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

Did you know?

Did you know that MBA enrollment across AACSB-accredited schools has slightly decreased (by about 4 percent) over the past three years? Read more about this topic in Hanna McLeod'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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2017 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

Gender Differences in MBA Enrollment
by Hanna McLeod

Although enrollment in MBA programs across AACSB-accredited schools as a whole has remained relatively steady over the past three years, some changes do emerge once you more closely examine the data, specifically when looking at female representation within the MBA market.
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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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