Berkeley MBA Programs Rank in The Top Ten

The Economist Which MBAThe full-time Berkeley MBA program ranked #5 among US schools in the Economist Which MBA, published on Friday (10/10), and #7 globally.

The ranking focuses on four indicators: open new career opportunities (35%), professional development/education experience (35%), increase in salary (20%), and potential to network (10%).

The ranking is based 80% on school–provided data and 20% on a poll of students and recent alumni. The Economist also factors in the results of the prior two rankings, using a weighting of 20% of the 2012 score, 30% of the 2013 score and 50% of the 2014 score. In 2013, the Berkeley MBA ranked #3, in 2012, #6.

Stanford GSB ranked #9 in the 2014 ranking.

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Princeton Review

The full-time Berkeley MBA program was named in the top ten of several categories of the Princeton Review, which went public on October 7. They are:

#5 for toughest to get into (based on GMAT and GPA scores and percent of applicants accepted into the program)

#8 for career prospects (based on average starting salary and percent of students employed within three months of graduation, as well as responses from a student survey)

#8 for best professors (based on student survey responses on teaching quality and faculty accessibility)

The rankings are based on surveys of more than 21,600 students at 296 business schools and data provided by participating business schools.

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