The 13th anniversary of the Financial Times MBA ranking is marked by London Business School and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania sharing the prime position. LBS celebrates three years at the top. It shared the title with Wharton in 2009 before taking it outright in 2010. While its alumni salaries were lower than the Pennsylvanian school’s, LBS picked up points for the uplift in pay enjoyed by graduates. On average, LBS alumni are earning 132 per cent more three years after graduation than before they started their MBAs.
In terms of internationalism, LBS students are the second most likely to have moved around the world during or after their degree. Eighty-five per cent of its faculty are international and more than nine in 10 of its MBA enrolments last year were from non-British students. . Read full text