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University of Michigan: Ross
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Ann Arbor, MI
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Global MBA Rankings 2012

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201229
Rank in 201124
Rank in 201028
3 year average rank227
Audit year[1]2008
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)5,619128,589
Weighted salary (US$)7,540129,649
Salary percentage increase3101
Value for money rank77
Career progress rank47
Aims achieved rank49
Placement success rank5
Employed at three months (%)886 (93)
Alumni recommend rank14
Women faculty (%)124
Women students (%)131
Women on board (%)020
International faculty (%)233
International students (%)433
International board (%)107
International mobility rank68
International experience rank47
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)1084
FT doctoral rank14
FT research rank5

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)