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Cornell University: Johnson
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
Sage Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6201
USA

Global MBA Rankings 2009

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank234
Rank in 200836
Rank in 200729
3 year average rank33
CountryU.S.A.
Audit year[1]2008
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)128,056
Weighted salary (US$)1,189127,858
Salary percentage increase1104
Value for money rank91
Career progress rank44
Aims achieved rank15
Placement success rank7
Employed at three months (%)>293[2]
Alumni recommend rank24
Diversity
Women faculty (%)125
Women students (%)935
Women on board (%)411
International faculty (%)233
International students (%)137
International board (%)4213
International mobility rank59
International experience rank48
Languages[3]0
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)192
FT doctoral rank63
FT research rank733
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.

2. (98)

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)