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2. Stanford
Index: 99.1
Median GMAT: 730
Median base salary: $120,000
Acceptance rate: 6%
Tuition & Fees: $106,236

Stanford Graduate School of Business boasts the most selective MBA program in the world, turning down 94% of those who apply. The school, located in the midst of Silicon Valley, offers a diverse set of teaching methods, selecting specific teaching techniques that are most effective for specific subjects.

First-year Management Foundation courses offer students a menu of choices in each required discipline, tailored to their skills, experience, and career goals. Stanford students also have the option to incorporate courses -- even degrees -- from other graduate programs at Stanford.

Percentage of MBAs with job offers at graduation: 79%

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Last updated December 15 2010: 3:43 PM ET
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