|Name of the ranking||The Economist Full time MBA Ranking|
|Status of the ranking||independent|
|Website of the ranking||www.economist.com/whichmba/full-time-mba-ranking|
|First year of publication||2011|
|Most recent year of publication||2021|
|Date of last update||2022-12-05|
|Ranking organization||The Economist Newspaper Limited|
|Website of the methodology||www.economist.com/whichmba/methodology-2017|
Data for The Economist Full-time MBA Ranking were collected during spring 2016, using two surveys. The first is completed by schools with eligible programmes and covers quantitative matters such as the salary of graduates, the average GMAT scores of students and the number of registered alumni. This accounts for around 80% of the ranking. The remaining 20% comes from a qualitative survey filled out by current MBA students and a school's most recent graduating MBA class.
OPEN NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (35%)
Diversity of recruiters - Spread of industry sectors that recruited most recent graduates Placement success - Percentage of job-seeking students with a job offer three month after graduation
Careers services - Percentage job-seeking students who found a job directly through the careers service
Student assessment of careers services - Did the careers service meet your expectations and needs?
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT / EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE (35%)
Faculty quality - Ratio of faculty/students; Percentage of full-time faculty with a PhD; Faculty rating by students
Student quality - Average GMAT score; Average number of years of work experience; Average salary of students before entering class
Student diversity - Spread of regions from which students hailed; Gender diversity; Student rating of culture and classmates
Educational experience - Student rating of program and range of electives; Range of and access to overseas study programs; Number of language courses available; Student assessment of facilities and other services
INCREASE IN SALARY (20%)
Post-MBA salary, excluding bonuses; Salary change from pre-MBA to post-MBA, excluding bonuses
POTENTIAL TO NETWORK (10%)
Ratio of MBA alumni to current full-time MBA students; Number of overseas alumni chapters; Student rating of alumni network.