London Business School
) is an international business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London, located in central London, beside Regent's Park. LBS teaches postgraduate programmes in finance and management, in addition to its flagship Master of Business Administration (MBA and EMBA) programme, it also offers the Sloan Fellowship Programme for experienced business executives, a Masters in Finance (also known as MiF, a finance specialist programme), a Masters in Management for students with less than a year's work experience, a PhD, as well as non-masters programmes for business executives.
LBS is ranked among the top business schools in Europe, and among the top 10 business schools in the world. In 2011, London Business School was ranked number one in the world for its MBA programme by the Financial Times for the third year in a row. In 2009 the school shared this ranking with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The school's admissions process is highly selective, making it one of the most competitive business schools in the world. A high GPA, high GMAT score, and strong non-quantitative credentials are typically prerequisites to admission. Successful applicants for the full-time MBA have an average GMAT score of 701.
Over 1,000 degree students from 130 countries graduate from the School each year. A further 3,000-plus executives attend the School executive education programmes each year. The School has over 33,000 alumni in more than 120 countries, organised through 65-plus alumni clubs.