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University of Chicago: Booth
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Global MBA Rankings 2012

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201212
Rank in 201112
Rank in 20109
3 year average rank011
Audit year[1]2012
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)2,079154,449
Weighted salary (US$)1,212152,585
Salary percentage increase0109
Value for money rank99
Career progress rank62
Aims achieved rank19
Placement success rank3
Employed at three months (%)089 (100)
Alumni recommend rank9
Women faculty (%)015
Women students (%)035
Women on board (%)013
International faculty (%)037
International students (%)044
International board (%)240
International mobility rank57
International experience rank57
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)096
FT doctoral rank210
FT research rank6

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 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)