Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2013

Harvard Business School was ranked No. 1 in the world, followed by Stanford Graduate School of Business (2nd) and University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) (3rd), according to the Financial Times 2013 Global MBA Ranking.

The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler was ranked 45th overall in the world, and was ranked No. 3 globally for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ethics in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2013, in which 155 business schools from 28 countries participated.

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business was ranked 50th globally and 24th in the United States in the Financial Times MBA 2013 rankings. The School's MBA program also came in as the No. 7 program among public business schools in the United States in the FT ranking.

UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business was ranked 54th in the world, 26th in the U.S. and 9th among public universities in the U.S. In addition, the Merage School was ranked 5th in the U.S. for students employed within 90 days of graduation (at 94%) and is the No. 1 school in the U.S. for percentage of women faculty and percentage of women students.

Hult International Business School's overall MBA ranking has climbed by 37 places to 57th in the past three years. In addition, Hult has leapt into the top 50 business schools in the world for MBA graduates' salaries, after a double-digit rise that has defied the economic downturn and proved the increasing worth of Hult's international focus.

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