The University of Alberta MBA program is among the top MBA programs in Canada and is ranked among the top 100 business schools internationally by the Financial Times. This ranking measures the career development, research capability, and diversity of programs based on a detailed survey of alumni from each program.
The School ranked 33rd globally for research, 71st for the PhD program, and 100th for our MBA. The rankings represent both private and publicly funded universities. Out of publicly funded universities the Alberta School of Business ranked ninth for research, 35th for PhD, and 56th for MBA. The University of Alberta has as its goal to be in the top 20 by 2020 for publically funded institutions. The Alberta School of Business is making its move.
Financial Times Rankings
The rankings take into account 21 measures across a number of categories including graduate salary and career progress, international student and faculty counts, and faculty research. MBA graduates are surveyed 3 years after graduation for the rankings.
The Alberta MBA is currently ranked 100 in the 2013 Financial Times MBA Rankings.
The joint Executive MBA program offered by the Alberta and the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary is currently ranked 99th internationally in Financial Times Executive MBA rankings.
The Alberta MBA is ranked 2nd in Canada for Placement Success. This is determined by alumni ratings of the effectiveness of the schools career service in supporting student recruitment.
Value for Money
The Alberta MBA is ranked 32nd overall, 1st in Canada and 2nd in North America in terms of value for money. The value for money ranking takes into account salary earned by alumni today, course length, fees and other costs, including the opportunity cost of not working for the duration of the course.