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Columbia Business School
Armstrong Hall
2880 Broadway- 4th Floor
New York, NY 10025
USA

Global MBA Rankings 2009

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank14
Rank in 20083
Rank in 20072
3 year average rank3
CountryU.S.A.
Audit year[1]2009
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)168,073
Weighted salary (US$)813164,310
Salary percentage increase12132
Value for money rank81
Career progress rank33
Aims achieved rank12
Placement success rank16
Employed at three months (%)>192[2]
Alumni recommend rank8
Diversity
Women faculty (%)315
Women students (%)132
Women board (%)110
International faculty (%)163
International students (%)143
International board (%)134
International mobility rank46
International experience rank46
Languages[3]>0[3]
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)197
FT doctoral rank5
FT research rank47

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Armstrong Hall
2880 Broadway- 4th Floor
New York, NY 10025

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Footnotes

1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2009 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy and Patrick Gaudet of KPMG by e-mail at pgaudet@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November 2008 and December 2008. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

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3. These schools run additional courses for MBA students for which additional language skills are required. These figures are included in the calculations for the ranking but are not represented on the table to avoid confusion.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2005.

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Importance of aims when taking an MBA

Alumni importance ratings for different programme aims (average), 1 = not important, 10 = very important

Aims achieved by taking the MBA

Achievement of programme aims (per cent)

Current job title

Alumni job titles three years after graduation (per cent)

Current company size (employees)

Size of company of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)