The Financial Times Releases Masters in Finance Rankings for 2017

HEC Paris loses top spot in pre-experience ranking to EDHEC

The Financial Times has updated it Masters in Finance Rankings for 2017. The publication produces two ranking tables: one for programs that require work experience, and one for programs that do not. 

Masters in Finance 2017: Pre-experience ranking

For the first time in the history of the ranking, HEC Paris does not lead the pre-experience table. Instead, France's EDHEC Business School's MSc in Financial Markets, which was ranked fourth last year, leads the list. HEC Paris' MSc in International Finance comes in second place this year. ESSEC Business School has jumped four spots, from number seven last year to number three this year. ESCP Europe and MIT - Sloan round out the top five.

Skema Business School's MSc in Financial Markets and Investments has risen four places to land at position number six. Università Bocconi's Master of Science in Finance takes spot number seven, while IE Business School's Master in Finance has dropped from number three to number eight. Warwick Business School has broken into the top-10, landing at number nine; the University of St. Gallen's MA in Banking and Finance closes out the top-10. See the top 20 programs below.

Masters in Finance 2017: Post-experience ranking

The FT's pre-experience Masters in Finance ranking only lists six programs. London Business School's Masters in Finance has taken the top spot this year; LBS' program was ranked second last year. Cambridge - Judge's Master of Finance, which led the list last year, has dropped to position number two. Singapore Management University's MSc in Wealth Management and University of Illinois' MSc in Finance hold steady at numbers three and four, in that order.

Amsterdam Business School's Master in International Finance and FIU - Chapman's MSc in Finance are ranked fifth and sixth.

To be included in the FT's Master in Finance rankings, they should be delivered on a full-time basis, be cohort-based, and have a minimum of 30 graduates each year. The schools also need to be either AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited.

Master in Finance Ranking 2017 from the Financial Times (pre-experience)

2017 Rank Business School Average Salary (USD) Change from 2016
1 EDHEC Business School 105,455 +3
2 HEC Paris 118,476 -1
3 ESSEC Business School 107,435 +4
4 ESCP Europe 101,815 -2
5 MIT - Sloan 143,645 no change
6 Skema Business School 89,748 +4
7 Bocconi University 113,552 +2
8 IE Business School 105,513 -5
9 Warwick Business School 93,868 +7
10 St. Gallen 104,036 -2
11 Oxford - Said 115,402 no change
12 Imperial College Business School 91,569 +1
13 ESADE Business School 93,837 -7
14 Shanghai Jiao Tong - SAIF 111,718 +14
15 Kozminski University 88,968 +3
16 Stockholm School of Economics 99,465 no change
17 Peking - Guanghua 122,310 -2
18 Tsinghua 119,962 not listed in 2016
19 Nova School of Business and Economics 66,467 -5
20 City - Cass 75,630 -6

Comments

mba hipste...    |    Jun 19, 2017 21:37
So... why isn't MIT Sloan ranked higher? Seems that the salaries are better than all the other programs listed.

Also, crazy jump by Shanghai Jiao Tong!
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