The Financial Times’ ranking of the world’s top MBA programs was published recently and placed Stanford in the top spot. Harvard placed second and Wharton took the third slot. As opposed to other rankings that only rate U.S. schools, FT’s ranking compares business schools all over the world along a number of criteria, such as salary increase post-MBA, articles published by faculty, diversity of teaching staff, etc. The top 10 includes only 5 American schools, with 4 European programs and one Asian. FT’s unique methodology amounts to a number of surprises. For example, Chicago is only twelfth, Kellogg is 16, and Tuck is at 19!
Rounding out the top 10 are:
4. LBS
7. MIT
8. IE
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