6. ESADE Business School, Spain
The second Spanish institution in our top 10 is ESADE, located in the stunning city Barcelona. ESADE offers a truly international experience and has collaborations with over 100 universities worldwide. The institution is ranked third for entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes (up from sixth), fourth in Europe for employability once again this year, and 11th for return on investment.
The 18-month MBA program costs US$77,964, with graduates earning on average US$96,456 compared to US$55,792 pre-MBA. On average, there are 187 students on the MBA class, 48 nationalities and 97 percent are international students.
5. Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK
Saïd is the business school of the oldest university in the English-speaking world. It ranks fifth in our European ranking and 12th globally. For individual criteria, once again in 2019, the b-school tops the list of European schools for thought leadership, comes in seventh for employability, 12th for return on investment, ninth for entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes, and 16th for diversity.
The 12-month MBA course costs US$74,327, with post-graduate salaries averaging US$88,894. The average years’ work experience is 6, with the average age of students being 29. There are 60 nationalities, 92 percent international students, and 41 percent of students identify as female.