MBA Rankings

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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 2014Economist 2013BW Ranking (US & Non-US) 2012 Applicants per year (% admitted)Class size% Inter'l Students% FemaleCourse Length (Months)% Employed Graduates% Salary IncreaseAvg GMATCourse FeeApplication DeadlineAccredited
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) 7795419829129488640USD 42,220RollingAMBA EQUIS
INSEAD 6184102432109596701EUR 62,500September, November, January, March, April, June, AugustAMBA EQUIS
IE Business School 135031776 (33%)87301992139685USD 69,700rollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Saint Gallen, Business School 88529528129368CHF 56,500Oct 01, Dec 01, Feb 01, Apr 01, Jun 01AASCB EQUIS
ESADE Business School 22166159331892118670€59,700RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
IESE Business School 758180428080261990153683USD 100,516October (January, March, June)AMBA EQUIS
University of Bath School of Management 8420700 (17%)709050129561640GBP 28,000International - 1st April, UK-EU - 1st AugustAMBA EQUIS
City University: Cass Business School 4142808845129286640GBP 36,000RollingAMBA EQUIS
University of British Columbia: Sauder 721106924166681658CAD $44,760 domestic - $57,250 InternationalAASCB EQUIS
Henley Business School 2612640GBP £25,000February, August AASCB AMBA EQUIS
Durham Business School 97772909319135128661600£19,500 - £23,500JulyAMBA EQUIS
Melbourne Business School (MBS) 6827259808023129178670USD 64,000 April (international) - May (domestic)EQUIS
HEC Paris 2181520085351689107685EUR 48,000RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
Duke University: Fuqua School of Business 172963452 (26%)88738372288108698USD 104,304September (November, January, March)AACSB
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) 178368020143301894150600For Chinese (including Taiwan, HK and Macau) participants: RMB 258000 For international participants: USD48,000November (February, April)EQUIS
ESSEC Business School 3012EUR 38,000October, January, March, MayAASCB EQUIS
EMLYON Business School 9570124 (29%)317723128169640EUR 35,900RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
AGSM MBA Programs 62608015168690652USD 68,160June (October, August)AACSB EQUIS
Imperial College Business School 491436565491291642GBP 39,000RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
Aston Business School 82361 (61%)609330128985620USD 36, 670JulyAACSB AMBA EQUIS
Grenoble Ecole de Management 69228 (32%)7694251292550EUR 29, 300RollingAMBA EQUIS
University of California at Berkeley: Haas 113144064 (12%)4944229219191700USD 83,360October (December, January, March)AACSB
University of Arizona: Eller 89263 (50%)10519402165100624USD 41,581May (July, October)AACSB
Coppead Graduate School of Business 7916401818151620NO INFOEQUIS ANPAD
Cornell University: Johnson 271772276 (23%)95239302285116708USD 49,272October (November, January, March)AACSB
University of California at Irvine: Merage 4843813 (32%)1953530219297668USD 36,342.50 - 45,917.50November (December, February, April)AACSB
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) 300 (20%)508632128049620EUR 39,000RollingAMBA EQUIS
SMU: Cox School of Business 29512 (37%)1282222228190643USD 45,680November (January, March, April)AACSB
Boston University School of Management 751322 (30%)3113834218798684USD 81,696November (January, February)AACSB
Cranfield School of Management 4646532747530128788646GBP £35,000rollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
University of South Carolina: Moore 18724322374105631USD 41,480November (February, May)AACSB
The University of York: Schulich 662213843 (26%)59183341685100500USD 50,000February (rolling after depending on avaliability)
SDA Bocconi School of Management 314716420 (38%)11583281281120660USD 55,065RollingAMBA EQUIS
Hong Kong UST Business School (HKUST) 1458189974331698144663USD 67,350November (December, March)AACSB
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM) 3039204267 (0%)762762296140USD 45,000February (April, June, August, September)EQUIS
Hult International Business School 61591764 (41%)4419429128895610USD 64,500October (December, January, March, April, June)AMBA
Incae Business School
Emory University: Goizueta Business School 4119221168 (33%)37534282294111690USD 84,800November (December, February, March)AACSB
University of Southern California: Marshall 6563281826 (27%)5192130218994687USD 94,225November (January, March)AACSB
Curtin University of Technology Graduate School of Business 219 (80%)72463212USD 47,000DecemberAMBA
Tufts University: The Fletcher School 244924670USD 43,709November (January, March)
University of Georgia: Terry College of Business 7952200 (41%)50183022626USD 13,784 - USD 31,154October (December, January*, March**) *International **Space-avaliabilityAACSB
University of California, San Diego: Rady 8481
UCLA: Anderson School of Management 2618183041 (29%)73232282186108710USD 81,996October (January, April)AACSB
University of Miami School of Business 432 (45%)1932938216296638USD 60,955March (April, May, June)AACSB
Brandeis University: International Business School 982076961362299600USD 38,994November (February, April)AACSB
Thunderbird School of Global Management 97440 (81%)4407527165289618USD 89,245December (February, April, June, August, October, November) RollingAACSB
University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT) 59792833118790581USD 16,000 (domestic)OctoberAMBA EQUIS EFMD
Peking University: Guanghua
Dartmouth College: Tuck 202122744 (20%)54834342195718USD 117,870October, November, January, AprilAASCB
Open University Business School (OUBS) 24640GBP 14,000 - 19,000CallAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Alberta 275 (42%)1424730167585610USD 25, 900 - USD 48, 950April (March*) *China-NigeriaAACSB
Manchester Business School 43525 (43%)14589221881116640USD 53,756November (December, January, February, March, April, May, June*, July**) *international deadline **UK+EU DeadlineAACSB AMBA EQUIS
Wake Forest University: Babcock Graduate School of Management 94604425612020252191127651USD 40,506RollingAACSB
Indiana University: Kelley 4735151179 (38%)41940322190118670USD 52,736 (domestic)November (January, March, April)AACSB
University of Edinburgh Business School 100795539644129563608GBP 24,500Call (Rolling?)AMBA EQUIS
Peking University: Guanghua 57439 (66%)5822129081620EUR 33,000December (April, June)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Chicago: Booth 9114169 (22%)116044352189109719USD 109,272October (January, April)AACSB
Arizona State University: Carey 874549429 (32%)1672427217884674USD 47,442October (December, February, April)AACSB
EDHEC Business School 62322 (20%)46883910613EUR 36,000June, NovemberAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Virginia: Darden 274101823 (26%)63930292192109677USD 90,000October (January, March)AACSB
Vanderbilt University: Owen 5934251013 (29%)34720362283101695USD 87,804October (November, January, February)AACSB
TiasNimbas Business School 74341287550EUR 37,400RollingAMBA
University of Minnesota: Carlson 545335538 (41%)712431218896686USD 33, 230 - 45,000December (February)AACSB
Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai 775024660RMB 238, 000MayAMBA EQUIS
Washington University: Olin 6448311490 (28%)28435272194105696USD 94,225October, January, March, Rolling after AprilAACSB
Ohio State University: Fisher 703227727 (32%)11834252192113673USD 26,055 - USD 42,780October (January, April)AACSB
Texas A & M University: Mays 7526554 (27%)13323211693134647USD 31,062 (domestic)November (January, February, April)AACSB
Nyenrode Business Universiteit 88 (53%)25903012585EUR 32,500May (July*, August**) *Visa-required students **EU StudentsAMBA EQUIS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4440882 (28%)22641272190117650USD 47,818 (domestic)December (February, March, May)AACSB
Rice University: Jones 354334715 (25%)22225272292117673USD 92,964November (January, February, April, June)AACSB
European Business School (EBS) 58716EUR 32,500June
Georgetown University: McDonough 3644301729 (42%)50242272188107665USD 96,128November (January, April)AACSB
The Lisbon MBA 52
Leeds University Business School 23012600GBP 20,500 (international)RollingAMBA EQUIS
Babson College: Olin 9542722 (70%)3922128218185589USD 67,190RollingAACSB EQUIS
IMD Business School 12139441 (12%)909728119178668USD 92,019February (April, June, August, September)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
McGill University: Desautels Faculty of Management 8410392 (32%)567628209897666USD 69,500March
University of Washington Business School: Foster School of Business 5837558 (44%)2482734219190674USD 52,680October (November, January*, March *Final International deadline)AACSB EQUIS
University of Strathclyde Business School 7340631291106550GBP 21,000RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
Stanford Graduate School of Business 29437038342192129721USD 106,236October (January, April)AACSB
Nottingham University Business School 74790792812600GBP19,500 - £20,500JulyAMBA EQUIS
Georgia Institute of Technology: Scheller 7123
Boston College: Carroll School of Management 827348845 (31%)973533188595656USD 73,832November(January, March, April)'AACSB
Harvard Business School (HBS) 1629134 (11%)90334391893122724USD 51,200October (January, April)AACSB
EGADE - Tecnologico de Monterrey 8517500USD 28,620June (October, August)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
Tulane University: A.B. Freeman School of Business 92377 (37%)9128282183116664USD 90,945November (Janary, March*, May) *InternationalAACSB
University of Cambridge: Judge Business School 16371001 (25%)1499129128296684USD 55,650October (December, January, March, May)EQUIS AMBA
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School 10075435878828127488660EURO 31,500October (November, February, March, June, August)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
Erasmus University: Rotterdam School of Management 39571727898331291114630OctoberAMBA EQUIS
Northwestern University: Kellogg Graduate School of Management 152354794 (20%)11153734229496714USD 108,000September* (October**, December*, January**, March*, April**) *Off-Campus interview **On-campus interviewAACSB
Pennsylvania State University: Smeal College of Business 627138487 (32%)18643322178125650USD 45,708December (February*, April**) *International **DomesticAACSB
University of Western Ontario: Richard Ivey School of Business 8971332732129088665USD 76,800 (domestic)EQUIS EFMD
International University of Monaco 9462 (60%)2410471USD 36000December (February, March, April, June)AMBA
Indian School of Business (ISB) 36132331052912100177714USD 42255Rolling
University of Exeter Business School 12GBP 19,000rolling deadlineAMBA
Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) 9082452494160624HK$459600November (January, March)AACSB
Macquarie Graduate School of Management 8187261210058640USD 54362May
University of Oxford: Said Business School 23565247962812692£45,790AMBA EQUIS
National University of Singapore Business School (NUS) 3292
University of Wisconsin 814933590 (30%)1119242191109680USD 43,037November (February, March, April and beyond depending space avaliabiityAACSB
Carnegie Mellon: Tepper 3421111544 (24%)42240292188109686USD 109,600October (January, March, April*, June*) *for American citizens onlyAACSB
Case Western Reserve University: Weatherhead 86271 (68%)1415732215398633USD 88,000January (March, May)AACSB
Yale School of Management 1028212823 (19%)47539362191124719USD 109,956October, January, MarchAACSB
Nanyang Business School 3864977 (16%)17783271290129600USD 37,389December (March)EQUIS
Sungkyunkwan University SKK GSB 45
Audencia Nantes School of Management 7689 (38%)2795481280641EUR 29,000AACSB, AMBA, EQUISAACSB AMBA EQUIS
College of William and Mary: Mason
Queen's University: Queen's School of Business 44531665$75,000AASCB EQUIS
MIT Sloan School of Management 81294490 (13%)79051382292120710USD 103,797October (January)AACSB
Columbia Business School 510136669228145352191131714USD 53,208RollingAACSB
University of Michigan: Ross 232582929 (25%)94233312086101703USD 90,378October (January, March)AACSB
EADA 4609248128069625EUR 30,500rollingAMBA EQUIS
University of Texas at Austin: McCombs 3931192253 (25%)5342428218993692USD 64,980 (domestic)November (January, April)AACSB
The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) 99738 (48%)12333282185104640USD 80,940November (December, January, March)AACSB
Monash University 218 (14%)8103024USD 61,260- 64,496JanuaryAMBA EQUIS
NYU: Stern 177164416 (13%)78438332191115719USD 100,894November (January, March)AACSB
BI Norwegian School of Management 302018600NOK 340,000RollingEQUIS
University of Maryland: Smith 505124994 (38%)2583635218292651USD 77,191November (December, January, March, April)AACSB
University College Dublin: Smurfit 91684550301210070606EURO 29,500December (March, May, July)AACSB AMBA EQUIS
Ashridge Business School 88 (80%)23873612550GBP 32,500RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
Warwick Business School (WBS) 25350 (28%)709127129594620USD 36,090RollingAACSB AMBA EQUIS
University of Florida: Hough 9047217 (24%)1182030217995678USD 24,908 (domestic)November (December*, January**, February*) *International **USAACSB
Birmingham Business School 8514041089231219987GBP 19,000RollingAMBA EQUIS cips
University of Pennsylvania: Wharton School 4153644284536452085120720USD 58,244October (January, March)AACSB
University of Toronto: Rotman 5196111145 (44%)53743392085101642USD 78,903November (February, April)AACSB
London Business School (LBS) 3111207240690281593134700GBP 61,400October (January, March, April)AMBA EQUIS
University of Iowa: Tippie 6653316 (37%)13824292188128666USD 39,332 (domestic)January, (April*, July**) *International ** USAACSB
University of California: Davis (UC Davis) Graduate School of Management 9865385 (23%)553035217980690USD 53,238 - USD 65,483November (January, March, May)AACSB
University of Pittsburgh: Katz 8088472 (46%)18737302084137614USD 42,920 (domesticOctober (December, February, April)AACSB
Bradford University School of Management 80922791GBP £19,950RollingAASCB AMBA EQUIS
European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) 8930249 (26%)41952912640EUR 38,000March (July, October, November)AMBA AACSB FIBAA
Michigan State University: Eli Broad College of Business 5236508 (36%)17634202184101638USD 49,870 (domestic)November (January, March, April, June)AACSB
Brigham Young University: Marriott (BYU) 9332330 (52%)30914112088118670USD 10,600RollingAACSB
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Business School 143303012550GBP 19,800CallAMBA EQUIS
University of Rochester: Simon 557850187336352312189129667USD 43,737October (November, January, March, May)AACSB
Purdue University: Krannert 5641756 (35%)10858232189112635USD 20,286November (January, March, May)AACSB
Fudan University School of Management 83
University of Hong Kong School of Business & Economics 292463611268421692121662HKD 399,000RollingAACSB EQUIS
University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler 3336171873 (58%)5773425128592689USD 14,274October (December, January, March)AACSB
Korea University Business School
University of Notre Dame: Mendoza 3820938 (37%)13420222287104685USD 44,000September (November, January, February, March)AACSB

** 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.