Poets & Quants Releases 2017 Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs

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Poets & Quants Releases 2017 Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs

Poets & Quants has just released their 2017 ranking of Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs, and the holder of the top spot may come as a surprise. For the first time ever, Wharton has overthrown Harvard Business school to take the top spot in the Poets & Quants composite rating. This is just the second time in eight years that HBS has not taken the number one slot. Wharton was able to displace HBS by rising a combined 21 places in all five of the most influential rankings that Poets & Quants uses in its annual ranking of the best full-time U.S. MBA programs.

Poets & Quants composite list combines the latest five most influential business school rankings, weighted by P&Q’s view of each school’s credibility. The five are: U.S. News & World Report (35%), Forbes (25%), The Financial Times (15%), Businessweek (15%), and The Economist (10%). This combining of rankings diminishes anomalies that frequently appear in a given year.

Here are the Poets & Quants Top 10 MBA Programs for 2017 (ranks in parenthesis are last year’s positions):

Note: Info in chart is taken from Poets & Quants. Ranks for both The Financial Times and The Economist surveys are U.S. only, not the overall global ranks. The decline in the U.S. News rank for NYU Stern reflects a penalty for a reporting mistake.

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