Acquiring an MBA degree as an investment vehicle is top priority for most students applying to an MBA program. EDsmart has just published a new guide to the Top 10 Best Buy MBA Programs for 2016 in the U.S., according to a series of factors that affect a program’s ROI. —
Rankings were calculated according to three main factors:
- School/Program accreditation
- Job placement rates - three months post-graduation
- Return on investment
Along with rankings, EDsmart has also included information about each business school’s departments and concentrations, alumni employment industry choices, notable alumni and more to help individuals make better-informed decisions as to which program(s) will be best for their path to success.
The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business landed at No.1, while Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania took the No. 2 spot, followed by Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business at No. 3.
2016-2017 Top MBA Programs Rankings
*See the full rankings here
5.Texas A&M (Mays)
6.Michigan State (Broad)
8.Washington U (Olin)
A spokesperson for EDsmart explained, “We are very pleased to be able to offer such a comprehensive comparison and analysis of some of the best MBA programs in the country, through the lens of investment. Looking at an MBA as an investment is more crucial than ever, as tuition fees and student debt continue to increase year over year. We have created this guide to show prospective students where their money will achieve the greatest ROI, no matter what their budget is, so they can succeed financially after graduation.”
About EDsmart: EDsmart reviews publicly available data and then produces independent ranking assessments of various educational programs, in addition to student guides and resources. The site is regularly updated by a committed team of writers and researchers, who produce college rankings and resources that will help prospective and current higher education students make informed decisions.
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