The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 1 - HEC Paris - Executive Salad

The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools

The Economist has released a list ranking business schools across the world based on their return on investment. This chart shows the cost of an MBA at selected business schools after taking into account tuition fees and forgone salary.

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – Executive Salad

No. 1 Spot: HEC Paris

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 1 - HEC Paris - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 1 – HEC Paris – Executive Salad

The Economist has placed HEC Paris as the No. 1 B-School and says that the return on investment on an MBA course from this B-School is 67 per cent. According to the magazine, the students at HEC make enough extra money upon graduation to pay off their degrees in less than two years.

No. 2 Spot: Aston Business School

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 2 - Aston Business School - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 2 – Aston Business School – Executive Salad

Based in Britain, this school has been ranked second by the Economist. The magazine says that Aston offers 64 per cent return on investment.

No. 3 Spot: University of Hong Kong

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 3 - University of Hong Kong - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 3 – University of Hong Kong – Executive Salad

Placed on the third position, this university offers immediate return of 60 per cent on investment, The Economist says. “Cheaper, shorter MBAs around the world offer better returns,” says the magazine.

No. 4 Spot: IIM-Ahmedabad

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 4 - IIM-Ahmedabad - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 4 – IIM-Ahmedabad – Executive Salad

According to The Economist, an MBA from IIM-A gives 44 per cent return on investment. IIM-A is the world’s fourth best B-school, when it comes to “Good value MBAs,” The Economist says.

No. 9 Spot: Carnegie Mellon Tepper

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 9 - Carnegie Mellon Tepper - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 9 – Carnegie Mellon Tepper – Executive Salad

Located in Pennsylvania, USA, this institution, according to the Economist, gives 27 per cent return on investment.

No. 10 Spot: London Business School

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 10 - London Business School - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 10 – London Business School – Executive Salad

This B-School offers 26 per cent return on investment, says The Economist.

No. 12 Spot: INSEAD

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 12 - INSEAD - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 12 – INSEAD – Executive Salad

Ranked 12th in the list, this business school in France offers 24 per cent return on investment, says the Economist.

No. 13 Spot: UCLA Anderson

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 13 - UCLA Anderson - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 13 – UCLA Anderson – Executive Salad

Based in Los Angeles, USA, this B-School has been ranked 13th in offering ‘good value MBA’. The magazine says this school offers 20 per cent return on investment.

No. 14 Spot: Chicago Booth School of Business

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 14 - Chicago Booth School of Business - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 14 – Chicago Booth School of Business – Executive Salad

Chicago Booth School of Business has been ranked at 14th position by The Economist. The B-school offers 18 per cent return on investment, says the magazine.

No. 16 Spot: University of Queensland, Australia

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 16 - University of Queensland, Australia - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 16 – University of Queensland, Australia – Executive Salad

Ranked at 16th, The Economist says it gives 15 per cent return on investment.

No. 17 Spot: Harvard Business School

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 17 - Harvard Business School - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 17 – Harvard Business School – Executive Salad

Harvard Business School has been positioned at the 17th position in the list. Touted often as one of the most prestigious business school, it fails to impress the Economist when it comes to ‘good value MBAs’. The magazine says its offers only 15 per cent return on investment.

No. 18 Spot: Stanford University

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 18 - Stanford University - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 18 – Stanford University – Executive Salad

One of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions, it has been placed in the bottom three by The Economist in terms of offering ‘good value MBAs’. An MBA course from this institution offers only 14 per cent return on investment, says the magazine.

No. 19 Spot: Kellogg School of Management

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 19 - Kellogg School of Management - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 19 – Kellogg School of Management – Executive Salad

Kellogg School of Management offers only 10 per cent return on investment, according to the magazine.

No. 20 Spot: Wharton School

The Economist's Top Value-for-Money B-Schools - No. 20 - Wharton School - Executive Salad
The Economist’s Top Value-for-Money B-Schools – No. 20 – Wharton School – Executive Salad

The magazine says “an MBA at Wharton costs $330,000 on average, in part because it enrolls well-paid executives. But the immediate return on such degrees is small.” However, it also adds that Wharton alumni are more likely to top the greasy pole in the long run.

Source:

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