Wharton | Ms. Ultimate Frisbee
GRE 326, GPA 3.47
Columbia | Mr. Worker Bee
GMAT 710, GPA 3.56
Yale | Mr. Environmental Sustainability
GRE 326, GPA 3.733
Tuck | Mr. Recreational Pilot
GRE 326, GPA 3.99
MIT Sloan | Mr. Semiconductor Engineer
GMAT 750, GPA 3.68
Kellogg | Mr. Sales Engineer
GMAT 740, GPA 3.00
Yale | Mr. Project Management
GRE 310, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Ms. JMZ
GMAT 750, GPA 3.47
Harvard | Mr. Renewable Energy Investing
GMAT 740, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. JD To MBA
GRE 326, GPA 3.01
Kellogg | Mr. Boutique Consultant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.67
INSEAD | Ms. Startup Enthusiast
GMAT 750, GPA 3.6
Wharton | Mr. Food & Beverage
GMAT 720, GPA 3.75
INSEAD | Ms. Humble Auditor
GMAT 710, GPA 3.56
Harvard | Mr. Markets Guy
GMAT 760, GPA 3.62
Kellogg | Mr. Hope-I-Get-In
GMAT 720, GPA 3.62
Yale | Mr. AI & Fitness
GMAT 720, GPA 3.88
Stanford GSB | Just Jim
GRE 335, GPA 3.99
Harvard | Mr. RIPKobe
GMAT 750, GPA 3.87
HEC Paris | Mr. Indian Journalist
GMAT 690, GPA 2.8
Kellogg | Mr. Andrew
GMAT 720, GPA 3.6
Kellogg | Ms. Clean Tech
GMAT 690, GPA 3.96
Chicago Booth | Mr. Masters To MBA
GMAT 730, GPA 3.9
NYU Stern | Mr. Long Shot
GRE 303, GPA 2.75
Kellogg | Ms. Kellogg Bound Ideator
GMAT 710, GPA 2.4
Darden | Ms. Teaching-To-Tech
GRE 326, GPA 3.47
Harvard | Mr. Amazon Manager
GMAT 740, GPA 3.2

2012 Financial Times Ranking of the Best B-Schools

The 2012 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking

Rank & School2011 RankChangeWeighted SalaryPay Increase*
76. Incae Business School77+1$84,411131%
77. Michigan State (Broad)NR+24*$98,784101%
77. Boston University68-9$106,76298%
79. George Washington Univ.NR+22*104,814104%
80. Wake Forest (Babcock)78-2$108,737127%
81. UC-Irvine (Merage)53-28$99,33397%
82. British Columbia (Sauder)80-2$80,89876%
83. Pittsburgh (Katz)NR+18*$88,783137%
83. Edinburgh Business School88+5$97,73363%
85. Notre Dame (Mendoza)80-5$106,171104%
86. Northeastern UniversityNR+15*$93,824112%
86. Birmingham Business School68-18$87,27487%
86. Univ. College Dublin (Smurfit)78-8$102,02670%
89. Thunderbird68-21$100,80389%
90. Iowa (Tippie)64-26$92,978128%
91. Aston Business SchoolNR+10*$83,28685%
91. SP Jain Center of Mgt.68-23$79,809146%
93. Universitat St. GallenNR+8*$91,10660%
94. Durham Business School55-39$91,71861%
95. South Carolina (Moore)80-15$93,053105%
95. Ipade64-31$90,900176%
95. Bradford University90-5$87,228110%
98. Brigham Young (Marriott)91-7$101,189118%
98. Southern Methodist (Cox)88-10$101,28690%
100. Babson College (Olin)84-16$106,50685%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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he Financial Times 2012 global MBA ranking * Indicates that the school had to rise at least by the number of places and possibly more because the school was not on the FT top 100 last year.

DON’T MISS: THE BIG WINNERS & LOSERS IN THE 2012 FINANCIAL TIMES MBA RANKING

or THE STRANGE MATH IN THE FINANCIAL TIMES MBA RANKING

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.