Full-Time MBA Program gains two spots in rankings from The Economist

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UPDATED Oct. 10, 2014 at 9:22 a.m. EDT

Emory University’s Goizueta Business School again rose in The Economist ranking of top full-time MBA programs.

[highlight]The publication lists Goizueta up two spaces from last year to 17th in the world. Goizueta ranks No. 13 among schools in the United States featured on the ranking.[/highlight]

The ranking is formulated with a two-stage survey. Data and input is collected from the business schools and from students and alumni. Students having graduated in the past three years are surveyed. Student and alumni input make up 20 percent of the ranking score. The remaining 80 percent is derived from the data provided by schools.

A summary of measures taken into consideration include “new career opportunities (35 percent), personal development/education experience (35 percent), increase salary (20 percent), and potential to network (10 percent).”

Goizueta [highlight]climbed the chart [/highlight] with strong career numbers, including:

  • Median graduate salary of $104,334
  • 98 precent of graduates in jobs three months post graduation

Click here for more from The Economist on the ranking.

2014 MBA Rankings (The Economist)

[highlight]Full Rankings[/highlight]

Rank (2013)
Business School
Country

1 (1)

University of Chicago (Booth)

US

2 (2)

Dartmouth College (Tuck)

US

3 (4)

University of Virginia (Darden)

US

4 (8)

HEC Paris

France

5 (5)

University of Navarra (IESE)

Spain

6 (6)

Harvard Business School

US

7 (3)

University of California at Berkeley

US

8 (7)

New York University (Stern)

US

9 (9)

Stanford University

US

10 (10)

Columbia Business School

US

11 (15)

University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

US

12 (12)

MIT (Sloan)

US

13 (18)

UCLA Anderson

US

14 (23)

Northwestern University (Kellogg)

US

15 (11)

London Business School

Britain

16 (14)

University of Queensland

Australia

17 (19)

Emory University (Goizueta)

US

18 (26)

INSEAD

France/Singapore

19 (28)

Yale School of Management

US

20 (25)

University of Michigan (Ross)

US

21 (13)

IMD

Switzerland

22 (21)

Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)

US

23 (17)

Cornell University (Johnson)

US

24 (16)

ESADE

Spain

25 (29)

Duke University (Fuqua)

US

About Goizueta Business School

Goizueta Business School was named in 1994 for Roberto C. Goizueta, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company from 1981 to 1997. Hailed by The Wall Street Journal as “one of the most highly regarded CEOS in America,” his vision provides the inspiration and momentum behind one of the school’s greatest goals – to create principled leaders for global enterprise.

Goizueta Business School trains business leaders of today and tomorrow with an Undergraduate degree program, a Two-Year Full-Time MBA, a One-Year MBA, an Evening MBA, an Executive MBA, a Doctoral degree and a portfolio of non-degree executive education courses. Goizueta is one of the nation’s only schools with four, top-20 ranked degree programs.

The school offers a unique, action-oriented environment paired with an academic prestige and rigor shared with the international acclaim of Emory University. Students are encouraged to invest in their education through hard work and integrity ensuring a degree with infinite payback to business and society.

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