5 Of The Best US Business Schools For African-American MBAs

Only 8% of US-origin GMAT examinees in 2016 were African-American. These US schools are fighting back against racial inequality in the business sphere

A 2016 report by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) compounded the realization that African-American MBAs are severely underrepresented at business schools across the US.

Of all US-origin GMAT examinees in that year, only 8% were African-American. The knock-on effect of that is that industry suffers further down the pipeline—a trickle of African-American MBA graduates account for just 3% of executive and senior-level positions within private industry.

However, in response to this issue, a number of organizations, institutions, and individuals have committed to working against this widely-recognized uniformity in business schools, and the marketplace that absorbs the MBAs they produce.

Here are five of the best US business schools for African-American MBAs:


1. Howard University School of Business

Historically Black College (HBCU) Howard University in Washington DC...

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Comments.

M H

Thursday 3rd May 2018, 00.39 (Europe/Paris)

What is the criteria for this list? What metrics are being used to rank this? Or is this more story based?

M H

Thursday 3rd May 2018, 00.40 (Europe/Paris)

What is the criteria for this list? What metrics are being used to rank this? Or is this more story based?

Marco De Novellis

Tuesday 8th May 2018, 19.19 (Europe/Paris)

Hi MH

Thanks for your note.

We've picked out these 5 US business schools that are making a real impact in boosting numbers of African-American students. This one's more story-based than metric-based. And that's not to say there aren't other schools out there doing great work too.

If you know any we've missed, please leave a comment in the box below.

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