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2015
2014
2013
3 year average
School name
Country
Programme name
Salary ($)[1]
Salary growth[2]
Careers[3]
Work exp.[4]
Aims achieved
Female faculty (%)
Female students (%)
Women on board (%)
Intnl. faculty[5]
Intl. students[6]
Intl. board[7]
Intl. course[8]
Languages[9]
PhD faculty[10]
PhD rank[11]
Research[12]
13221Tsinghua University / InseadChina / Singapore / UAE / FranceTsinghua-Insead EMBA324,11519,2728015224081271186125471199703911096022330
22121Kellogg / HKUST Business SchoolChinaKellogg-HKUST EMBA408,4314,87139614221782112812235792114875300109811815161
31430Trium: HEC Paris / LSE / New York University: SternFrance / UK / USTrium Global EMBA283,83023,173491142310822612791629107128801210990122150
45341EMBA-Global: Columbia/LBSFeatured business schoolUS / UKEMBA-Global Americas and Europe231,83620,70372130224213832132361717211894241021098013561
54550UCLA: Anderson / National University of SingaporeUS / SingaporeUCLA-NUS EMBA250,95628,328532519125782281241018072081058375110931387329
67661Washington University: OlinChinaWashington - Fudan EMBA299,93230,1574925891107423337121429004737100232810981784187
791190InseadFrance / Singapore / UAEInsead Global EMBA212,01925,8085623920937816125125119334138541241097111891
813--IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpainGlobal EMBA225,03326,631566343680833722614618615528427020981798604
92123189University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolUKOxford EMBA229,20523,2637318152151831812435711612148710372101002332499
1081310Nanyang Business SchoolSingaporeNanyang EMBA242,32820,656656125041475341174224660241056210220990569487
10173220Shanghai Jiao Tong University: AntaiChinaAntai EMBA292,52531,81792116310711475301251162309424217431091194781
12119111University of Chicago: BoothUS / UK / ChinaEMBA231,2329,6485142822351775151244121781914431335109604530
131625183ESCP EuropeFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / ItalyESCP Europe EMBA184,73029,643722312958335125335071431105203120950712872
146792University of Pennsylvania: WhartonUSWharton MBA for Executives208,41215,3975462038687520128017437145105046911109911010
151212130Iese Business SchoolSpain / USGEMBA214,0494,385631255113877213206263761835871421010006996825
161010123CeibsChinaCeibs Global EMBA313,44229,939371094182771323658969152650022210980941638
17198151Duke University: FuquaUSDuke MBA - Global Executive251,64515,52732356301257516021517340629155110211099116183
181519171IMDSwitzerlandIMD EMBA261,39715,00240631153174162236134951208701531010009418313
192520211London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK / UAEEMBA181,0839,0554162323037727320332186010631426210100020745
202218201Kellogg / WHU BeisheimFeatured business schoolGermanyKellogg-WHU EMBA182,0785,080552542327821921212204782168801330210981249193
211921201Warwick Business SchoolUKWarwick EMBA154,4715,7919221076518763412472027812712025531010001493612
221324200Northwestern University: KelloggUSKellogg EMBA239,1901,9065304813333782022312213479232866221097274102
232743318Kedge Business SchoolFrance / ChinaKedge-SJTU Global MBA196,99825,946114222119947324135103634226011393929410910688902
2436--University of Cambridge: JudgeFeatured business schoolUKCambridge EMBA196,9394,1055517201477914218528117451023964711098229282420
251817200National University of Singapore Business SchoolSingaporeNUS Asia-Pacific EMBA233,94610,965518513817107534027414145511212941611089252185312
253326281Kellogg / York University: SchulichCanadaKellogg-Schulich EMBA167,3439,56451154513392280222331223830610789171109722815140
272822265Korea University Business SchoolSouth KoreaEMBA246,49217,43292186937583179806103820101976191343201000432712
282215223Georgetown University / Esade Business SchoolUS / SpainGlobal EMBA200,17017,700504538105773003723202651281260235110982773502
282530281Columbia Business SchoolUSEMBA209,98812,959553274892751732321216104123417551096181471
303029303ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermanyESMT EMBA168,63618,13856110190832703303388202251112621010009416910
312413235CUHK Business SchoolFeatured business schoolChinaEMBA263,1328,006522913241468183382500521332010004610109816710300
324035360City University: CassFeatured business schoolUK / UAEEMBA156,6317,66168826368376291304452800154552423109604212420
333434341New York University: SternUSNYU Stern EMBA208,76515,44239352286716920135713250336419248110100010420
343827333OneMBAChina / Netherlands / US / Brazil / MexicoOneMBA: Xiamen / RSM / UNC / FGV São Paulo / Egade185,71817,731641062928477261234243264420217143109522614515
352928315Arizona State University: CareyChinaCarey / SNAI EMBA200,1445,3487438418541475241251080960970100086010911446347
36---Singapore Management University: Lee Kong ChianSingaporeEMBA270,4472888671232917583444211948647
373631351Georgetown University: McDonoughUSEMBA190,6751,31954436206013763024217160353594193400101000941224
383833362Imperial College Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUKEMBA130,1049,239645188901378311241045789120564145501010004954517
3944--University of Maryland: SmithUSSmith EMBA177,8614,897413628463833012362253518635123860109712517201
403139372Rice University: JonesUSRice MBA for Executives223,3074,967491164043881261151190161325400734109309024118
415164525University of St GallenSwitzerlandEMBA HSG159,32712,087470411204829227155007706322500352201000832616
424142421UCLA: AndersonUSEMBA187,8625,3083756843404771922711904085661424811010001717173
433540393University of Michigan: RossUSEMBA203,32611,8574207860573743131922033517459186010870511121
446246512WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)/University of Minnesota: CarlsonAustriaGlobal EMBA168,02220,77035554207278350151301461172092117110911346566
45---was 65Yonsei University School of BusinessSouth KoreaEMBA237,86471,0396218172963721421517302011097150048241110004887611
455045472Essec / MannheimFrance / Germany / SingaporeEssec & Mannheim EMBA138,1077,070450251222677290351210536352310392313110990308671
474536436University of Toronto: RotmanCanadaRotman EMBA136,2702,402316571434373222293551473138827262811099115951
48555452BI Norwegian Business School/ Fudan University School of ManagementChinaBI-Fudan MBA172,98421,4088323810815722815361751759517342839010790464772
4953--Henley Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUKHenley EMBA142,0376,95560024145013784433714044613911333860108842310921
50645857University of Strathclyde Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK / Switzerland / Greece / UAE / Bahrain / OmanStrathclyde EMBA152,95331,5316374312631272360244350971139470860108334117851
515357543University of Pittsburgh: KatzUS / Brazil / Czech RepublicEMBA Worldwide192,39121,051425612544271280251111611444841822210920502392
525263568Centrum CatólicaPeru / ColombiaGlobal MBA211,81216,48736950342567118029131068104037787220822921971
534740473Cornell University: Johnson/Queen's University: SmithUS / CanadaEMBA Americas164,0274,0875304012613752711962344163717413601109307217283
534843483Western University: IveyCanada / ChinaIvey EMBA174,4569,52641574137474251254503553114637542622109906118268
554237457Cornell University: JohnsonUSCornell EMBA208,0585,45541194724714722102652143745413361696108928113210
5677927515University of ZurichSwitzerlandZurich EMBA127,9612,95034108572187915626250338324936717583201000192387
5768796810Tongji University/ENPCChinaShanghai International MBA149,74321,7818638015764713704201707082258086010861271913
584951532University of Hong KongChinaHKU-Fudan IMBA128,3904,5508811661094171312538178352974171086020961514593
5978--Koç University Graduate School of BusinessTurkeyEMBA157,09625,6905874631723724232315202291377128028331010066621802
606148566Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlandsEMBA121,8853,057451601566071252287322474302534459192010002221231
614547515Kozminski UniversityPolandEMBA144,5097,40170144918801273362399153211673169562220880574981
6291797710Copenhagen Business SchoolFeatured business schoolDenmarkCBS EMBA121,7528,0403511367381474341230369401488903531090234528
635749564Emory University: GoizuetaUSWeekend EMBA164,67612,42340533774774231371717417158153081410920640356
646065632Texas A & M University: MaysUSTexas A&M EMBA183,0764,040366352823775301162284210691500860107915811297
647059641SDA BocconiItalyEMBA141,8588,06251179662117037023425830393116707539209233711446
64836872National Sun Yat-sen UniversityTaiwanEMBA161,5046,4336187129933772613023817709092323861511961474951
675955605Antwerp Management SchoolBelgium / RussiaEMBA149,5901,813429775852137829234142004820731690020420861912941
679989858Queen's University: SmithCanadaQueen's EMBA130,5437,0554512702778272321369245493539446601109616213465
696775701University of Washington: FosterUSEMBA166,1225,0003248735751702913102212228598083210921324139
70-67-Vanderbilt University: OwenUSVanderbilt EMBA135,938621009579173111198036711009331
716377703SMU: CoxUSSMU Cox EMBA172,1404,86136511155527621123013226362630685109209416612
72908984Michigan State University: BroadUSEMBA144,48413,754484411191070340305263251681500860108805314275
738286806Vlerick Business SchoolBelgiumEMBA121,0225,076551164731174290207170240435928481521900803794
739793884Tias Business SchoolNetherlandsEMBA111,0175,637451441383174261321420340250150079710911619583
757456687University of Texas at Austin: McCombsUSTexas EMBA150,7929394018642841475271192101301872321622108503515111
7688--Tulane University: FreemanUSEMBA157,5886,0544288329871670382441514339576428169510881842558
768385813Aalto UniversityFinland / S. Korea / Singapore / Poland / TaiwanAalto EMBA134,4773,5144828575367334129243021478886040010951456756
78959991Stockholm School of EconomicsSwedenSSE MBA127,3404,42345367153614752523418147310354200552310960552733
797666742Fordham University: GabelliUSFordham EMBA162,8779795117269797035033120430251209648110863941742
807072743Rutgers Business SchoolUSRutgers EMBA160,4928,5184363218527731913222252557260075510764311644
81816977HHL Leipzig Graduate School of ManagementGermanyPart-Time MBA116,0436,0806212923100076993515911855719227695201000409991
829481862University College Dublin: SmurfitIrelandSmurfit EMBA115,8986,201482971567763661961735047056120860101000549722
83-93-University of Georgia: TerryUSTerry EMBA161,9343421707331232222960861907040
8395--University of Utah: EcclesUSEMBA142,7544,4744109635917631033115230091106045210864634436
839387884HEC LausanneSwitzerlandEMBA113,6044,1121807541667828119527079221175506221010003610815
867359734Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUKCranfield EMBA128,0482,3304427324877224117261725206461358481209313910845
8770--Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFeatured business schoolGeorgia / RussiaPart-Time MBA106,5686,06261119559846641237135634516510563222108222111864
878070799University of Pretoria, GibsSouth AfricaModular & Part-Time MBA190,3434,36151565388970323364621366891100792510683873932
89---Georgia Institute of Technology: SchellerUSEMBA144,7624059647317201546796831837525
897551729Georgia State University: RobinsonUSEMBA156,9638,132339922551166321371317131155319248110833606372
918781863University of Alberta/University of Calgary: HaskayneCanadaAlberta / Haskayne EMBA134,8964,269369825691075260271200510616917551085265155717
9298--Sabanci University School of ManagementTurkeySabanci EMBA132,78114,79534576159256943019108133038351000433101000892627
93---Frankfurt School of Finance and ManagementFeatured business schoolGermanyEMBA137,351413745771618012880861968865
938696925University of Rochester: SimonUS / SwitzerlandEMBA126,3361,28638589204917516234711030470231742231083259115419
95100--CoppeadBrazilEMBA148,61313,81436139097917684402802731907515364860211000851992
9691849012EMLyon Business SchoolFranceEMBA105,1232,525236173317743412481111464665896382209507658810
97---Toulouse Business SchoolFrance / MoroccoTBS EMBA128,96346982764422240438130441929496
98---BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorwayBI EMBA125,52635472671252762233212191707382
99---University of Bradford School of ManagementUK / UAEEMBA111,91851938267422327312645861857489
99---The Lisbon MBAPortugalLisbon Part-Time MBA110,36247997768362450308450822968270
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Table notesAlthough the headline ranking figures show changes in the data year to year, the pattern of clustering among the schools is equally significant. Some 235 points separate Tsinghua University/Insead at the top from the school ranked 100th. The first 17 business schools, from Tsinghua University/Insead to Duke University: Fuqua, form the first tier of schools. The second tier is headed by IMD, about 95 points above Fordham University: Gabelli at the bottom of this group. Rutgers Business School heads the third tier.
Footnotes

1. The average alumni salary three years after graduation. (The 2015 EMBA ranking is based on data for alumni graduating in 2012.) This figure includes alumni salary data for the current year and the one or two preceding years, where available.

2. 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. 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.

4. 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.

5. The percentage of faculty whose citizenship differs from their country of employment

6. This combines 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.

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

8. 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.

9. Number of languages students are required to speak on graduation.

10. The percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree

11. 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 2013.

12. This is calculated according to the number of faculty publications in 45 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.

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