IE Business School’s International MBA program is No. 3 in Europe and No. 8 worldwide according to the latest Financial Times ranking of MBA programs. The result of this latest ranking further consolidates IE Business School’s International MBA as the best in Spain.

The ranking also places IE Business School as the No. 4 school worldwide in terms of career progression among graduates. With regard to employment prospects, 91% of IE’s MBA graduates find work within 3 months of completing the program. The program’s student body is markedly international with 87% foreign students from 75 countries, making the level of diversity at IE among the highest in the world. The global outlook of the School continues to increase with the launch of new programs like the IE-Brown Executive MBA, a joint program run by IE Business School and Brown University geared to professionals with over 10 years of experience. The IE Brown Executive MBA is set to commence in March 2011 and will combine online sessions with 5 residential periods in Madrid and Providence (US).

The Financial Times ranking comprises 21 categories that refer to both the institution and alumni. They include data like the international outreach of each school and its programs, the extent to which expectations are met, the weighted salaries of alumni three years after graduation, the percentage of women faculty and students, the percentage of international professors and professors with a PhD, and levels of research.