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Thunderbird School of Global Management
Thunderbird School of Global Management
1 Global Place
Glendale, AZ 85306-6000
USA
t: 602 978-7000
w: www.thunderbird.edu

Global MBA Rankings 2012

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201289
Rank in 201168
Rank in 201067
3 year average rank875
CountryUS
Audit year[1]2011
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)2,93299,707
Weighted salary (US$)2,181100,803
Salary percentage increase989
Value for money rank62
Career progress rank69
Aims achieved rank38
Placement success rank82
Employed at three months (%)1252 (85)
Alumni recommend rank36
Diversity
Women faculty (%)129
Women students (%)227
Women board (%)023
International faculty (%)129
International students (%)661
International board (%)236
International mobility rank34
International experience rank29
Languages1
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)190
FT doctoral rank0n/a
FT research rank81

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Thunderbird School of Global Management
1 Global Place
Glendale, AZ 85306-6000
USA

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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 2012 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November and December 2011. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2008.

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Importance of aims when taking an MBA

Alumni importance ratings for different programme aims (average), 1 = not important, 10 = very important

Aims achieved by taking the MBA

Achievement of programme aims (per cent)

Current job title

Alumni job titles three years after graduation (per cent)

Current company size (employees)

Size of company of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)