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

Global MBA Rankings 2010

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank26
Rank in 20094
Rank in 20083
3 year average rank4
CountryU.S.A.
Audit year[1]2009
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)3,965164,108
Weighted salary (US$)3,631160,679
Salary percentage increase11121
Value for money rank88
Career progress rank40
Aims achieved rank17
Placement success rank17
Employed at three months (%)>1577[2]
Alumni recommend rank8
Diversity
Women faculty (%)217
Women students (%)133
Women on board (%)111
International faculty (%)063
International students (%)144
International board (%)236
International mobility rank40
International experience rank39
Languages>0[3]
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)196
FT doctoral rank5
FT research rank916
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 of KPMG by e-mail at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between October 2009 and November 2009. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

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3. Schools runs 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 2006.

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)