Harvard Business School dropped one spot to 2nd rank in the latest US News MBA ranking, just behind Stanford. According to Businessweek, Harvard has upheld the 2nd spot. In the Economist MBA ranking, HBS has improved its ranking by one position from 5th to 4th and in the Financial Times MBA Ranking 2011, HBS has maintained 3rd place.
The ranking factors used by US News, Businessweek, Financial Times and The Economist include Selectivity, Rating by Deans and MBA Programs Director, Ratings by recruiters, Career Progression, Diversity of Recruiters, Diversity of Faculty, Diversity of Students, International Experience of Students, Assessment of career services, Jobs found through Career Services, Placement Statistics, Student Assessment, Faculty Quality, Student Quality, Education Experience, Increase in Salary, Diversity and Reach of Alumni network.
Harvard MBA Ranking
Average Rank: 2.75
Harvard MBA Acceptance Rate (Class 2013)
Acceptance Rate: 12%
Harvard MBA Budget (Expense - Class of 2010)
Tuition $48,600 .
Health fees $1,166
Harvard MBA Salary (By Industry - Class of 2010)
Harvard MBA Salary (By Function - Class of 2010))
Harvard MBA GMAT
Middle 80% GMAT Range : 680-770
Median GMAT : 730
Harvard MBA Class Profile (Class of 2013)
Of the 70% North American candidates, 66% are from United States
Harvard MBA Undergraduate Major (Class of 2013)
Interesting statistics to note here is the majority composition of candidates from Humanities and Social Sciences background.
Harvard MBA Pre-MBA Experience (Class of 2013)
1. US News MBA Ranking is published in March (Current Ranking is from 2011 and Previous Ranking from 2010)
2. Businessweek Full-time MBA Ranking is published in late October or early November in even-numbered years(Current Ranking is from 2010 and Previous Ranking from 2008)
3. Financial Times MBA Ranking is published in February(Current Ranking is from 2011 and Previous Ranking from 2010)
4. The Economist MBA Ranking is published in September(Current Ranking is from 2010 and Previous ranking from 2009)
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