MBA Rankings

Compare MBA rankings from the Financial Times, Economist and Bloomberg BusinessWeek and filter MBA programs according to class size, course length, average GMAT and other criteria. This table compiles data for full-time MBAs - if you've got questions about other programs why not use the Search box or browse the news stories.

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InstitutionFT 2013Economist 2012BW Ranking (US & Non-US) 2012 Applicants per year (% admitted)Class size% Inter'l Students% FemaleCourse Length (Months)% Employed Graduates% Salary IncreaseAvg GMATCourse FeeApplication DeadlineAccredited
City University: Cass Business School 4037808845129286640GBP 31,000RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
SDA Bocconi School of Management 396618420 (38%)11583281281120660USD 55,065RollingAMBA EQUIS
Henley Business School 422612640GBP £25,000February, August AASCB AMBA EQUIS
Grenoble Ecole de Management 2769228 (32%)7694251292550EUR 29, 300RollingAMBA EQUIS
University of British Columbia: Sauder 721106924166681658CAD 43,883 domestic / 56,123 InternationalAASCB EQUIS
HEC Paris 2181520085351689107685EUR 48,000RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) 159168020143301894150600For Chinese (including Taiwan, HK and Macau) participants: RMB 258000 For international participants: USD48,000November (February, April)EQUIS
University of Saint Gallen, Business School 889528129368CHF 53,000Dec 01, Feb 01, Apr 01, Jun 01AASCB EQUIS
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) 71100419829129488640USD 42,220RollingAMBA EQUIS
University of Bath School of Management 7220700 (17%)709050129561640GBP 28,000International - 1st April, UK/EU - 1st AugustAMBA EQUIS
Cranfield School of Management 382313532747530128788646GBP £35,000rollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
Duke University: Fuqua School of Business 18203452 (26%)88738372288108698USD 104,304September (November, January, March)AACSB
ESSEC Business School 4012EUR 45,000October, January, March, MayAACSB EQUIS
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) 5024660RMB 238, 000MayAMBA EQUIS
Nanyang Business School 3269977 (16%)17783271290129600USD 37,389December (March)EQUIS
Manchester Business School 2917525 (43%)14589221881116640USD 53,756November (December, January, February, March, April, May, June*, July**) *international deadline **UK+EU DeadlineAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Oxford: Said Business School 245247962812692£45,790AMBA EQUIS
Melbourne Business School (MBS) 6227259808023129178670USD 64,000 April (international) / May (domestic)EQUIS
AGSM MBA Programs 48608015168690652USD 68,160June (October, August)AACSB EQUIS
University of Toronto: Rotman 4681145 (44%)53743392085101642USD 78,903November (February, April)AACSB
Imperial College Business School 4936565491291642GBP 39,000RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
Aston Business School 77361 (61%)609330128985620USD 36, 670JulyAACSB AMBA EQUIS
IESE Business School 71012180428080261990153683USD 100,516October (January, March, June)AMBA EQUIS
EMLYON Business School 9243124 (29%)317723128169640EUR 35,900RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
IE Business School 112431776 (33%)87301992139685USD 69,700rollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
ESADE Business School 22186159331892118670€59,700RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
Purdue University: Krannert 6885756 (35%)10858232189112635USD 20,286November (January, March, May)AACSB
University of Alberta 100275 (42%)1424730167585610USD 25, 900 - USD 48, 950April (March*) *China/NigeriaAACSB
Brandeis University: International Business School 922076961362299600USD 38,994November (February, April)AACSB
Bradford University School of Management 80922791GBP £19,950RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
Leeds University Business School 9723012600GBP 20,500 (international)RollingAMBA EQUIS
University of Maryland: Smith 5052994 (38%)2583635218292651USD 77,191November (December, January, March, April)AACSB
Fudan University School of Management 89
Ohio State University: Fisher 7251727 (32%)11834252192113673USD 26,055 - USD 42,780October (January, April)AACSB
Tulane University: A.B. Freeman School of Business 81377 (37%)9128282183116664USD 90,945November (Janary, March*, May) *InternationalAACSB
Columbia Business School 576669228145352191131714USD 53,208RollingAACSB
Dartmouth College: Tuck 1612744 (20%)54834342195718USD 117,870October, November, January, AprilAASCB
International University of Monaco 62 (60%)2410471USD 36000December (February, March, April, June)AMBA
University of Iowa: Tippie 7459316 (37%)13824292188128666USD 39,332 (domestic)January, (April*, July**) *International ** USAACSB
Boston University School of Management 95491322 (30%)3113834218798684USD 81,696November (January, February)AACSB
Texas A & M University: Mays 69554 (27%)13323211693134647USD 31,062 (domestic)November (January, February, April)AACSB
Incae Business School 90
Tufts University: The Fletcher School 244924670USD 43,709November (January, March)
EDEHC Business School 54322 (20%)46883910613EUR 36,000June, NovemberAACSB AMBA EQUIS
Indiana University: Kelley 54391179 (38%)41940322190118670USD 52,736 (domestic)November (January, March, April)AACSB
European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) 249 (26%)41952912640EUR 38,000March (July, October, November)AMBA AACSB FIBAA
Hult International Business School 57291764 (41%)4419429128895610USD 64,500October (December, January, March, April, June)AMBA
Wake Forest University: Babcock Graduate School of Management 4825612020252191127651USD 40,506RollingAACSB
University of California at Irvine: Merage 54813 (32%)1953530219297668USD 36,342.50 - 45,917.50November (December, February, April)AACSB
The University of York: Schulich 5299843 (26%)59183341685100500USD 50,000February (rolling after depending on avaliability)
College of William and Mary: Mason 97
BI Norwegian School of Management 302018600NOK 340,000RollingEQUIS
TiasNimbas Business School 6493341287550EUR 37,400RollingAMBA
INSEAD 619110089033108497704EUR 58,000September (December, March, June, August)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
Emory University: Goizueta Business School 49281168 (33%)37534282294111690USD 84,800November (December, February, March)AACSB
Coppead Graduate School of Business 6616401818151620NO INFOEQUIS ANPAD
University of Notre Dame: Mendoza 40938 (37%)13420222287104685USD 44,000September (November, January, February, March)AACSB
The Lisbon MBA 61
University of Virginia: Darden 3541823 (26%)63930292192109677USD 90,000October (January, March)AACSB
Michigan State University: Eli Broad College of Business 62508 (36%)17634202184101638USD 49,870 (domestic)November (January, March, April, June)AACSB
University of Miami School of Business 432 (45%)1932938216296638USD 60,955March (April, May, June)AACSB
Erasmus University: Rotterdam School of Management 336727898331291114630OctoberAMBA EQUIS
Warwick Business School (WBS) 2855350 (28%)709127129594620USD 36,090RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Minnesota: Carlson 65538 (41%)712431218896686USD 33, 230 - 45,000December (February)AACSB
MIT Sloan School of Management 9114490 (13%)79051382292120710USD 103,797October (January)AACSB
University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT) 74792833118790581USD 16,000 (domestic)OctoberAMBA EQUIS EFMD
University of Florida: Hough 97217 (24%)1182030217995678USD 24,908 (domestic)November (December*, January**, February*) *International **USAACSB
Brigham Young University: Marriott (BYU) 330 (52%)30914112088118670USD 10,600RollingAACSB
Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) 27889082452494160624HK$459600November (January, March)AACSB
McGill University: Desautels Faculty of Management 766411392 (32%)567628209897666USD 69,500March
Rice University: Jones 3753715 (25%)22225272292117673USD 92,964November (January, February, April, June)AACSB
London Business School (LBS) 4111207240690281593134700GBP 61,400October (January, March, April)AMBA EQUIS
Arizona State University: Carey 87429 (32%)1672427217884674USD 47,442October (December, February, April)AACSB
Peking University: Guanghua 6942439 (66%)5822129081620EUR 33,000December (April, June)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Wisconsin 9145590 (30%)1119242191109680USD 43,037November (February, March, April and beyond depending space avaliabiityAACSB
University of California at Berkeley: Haas 1264064 (12%)4944229219191700USD 83,360October (December, January, March)AACSB
Durham Business School 752909319135126861600£19,500 - £23,500JulyAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Washington Business School: Foster School of Business 7835558 (44%)2482734219190674USD 52,680October (November, January*, March *Final International deadline)AACSB EQUIS
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Business School 143303012550GBP 19,800CallAMBA EQUIS
Queen's University: Queen's School of Business 44531665$75,000AASCB EQUIS
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School 8441435878828127488660EURO 31,500October (November, February, March, June, August)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
Peking University: Guanghua 66
University of Cambridge: Judge Business School 1633101001 (25%)1499129128296684USD 55,650October (December, January, March, May)EQUIS AMBA
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 44882 (28%)22641272190117650USD 47,818 (domestic)December (February, March, May)AACSB
Hong Kong UST Business School (HKUST) 8629974331698144663USD 67,350November (December, March)AACSB
Babson College: Olin 80722 (70%)3922128218185589USD 67,190RollingAACSB EQUIS
Georgia Institute of Technology: Scheller 59
Ashridge Business School 7288 (80%)23873612550GBP 32,500RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Western Ontario: Richard Ivey School of Business 7861332732129088665USD 76,800 (domestic)EQUIS EFMD
Nottingham University Business School 94790792812600GBP19,500 - £20,500JulyAMBA EQUIS
Monash University 218 (14%)8103024USD 61,260- 64,496JanuaryAMBA EQUIS
University College Dublin: Smurfit 64384550301210070606EURO 29,500December (March, May, July)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Pittsburgh: Katz 98472 (46%)18737302084137614USD 42,920 (domesticOctober (December, February, April)AACSB
University of Exeter Business School 12GBP 19,000rolling deadlineAMBA
Stanford Graduate School of Business 2837038342192129721USD 106,236October (January, April)AACSB
Northwestern University: Kellogg Graduate School of Management 13184794 (20%)11153734229496714USD 108,000September* (October**, December*, January**, March*, April**) *Off-Campus interview **On-campus interviewAACSB
IMD Business School 1937441 (12%)909728119178668USD 92,019February (April, June, August, September)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of California: Davis (UC Davis) Graduate School of Management 61385 (23%)553035217980690USD 53,238 - USD 65,483November (January, March, May)AACSB
Korea University Business School 86
Curtin University of Technology Graduate School of Business 58219 (80%)72463212USD 47,000DecemberAMBA
University of Pennsylvania: Wharton School 315644284536452085120720USD 58,244October (January, March)AACSB
University of Texas at Austin: McCombs 46312253 (25%)5342428218993692USD 64,980 (domestic)November (January, April)AACSB
University of Strathclyde Business School 8771631291106550GBP 21,000RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Arizona: Eller 263 (50%)10519402165100624USD 41,581May (July, October)AACSB
Sungkyunkwan University SKK GSB 51
Birmingham Business School 7014041089231219987GBP 19,000RollingAMBA EQUIS cips
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) 83300 (20%)508632128049620EUR 39,000RollingAMBA EQUIS
UCLA: Anderson School of Management 23273041 (29%)73232282186108710USD 81,996October (January, April)AACSB
University of California, San Diego: Rady 95
University of Southern California: Marshall 82221826 (27%)5192130218994687USD 94,225November (January, March)AACSB
Cornell University: Johnson 24252276 (23%)95239302285116708USD 49,272October (November, January, March)AACSB
Thunderbird School of Global Management 87440 (81%)4407527165289618USD 89,245December (February, April, June, August, October, November) RollingAACSB
Open University Business School (OUBS) 24640GBP 14,000 - 19,000CallAACSB AMBA EQUIS
Nyenrode Business Universiteit 88 (53%)25903012585EUR 32,500May (July*, August**) *Visa-required students **EU StudentsAMBA EQUIS
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM) 2678204267 (0%)762762296140USD 45,000February (April, June, August, September)EQUIS
Harvard Business School (HBS) 159134 (11%)90334391893122724USD 51,200October (January, April)AACSB
National University of Singapore Business School (NUS) 36
NYU: Stern 19124416 (13%)78438332191115719USD 100,894November (January, March)AACSB
Indian School of Business (ISB) 34132331052912100177714USD 42255Rolling
Audencia Nantes School of Management 7489 (38%)2795481280641EUR 29,000AACSB, AMBA, EQUISAACSB AMBA EQUIS
Yale School of Management 14262823 (19%)47539362191124719USD 109,956October, January, MarchAACSB
University of Georgia: Terry College of Business 90200 (41%)50183022626USD 13,784 - USD 31,154October (December, January*, March**) *International **Space-avaliabilityAACSB
University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler 45471873 (58%)5773425128592689USD 14,274October (December, January, March)AACSB
University of Hong Kong School of Business & Economics 313663611268421692121662HKD 399,000RollingAACSB EQUIS
University of Rochester: Simon 59187336352312189129667USD 43,737October (November, January, March, May)AACSB
Boston College: Carroll School of Management 93845 (31%)973533188595656USD 73,832November(January, March, April)'AACSB
SMU: Cox School of Business 9879512 (37%)1282222228190643USD 45,680November (January, March, April)AACSB
EGADE - Tecnologico de Monterrey 8517500USD 28,620June (October, August)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
Macquarie Graduate School of Management 738187261210058640USD 54362May
University of Michigan: Ross 30302929 (25%)94233312086101703USD 90,378October (January, March)AACSB
Washington University: Olin 54421490 (28%)28435272194105696USD 94,225October, January, March, Rolling after AprilAACSB
Pennsylvania State University: Smeal College of Business 7750487 (32%)18643322178125650USD 45,708December (February*, April**) *International **DomesticAACSB
The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) 68738 (48%)12333282185104640USD 80,940November (December, January, March)AACSB
Vanderbilt University: Owen 53341013 (29%)34720362283101695USD 87,804October (November, January, February)AACSB
University of South Carolina: Moore 999918724322374105631USD 41,480November (February, May)AACSB
University of Edinburgh Business School 84795539644129563608GBP 24,500Call (Rolling?)AMBA EQUIS
Case Western Reserve University: Weatherhead 94271 (68%)1415732215398633USD 88,000January (March, May)AACSB
European Business School (EBS) 58716EUR 32,500June
University of Chicago: Booth 1024169 (22%)116044352189109719USD 109,272October (January, April)AACSB
EADA 954609248128069625EUR 30,500rollingAMBA EQUIS
Georgetown University: McDonough 4035301729 (42%)50242272188107665USD 96,128November (January, April)AACSB
Carnegie Mellon: Tepper 43161544 (24%)42240292188109686USD 109,600October (January, March, April*, June*) *for American citizens onlyAACSB

** The above information was gathered from the following sources: Financial Times Global MBA Rankings, Which MBA? Economist Rankings; Bloomberg Business Week Comparator Table and individual university websites. To find out more about how the data was calculated please see the various source websites. If you have any questions or wold like to suggest changes/additions to this table, please message Sian from the BusinessBecause team.