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Only registered members can use this form. As a registered user, you may create customized rankings and screenings against criteria you consider important, to find a school that best fits your graduate education needs.


Part 1 – Location and Type of Program

You must select at least one location and one program type. Selecting too few may result in an unreasonably short list.

Geographic region (you must check at least one box or select a state)
North America (check all) (clear all)
(See state/province codes for United States and Canada.)
  Northeast (CT MA ME NH RI VT / NB NF NS PE QC)
  Mid-Atlantic (DC DE MD NJ NY PA / ON)
  Midcontinent East (IL IN KY MI MN OH WV WI)
  Southern (AL FL GA MS NC SC TN VA)
  Midwest (CO IA KS MO MT ND NE SD WY)
  Southwestern (AR LA NM OK TX / Mexico)
  Western (AK AZ CA HI ID NV OR UT WA / AB BC MB SK NT YT
Or, you may select a single state or province (USA or Canada), which will be searched instead of the region selection above:
Other Americas (Mexico, Central America, South America, Caribbean, Bermuda)
Europe (Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Balkans)
Africa
Asia (Middle East, former Soviet States, Russian Federation, other Asian countries, S. Pacific Islands)
Australian region (Australia, Papua, New Zealand)
What types of MBA programs interest you? (You must check at least one box)
(check all) (clear all)
Full-time (typically 2 years)
Accelerated full-time (18 months or less)
Part-time
Executive MBA
Distance learning
Joint programs are included in any of these types.
Major fields of study or field concentrations (optional)
You can limit your search to schools that offer only certain concentrations. Most schools offer concentrations in the basic fields of Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Production/Operations Management. Selecting one of the specialized fields may result in a very small list of schools.

 
Joint degrees (optional)
Selecting a joint degree program may result in a very small list of schools.

 

You may now proceed to Part 2 (ranking) or Part 3 (screening), or you may resulting from all your settings on this page (both above and below).


Part 2 – Attributes for Ranking Schools

You may assign weights to a small number of program attributes by which to rank the programs. Click on keywords for explanations. Ranking method is indicated in parentheses: bigger = good means larger values are ranked higher; smaller = good means smaller values are ranked higher.

Only schools that supplied data corresponding to your ranking criteria will be displayed. Selecting too many ranking criteria may result in a short list of schools, or none at all.

Average GMAT score: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Average Grade Point Average (GPA): (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Average starting salary: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of students with work experience: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of new applicants rejected: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Computer use in the curriculum: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Number of computers per business student: (higher = good)
Unimportant Very important
Student/faculty ratio: (smaller = good)
Unimportant Very important
Number of companies recruiting on campus: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of MBA graduates getting jobs: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Size of entering class: (smaller = good) (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Undergraduate/graduate business student ratio: (smaller = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of courses taught in MBA-dedicated rooms: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of senior faculty: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of doctorate faculty: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of faculty who publish articles: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of faculty who publish textbooks: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Percent of faculty who publish on-line: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Articles published per faculty: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important
Textbooks published per faculty: (bigger = good)
Unimportant Very important

List the top programs.

If you set any ranking attributes above, you may now perform a based on all the settings on this page (above and below), or you may proceed to Part 3 and specify criteria you consider most important in your selection of an MBA program.


Part 3 – Screening Criteria

If you wish, you may select a small number of additional criteria below that you consider most important. But remember, designating too many criteria at one time may result in a very small list or no list at all, because the screening process will attempt to match all of the criteria.

A. The School

  1. Do you prefer a public or private university?
  2. What is your school accreditation preference?
    If you selected "Any checkboxes" then select your desired accreditations below (the screening process will match any of these criteria, not all at the same time):
       AACSB    CHEA Regional (MSA, NASC, NCA, NEASC, SACS, WASC)
       ACBSP    Other (IACBE, AMBA, etc.)
  3. What are your tuition requirements for the entire MBA program?
    Some schools charge less tuition if you are a resident in the local area.
    Where do you live? (USA/Canada only):
  4. What would you prefer as the size of the MBA program enrollment?
  5. What cost of university-provided housing can you afford?

B. The Students

  1. What would you prefer as the MBA program's average GMAT score?
  2. What would you prefer as the percent of students with work experience versus students without work experience?
  3. What is your preference for the average MBA student age?
  4. What do you prefer for the balance of undergraduate academic work?
  5. What would you prefer for the undergraduate average Grade-Point Average (GPA)?
  6. What would you prefer for the Undergraduate/graduate student ratio?
  7. How would you prefer the ratio of women to men in the MBA program?
  8. How would you prefer the percentage of minority students?
  9. How would you prefer the percentage of international students?
  10. What percentage of the MBA program enrollment should consist of students who attended in-state undergraduate schools? (In-country undergraduate schools are used for universities outside the United States and Canada)

C. The Classes and Curriculum

  1. What average number of students per class meeting do you prefer for MBA courses?
  2. Do you prefer a course structure that is "lock step" (students take predetermined subjects together) or unstructured (students choose their own subjects)?
  3. What level of computer use do you prefer?
  4. What is your preferred technical orientation?
  5. What style of teaching do you prefer?
  6. What educational philosophy do you prefer?

Remember, if you set too many criteria for ranking or screening, you may end up with an empty result (if you skipped the instructions at the top of this page, scroll back and read them now).