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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

FT’s Global MBA Ranking for 2017

The Financial Times’ Global MBA ranking for 2017 is out. Insead tops the ranking for the second year in a row, followed by Stanford and Wharton. MBAs are assessed according to the career progression of alumni, the school’s idea generation, and the diversity of students and faculty. You can access the full ranking here.

While Insead topped the general rank, its alumni came in third for their mobility and the programme is ranked sixth for its international course experience. Stanford topped the charts for career progress as its alumni reported the highest average salary three years after graduation at USD 195k with around 42% of them hold positions at director level compared with 22% on average for ranked programmes. Cambridge University’s Judge was ranked as the school that provides the best value for money, especially since it had the lowest tuition fees between the top 15 schools. The top 50 list also includes five schools from China and three from India. The top 10 includes:

  1. Insead
  2. Stanford Graduate School of Business
  3. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton
  4. Harvard Business School
  5. University of Cambridge: Judge
  6. London Business School
  7. Columbia Business School
  8. IE Business School
  9. University of Chicago: Booth
  10. IESE Business School

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