Financial Times has released its ranking of the global top 100 full-time MBA programs for 2012. Stanford Graduate School of Business is ranked 1st in the world for its MBA program, followed by Harvard Business School in 2nd position.

The Full-time Berkeley MBA Program moved up 11 places to 14th in the world in this year's ranking. Among U.S. schools, Haas ranked 7th, up from 13th in 2011. Haas also moved up to 3rd worldwide from 6th last year in faculty research, and to 6th from 9th in the quality of PhD graduate placements. Haas alumni ranked their school 13th (up from 23rd last year) on how well the MBA program helped them achieve their aims.

The Full-Time MBA Program at Emory University's Goizueta Business School is rated 18th in the nation and 40th in the world according to the Financial Times data. In addition, Goizueta's Full-Time MBA Program is ranked 18th nationwide and 28th worldwide by The Economist (October 2011).

The top 20 MBA programs in the world for 2012:
1. Stanford Graduate School of Business (US)
2. Harvard Business School (US)
3. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton (US)
4. London Business School (UK)
5. Columbia Business School (US)
6. Insead (France / Singapore)
7. MIT: Sloan (US)
8. IE Business School (Spain)
9. Iese Business School (Spain)
10. HKUST Business School (China)
11. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) (India)
12. University of Chicago: Booth (US)
13. IMD (Switzerland)
14. University of California at Berkeley: Haas (US)
15. Duke University: Fuqua (US)
16. Northwestern University: Kellogg (US)
17. New York University: Stern (US)
18. HEC Paris (France)
19. Dartmouth College: Tuck (US)
20. Indian School of Business (India)
Source: Financial Times

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