On Oct.19, 2015, FT rankings of EMBA globally was just released, Tongji SIMBA was ranked in No. 57 which has moved up 11 places compared to 2014's ranking. Besides, the growth rate of graduates' salary of SIMBA was top 6, which fully reflects the outstanding achievements of SIMBA graduates in the career development.
FT "Financial Times" annual business school ranking is a recognition authority worldwide. This ranking investigates the comprehensive quality of business school including students, the career development of graduates, the academic achievements of the academy, the research results of the professors, the internationalization of the degree, the proportion of female students and faculties and so on, which includes 16 indicators totally. As one of the most authoritative rankings for business school, “Top 100 Globally" which is released every year is considered as guidance for not only industry experts to analyze comprehensive strength of a business school but also applicants to choose a business school. Tongji SIMBA has been in global top 100 for eight consecutive years since it participation in this ranking since 2008. This excellent achievement not only proves SIMBA's strategic height of striving for excellence, attaching importance to the future and sticking to developing business elites with international vision but also reflects the alumnae's recognition of SIMBA in the past fifteen years.
Entering the21stcentury, the Chinese economy has ushered in a new round of high-speed development and Sino-foreign economic cooperation and exchanges have also opened an era of unusually active. A lot of professional managers and business professionals who are well-versed in both Chinese and Western cultures and have local experience and international vision spring up in Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta region. In order to meet their needs of receiving scientific, international and systematic modern management education, Tongji SIMBA emerged as the times required in 2000. Tongji SIMBA who was the first to open a pure English teaching system, introduced some well-known professors from the world's top business schools all over the world attracts tons of international business professionals from Shanghai and nearby areas to study here and becomes a high quality program that is favored and recognized by the Fortune 500 companies.
The brand accumulation of SIMBA in the past fifteen years also attracts more and more international elites who work in Shanghai to study in SIMBA. In 2014, nearly 20% students are from Europe, U.S.A., Hong Kong and Taiwan, their participation fully reflects SIMBA 's international influence. International students from all over the world, pure English teaching, flexible overseas exchange study, senior professors from the world's famous business schools, strict teaching management and evaluation system, modern teaching environment and pragmatic and professional management team, all of these make SIMBA gain more recognition in global business education field.