In the business world, it’s all about who you know. So graduating from a business school with a well-connected network makes a huge difference.

Online grad school guide GraduatePrograms.com surveyed over 10,000 current and former business school students about their programs to find which places offer the strongest networks — schools where students have strong peer, faculty, and alumni networking connections and opportunities, even after graduating.

Students ranked their schools on a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being a perfect score. The scores for each school were averaged together and then ranked accordingly.

These business schools provide the best networks:

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Authors: Emmie is a lists and features reporter at Business Insider. Skye Gould is an Associate Graphic Designer at Business Insider.

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