THE RANKINGS
Top-ranked executive education program in leadership, Business Week: Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, North Carolina
Top-ranked EMBA program, Business Week: Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago
Top-ranked business school, The Financial Times: The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Top-ranked business school, The Wall Street Journal: Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
Top-ranked business school, Business Week: The Wharton School
Top-ranked business school, U.S. News: Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Palo Alto, California

THE LEADERS
Newest business school deans: Robert Harris, the Darden School at University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Dipak Jain, Kellogg at Northwestern; Gabriel Hawawini, INSEAD, France

THE MONEY
Highest average starting salary and bonus, MBA grads: $124,740, Stanford
Average starting salary for MBA grads at one of the "best recruiting values," according to The Wall Street Journal: $68,188, Marriott School at Brigham Young University
Highest annual tuition: $31,912, Columbia University Graduate School of Business, New York, New York
Largest percentage increase in salary from start of MBA to three years after graduation, among top 100 schools internationally: 252 percent, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Average percentage increase, top 100 schools: 149 percent
Largest number of recruiting companies on campus: 429, The Wharton School
Highest percentage of students with job offers by graduation: 100 percent, University of Kentucky

THE SELECTION
Smallest percentage of applicants accepted: 8 percent, Anderson School at UCLA