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Forbes Ranking 2013: The Best Business Schools

Forbes, one of the most reliable business and finance magazines of the world, which is widely known for its famous World Ranking surveys, has released a list of “The Best Business Schools” in America.

Oct 18, 2013 15:57 IST
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Forbes, one of the most reliable business and finance magazines of the world, which is widely known for its famous World Ranking surveys, has released a list of “The Best Business Schools” in America.

List at a glance

Stanford Graduate School of Business tops the list, followed by Booth School of Business (University of Chicago) and Harvard Business School at second and third positions, respectively.

The list has been prepared based on the analysis of participating B-schools on factors like Total 5-Year MBA Gain ($), Years to Payback, Pre-MBA Salary ($), 2012 Salary ($), Tuition ($), and Median GMAT Score.

Here is the Forbes’ List of Top 10 Business Schools in America:

“The Best Business Schools” in America

Rank

School

Location

Total 5-Year MBA Gain ($)

Years to Payback

1

Stanford

Stanford, CA

99,700

4.1

2

Chicago (Booth)

Chicago, IL

92,600

3.7

3

Harvard

Cambridge, MA

79,600

4

4

Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Philadelphia, PA

74,400

4

5

Northwestern (Kellogg)

Evanston, IL

73,100

3.8

6

Dartmouth (Tuck)

Hanover, NH

71,000

3.9

7

Columbia

New York, NY

70,200

3.9

8

Duke (Fuqua)

Durham, NC

69,800

3.7

9

Cornell (Johnson)

Ithaca, NY

68,100

3.8

10

Michigan (Ross)

Ann Arbor, MI

68,000

3.7

Pre-MBA Salary ($)

2012 Salary ($)

Tuition ($)  

Median GMAT Score

80,000

221,000

117,960

740

76,000

200,000

116,969

720

80,000

205,000

126,576

730

80,000

205,000

116,762

720

73,000

176,000

116,085

710

72,000

189,000

121,080

720

74,000

192,000

124,198

715

63,000

152,000

112,307

695

59,000

155,000

117,790

700

61,000

153,000

112,588

710

 

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