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Are Top US B-School Grads Happy With Their Jobs?

Published: May 6, 2014 06:07:10 AM IST
Updated: May 6, 2014 09:21:48 AM IST
Are Top US B-School Grads Happy With Their Jobs?
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Are Top US B-School Grads Happy With Their Jobs?

The job market for mbas has slowed since the recession, but a diploma still pays off. Graduates of the top 25 programmes make almost $160,000 a year after five years, two and a half times what they earned pre-MBA, according to our 2013 Best Business Schools ranking. But are they happier, too? We asked 3,500 grads five years out of the top 50 schools to rate their satisfaction with their education, with the preparation it gave them and with their current job. Weighing the scores they gave, we found that Stanford, the nation’s most selective school, also has the most satisfied graduates.


(This story appears in the 16 May, 2014 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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