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Programme name
Salary today ($)[1]
Salary inc. (%)[2]
Work exp.[4]
Aims achieved[5]
Wom. faculty[6]
Wom. students[7]
Wom. board[8]
Intl. faculty[9]
Intl. students[10]
Intl. board[11]
Intl. course[12]
PhD faculty[14]
PhD rank[15]
1011University of Pennsylvania: WhartonU.S.A.MBA for Executives229,72829,546807837141812044431123752352197311
2469HKUST Business SchoolChinaKellogg-HKUST EMBA255,22516,4755215232716115171326881019952219731314
3586London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.Executive MBA158,0585,5878572010613119380911786042219902111
4488IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpainExecutive MBA140,5503,609128756562341371221422158435928636160
5053Duke University: FuquaU.S.A.Global Executive MBA208,2206,194554109412248416335128221952307
6332University of Chicago: BoothU.S.A. / U.K. / SingaporeExecutive MBA183,8727262530522130181160375108291980122
7074Columbia Business SchoolU.S.A.New York EMBA193,1884387203464651313498158225361521983163
8627Northwestern University: KelloggU.S.A.Executive MBA213,0624,26059318141117317391262446759195176
9545New York University: SternU.S.A.Executive MBA183,2581,23062133767441902981304223832321100038
1031322City, University of London: CassFeatured business schoolU.K.Executive MBA149,5427,0119311594923210201152434122811219121753
1111018Imperial College Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.Executive MBA124,6203,3589663270262162611360749184503519502942
1241643Kellogg/WHU BeisheimFeatured business schoolGermanyKellogg-WHU EMBA125,7782,82774411511156123888630389595121961919
1372034CeibsChinaExecutive MBA190,97669,1708518395463101196100637705005929306136
1421612Western University: IveyCanada / ChinaExecutive MBA159,91214,335571131639202291122462164032519774918
1531220CUHK Business SchoolChinaExecutive MBA176,97817,03659137287020132224006512310004829305043
1651114Purdue / TiasNimbas / CEU / GISMAU.S.A. / Netherlands / Hungary / GermanyInternational Masters in Management126,7533,417596171321407513222142711917431
1711835Warwick Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.Executive MBA103,6465,272811013665371210321136126320591913548
1831519IMD Business SchoolSwitzerlandExecutive MBA145,3143,769404161490168101100057621619616140
1942329Ashridge Executive Education at HultU.K.Two year modular EMBA118,7945,2868186271529420960059197400714416156
2061410Emory University: GoizuetaU.S.A.Weekend EMBA152,1015,58857329393828420315122434711519336112
21194033Case Western Reserve University: WeatherheadU.S.A.Executive MBA159,7035,08060162426292002910013121064025719513224
21173854Essec Business SchoolFranceExecutive MBA115,5145,45470331132184162128191011445298103771
2341916University of Southern California: MarshallU.S.A.Executive MBA149,9532,19856727211824421115026263278461811479
2483259ESCP EuropeFrance / U.K. / Spain / Germany / ItalyExecutive MBA108,8723,949782215562521607036113733327536074
2593421University of Texas at Austin: McCombsU.S.A.Option II EMBA141,0884,14363146721025212113319242205219211420
2662032University of Toronto: RotmanCanadaExecutive MBA121,5617,793525524319222241380600454605919701913
2722537Henley Business SchoolU.K.Modular Two Year MBA122,4262,3008492836453102518207192322041816502666
28103836Washington University: OlinU.S.A.Weekend EMBA141,8825,3295875069471522513131483520035110015510
2972226University of California at Irvine: MerageU.S.A.Executive MBA138,6613,20858155555831224385352501233519224415
30--National University of Singapore Business SchoolSingaporeAsia-Pacific EMBA161,685384145552318144694341955741
31--Cornell University: JohnsonU.S.A.Executive MBA189,3562041268271315401944481955016
3252728Boston University: QuestromU.S.A.Executive MBA159,7805,038513562959251194161262531412718714025
3252739Rice University: JonesU.S.A.MBA for Executives154,1401,93951865282428327410228136225919606135
3232913UCLA: AndersonU.S.A.Executive MBA153,028762387602273100275902744390911000214
3543124AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustraliaMBA (Executive)116,0125,7846010434234231311112553481535919514330
36165252Bradford School of Management/TiasNimbas Business SchoolU.K. / Netherlands / GermanyExecutive part time MBA96,3812,91869148484638029925573442967373217142072
3774468Georgia State University: RobinsonU.S.A.Executive MBA136,9384,1515655752313222041436191590203519001845
37104747University of Notre Dame: MendozaU.S.A.South Bend EMBA141,4706,12761036603623217413011366304519226123
3973257University of Pittsburgh: KatzU.S.A.Executive MBA136,3621,451431242303718123062191272828619713638
4063415Georgetown University: McDonoughU.S.A.International Executive MBA142,5392,7365111534712291252892617351793518856144
4094950Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlandsExecutive MBA99,4061,40658219313512316333622016337172911837
4254756Drexel University: LeBowU.S.A.Executive MBA141,98017,664401096320241235243390171622719925447
42145642University of Bath School of ManagementU.K.Executive MBA94,0721,767779493227283173192334561485919104150
4404431University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerU.S.A.EMBA Weekend Program118,9918,957452475030172267562833751591931215
4550-Fundação Instituto de AdministraçãoBrazilInternational EMBA175,4192612448132010107220222100675
4645045Thunderbird School of Global ManagementU.S.A. / FranceEMBA in International Management127,5705,04849344256425121116333142325518210006139
46166261University of Texas at Dallas: JindalU.S.A.Executive MBA139,8024,667431251971212315211501130514319254132
48--University of Strathclyde Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.Strathclyde MBA110,5086615760303045172155591611470
49123730University of Rochester: SimonU.S.A.Executive MBA117,4061,74449214332814119914525656252718944629
50143625Temple University: FoxU.S.A.Executive MBA129,15615,566441686261164301023038231464181219312149
501969-University of Florida: WarringtonU.S.A.MBA for Working Professionals112,70817,80359275682113226763147590059110002121
50252517University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignU.S.A.Executive MBA113,26911,79949951585723102211722912590043110001022
5075763University of St GallenFeatured business schoolSwitzerlandExecutive MBA HSG109,9965,603443157137214313126013223812182100223463
5466049Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolU.K.Executive MBA115,0348,64460633249244287420195412505816622862
54217566Tulane University: FreemanU.S.A.Executive MBA129,4928,09560166174401812077025449305119265034
56263041SMU: CoxU.S.A.Executive MBA156,90611,79239127335125122413314340122719316151
5686458University of Tennessee: HaslamU.S.A.Senior EMBA144,3924,9864432617172511901634272001118453767
5646067Vlerick Business SchoolBelgiumExecutive IMBA107,1387,693612227516308111146123469374619803268
5965338Michigan State University: BroadU.S.A.Executive MBA136,9463,31042145407221120432198247041819513917
60--Villanova School of BusinessU.S.A.Executive MBA142,01752718542316253750521926155
61107162Pepperdine University: GraziadioU.S.A.Executive MBA147,65411,61350175820692423721174264023219336173
6295369Vanderbilt University: OwenU.S.A.Executive MBA115,1887,501606357149201276809756804119825946
63--Texas A & M University: MaysU.S.A.Executive MBA134,31456641675241767500591892626
63214248University College Dublin: SmurfitIrelandInternational EMBA107,5982,45453204053332302451223453356105929145558
65857-University of Alberta/University of Calgary: HaskayneCanadaAlberta / Haskayne EMBA103,2291,8214432134252522381610512531965218614428
66167-University of Utah: EcclesU.S.A.Executive MBA99,4522,67656274415230321321321967114818695727
6616555Wake Forest University: BabcockU.S.A.Fast-Track EMBA124,4068,5195147144671553371325074304219506133
68--Aston Business SchoolU.K.Executive MBA80,85159695953303627333147591853169
6866246Queen's University: SmithCanadaExecutive MBA110,3903,158461054464230416292452203045918814757
702644-Universidad de Chile / Tulane UniversityChileMBA for the Americas116,0716,18164266238741801228015027302528235059
7117251Stockholm School of EconomicsSwedenEMBA Business Development and IT78,0432434703835501813182191346214143529841064
7246853Baylor University: HankamerU.S.A.Executive MBA111,5526,5464097023833039231405167002717836165
73165760William & Mary: MasonU.S.A.Executive MBA112,3084,000431266613223218121126710259110006152
73--Copenhagen Business SchoolFeatured business schoolDenmarkExecutive MBA91,4825063564330102911532927175254
75273-University of Houston: BauerU.S.A.Executive MBA115,3539,880505677366266228201162692059189113461
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1. Salary today US$: The average alumni salary three years after graduation. This figure includes alumni salary data for the current year and the one or two preceding years, where available.

2. Salary percentage increase: The percentage increase in average alumni salary from before the EMBA to today as a percentage of the pre-EMBA salary. This figure includes data for the current year and the one or two preceding years, where available.

3. Career progress: This is calculated according to changes in the level of seniority and the size of the company alumni are working in now versus before their EMBA. Data for the current year and the one or two preceding years are included where available. The data is presented as a rank and the top position is one.

4. Work experience: This measures the previous experience of EMBA participants by examining seniority of positions held, number of years in each position, size of company, and any international work experience prior to starting the EMBA. The data is presented as a rank and the top position is one.

5. Aims achieved: The extent to which alumni fulfilled their most important goals or reasons for doing an EMBA. The data is presented as a rank and the top position is one.

6. Women faculty: The percentage of female faculty.

7. Women students: The percentage of female students.

8. Women board: The percentage of female members of the advisory board.

9. International faculty: The percentage of faculty whose citizenship differs from their country of employment.

10. International students: This criterion amalgamates two pieces of data. The first is the percentage of participants who are resident in the country of the business school but whose citizenship is different to that country. The second is the percentage of participants who are resident outside the country in which the business school is situated. The data is presented as a rank and the top position is one.

11. International board: The percentage of the board whose citizenship differs from the country in which the business school is based.

12. International course experience: The percentage of classroom teaching hours that are carried out outside the country in which the business school is situated. The data is presented as a rank and the top position is one.

13. Languages: Number of languages students are required to speak on graduation.

14. Faculty with doctorate: The percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree.

15. FT doctoral rank: This is calculated according to the number of doctoral graduates from each business school during the past three years. Additional points are given if these doctoral graduates took up faculty positions at one of the top 50 full-time MBA schools of 2006. The data is presented as a rank and the top position is one.

16. FT research rank: This is calculated according to the number of faculty publications in 40 international academic and practitioner journals. Points are accrued by the business school at which the author is currently employed. The total is weighted for faculty size and appears as a rank where the top position is one.

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