2010 MBA Rankings Released by Businessweek

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Businessweek just released its biannual full-time MBA rankings. There were some minor shifts in this year’s U.S. top 30 compared to those of 2008, and some more significant changes in the international rankings, as you’ll see below.

Top 30 U.S. Business Schools of 2010 (2008 rankings are parenthetical.)

  1. Chicago Booth (1)
  2. Harvard Business School (2)
  3. Wharton (4)
  4. Northwestern Kellogg (3)
  5. Stanford GSB (6)
  6. Duke Fuqua (8)
  7. Michigan Ross (5)
  8. UC Berkeley Haas (10)
  9. Columbia (7)
  10. MIT Sloan (9)
  11. UVA Darden (16)
  12. Southern Methodist Cox (18)
  13. Cornell Johnson (11)
  14. Dartmouth Tuck (12)
  15. CMU Tepper (19)
  16. UNC Kenan-Flagler (17)
  17. UCLA Anderson (14)
  18. NYU Stern (13)
  19. Indiana Kelley (15)
  20. Michigan State Broad (2T)
  21. Yale SOM (24)
  22. Emory Goizueta (23)
  23. Georgia Tech (29)
  24. Notre Dame Mendoza (20)
  25. Texas-Austin McCombs (21)
  26. USC Marshall (25)
  27. Brigham Young Marriott (22)
  28. Minnesota Carlson (2T)
  29. Rice Jones (NR)
  30. Texas A&M Mays (NR)

Top International Business Schools

  1. INSEAD (3)
  2. Queen’s (1)
  3. IE Business School (2)
  4. ESADE (6)
  5. London Business School (5)
  6. Western Ontario Ivey (4)
  7. IMD (7)
  8. Toronto Rotman (8)
  9. York Schulich (2T)
  10. Cambridge Judge (2T)
  11. McGill Desautels (2T)
  12. IESE (9)
  13. Cranfield (NR)
  14. HEC Paris (2T)
  15. HEC Montreal (HR)
  16. Oxford Said (10)
  17. Manchester (2T)
  18. SDA Bocconi (NR)

BW bases its rankings on employer and student surveys, as well as what they call “intellectual capital,” or school research output. For more information on how the rankings are determined, read BW‘s How We Rank Business Schools.”

Other articles in the report that may interest you include:

  • The Best U.S. Business Schools 2010” – This article highlights ways that business schools are dealing with the sour job market—putting a new emphasis on job placement, reaching out to alumni for job leads, using technology to connect with recruiters, and bolstering career services departments.
  • Top Global Business Schools” – Read about how the Great Recession has affected the international MBA scene, why new schools have popped up on the top 10, why students are being drawn to emerging markets, and more.

Related Accepted.com Resources:

  • The Rankings, a free special report on how you should interpret the rankings in your own b-school quest.
  • Internationalizing the MBA, a free special report that will help you determine whether an international MBA program is right for you.

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