1.81%
73 Anheuser-Busch InBev N.A. 1.79%
74 Pfizer 46 1.77%
75 Gap 178 1.77%
76 HSBC N.A. 1.75%
77 Medtronic 196 1.69%
78 Colgate-Palmolive 166 1.69%
79 Cargill N.A. 1.56%
80 The Vanguard Group N.A. 1.44%
81 Dell 33 1.44%
82 Shell Oil Company N.A. 1.43%
83 Lockheed Martin 54 1.42%
84 Harrah's Entertainment 263 1.38%
85 Nokia N.A. 1.35%
86 Amgen 168 1.34%
87 Mayo Clinic N.A. 1.31%
88 Limited Brands 290 1.31%
89 Wal-Mart Stores 2 1.31%
90 Vestas N.A. 1.25%
91 Johnson Controls 58 1.25%
92 Honda Companies N.A. 1.18%
93 Siemens N.A. 1.17%
94 Abbott Laboratories 80 1.17%
95 MGM Mirage 344 1.14%
96 Mars Inc. N.A. 1.09%
97 S.C. Johnson & Son N.A. 1.06%
98 Eli Lilly 122 1.05%
99 Hyatt N.A. 1.01%
100 Novartis N.A. 0.98%
Published May 20, 2009
* Booz Allen Hamilton split into two businesses May 21, 2008 -- one for the government sector that will retain its original name and be sold to private equity firm The Carlyle Group, and another entity called Booz & Company for its commercial business.
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