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Pennsylvania State University: Smeal
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Global MBA Rankings 2008

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank1558
Rank in 200743
Rank in 200642
3 year average rank48
CountryU.S.A.
Audit year[1]2007
Alumni career progress
Salary today ($)103,764
Weighted salary (US$)6,795103,764
Salary percentage increase25103
Value for money rank61
Career progress rank96
Aims achieved rank58
Placement success rank27
Employed at three months (%)590 (100)
Alumni recommend rank66
Diversity
Women faculty (%)121
Women students (%)533
Women on board (%)018
International faculty (%)119
International students (%)435
International board (%)00
International mobility rank49
International experience rank82
Languages[2]0
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)1284
FT doctoral rank42
FT research rank419
Footnotes

1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2008 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy and Patrick Gaudet of KPMG by e-mail at pgaudet@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November 2007 and January 2008. The audit date denotes the year that the most recent selected survey data was subject to specified audit procedures.

2. These schools run additional courses for MBA students for which additional language skills are required. These figures are included in the calculations for the ranking but are not represented on the table to avoid confusion.