Forbes Releases 20 Best Business Schools For Stacking Paper

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So you’re thinking about going to business school, huh? You’ve done your time in undergrad, working on your finance or accounting degree and you’re ready to step up to the big leagues of education — your MBA. Congrats, this article is for you. If you’ve been working on getting a liberal arts degree, close your laptop because this isn’t for you.

Forbes recently released their list of the 20 best business schools in America. To come up with their stats, they are using data from the 2010 class of graduates from each university to show how well their MBA did for them when it comes to stuffing their wallets full of cash.

Here is the list:

20. Indiana Univeristy:
5-year MBA gain: $53,00
Pre-MBA salary: $57,000
2014 salary: $130,000

19. Carnegie Mellon
5-year MBA gain: $55,400
Pre-MBA salary: $61,000
2014 salary: $151,000

18. New York University
5-year MBA gain: $55,900
Pre-MBA salary: $68,000
2014 salary: $164,000

17. UCLA
5-year MBA gain: $56,500
Pre-MBA salary: $62,000
2014 salary: $160,000

16. University of Virginia
5-year MBA gain: $56,600
Pre-MBA salary: $64,000
2014 salary: $170,000

15. University of Michigan
5-year MBA gain: $58,900
Pre-MBA salary: $66,000
2014 salary: $168,000

14. University of Texas
5-year MBA gain: $59,300
Pre-MBA salary: $71,000
2014 salary: $152,000

13. University of North Carolina
5-year MBA gain: $59,900
Pre-MBA salary: $60,000
2014 salary: $145,000

12. Duke University
5-year MBA gain: $60,600
Pre-MBA salary: $62,000
2014 salary: $160,000

11. Yale University
5-year MBA gain: $61,000
Pre-MBA salary: $67,000
2014 salary: $188,000

10. Cornell University
5-year MBA gain: $63,500
Pre-MBA salary: $63,000
2014 salary: $150,000

9. MIT
5-year MBA gain: $63,800
Pre-MBA salary: $77,000
2014 salary: $200,000

8. UC Berkley
5-year MBA gain: $64,200
Pre-MBA salary: $72,000
2014 salary: $180,000

7. University of Pennsylvania
5-year MBA gain: $64,900
Pre-MBA salary: $83,000
2014 salary: $207,000

6. University of Chicago
5-year MBA gain: $65,000
Pre-MBA salary: $75,000
2014 salary: $200,000

5. Dartmouth University
5-year MBA gain: $68,400
Pre-MBA salary: $78,000
2014 salary: $190,000

4. Columbia University
5-year MBA gain: $71,100
Pre-MBA salary: $77,000
2014 salary: $208,000

3. Northwestern University
5-year MBA gain: $72,700
Pre-MBA salary: $72,000
2014 salary: $188,000

2. Harvard University
5-year MBA gain: $83,500
Pre-MBA salary: $85,000
2014 salary: $239,000

1. Stanford University
5-year MBA gain: $89,100
Pre-MBA salary (class of 2010): $86,000
2014 salary (class of 2010): $255,000

Good luck getting into these if you’re not killing the GMAT and rocking a high GPA, especially Stanford, where the admittance rate is, well, not in your favor.

[via Forbes]

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