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Krannert rises four spots in BloombergBusinessweek MBA rankings

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Purdue University's Krannert School of Management jumped four spots in this year’s Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings, rising to #18 among public universities, #16 among employers and to #38 overall.

The survey has five components:  

·         An employer survey is 35% of the score; it assesses how recruits asses graduates’ performance on specific qualities important to their organizations. 

·         An alumni survey is 30%; graduates from 2009, 2010 and 2011 report their increase in compensation, job satisfaction and feedback about their MBA experience. 

·         A student survey is 15%; Class of 2017 graduate were asked about campus climate, effectiveness of career services, and responsiveness of faculty and administrators. The survey is weighted with responses from Class of 2017 (75%) and Class of 2016 (25%). 

·         Job placement is 10%; it measures Class of 2016 at three months after graduation. 

·         Starting salary is 10%; it includes only base salary figures.

 

Our ranks this year (last year in parenthesis): 

·         Employer survey: 16 (17) 

·         Alumni survey: 60 (62) 

·         Student survey: 53 (64) 

·         Placement: 65 (69) 

·         Salary: 48 (46)

 

Our employer rank is #1 for in-state schools (IU is 36 and Notre Dame 50). It is also fourth among Big Ten schools and fifth among public schools. The 11-spot jump for students is encouraging, as that number still includes 25% from last year’s ranking. 

Purdue rose from #11 among Big Ten schools to #7, passing Minnesota, Maryland, Iowa and Wisconsin. This year’s Big Ten numbers (last year in parenthesis): 

·         Northwestern 8 (9) 

·         Michigan 12 (13) 

·         Penn State 25 (37) 

·         Indiana 27 (26) 

·         Michigan State 29 (27) 

·         Ohio State 37 (41) 

·         PURDUE 38 (42) 

·         Minnesota 39 (39) 

·         Maryland 40 (33) 

·         Iowa 41 (35) 

·         Wisconsin 43 (40) 

·         Illinois 45 (44) 

·         Rutgers 50 (52) 

·         Nebraska NR (NR) 

Here is a link to this year’s results.