Chicago Booth | Ms. Start-Up Entrepreneur
GRE 318 current; 324 intended, GPA 3.4
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Wake Up & Grind
GMAT 700, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Nonprofit Social Entrepreneur
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Ms. East Africa Specialist
GMAT 690, GPA 3.34
Darden | Mr. Fintech Nerd
GMAT 740, GPA 7.7/10
Harvard | Mr. Improve Healthcare
GMAT 730, GPA 2.8
MIT Sloan | Mr. Low GPA Over Achiever
GMAT 700, GPA 2.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Minority Champ
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Duke Fuqua | Ms. Health Care Executive
GMAT 690, GPA 3.3
NYU Stern | Mr. Low Gmat
GMAT 690, GPA 73.45 % (No GPA in undergrad)
N U Singapore | Ms. Biomanager
GMAT 520, GPA 2.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Indian Telecom ENG
GRE 340, GPA 3.56
Harvard | Mr. 1st Gen Brazilian LGBT
GMAT 720, GPA 3.2
USC Marshall | Mr. Ambitious
GRE 323, GPA 3.01
Harvard | Mr. Merchant Of Debt
GMAT 760, GPA 3.5 / 4.0 in Master 1 / 4.0 in Master 2
Tuck | Ms. Nigerian Footwear
GRE None, GPA 4.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Low GPA To Stanford
GMAT 770, GPA 2.7
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 360 Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Low GPA High GRE
GRE 325, GPA 3.2
Darden | Mr. Senior Energy Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 2.5
Chicago Booth | Mr. Finance Musician
GRE 330, GPA 3.6
NYU Stern | Mr. Hail Mary 740
GMAT 740, GPA 2.94
Harvard | Mr. London Artist
GMAT 730, GPA First Class Honours (4.0 equivalent)
Harvard | Mr. Professional Boy Scout
GMAT 660, GPA 3.83
SDA Bocconi | Mr. Pharma Manager
GMAT 650, GPA 3,2
Kellogg | Mr. Young PM
GMAT 710, GPA 9.64/10
Wharton | Mr. Indian VC
GRE 333, GPA 3.61

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.