AACSB International maintains the most comprehensive database on business schools in the world. The tables, charts, and references herein are designed to address frequent data requests, and provide a general overview of global business education.

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Frequently Requested Data

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Did you know that MBA graduates with positions in consulting and finance/accounting report the highest starting salary? Read more about this topic in Colin Nelson's latest blog post on the AACSB Data & Research Blog.

Data Release Announcement

We are pleased to announce the release of the benchmarking data and Overview Reports for the 2015-16 Business School Questionnaire (BSQ) and the 2015-16 BSQ Finances Module. All benchmarking tools and static Overview Reports associated with these surveys are available to DataDirect users at participating schools.

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2016 Business School Data Guide

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Using AACSB Data: A Case Guide

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Within this Case Guide, you will find five examples of use scenarios for DataDirect. Each case provides a high-level look at some of the functions available to members and those who participate in AACSB’s annual surveys.

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Stay Current with the Latest Posts from the AACSB Data & Research Blog

MBA Graduates’ Starting Salaries by Professional Function (Part II)
by Colin Nelson

As compared to the same data from the previous year’s survey, the number of schools reporting graduates in each function rose across the board, likely due to the fact that nearly 22 percent more schools completed the MBA CSEA sections of the survey in 2016–17 than in the previous year.
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MBA Graduates’ Starting Salaries by Professional Function (Part I)
by Colin Nelson

For the past three years, AACSB has collaborated with the MBA Career Services Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA) to deliver their annual survey of MBA graduate data in conjunction with the Employment Module of AACSB’s Business School Questionnaire (BSQ).
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