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University of Pennsylvania: Wharton
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
420 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3720 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA US 19104
USA

Global MBA Rankings 2009

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank01
Rank in 20081
Rank in 20071
3 year average rank1
CountryU.S.A.
Audit year[1]2008
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)170,210
Weighted salary (US$)3,925169,784
Salary percentage increase13119
Value for money rank100
Career progress rank69
Aims achieved rank29
Placement success rank6
Employed at three months (%)>489[2]
Alumni recommend rank2
Diversity
Women faculty (%)119
Women students (%)136
Women board (%)17
International faculty (%)136
International students (%)144
International board (%)871
International mobility rank43
International experience rank42
Languages[3]>0[3]
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)0100
FT doctoral rank2
FT research rank13

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Locations

Wharton Philadelphia
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
420 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3720 Walnut Street
Philadelphia,
PA US 19104

Wharton San Francisco
2 Harrison St.
San Francisco
CA 94105

Locations

Wharton Philadelphia
Wharton San Francisco

Further Information

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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 2009 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 2008 and December 2008. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

2. (98)

3. 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.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2005.

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)