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Last Updated Apr 13, 2015 by

Financial Times Data Suggest MBA ROI Is Greater for Younger Students

Parsing through data from its 2015 Global MBA rankings, the Financial Times has come to the conclusion that the earlier you get your MBA degree, the more you stand to boost your salary, both in percentage and absolute terms. Combining survey responses from the MBA class of 2011 with analyses... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2015 by

Columbia Business School Dean Proposes Radically Simple B-School Rankings Methodology

Penning a recent column for Forbes, the dean of Columbia Business School (CBS) took on the question of whether and how much the seemingly ever-multiplying rankings of leading business schools matter. His answer: yes – but an applicant’s individual needs should outrank any number affixed to a school in the... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 19, 2015 by

Another Shake-Up in the Works for Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s MBA Rankings

When Duke’s Fuqua School of Business shot to the top of Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s 2014 rankings, Fuqua celebrated, but many others in the admissions world scratched their heads. How could a school ranked 22nd in student satisfaction kick long-standing, top-ranked schools to the curb? (FYI : Duke had only ever finished... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 11, 2015 by

Stanford GSB Edges Out HBS, Wharton in 2016 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Stanford’s Graduate School of Business took the number one spot in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best MBA programs, released yesterday, knocking Harvard Business School (HBS) to second and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School to third. Last year, the three powerhouse schools tied for... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 11, 2015 by

Which Business School’s Alumni Network Reigns Supreme?

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business can claim top honors for the strength of its alumni network, according to a recent Economist ranking, in which current MBA students were asked to rate their school’s network. Nine of the top 10 strongest alumni networks are affiliated with U.S. schools, the Economist notes.... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 12, 2014 by

Demystifying the Mysterious World of Business School Rankings

It’s not every day that MBA rankings end up trending on Facebook, and yet yesterday that’s exactly what happened. When Bloomberg BusinessWeek released its biennial ranking of full-time MBA programs, the results shocked many and created quite a buzz. According to Bloomberg BW’s most recent calculations, Duke’s Fuqua School of Business... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 11, 2014 by

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business Tops Latest Bloomberg BusinessWeek Ranking

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business shot to the top of Bloomberg Businessweek’s biennial ranking of full-time MBA programs, released today, up from No. 6 two years ago. In the process, the North Carolina school unseated the reigning University of Chicago Booth School of Business and pushed Harvard Business School... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 23, 2014 by

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Business Schools by Graduates’ Indebtedness

Rankings of graduate management education programs abound, each with their own particular criteria for assessing which business schools ultimately come out on top. Separate from its overall business school rankings, U.S. News & World Report recently used data collected from schools to determine the top 10 programs from which MBA... Read more »

Last Updated May 2, 2014 by

Economist Ranks Top 20 North American MBA Programs, Chicago Booth Leads

In case you missed it, the Economist earlier this week broke out the top 20 North American full-time MBA programs, as a follow-up to its global ranking. As an introduction to this North American-specific list, the Economist calls America the “spiritual home of the MBA,” noting that the first MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 16, 2014 by

Stanford Tops Forbes Rankings of Most Satisfied MBA Graduates

When it comes to the satisfaction of its MBA alumni, Stanford Graduate School of Business bests all other business schools, according to Forbes most recent biennial ranking. Forbes evaluated responses from 4,600 graduates from the Class of 2008 to arrive at its top 10 list, polling them on salary and... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 11, 2014 by

Harvard, Stanford, Wharton Tie for First in U.S. News Business School Rankings

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best graduate schools, and a familiar cast of characters topped the list of top business schools, though with a few minor shifts. The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania sashayed up from third place up to tie for... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 11, 2014 by

Financial Times Publishes First Alternative MBA Survey

To complement the many MBA rankings out there – most of which seek to evaluate schools according to things like the rigor of their academic programs, the accomplishments of their faculty or the future earnings of their graduates – the Financial Times has this week published the results of its... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 27, 2014 by

Harvard Business School Again Tops Financial Times Global MBA Ranking

Harvard Business School (HBS) appeared at the top of the Financial Times Global MBA annual ranking, released yesterday. It was HBS’ second consecutive claim to the number-one spot and its fifth time topping the rankings since they debuted in 1999. Stanford Graduate School of Business also remained steady this year,... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 2, 2013 by

Little Change Year Over Year in Poets&Quants’ MBA Rankings

Poets&Quants today released its 2013 composite ranking of the best full-time MBA programs in the United States, revealing that very little has changed since last year. In fact, the top eight programs this year are exactly the same, in the same order, as they were last year. The only change... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2013 by

Change Is the Only Constant Where MBA Programs Are Concerned

In the United States today, nearly four times as many students earn an MBA as earn a law degree, a ratio that was one to one a mere 40 years ago. Even as American demand begins to level off, students in emerging markets, especially India and China, are flocking to... Read more »

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