Financial Times ranks Kellogg EMBA No. 2 in the world
Evanston, Ill. USA –The Financial Times today named the Kellogg School of Management's Executive MBA program No. 2 in its annual ranking of EMBA programs worldwide. The survey notes that a three-year average rise in Kellogg alumni salaries may be attributed to the large number of its alums in the stable manufacturing and general management arenas. The Kellogg School's EMBA program appeared in the top-10 in the following categories: top salaries U.S., most sponsored students U.S., top research schools U.S., top salaries in finance and top salaries in consulting.
The Kellogg School's international partner schools, the School of Business and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in China and the WHU-Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management in Vallendar, Germany were also well represented in the Financial Times ranking. Both were ranked among the top-20 global programs: Kellogg-HKUST was named No. 6 and the Kellogg-WHU program appeared at No. 16.
According to the 2004 Financial Times EMBA ranking, the top-10 programs include: University of Pennsylvania: Wharton (1), Northwestern University: Kellogg School (2). University of Chicago (3), New York University: Stern (4), Duke University: Fuqua (5), Hong Kong UST: Kellogg-HKUST (6), Columbia University (7), Instituto de Empresa (8), London Business School (9) and Imperial College London (10).
In recent months, the Kellogg School announced the establishment of a Miami-based Executive MBA program and non-degree executive education with a focus on serving Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean markets. The Miami campus, to open in the fall of 2005, and will use the same successful methods that are the foundation of the existing Kellogg School North American EMBA programs held on the Northwestern University campus in suburban Chicago.
Both BusinessWeek and U.S. News and World Report have named the Kellogg School as the No. 1 executive MBA program for more than a decade.