The Financial Times has revealed its best performing business schools in the world as part of its annual MBA ranking.
Asia is faring strongly in the list, as it comes up on North America as a major player in the MBA market.
The top 10 universities in Asia are within the top 55 in the world.
The best schools are predominantly found within China and Singapore, with India scoring two universities within the best ten on the continent.
The best business school in Asia, according to the FT, is ISEAD – the world renowned school that has campuses in Singapore and France.
Graduates from INSEAD earn on average $154,147 after finishing their MBA, which is an 86% rise on their average earnings before taking up the course.
INSEAD is the only business school in Asia to make a world top ten that is dominated by institutions from the USA.
However the second best business school in Asia, Ciebs in China, does come in at number 11 in the table.
Graduates from Ciebs earn $149,504 on average after their MBA – a massive 147% more than what they earn prior to the course.
The ten best business schools in Asia are:
1. INSEAD (Singapore) – 4th in the world
2. Ciebs (China) – 11th
3. HKUST Business School (China) – 14th
4. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad – 26th
5. University of Hong Kong – 28th
6. CUHK Business School (China) – 30th
7. National University of Singapore Business School – 31st
8. Indian School of Business – 33rd
9. Nanyang Business School (Singapore) – 40th
10. Shanghai Jiao Tong Univrersity, Antai (China)/Fundan University School of Management (China) – joint 55th