Lancaster highest ever in FT MBA 2007 rankings
The latest global ranking of the world’s 100 leading full-time MBA programmes, published by the Financial Times on Monday 29 January 2007, shows Lancaster has moved up into the 2nd elite group of the world's leading business schools, in its highest ever position of 28th.
Particular strengths of the Lancaster MBA programme shown by the new ranking include:
- Value for money of the programme (1st in the UK and 4th in the world)
- Placement success (1st in UK)
- Career progress (4th in the world)
- Salary increase three years after graduating (4th in UK, 8th in Europe)
- % graduates employed within 3 months of graduation (3rd in UK)
- % women students (highest % amongst the UK's top 5 MBA programmes)
- International mobility of alumni (5th in UK)
- International experience gained by students whilst on the MBA programme (4th in UK)
Lancaster's PhD programme is ranked 2nd in the UK by the Financial Times.
Dean of LUMS, Professor Sue Cox, said:
"This latest MBA ranking shows Lancaster is now consistently ranked amongst the UK's top five business schools, and alongside many great schools in the USA and elsewhere. My colleagues together with our students and alumni can take tremendous satisfaction at this news."
The FT's MBA 2007 ranking is global in scope, including schools from almost all of the world’s major economies, both developed and developing. In the new ranking, Lancaster is in the 2nd elite tier, which includes European business schools such as HEC (France), Said Oxford (UK), Esade (Spain) and RSM Erasmus (Netherlands), and US business schools such as Anderson (UCLA), Kellogg (Northwestern), Fuqua (Duke University), Johnson (Cornell) and Darden (Virginia).