On June 15th, 2020, the Master of Finance (MF) Program at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) was ranked No. 1 in Asia for the third consecutive time.
Since its inaugural publication in 2011, the FT ranking has been considered one of the most authoritative benchmarks in the world. It rates business schools and their MF programs on 17 criteria in two key domains. The career progression domain, involving 7 metrics and weighing in at 58% of the total, is derived from a survey among alumni after three years of graduation. The other domain focuses on the diversity of business schools and their MF programs, which covers 10 metrics collected from survey questionnaires, weighing in at 42% of the total.
SAIF distinguishes itself in the following rankings this year: "Faculty with Doctorates" (No.1 in the world), “Salary Today” (No.4 globally), "Salary Percentage Increase" (No.5 worldwide and No.1 in Asia) and "International course experience” (No.25 globally and No.1 in Asia). Overall, SAIF MF is ranked No. 13 among all 55 participating business schools and No. 1 in Asia for the third time. Among Asian schools in the ranking, SAIF is followed by Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (No.15) and Guanghua School of Management of Peking University (No.17).