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2006 Rankings are Out !!!!! Chicago Tops for the first time

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2006 Rankings are Out !!!!! Chicago Tops for the first time [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 04:45
Hi Friends,

The BW 2006 rankings are out for the Best B schools in the US and for the first time ever, Chicago GSB is Number Uno. Check out the rankings below. I guess the U Chicago Students and Alums should be mighty proud of this..I always liked the school personally and I am now more inclined to apply there.

Top 30 U.S. Programs

1 University of Chicago

2 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

3 Northwestern University (Kellogg)

4 Harvard University

5 University of Michigan

6 Stanford University

7 MIT

8 UC Berkeley (Haas)

9 Duke University (Fuqua)

10 Columbia University

11 Dartmouth (Tuck)

12 UCLA (Anderson)

13 Cornell University

14 NYU (Stern)

15 University of Virginia (Darden)

16 Carnegie Mellon

17 UNC - Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)

18 Indiana University

19 Yale University

20 Texas - Austin

21 University of Southern California (Marshall)

22 Georgetown University

23 Emory University

24 Purdue University

25 University of Maryland

26 Notre Dame University

27 Washington University (Olin)

28 Rochester (Simon)

29 Michigan State University

30 Vanderbilt University

Non-U.S. Top 10 MBA Programs

1 Queens University

2 Western Ontario (Ivey)

3 Toronto

4 IMD

5 London Business School

6 INSEAD

7 ESADE

8 IESE

9 York

10 HEC - Montreal

U.S. Second Tier Programs

• Babson

• Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

• University of Minnesota

• Ohio StateUniversity

• Penn State University

• Thunderbird (Garvin)

• Wake Forest University

• University of Wisconsin
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 06:17
Go Indiana go!

Was surprised to see the UM beat out Stanford :shock:
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 06:40
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Go Indiana go!

Was surprised to see the UM beat out Stanford :shock:


Exactly.. UofM rocks...and guys, Ross follows a No grade system so less stress on theory and more on practical learning. Go Michigan !
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 18:09
Thanks for the good info.

I think M will get into the Ultra Elite status soon or later.
HOWEVER, I am not really convinced that M offers better MBA program than Standford does.

Each Ranking shows different result based on its own methodology. Therefore, I would not use only one ranking source, but a combination of many others.

Don't get me wrong, I would love to get in M....hahah
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 20:11
wow... Michigan keeps on climbing... nice to see that trend!!! :o
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 20:21
Michigan has always been a BW favorite. They were #2 in 1996 and #4 in 1998. Wharton, Kellogg, Harvard & Michigan are the only schools to have been in the top 10 in every BW poll since the beginning.

I know a lot of Michigan Business School students (I was across the street at the law school when they were ranked 2 & 4). Even students at Michigan believe in their hearts that Harvard and Stanford should be at the top, but I agree that Michigan is a great business school. I ceratinly wouldn't mind being there next year because the football team is a national title contender this year, and many of the key players should be back next year as well. Football is a big deal at Michigan.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2006, 07:50
I just don't get it - how did Queens and the other 2 canada schools get ahead of IMD INSEAD and LSB?!

There's a column that has 2 parameters for recruiters to grade MBAs from these schools, and INSEAD and IESE are the only schools that get A+ on both.

And Columbia No. 10?

*I don't get it* (The Economist Intelligence Unit rankings are even weirder anyway.)

And then Oxford Said Business School - which is actually gaining reputation rapidly, is below some relatively unknowns even in the UK.

whatever, I'm hoping to get into INSEAD - it's a different matter altogether if I actually will.
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