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Rank 2015
Rank 2014
Rank 2013
3 year rank
Business School
Country
Full time MBA 2015[1]
MBA Salary today ($)
MBA Salary increase (%)
Executive MBA 2015[2]
EMBA Salary today ($)#[3]
EMBA Salary increase (%)#[3]
Masters in Management 2015[4]
Masters sal ($)[5]
Open ExecEd 2015
Custom ExecEd 2015
Female Faculty (%)[6]
International Faculty (%)[6]
Faculty with doctorate (%)[6]
1103020London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK1154,1472,406971010 (3)***[7]181,083 (231,836)41 (72)577,0066,592932738601000
2201020HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance6129,5449,52810402**[8]283,83049283,3094,484222206501000
3505041InseadFrance2155,0156,8328614 (1)***[9]212,019 (324,115)56 (80)--48161933971
4607061University of St GallenSwitzerland22104,8912,73358720159,32747189,60010,02810181107701000
5301031IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain4152,2865,35310485225,03356972,5691,69411-372582970
5403040Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain7133,13812,420117315**[10]200,170501165,02961849292314953
7888Università BocconiItaly10121,10010732141,85851870,193196363090
8706071Iese Business SchoolSpain3144,9921,82412148214,04963--3121376181000
9909091IMDSwitzerland8148,1485,7027029261,39740--151629511000
10100120110University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolUK9136,4743,1598656229,20573--6121816121002
11120110110ESCP EuropeFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / Italy---7184,73072669,3593,9551115351714950
12130160142Imperial College Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK11108,5534,949882019130,104641656,8642,833-242829221000
13110100111Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlands16103,6264,855781629 (18)***[11]121,885 (185,718)45 (64)480,11412,418-292524741000
142904803012University of Cambridge: JudgeFeatured business schoolUK5146,6642,31493114196,93955--2328142745982
15160150150Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium27100,8099,97871534121,022553460,0002,2321319290240900
16150140151Essec Business SchoolFrance---22**[12]138,10745381,7124,261813291510980
16210280222ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany2199,82210,65065516168,63656--7142708201000
18180230206Mannheim Business SchoolFeatured business schoolGermany20106,1068,14475222**[12]138,107451382,1094,021-4360223872
19190310232Warwick Business SchoolUK15118,411710612612154,471922055,5563,407--3417811000
20260270241Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFeatured business schoolFrance33*[13]85,7926042106,568611758,4992,4512735412451822
21190180191City University: CassFeatured business schoolUK16114,0323,77268817156,631682159,6655,931--2916911960
21220190212Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUK16118,4582,48371441128,04844--147241520931
23230200221Tias Business SchoolNetherlands2992,2892,441671734111,017455549,8201,9023127261402922
24240250240Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain36*[13]92,20713,33959652*[13]87,978492360,0865,7962625375502632
25170170200Edhec Business SchoolFrance30*[13]96,84217,866471---1557,1194682210353380893
26260210242Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia---37127,340453858,2311791717252310960
26250250252Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal13**[14]122,334728971548**[14]110,362474940,3121,2501822330382980
28280360310Nova School of Business and EconomicsPortugal13**[14]122,334728971548**[14]110,362472746,9034,34128304042901000
29140130195EMLyon Business SchoolFrance--was 93,356-was 6245105,123232657,8583,0872021352464950
3029032030Kedge Business SchoolFrance---13196,9981143947,3446363236241444910
31320290310University of Strathclyde Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK2598,8393,12380126152,953634249,8758,085--3514513822
32290290304Aalto UniversityFinland---36134,477484554,9793,4502123341214951
33320230294HHL Leipzig Graduate School of ManagementGermany37*[13]81,80233601038116,043621490,7765,538--1081941000
34450340381Copenhagen Business SchoolFeatured business schoolDenmark37*[13]88,3132031121,752352861,6245,154--341412902
35360530412Henley Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK---25142,03760--1416443461884
36350340351University College Dublin: SmurfitIreland23108,1542,77069639115,898484755,97567--3665041000
3734021031WHU BeisheimFeatured business schoolGermany---11**[15]182,07855798,1234,175--1542541000
38470400422Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands35*[13]86,70962---5056,8942,03324332661879534
39370390383Alliance Manchester Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK12115,7639,228924---6042,4302,637-20362396862
40380460412NHHNorway---51*[13]102,610395457,7015,3092434262271963
41380440417BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorway---47 (24)***[16]125,526 (172,984)35 (83)6355,6824,6843026250246700
42580500500University of Bradford School of ManagementUK31*[13]68,4872,49594348111,918515145,5554,770--421312853
43420420421WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)Austria---21**[17]168,022351264,6997,860--372232961
44440430441HEC LausanneSwitzerland---40113,604181863,4648,746--2817921000
45380380402Politecnico di Milano School of ManagementItaly41*[13]69,2552,063412753*[13]106,514416843,4701,52435*[13]32294337111
45410370413Kozminski UniversityPoland---30144,509703666,69010,069--331220880
45420410432Antwerp Management SchoolBelgium---33149,590423050,1205,044--2924214861
48460450466Ashridge Executive Education at HultUK--------1611481133154819
49630580571Toulouse Business SchoolFrance---46128,963463251,7022,321--422432920
50530520521Durham University Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK2496,3639,4766611---4852,0655,248--342662974
51470--EBS Business SchoolGermany------1085,0663,332--2152421000
52470490492Solvay Brussels School of Economics and ManagementBelgium------3355,4282,66229-214413980
53470550522Lancaster University Management SchoolUK1996,9197,910815---6439,3921,115--282515935
5347065055Neoma Business SchoolFrance40*[13]72,0827,682559---3051,5342,372--4445188611
55710540601University of Edinburgh Business SchoolUK31*[13]89,1882,147641---5242,944--340586943
56470500516University of Bath School of ManagementUK2696,8464,170550---6137,274374--303663990
56540560553Leeds University Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK33*[13]79,0147,0776217---5339,9252,740--391485886
5855058057Iéseg School of ManagementFrance------1849,137498--444843991
59560570572Skema Business SchoolFrance------2251,9372,966-37462391782
60---Frankfurt School of Finance and ManagementFeatured business schoolGermany---44137,35141--34*[13]38161296
6061074065St Petersburg State University Graduate School of ManagementRussia---54*[13]73,474204050,09010,065--53153920
62590660622Porto Business SchoolPortugal---55*[13]79,66640--333130081802
63620600623Audencia Business SchoolFrance------2457,7762,602--410400810
63650670651Maastricht University School of Business and EconomicsNetherlands------2460,4993,628--236501970
65670680672University of ZurichSwitzerland---27127,96134----1568321000
66670--Koç University Graduate School of BusinessTurkey---28157,09658----42329131006
66600600621Télécom Business SchoolFrance------2952,6832,050--500533760
68640630650Montpellier Business SchoolFrance------3546,1501,855--482431895
69660600653Louvain School of ManagementBelgium------3753,5864,257--3522301000
70690690691Birmingham Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK28102,36715,8466111-------366440899
71760--La Rochelle Business SchoolFrance------4143,2003,430--4984312743
72720710721ICN Business SchoolFrance------4348,1714,130--476473835
73---Essca School of ManagementFrance------4448,741--334888
74750690734IAE Aix-en-Provence, Aix-Marseille University GSMFrance------4647,788226--400172880
75730--Sabanci University School of ManagementTurkey---4313278134----4303031000
76800--Hanken School of EconomicsFinland------5748,2326,138--402222941
76---Nottingham University Business SchoolUK39*[13]75,83646-------394093
76740710743University of Cologne, Faculty of ManagementGermany------5667,0371,574--20160883
79790--Corvinus University of BudapestHungary------5840,8021,162--43072791
79---EM NormandieFrance------5942,046--483869
81770750781University of Economics, PragueCzech Republic------6237,5721,395--4821018413
82770--Warsaw School of EconomicsPoland------6541,1042,844--44010961
83---Burgundy School of BusinessFrance------6642,261--403777
84---ESC ClermontFrance------6744,564--564172
85-71-Aarhus BSSDenmark------6954,456--412384
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Table notesThe Cems programme was ranked number fourth in the Masters in Management 2015 rankings, but it has not been included in the European Business Schools 2015 ranking as it is a programme and not a school. Figure in brackets refers to data from second programme for schools with more than one programme ranked. *School was not included in the published 2015 ranking for this survey. **School participated in this ranking on the basis of a joint programme only. Underlying score based on proportion of total score. ***School participated with more than one programme in this ranking. Underlying score based on combined scores. The line breaks denote the pattern of clustering among the schools. Around 195 points separate London Business School at the top from the school ranked number 85. The top 11 business schools from LBS and ESCP Europe, form the top group. The second group is headed by Imperial College Business School, about 100 points above Sabanci University School of Management at the bottom of this group. The third group is headed by University of Cologne, Faculty of Management.
Footnotes

1. Position among European schools within the FT Global MBA 2015 ranking.

2. Position among European schools within the FT Executive MBA 2015 ranking.
# Figure in brackets refers to data from second programme for schools with more than one programme ranked.

3. # Figure in brackets refers to data from second programme for schools with more than one programme ranked.

4. Position among European schools within the FT Masters in Management 2015 ranking.
†The Cems programme was ranked number fourth in the Masters in Management 2015 rankings, but it has not been included in the European Business Schools 2015 ranking as it is a programme and not a school.

5. Average Masters in Management alumni salary three years after graduation, US$ by purchasing power parity (PPP). Includes weighted data from the current and two previous years, where available.

6. ‡ Data are provided for information only. Most recently published data are given.

7. *** Columbia/ London Business School

8. ** Trium: HEC Paris/ LSE/ New York University: Stern

9. *** Tsinghua University/ Insead

10. ** Georgetown University/ Esade

11. *** OneMBA

12. ** Essec/ Mannheim

13. * School was not included in the published 2015 ranking.

14. ** The Lisbon MBA

15. ** WHU/ Kellogg

16. *** BI/Fudan

17. ** WU/ University of Minnesota: Carlson

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