MBA Rankings Redux: A Deep Data Dive

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As part of the 2012 Best Business Schools ranking, Bloomberg Businessweek collected survey responses from more than 10,000 graduates of the MBA Class of 2012 at 114 business schools worldwide, with an average of 58 percent of the class responding at each school. Some of this data was used to calculate the overall ranking, but there is a great deal more that never sees the light of day. As a follow-up to yesterday’s rankings release, we thought it would be interesting to dive a little deeper into some of this unused data to uncover any trends that may exist. Here’s what we found, broken down into three areas: admissions, the B-school experience, and careers.

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