Poets & Quants Announces 2019-2020 MBA Rankings

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Poets & Quants just released its 2019-2020 rankings of the top 100 U.S. MBA programs.

There were some minor changes in the top 10  – most prominently is Stanford GSB climbing two spots, passing Harvard Business School and UPenn Wharton, to claim the #1 position. It’s the second time in 10 years that Stanford has claimed the top slot.  

Other highlights include:

  • Yale School of Management just barely broke into the top 10 by securing 10th place. 
  • Purdue’s Krannert School of Management dropped 10 spots from last year, from 38th to 48th.
  • Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business jumped 12 spots from 62nd place last year to 50th.
  • UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management experienced a massive jump, from 94th to 71st place.

P&Q ranking methodology

P&Q’s rankings are based on the rankings of five highly-influential business publications, and are weighted based on P&Q’s assessment of each ranking’s methodology and credibility. The five included in P&Q’s ranking are U.S. News (weight of 35%), Forbes (25%), The Financial Times (15%), Businessweek (15%), and The Economist (10%). Combining the rankings in this way lessens the irregularities that are frequently seen in a given year. This allows applicants to get a better idea of a school’s overall reputation, which typically changes little from year to year.

Top 25 U.S. MBA Programs

2019 RankSchool Name2018 RankIndex
1Stanford GSB3100.0
2Chicago Booth499.6
3Harvard Business School199.2
4UPenn Wharton198.8
5Northwestern Kellogg596.2
6Dartmouth Tuck996.1
7MIT Sloan696.0
8Columbia Business School794.8
9UC-Berkeley Haas894.4
10Yale SOM1191.1
11Virginia Darden1290.8
12Michigan Ross1089.7
13Cornell Johnson1389.6
14Duke Fuqua1489.5
15UCLA Anderson1588.1
16New York Stern1687.6
17Carnegie Mellon Tepper1784.5
18Texas-Austin McCombs1882.8
19Southern California Marshall2282.5
20North Carolina Kenan-Flagler1982.5
21Washington Foster2181.0
22Emory Goizueta2080.6
23Indiana Kelley2580.1
24Georgetown McDonough2376.9
25Rice Jones2474.6

Watch: Linda Abraham and Marco de Novellis discuss MBA rankings

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• Highlights of Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2019 MBA Rankings

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