Foster EMBA advances to #10 in U.S. in Financial Times ranking

EMBA students at 2015 graduation dinner

The Foster Executive MBA rose from #12 to #10 in The Financial Times’ 2019 Executive MBA Ranking among U.S. EMBA programs offered by a single school and #3 among U.S. public schools.

FT’s Executive MBA Rankings emphasize business schools’ international faculty and boards, results in faculty research and alumni career impact (3 years after graduation) — all measures where the Foster School performs among the world’s top 100 executive MBA programs. In the global ranking, the Foster EMBA Program moved up from #72 in 2018 to #56 worldwide.

The Financial Times also ranked Foster’s Full-time MBA Program #25 in the U.S. and #49 worldwide in its Global MBA Rankings.

World class faculty research, alumni career impact

Recognition for Foster’s world-class faculty research, along with Executive MBA alumni career success made the greatest impact on The Financial Times ranking, including alumni salaries and salary increases. Graduates of the Foster EMBA Program reported reaching their goal of increasing earnings, with an average salary of $189,790 and an average pay raise of more than 43% since graduation.

More than 90% of program graduates reported attaining a director/VP, or senior/executive title within three years of graduation.

Graduates also valued the high-level professional network they developed in the EMBA Program, where the average student brings 16 years of professional experience and 11 years in leadership. More than 40% of students already hold an advanced degree. The Foster Executive MBA Program’s 2,100+ graduates constitute an influential alumni network with connections to more than 54,000 Foster alumni.


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