U.S. News MBA Rankings 2022 [Full-Time & Part-Time]

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U.S. News Announces 2022 Ranking of Best MBA Programs

U.S. News has just released its 2022 rankings of the best full-time and part-time MBA programs. The rankings are based on surveys sent out to the 486 business schools with master’s-level business programs in the US, accredited by AACSB International. 

According to Poets & Quants, unlike the Economist and the Financial Times, only the U.S. News list ranks all the major U.S. business schools. All the M7 business schools opted out of the Economist’s ranking, and five of the M7 chose not to participate in the Financial Times ranking. 

Of the 486 business schools that received surveys, 364 replied, and 143 supplied sufficient data and had large enough 2020 graduating classes looking for employment for valid comparisons. Schools were ranked in eight areas. The data collected was standardized in order to compare them with the mean and standard deviations of other schools. U.S. News weighted and added the indicator standardized scores (z-scores) and gave the top school a score of 100. The remaining schools received a percentage of the highest score. The final ranking is in descending order based on these scores. MBA specialties were also ranked again this year.

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Highlights of the 2022 MBA Ranking

These were some of the significant changes in the full-time MBA rankings: 

Part-time business school rankings also showed some movement:

  • University of Chicago (Booth), University of California, Berkeley (Haas), and Northwestern University (Kellogg) maintained their leading spots in the top three positions. 
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) (eighth last year) and University of Texas, Austin (McCombs) (seventh last year) exchanged places and share the seventh spot.
  • Indiana University (Kelley) is a newcomer to the top ten this year, taking the spot from Emory University (Goizueta).

U.S. News 2022 Top 10 Full-Time MBA Programs

RankSchoolLocation
1Stanford UniversityStanford, CA
2University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)Philadelphia, PA
3University of Chicago (Booth)Chicago, IL
4Northwestern University (Kellogg)Evanston, IL
5Harvard UniversityBoston, MA
5Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)Cambridge, MA
7Columbia UniversityNew York, NY
7University of California, Berkeley (Haas)Berkeley, CA
9Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT
10Dartmouth College (Tuck)Hanover, NH

U.S. News 2022 Top 10 Part-Time MBA Programs

RankSchoolLocation
1University of Chicago (Booth)Chicago, IL
2University of California, Berkeley (Haas)Berkeley, CA
3Northwestern University (Kellogg)Evanston, IL
4New York University (Stern)New York, NY
5University of California, Los Angeles (Anderson)Los Angeles, CA
6University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ross)Ann Arbor, MI
7Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)Pittsburgh, PA
7University of Texas, Austin (McCombs)Austin, TX
9University of Southern California (Marshall)Los Angeles, CA
10Indiana University (Kelley)Bloomington, IN

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