The ranking is the result of a study of 259 Master of Business Administration programs from business schools around the world. The schools are classified according to six criteria (three academic and three professional). The data used come from studies carried out on the average GMAT for selection, surveys of professors and researchers in the sector, school research score, salaries, surveys of the HR of large companies and CEO according to Forbes 2000.
Harvard Business SchoolHarvard Business School
Stanford Graduate School of BusinessStanford Graduate School of Business
Sloan School of ManagementSloan School of Management
The Wharton SchoolThe Wharton School
Columbia Business SchoolColumbia Business School
INSEADInstitut européen d'administration des affaires
Booth School of BusinessBooth School of Business
London Business SchoolLondon Business School
Kellogg School of ManagementKellogg School of Management
Haas School of BusinessHaas School of Business
Objective: There are three criteria for academic excellence, all of which are intended to reflect the level of students and education in the MBA program.
Selectivity (10): shows the level of students recruited into the program;
Academic (20): shows the academic reputation of the MBA program;
Research (20): evaluates the level of research in the school.
Data: GMAT average, two reputation surveys on MBA programs and the schools themselves by business school professors and directors, UT Dallas research score on publications in major business administration research journals, and a survey of the school's research reputation.
Objective: There are three employability criteria, all aimed at reflecting the value of the MBA program to companies and the success of alumni.
Salary (20): shows the average salary level after graduation;
Reputation (20): evaluates the professional reputation of the MBA program;
Alumni (10): shows the level of success of alumni.
Data: post-graduation salaries, two professional reputation surveys of recruiters from large companies and MBA alumni, survey of notable alumni.