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University of California at Irvine: Merage logo
University of California at Irvine: Merage
University of California, Irvine
The Paul Merage School of Business
Full Time MBA Program
SB 220
Irvine, CA 92697-3125
t: +1 949-824-4622 (949-824-4mba)

Global MBA Ranking 2015

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201543
Rank in 2014048
Rank in 201354
3 year average rank1348
Audit year[1]2011
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)5,242112,166
Weighted salary (US$)5,402112,166
Salary percentage increase5105
Value for money rank063
Career progress rank594
Aims achieved (%)79
Placement success rank4317
Employed at three months (%)782 (100)
Alumni recommend rank181
Female faculty (%)146
Female students (%)1623
Women on board (%)322
International faculty (%)130
International students (%)1046
International board (%)14
International mobility rank455
International course experience rank677
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)095
FT doctoral rank549
FT research rank129

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University of California, Irvine
The Paul Merage School of Business
SB 220
CA 92697-3125

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1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2014 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at The specified audit procedures were carried out between November and December 2013. 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 2011.

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)