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Vanderbilt University: Owen
Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management
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Global MBA Rankings 2007

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank261
Rank in 2006[1]59
Rank in 2005[1]31
3 year average rank[1]50
Country[2]U.S.A.
Audit year[3]2005
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)421102,582
Weighted salary (US$)315102,703
Salary percentage increase16117
Value for money rank90
Career progress rank42
Aims achieved rank[4]81
Placement success rank34
Employed at three months (%)687 (99)
Alumni recommend rank42
Diversity
Women faculty (%)317
Women students (%)126
Women on board (%)614
International faculty (%)311
International students (%)1324
International board (%)44
International mobility rank79
International experience rank92
Languages[5]0
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)1096
FT doctoral rank79
FT research rank2351
Footnotes

1. These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

2. These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

3. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected data provided for the Financial Times 2007 MBA survey ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy and Patrick Gaudet of KPMG by email at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November 2006 and January 2007. The audit date denotes the survey for which the specified audit procedures were conducted.

4. These data were originally presented as percentages.

5. 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.