Full-Time MBA ranked #26 in the 2018 Global MBA Ranking by QS
The CBS Full-Time MBA is ranked #26 globally and #13 in Europe in the new MBA ranking by QS. The ranking highlights the best MBA programs across the world, using data from three surveys: the QS Global Employer Survey, the QS Global Academic Survey and a survey completed by participating business schools. A total of 232 business schools were considered for the ranking, of which 70 are from Europe.
The main component of the ranking is the Employability indicator, which is based on feedback from MBA employers as well as the employment rate for graduates three months after graduation. In this category, the Full-time MBA is ranked #26 globally and #13 in Europe.
Another area where CBS performs particularly well is in the Thought Leadership category with a global rank of #9 and regional rank of #5. This score is based on responses from academics from around the world, who elect which institutions they believe are the strongest in their subject area. Aspects like research impact and the percentage of faculty with a PhD are also considered for this category.
Facts about QS and the MBA ranking
QS is a global career and education network for professionals looking to further their personal and professional development. They provide research and reports on business schools and universities worldwide and organize business education events like the popular QS World MBA tour.
The criteria and weightings of the 2018 MBA ranking are as follows:
- Employability: 40%
- Return on investment: 20%
- Entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes: 15%
- Thought leadership: 15%
- Diversity: 10%
To learn more about the QS ranking, please visit their methodology. For the Global and Regional rankings results, please follow this link.