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Wisconsin School of Business
School of Business
University of Wisconsin-Madison
975 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
USA
t: 800/390-8043 or 608/262-4000
e: mba@bus.wisc.edu
w: www.bus.wisc.edu

Global MBA Rankings 2008

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank488
Rank in 200792
Rank in 200680
3 year average rank87
CountryU.S.A.
Audit year[1]2005
Alumni career progress
Salary today ($)96,866
Weighted salary (US$)2,46896,587
Salary percentage increase798
Value for money rank44
Career progress rank74
Aims achieved rank48
Placement success rank63
Employed at three months (%)196 (98)
Alumni recommend rank65
Diversity
Women faculty (%)223
Women students (%)129
Women on board (%)715
International faculty (%)115
International students (%)920
International board (%)00
International mobility rank94
International experience rank77
Languages[2]0
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)887
FT doctoral rank35
FT research rank542
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 2008 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 2007 and January 2008. The audit date denotes the year that the most recent selected survey data was subject to specified audit procedures.

2. 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 2004.

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)