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 School 3 $79,000 $230,000 3.6
2. Stanford 1 $77,000 $205,000 3.5
3. Chicago (Booth) 4 $72,000 $205,000 3.5
4. Pennsylvania (Wharton) 5 $79,000 $225,000 3.7
5. Columbia Business School 6 $76,000 $198,000 3.6
6. Dartmouth (Tuck) 2 $74,000 $200,000 3.6
7. Northwestern (Kellogg) 8 $68,000 $183.000 3.5
8. Cornell (Johnson) 7 $65,000 $180.000 3.5
9. Virginia (Darden) 9 $68,000 $178,000 3.5
10. MIT (Sloan) 14 $77,000 $200,000 3.7
11. Yale School of Management 10 $57,000 $150,000 3.3
12. Duke (Fuqua) 13 $63,000 $162,000 3.6
13. UC-Berkeley (Haas) 12 $68,000 $171,000 3.7
14. Michigan (Ross) 18 $62,000 $146,000 3.6
15. Brigham Young (Marriott) 16 $47,000 $108,000 3.1
16. UNC (Kenan-Flagler) 15 $55,000 $136,000 3.6
17. Texas-Austin (McCombs) 11 $59,000 $144,000 3.6
18. NYU (Stern) 17 $61,000 $160,000 3.7
19. Michigan State (Broad) 21 $45,000 $109,000 3.1
20. UCLA (Anderson) 19 $63,000 $159,000 3.7
21. Iowa (Tippie) 20 $36,000 $96,000 3.1
22. Emory (Goizueta) 22 $55,000 $128,000 3.5
23. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 23 $55,000 $147,000 3.8
24. Texas A&M (Mays) 24 $46,000 $116,000 3.3
25. SMU (Cox) 33 $45,000 $112,000 3.4

Source: Forbes 2011 Best Business School ranking

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