Top MBA Programs in the World 2016

The rankings below follow closely FT international rankings, however more weightage has been given to median salary after graduation in this list. The list follows a grouped ranking system, with the top 10 MBA programs in the world falling in the first-tier. Further down the list absolute scores of programs become closer, and rankings become less significant.

Ranking3 year average rankTop Ten Business SchoolsCountryWeighted Salary (US$)
11Harvard Business SchoolUS179910
23University of Pennsylvania: WhartonUS171543
33Stanford Graduate School of BusinessUS177089
43London Business SchoolUK154147
45InseadFrance / Singapore155015
65Columbia Business SchoolUS169252
77Iese Business SchoolSpain144992
88MIT: SloanUS158926
99University of Chicago: BoothUS161289
1011University of California at Berkeley: HaasUS158518
1212IE Business SchoolSpain152286
1315University of Cambridge: JudgeUK146664
1412HKUST Business SchoolChina132416
1414Northwestern University: KelloggUS159598
1619HEC ParisFrance129544
1714Yale School of ManagementUS154175
1818Esade Business SchoolSpain133138
1921New York University: SternUS146701
2119Duke University: FuquaUS142557
2223University of Oxford: Said UK136474
2320University of Michigan: RossUS144159
2426Dartmouth College: TuckUS153896
2525UCLA: AndersonUS142380
2627Indian Institute of Management, AhmedabadIndia167676
2632SDA BocconiItaly121100
2826Indian School of BusinessIndia126544
2829Cornell University: JohnsonUS138782
30 University of Hong KongChina118354
3133CUHK Business SchoolChina112204
3231National University of Singapore Business SchoolSingapore107282
3334University of Virginia: DardenUS141297
3442Imperial College Business SchoolUK108553
3536Alliance Manchester Business SchoolUK115763
3638Carnegie Mellon: TepperUS133252
3650The Lisbon MBAPortugal122334
3830Warwick Business SchoolUK118411
3939University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerUS125937
4037Nanyang Business SchoolSingapore110642
4042University of Texas at Austin: McCombsUS133300
4239Georgetown University: McDonoughUS128684
4338Rice University: JonesUS123058
4348University of California at Irvine: MerageUS112166
4539Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityNetherlands103626
4542City University: CassUK114032
4543Cranfield School of ManagementUK118458
4857Purdue University: KrannertUS108622
4950University of Maryland: SmithUS108143
5066Lancaster University Management SchoolUK96919

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Ranking3 year average rankTop Ten Business SchoolsCountryWeighted Salary (US$)
5162University of Washington: FosterUS115924
5262University of Cape Town GSBSouth Africa144744
5350University of Toronto: RotmanCanada91974
5456Michigan State University: BroadUS110062
55 Shanghai Jiao Tong University: AntaiChina93690
5563Mannheim Business SchoolGermany106106
5576Fudan University School of ManagementChina90833
5868University of Southern California: MarshallUS126141
5950Emory University: GoizuetaUS122559
5952Sungkyunkwan University GSBSouth Korea109636
6158Vanderbilt University: OwenUS120936
6254Indiana University: KelleyUS116254
63 ESMT - European School of Management and TechnologyGermany99822
63 University of Iowa: TippieUS110258
6565Georgia Institute of Technology: SchellerUS113498
66 University of San Diego School of Business AdministrationUS106400
6779University of St GallenSwitzerland104891
68 Macquarie Graduate School of ManagementAustralia120485
6970Ohio State University: FisherUS105409
7081Wisconsin School of BusinessUS110676
7153University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUS111224
7263Washington University: OlinUS110810
7376University College Dublin: SmurfitIreland108154
7383Babson College: OlinUS119996
7562AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia109794
76 SMU: CoxUS110297
7683Arizona State University: CareyUS104356
7883Boston University: QuestromUS109775
79 Durham University Business SchoolUK96363
8080University of Strathclyde Business SchoolUK98839
8170University of British Columbia: SauderCanada95427
82 Indian Institute of Management, BangaloreIndia134538
83 University of Minnesota: CarlsonUS112208
8480University of Bath School of ManagementUK96846
8566University of Rochester: SimonUS108321
86 Queen's University: SmithCanada92388
86 University of AlbertaCanada92370
8675Pennsylvania State University: SmealUS104612
89 University of Notre Dame: MendozaUS116394
9073Melbourne Business SchoolAustralia96411
9088Boston College: CarrollUS113846
9091George Washington UniversityUS104994
9391University of California, San Diego: RadyUS99200
9493Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium100809
95 Birmingham Business SchoolUK102367
96 University of South Carolina: MooreUS92526
97 University of Pittsburgh: KatzUS92160
9778Tias Business SchoolNetherlands92289
9788Western University: IveyCanada96990
10087McGill University: DesautelsCanada89510