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Stanford GSB Retains Top Rank in FT Top MBAs For Finance 2018

Stanford GSB, Graduate School of Business has retained the number one spot in the Top MBAs for Finance 2018 rankings followed by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania at the second place and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business at the third rank in the list.

Based on the data gathered for the FT Global MBA Ranking, listing 50 schools, FT has come out with a separate ranking for Finance programs continuing in the second year too. ISB is the only Indian school to figure in the rankings. It went up two places to rank 44 from the previous year’s 46.

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US schools dominate the ranking occupying a total of 13 spots out of the top 20 rankings. Harvard Business School (HBS) is in the 4th rank, followed by NYU Stern in the 5th and MIT Sloan in the 6th rank. INSEAD breaks into the hitherto exclusive ranking of US business schools at number 7 along with Judge Business School at Cambridge University at rank 8 and CEIBS at 9th place. Columbia Business School occupies the 10th rank in the FT Top MBAs for Finance 2018 rankings.


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After the US, B-Schools in the UK finds good representation in the rankings. While the Top 10 had Cambridge Judge, at rank 12 was London Business School, City University Cass at 22, Imperial College at 24, Oxford Said at 25 and Alliance Manchester Business School at 42.

China was represented by University of Hong Kong at rank 13, HKUST Business School at rank 14 and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Antai) at Rank 15 in the list.

20 Top MBAs For Finance 2018

Rank in 2018

School

Country

1

Stanford Graduate School of Business US
2 University of Pennsylvania: Wharton

US

3

University of Chicago: Booth US
4 Harvard Business School

US

5

New York University: Stern US
6 MIT: Sloan

US

7

INSEAD France / Singapore
8 University of Cambridge: Judge

UK

9

Ceibs China
10 Columbia Business School

US

11

UCLA: Anderson US
12 London Business School

UK

13

University of Hong Kong China
14 HKUST Business School

China

15

Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai China
16 Iese Business School

Spain

17

Dartmouth College: Tuck

US

18 Cornell University: Johnson

US

19

Northwestern University: Kellogg US
20 Yale School of Management

US

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FT Top MBAs For Finance 2018 Ranking Methodology

FT’s ranking methodology puts emphasis on compensation, with 40% of the ranking based on average salary three years after graduation and the average salary increase from pre-MBA days. The 13 metrics in its methodology range from the percentage of alumni who work in finance to the percentage of female and international students who pursue financial careers.

In the case of Stanford, the alumni salary was $252,000, salary increase was 124%, value for money rank 10, career progress rank 3, career service rank 23 and aims achieved 87%.

Wharton had climbed to 2nd rank having been placed at 7 in the previous year. The school’s alumni drew a salary of $227,000, an increase of 111%. It was placed 30 in value for money rank and 10 for career progress. Its career service rank was 9 and aims achieved 87.

Chicago Booth had also risen to the 3rd spot from being ranked 5 in the previous year. The alumni drew a salary of $211,000, an increase of 125%. Its value for money rank was 26, career progress rank 20, career service rank 2 and aims achieved 88%.

ISB Alumni salary was reported at $152,000, salary increase at 178%, value for money rank 20, career progress rank 37, career service rank 42 and aims achieved 82%.

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