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Global MBA Rankings 2003

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Salary inc. (%)[4]
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Value[5]
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Aims achieved[7]
Placements[8]
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Recommends[10]
Wom. faculty[11]
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Intl. faculty[14]
Intl. students[15]
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Intl. mobility[17]
Intl. course[18]
Languages[19]
PhD faculty[20]
PhD rank[21]
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1011-University of Pennsylvania: WhartonU.S.A.2003162,8766,025163,0102,267212162.45317231390211613427129442049148610-was 100210
20222Harvard Business SchoolU.S.A.2003168,5975,843176,231669182122.1721311989622213511713403611773580010021220
30354Columbia Business SchoolU.S.A.2003162,82710,417153,447157232152.26282919886813232291504300355406909731641
41333Stanford Graduate School of BusinessU.S.A-157,7862,379167,75010,826165131.99225115821231713711633513613145406609721031
52344University of Chicago: BoothU.S.A.2002164,1631,904156,5861,204227252.08761297801371103191333802713102655109932352
60676InseadFeatured business schoolFrance / Singapore2003137,5213,961143,5136,69614533.632623237718518122230851921710443295361117
72988London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.-128,603812132,0647,526189182.172623557215612526771710832571916197031188
808109New York University: SternU.S.A.2003133,7122,510129,3932,073214192.172315723868171813731024243222065730982491
911099Northwestern University: KelloggU.S.A.2002140,865980147,3863,79319021.99235476873422031391232334727518098110811
104667MIT: SloanU.S.A.2003142,38110,338150,20610,818167242.1722923138379171243101291843927145720964661
110111312Dartmouth College: TuckU.S.A.2003160,6723,321159,4234,60619982.1726429781101320032012127329515561330100481174
120122015Yale School of ManagementU.S.A.2003130,7184,570132,5714,40722302.356211419752221161337150294349605980096279456
131141113IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland2003137,4262,996148,59614,05211313.63429328481211023420982962703121098581661
142162217University of Virginia: DardenU.S.A.-128,5546,114140,0315,37019532.6391920287111524226414213426318106551096180514
154191817Duke University: FuquaU.S.A.-116,9243,340124,8883,997166131.99239141898111343441044073221287544094151147
150151415University of California at Berkeley: HaasU.S.A.-127,139325133,3964,331144222.0875120408701622230112131135292554201000131013
178252924Georgetown University: McDonoughU.S.A.-119,592929124,7752,20920492.2626147447974126133818324635050402601000814517
187252422Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain200397,3924,86098,2992,161194172.546171049741619112266512546178017710193660903
196131516Cornell University: JohnsonU.S.A.2003126,9421,232139,0971,01219282.0876178774163129326216212323103557971097462339
204161216UCLA Anderson School of ManagementU.S.A-123,526687133,34817816192.356541410731014176273911962321005633089638120
2110314633University of Toronto: RotmanCanada200299,3413,74196,6153,45518143.11274477766282023543845614594641087086750657
224181920Western University: IveyCanada2002106,1442,016112,5226,188181122.7334614445427202322611013123914573235093351361
232211720Carnegie Mellon: TepperU.S.A.2003114,482677114,4231,53417572.1729534107914301952231023811437102618909608247
233202121University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerU.S.A.-113,0201,489119,6847,34917262.5465443107019242003011202332667074540964312510
252231621University of Michigan: RossU.S.A.2002116,014639123,05659515262.356664727420102602801923003023277850100624165
269353131IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain200395,2103,64994,9683,020150153.016152879197836240122547073280439719725817214
265313531York University: SchulichCanada200292,3515,93994,0015,52416284.21269348484223033918048168942727300722755666
281272727Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlands-90,8144,57997,3663,19314022.639107877811437200216252301961407240998194014
292312829Emory University: GoizuetaU.S.A.-118,8043,509121,24111,73216552.356673925811735244222151244306638928096381133
30822new26University of Cambridge: JudgeU.K.-107,3314,159115,4828,23512862.826313944702063224351229242181435122132099613698
311303231University of Southern California: MarshallU.S.A.-114,2496,181115,8393,956181122.17297692584113322132213728522717381130971451225
328402432University of Texas at Austin: McCombsU.S.A.-101,25737111,9937,19215342.54670103076227272263110191524421726608256237
334292328University of Maryland: SmithU.S.A.-94,8774,32995,5332,198167102.639907677375121235830281833900518509284271
342364037Warwick Business SchoolU.K.-102,9161,765104,5642,93812103.112703410090818341299177334702177132019782705
357283432University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolU.K.-125,8881,276125,8881,276145193.016428193755531552221372888313561250085867805
3511242428Vanderbilt University: OwenU.S.A.-114,6161,964123,8791,64718522.2624243287415431902408017622880717308711746420
371363737McGill University: DesautelsCanada200385,8256,68188,1568,07116642.73377696767233228226101010697543259627093057591
384422936University of Rochester: SimonU.S.A.2002100,7111,42998,6372,51718252.17284633477185617023181407469433532900914544911
391655---47Ohio State University: FisherU.S.A.-96,2065,35296,2065,352164292.9235847739063923129111111273230065410902381910
406468758Queen's University: SmithCanada200296,3522,16796,3522,16716833.29705627482225124324343524224835980905736118
402385344Rice University: JonesU.S.A.-107,1181,755112,9014,028164242.262614157610493023445213819112081980916813534
4023633847University of California at Irvine: MerageU.S.A.-95,7754,20795,7486,081149102.82610343863217032026612137528214069780937572120
4312313938SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly200389,4989,53490,42514,756172143.3680814975235630120843311224104336273811002013891
444483643Alliance Manchester Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.-100,2436,61199,5358,20114712.262214373882351312195014318744072120801329841
450454244Indiana University: KelleyU.S.A.-96,633455105,4514,63514522.35689231576102516926461187301226154082626266
457384543University of South Carolina: MooreU.S.A.-85,8251,62293,4543,30617922.1727073865875516330082162353532512010011415010
474434244Purdue University: KrannertU.S.A.-93,2722,57598,7722,01515342.5468210157322341311791221243363337620901035408
487557760Pennsylvania State University: SmealU.S.A.200391,1413,71393,4435,73717192.8269157198665122128410315140800928401002243312
498574851University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignU.S.A.-81,9013,35787,0569,24413652.087546649888562223141313352438005393085145322
498413341Washington University: OlinU.S.A.-98,68146598,760756157261.992798144699671901871114413860072590971067157
5112637563Brigham Young University: MarriottU.S.A.-86,1401,22986,14059219663.6335344089963711505121112009292090781586
523495753University of Iowa: TippieU.S.A.-83,7854,51083,7857,952184133.0169957498315851921316143154423007762098137532
534494750SMU: CoxU.S.A.-101,328817101,3282,640170101.992462060692273241271132131204628758092281433
5410444146Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolU.K.-112,7801,723117,69625012023.0163713598713292841733801614411123034620941119836
5411657364University of Notre Dame: MendozaU.S.A.-97,5993,04498,7171,36615572.172823308284418326213013414114069880623681294
567498463William & Mary: MasonU.S.A.-97,23936297,2393,44918852.6399189778518221127139021334921100930944816618
574535354Babson College: OlinU.S.A.2003100,6792,352102,28557115912.26267146784349302239234161308765678010011819529
570575556Thunderbird School of Global ManagementU.S.A.-84,51413389,5861,91314612.1725481644630233112701214715761632046193281735
5912474851HKUST Business SchoolChina-56,8456,51656,8456,516109102.26295982590972905313323880616951471197364206
6011717769Michigan State University: BroadU.S.A.200285,1393,67483,9174,305150122.73386634673039212231136613011305980010039345
60060new60Virginia Tech: PamplinU.S.A.-74,8065,29074,8065,29018532.54677574062097280354230205419209753098331711
621274new68Boston University: QuestromU.S.A.200397,41013,57197,41013,571148261.71002957867226612233521511923951814975095746486
625675260HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance200398,2501,96799,4891,86611342.733107332512944140282103210733732917252871145852
6412525156Arizona State University: CareyU.S.A.-91,3724,70092,7873,162157162.73397476286847190195231014102037096980732740271
6413777672Case Western Reserve University: WeatherheadU.S.A.200285,525185,9924,12813262.172393434831063202367162282452005060094127565
6420845869Melbourne Business SchoolAustralia-104,3979,650103,6689,196122182.639589693692638193245111521250311111550955747411
641655561Wake Forest University: BabcockU.S.A.-90,96649791,00264166111.99227474983956112263140522944061680100581430
6813817374City, University of London, The Business School (formerly Cass)Featured business schoolU.K.-88,0825,47787,1707,76712243.0162176470246616034616337470032025800952316782
692674259AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia-96,9063,40899,0295,42411113.016875749453047193251176534341844211606828553715
6913826773Texas A & M University: MaysU.S.A.-83,8343,03184,4833,03116553.3646773466297026224123109227168885360961036543
699606364Wisconsin School of BusinessU.S.A.-86,2961,23485,8031,07014853.01685914072185622030224219332102285480881231382
7219537266University of Pittsburgh: KatzU.S.A.200381,2921,10180,2803,519162272.8261009980761399193261830261241122340930100343427
7314877077Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands-89,3086,86689,3087,924122102.8268788372208414032900188833063810390721277879
7313605964University of British Columbia: SauderCanada-76,9555,62676,9555,62612642.923319383932531633291946615578753220821046574
734775067University of Edinburgh Business SchoolU.K.-84,2606,93184,2606,794111182.8264647809526820127125025177450019131961746828
7619576666Tulane University: FreemanU.S.A.-91,2511,24191,2511,24115351.89887878583789162252612074234227700906665120
771067new72CUHK Business SchoolChina-55,7992,74955,7992,749166112.4533710091692575204566151050255095524983091062396
78newnew78Aalto UniversityFinland-63,61567,8541103.721381987797193027334907111882488
787856476Imperial College Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.-90,3964,02192,6746,973112133.112456396573844202371122538151100031900981816629
785737074University of Georgia: TerryU.S.A.-88,2512,92288,87121014842.4539147647898220217160010239110056960781519471
8110716171University of Minnesota: CarlsonU.S.A.-85,7692,33685,7692,336132102.54691475886526215224110260321020877508713462814
8217996181ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance200385,2209,60985,2209,60996323.291923734625852223414903428637005190911181931
834796475Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain200364,3505,94864,3506,120147291.89839894485136219118122713179791482111529278272951
8313969491Ipade Business SchoolMexico-76,1687,35975,7337,098224452.2623916076275522010141611413418294241673181951
85-8585Bradford School of Management/TiasNimbas Business SchoolUnited Kingdom / Neth / Ger-71,43571,435973.36133967819133384029833051150322276
8610769786Trinity College Dublin, Trinity Business SchoolIreland-86,51239786,5123979842.73321666785157832425133317320661033171340067978951
8616707978University of Arizona: EllerU.S.A.-78,9601,55978,9601,55913802.63980293877117830025117231322173091480821327555
88newnew88IAE Business SchoolArgentina-67,51167,5111963.112518755459671903514304491928194
8915746074University College Dublin: SmurfitIreland-94,0492,34494,049712122112.923594807413852402251222333513644309705124699210
90292new91CeibsChina-36,11416,73431,1843,864177173.29467355964911313361010692141250108970761881747
912899692University of Bath School of ManagementU.K.-75,1101,07575,6115749732.8265839868015852973112160297694111046540811529793
920929192ENPC School of International ManagementFrance200370,99197970,99197986132.08727438654179901440111414833740212133019235819539
931083new88University of Calgary: HaskayneCanada-77,0773,10177,0773,10110862.3561396738877524333102845534510214947508311706311
93newnew93University of Washington: FosterU.S.A.-77,92077,920922.1723147678469343181628581230925730
952978191Hult Ashridge Executive EducationU.K.-109,2836,153112,2613,174103182.172426993924731461512803862822230174709347818110
95689new92Durham University Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.-76,57765176,577651105152.63951949887891239351152332271115837541993664911
95newnew95Fordham University: GabelliU.S.A.-93,96593,9651252.262658197608926379n/a31679650458186
989898591University of Strathclyde Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.-64,4189,49764,4189,4978772.546677392831478301127650014177165002144079341771
994959998CoppeadBrazil-59,05014,27558,78814,27513402.2627474712291421023133333111102009861554074951
100-9598Alberta School of BusinessCanada-64,87964,8791012.1727666869391134321584214813701007059
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Footnotes

1. Indicates the most recent year that KPMG audited a business school, applying specified audit procedures relating to selected data provided for the Financial Times MBA ranking.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. Percentage of female faculty.

12. Percentage of female students.

13. Percentage of female members of the advisory board.

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

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

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

17. 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.

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

19. Number of extra languages required on completion of the MBA. Where a proportion of students require a further language due to an additional diploma, that figure is included in the calculations but not presented in the final table.

20. The percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree.

21. 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.

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