2011 Forbes Ranking of the Best B-Schools

2011 Forbes Rank & School     2009 Rank   Pre-MBA (2006) Salary   2010 Salary    Years tobreak even
1. Harvard Business School3$79,000$230,0003.6
2. Stanford1$77,000$205,0003.5
3. Chicago (Booth)4$72,000$205,0003.5
4. Pennsylvania (Wharton)5$79,000$225,0003.7
5. Columbia Business School6$76,000$198,0003.6
6. Dartmouth (Tuck)2$74,000$200,0003.6
7. Northwestern (Kellogg)8$68,000$183.0003.5
8. Cornell (Johnson)7$65,000$180.0003.5
9. Virginia (Darden)9$68,000$178,0003.5
10. MIT (Sloan)14$77,000$200,0003.7
11. Yale School of Management10$57,000$150,0003.3
12. Duke (Fuqua)13$63,000$162,0003.6
13. UC-Berkeley (Haas)12$68,000$171,0003.7
14. Michigan (Ross)18$62,000$146,0003.6
15. Brigham Young (Marriott)16$47,000$108,0003.1
16. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)15$55,000$136,0003.6
17. Texas-Austin (McCombs)11$59,000$144,0003.6
18. NYU (Stern)17$61,000$160,0003.7
19. Michigan State (Broad)21$45,000$109,0003.1
20. UCLA (Anderson)19$63,000$159,0003.7
21. Iowa (Tippie)20$36,000$96,0003.1
22. Emory (Goizueta)22$55,000$128,0003.5
23. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)23$55,000$147,0003.8
24. Texas A&M (Mays)24$46,000$116,0003.3
25. SMU (Cox)33$45,000$112,0003.4

Source: Forbes 2011 Best Business School ranking

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