The UBC MBA program ranks among the top 100 MBA programs in the world for the 15th consecutive year in the 2015 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, published today.

The program offered by the Sauder School of Business’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School came in at 81st among the roster of top global programs, a ranking that places it second highest among schools in Canada and among the top five per cent of programs worldwide.

Sauder continues to be a leader in providing a global perspective for its students, ranking second among Canadian schools for the quality of international experience offered by the program. The UBC MBA maintained its top rank among North American schools for the international mobility of its graduates, placing 34th worldwide.

The UBC MBA leads in North America for the international composition of faculty teaching in the program at 79 per cent, and ranks fifth in North America for the global makeup of the student body at 60 per cent.

The average salary of UBC MBA alumni ($95,427 US) is very competitive, ranking a close second among the six Canadian schools included in the ranking. Reflecting the success of Sauder’s Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre, the school is also a Canadian leader in the category of alumni career progress, coming in at second in the country.

Sauder’s research environment continues to be well recognized on a global scale, as the school ranks 24th in the world for faculty research publications in top academic journals, and the doctoral program ranks 42nd globally.