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Global MBA Rankings 2000

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Total score
Salary today ($)[1]
Weighted sal. ($)[2]
Salary inc. (%)[3]
Value (ratio)[4]
Value[4]
Careers (index)[5]
Careers[6]
Aims achieved[7]
Aims achieved (%)[7]
Placements (index)[8]
Placements[9]
Employment[10]
Recommends[11]
Wom. faculty[12]
Wom. students[13]
Wom. board[14]
Intl. faculty[15]
Intl. students[16]
Intl. board[17]
Intl. mobility (index)[18]
Intl. mobility[18]
Intl. course (index)[19]
Intl. course[19]
Languages
PhD faculty[20]
FT doctoral rating
FT doctoral rank
FT research rating
Research[21]
10Harvard Business SchoolU.S.A.75.11173,4143,068155,40122,527221122.72659813693753990220430048364304253831070093566278554
22University of Pennsylvania: WhartonU.S.A.74.55.4160,4688,061142,29116,853227342.63348202566562310003151300416736428422611460100010018942
30Stanford Graduate School of BusinessU.S.A.72.31.7159,22718,748157,50433,091200252.6335113117055261001115130012331029117274285101000871876139
41MIT: SloanU.S.A.70.64.5153,79620,481151,43731,093198392.6335015733458199917172270172613704363475301000831995210
53Columbia Business SchoolU.S.A.69.01.8151,04210,909131,3718,32522792.63349173462463810021616336064562913037321737099144388096
60University of Chicago: BoothU.S.A.67.81.9147,1336,852130,41814,657224292.91537472167562398091202027291311919581933099081208093
70Northwestern University: KelloggU.S.A.66.22.6130,6494,539134,23817,356182272.3524425196855261001424332062210316526438730955652877123
80London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.65.02.2113,340586109,0912,42514632.352442531645623100116101241461182119746361819845930761311
92InseadFrance62.20.1115,959832113,8085,51812463.5649179714932950516420448338806783307029541657373515
102Cornell University: JohnsonU.S.A.61.60.5117,8375,951115,63413,469198122.4453459515757219052620725124204379393537753094016578361
112IMDSwitzerland61.10.3135,5016,139129,10515,59511813.735594659463896395220409509606910015690982065214732
122University of California at Berkeley: HaasU.S.A.60.00.8117,3355113,6535,653148182.915365142603556988917236210261322836341933010003743100121
134New York University: SternU.S.A.59.60.5123,6461,447111,5532,259198322.542374763524638981162043942234533223138104909198817363620
144UCLA: AndersonU.S.A.59.33129,2199,634118,98313,41717862.822452413696611982161412917356242112643342109275731502618
156Dartmouth College: TuckU.S.A.58.44.2135,4674,829132,06189518492.4454425346273798191833212025726113205515390950065532116
160University of Michigan: RossU.S.A.57.91.2114,7507,092107,2477,073173212.445374765506611100772012821622130311186013410991394278111
172Duke University: FuquaU.S.A.57.72.7114,0092,653109,4336,10018392.35238414659764990920735393323148116838170964205265154
182Yale School of ManagementU.S.A.56.81121,4536,879115,3308,504199242.4453747376148339712611131313925292442267530100296251258
190University of Virginia: DardenU.S.A.54.83.6121,0554,283117,7207,761191143.014384142607089909270236107423202350193309501559314127
197Western University: IveyCanada54.82.4101,05410,03598,5741,560180263.38326221674342941161832919341938814313831250961225141305
216Carnegie Mellon: TepperU.S.A.54.72.6108,19511,691106,26114,855165252.1634623585565159771695251840837517392936309999611145024
226University of California at Irvine: MerageU.S.A.53.81.795,7575,17185,0451,31215762.915276967558199622631130594322314116811460955235081822
231University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerU.S.A.53.42.7115,92910,047107,5796,21315933.1113651515762179471619728114762732126720320971404054202
240IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain53.30.498,57214,43098,28117,18814343.828214801001982262633611035248675472455101622306506946
252Iese Business SchoolSpain51.64.492,31312,36481,1013,27616782.2596351369641697126702135162591064531347141948254856241
26Washington University: OlinU.S.A.51.096,83296,5021772.542384170435721992624261573002448104909518544228
275Vanderbilt University: OwenU.S.A.50.60.696,4631,08095,9275,642157202.352482042604833960261732841091435710254713410944962551912
286Georgetown University: McDonoughU.S.A.50.41114,90924,575108,34519,966160412.44552112566355693026223352152603766235014400961065244511
29Indiana University: KelleyU.S.A.49.695,695101,1851582.6332868376168109326222776252166255709949352744
292Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityNetherlands49.60.781,7182,17179,8523,810119362.633384125662564960261411251031249020804715095204935125413
31University of Maryland: SmithU.S.A.49.592,66083,3831562.915442549586217942618406193131070167010049353934
32University of Texas at Austin: McCombsU.S.A.48.691,29693,2071262.352326258555130989192581220224485570809964032
3312University of Rochester: SimonU.S.A.48.28.688,5149,31483,177577168302.2593360256653299942614316753035592402816707731755294229
34University of South Carolina: MooreU.S.A.48.174,28774,8861412.163355562543654842615383132835217401609968252942
355Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolU.K.47.91.4104,06710,242103,28512,871107193.734425577414610051635420413261422135119322406053644145012
3517Emory University: GoizuetaU.S.A.47.911101,87823,47788,19823,697157272.1633937216747379712625230112161331272154233001007065353827
37University of Edinburgh Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.47.887,71087,1611083.4766411702365942623263341792273748130741261069
38Purdue University: KrannertU.S.A.47.684,74968,1221303.731774196875596261322993992253461010054335618
3911Pennsylvania State University: SmealU.S.A.47.5577,0462,17476,3791,174113122.63332624260503197526171300151402730284185109376825611730
40Rice University: JonesU.S.A.47.4114,882114,8821652.8224230743269910026223061919615652650100065562
41University College Dublin: SmurfitIreland46.697,61191,0831324.21752774107110026183381144585021070067764661
415University of Toronto: RotmanCanada46.61.587,30614,61286,26113,046132503.111316697135568591623533392183066392916708810175535386
43Arizona State University: CareyU.S.A.46.4105,40699,2541092.4455211346230629626132810132081662070010032455222
4310Manchester Business SchoolU.K.46.43.189,3435,83684,1383,33011552.352491754564146927269025314271700749229410740553285721
452Thunderbird School of Global ManagementU.S.A.45.61.278,4251,32676,6744,745116152.068355537614146878163793525462470184922754178906513524
45York University: SchulichCanada45.672,24470,0981452.91539373761414694262141154536322350332209914601155
4717SMU: CoxU.S.A.45.0699,9457,23391,80715,769154252.2594035515735569262628033561052523205513410894065224617
48SDA BocconiItaly44.681,54692,7501092.726384128648331002627281411410541119332462747168
4914McGill University: DesautelsCanada44.54.266,3742,97172,3932,423114152.8222473465941469832618531504023540305217332209013205216488
505HEC ParisFrance44.21.489,8255,71292,9564,91710702.72662638138529552611023481215101757967613144254856225
50Wisconsin School of BusinessU.S.A.44.276,50675,8541152.1633937256642459126193232163902643461010030463636
5215AshridgeU.K.43.83.9122,0889,005103,75810,04514013.29511337611071962126335231314230382743252927013206585729
5211Babson College: OlinU.S.A.43.82.792,2202,23291,9343,711138321.97242301369286394326278272181503011030403125090706575917
5425Imperial College Business SchoolU.K.43.77.683,94110,49379,0397,1848222.633336063521269982262104014253526560531311460884782175924
55Michigan State University: BroadU.S.A.43.473,32973,3291162.0682769723874695261430224376772265001001827
5617Case Western Reserve University: WeatherheadU.S.A.43.03.680,6943,05171,8105,584112362.352501521675526980261803211182011401202055352000959611403214
56Melbourne Business SchoolAustralia43.081,62183,439742.16335553164126995261829135050051195980090161549
59Ohio State University: FisherU.S.A.42.675,69775,697892.445365171417729526242915212701366753009885222
5921University of Georgia: TerryU.S.A.42.64.980,6635,27489,86710,267114202.72654103363434292426144254082210087107000839415522211
5917Warwick Business SchoolU.K.42.63.573,0923,96273,2051,74568272.915384113692266887162713212718548718541121310055722393342
6237University of Iowa: TippieU.S.A.42.410.275,66112,04867,08719,84313622.726413354563654980261522141415113527176155700999611334013
6315Lancaster University Management SchoolU.K.42.22.169,1542,70174,83511,2227262.726267158551368100426263320301637460795134100567722641633
64University of Notre Dame: MendozaU.S.A.41.985,23287,4761402.0684230545648339226133111625316622429001001069
65Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)Australia41.685,82786,254792.25936516550463896261623720570531336180096111352
6622City University: CassFeatured business schoolU.K.41.54.580,11913,93773,6374,1029082.9154035495887392526101326108481587445313124500797024422822
67College of William and Mary: MasonU.S.A.40.986,27973,9301522.72635555456661194261733711265473557001001069
6822ESCP EuropeFrance40.54.889,66121,37880,7988,08470272.63372365504342801526138248104698405960850120050523406930
6926University of Pittsburgh: KatzU.S.A.40.45.774,7569,77070,81012,2878103.11126716948336095326174333336830402643163800999710413014
70Hong Kong UST Business SchoolChina40.258,05558,055611.67341338733951802675287541503634882001001562
71Brigham Young University: MarriottU.S.A.39.777,22879,7751492.822296768496611922682151170195836300996069
72Bradford University School of ManagementU.K.39.469,51571,274743.29482025661967952624351895518551041150062294427
7324Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands38.7572,2627,97164,0862,0537722.54239375855336090026312135922437575886225280052404046623
74Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain38.665,78560,1661112.0686261369772100261435016570373254110143391056
75Monterey Institute of International Studies: FisherMexico38.473,20573,2051021.07432627525074952636431810675007461701988267
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Footnotes

1. The average alumni salary three years after graduation. (The 2006 ranking surveyed the MBA class that graduated in 2002). This figure includes alumni salary data for the current year and the one or two preceding years, where available. The figure is NOT used in the ranking.

2. The average alumni salary today with adjustment for salary variations between industry sectors. This figure includes data for the current year and the one or two preceding years, where available.

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

4. This is calculated using the salary earned by alumni today, course length, fees and other costs, including the opportunity cost of not working for the duration of the course.

5. 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 MBA. Data for the current year and the one or two preceding years are included where available. This is presented as an index.

6. 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 MBA. Data for the current year and the one or two preceding years are included where available.

7. The extent to which alumni fulfilled their goals or reasons for doing an MBA.

8. Alumni who used the careers service at their business school were asked to rank its effectiveness in their job search. This figure includes data for the current year and the one or two preceding years, where available. This is presented as an index.

9. Alumni who used the careers service at their business school were asked to rank its effectiveness in their job search. This figure includes data for the current year and the one or two preceding years, where available.

10. The percentage of the most recent graduating class that had found employment or accepted a job offer within three months of graduation. The figure in brackets is the percentage of the class on which the school was able to provide employment data.

11. Alumni were asked to name three business schools from which they would recruit MBA graduates. The ranking is calculated according to the number of votes received by each school. Data for the current year and the one or two preceding years are included where available.

12. Percentage of female faculty.

13. Percentage of female students.

14. Percentage of female members of the advisory board.

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

16. The percentage of students whose citizenship differs from the country in which they are studying.

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

18. This is calculated by analysing the employment movements of alumni between the time prior to their MBA and graduation and also, the time between graduation and today.

19. Weighted average of four criteria that measure international exposure during the MBA programme.

20. The percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree.

21. 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.

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