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BusinessWeek Executive MBA rankings 2013: Kellogg #1 & Watch out for the Rising Star - Pepperdine Graziadio

BusinessWeek Executive MBA RankingBusinessWeek Executive MBA rankings for 2013 have been announced. Northwestern Kellogg has retained the top position, beating Chicago Booth, which has dropped one position to take the second position. SMU Cox made a surprise entry in the top three list, jumping four positions from 7th to 3rd.

Other big moves seen in the BusinessWeek Executive MBA rankings are from Wharton and Fisher, both advancing by five positions to rank at 4th and 9th positions respectively. 

There are some interesting statistics available in the Executive MBA rankings; one is the percentage Top Executives in the class. Pepperdine (Graziadio) has the largest % of Top executives (35%), followed by Kellogg (18%) and Duke Fuqua (16%). For students interested to learn from the experiences of key decision makers, Executive MBA programs offered by the three schools would be beneficial .

For Executives who are self-funding and are looking to be part of one of the top 10 Executive MBA programs, Ohio State (Fisher) offers the most cost effective program ($85,500), with IE Business School at second($99,400) and SMU Cox ($112,000) at a distant third.

When you consider the overall statistics: Avg Years of Exp, % Top Executives, Rank and Cost of the program, here are schools worth considering:

1. Northwestern (Kellogg)
2. SMU (Cox)
3. UCLA (Anderson)
4. IE Business School
5. Michigan (Ross)
6. IESE
7. Duke (Fuqua)
8. IMD
9. Esade
10. Pepperdine (Graziadio)

Evaluate the Summary of the Top 10 Executive MBA Rankings below or you can visit BW for details