Bloomberg BusinessWeek Updates MBA Rankings for 2015

Harvard leads the list of top US full-time MBA programs; Canada's Ivey takes top spot for international schools

Bloomberg's BusinessWeek has updated its MBA rankings for 2015.

This year, Harvard Business School leads the list of US full-time MBA programs. Chicago University's Booth School of Business comes in second while Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management takes spot number three, rising four spots.

MIT's Sloan School of Management rose ten spots to take position number four, while the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School rounds out the top five. Columbia Business School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business take spots six and seven.

Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, last year's list leader, dropped to number eight this year. UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business and the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business finish out the top 10. You can see a list of the top 20 programs in this ranking and their change from last year below

In the ranking of international full-time MBA programs, Canada's Western University Ivey School of Business holds onto its leading position. London Business School rises two spots to land at position number two, while INSEAD is ranked number three.

Spain's IE Business School dropped two spots to position number four, and Switzerland's IMD Business School rose four spots to number five. See a list of the top 10 international full-time MBA programs and their changes from last year below.

In the part-time MBA ranking, Kellogg's part-time MBA program, which wasn't ranked last year, leads the list, taking the top spot from Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, which drops to number two. Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business rounds out the top three.

The part-time MBA program from Georgetown University's Tepper School of Business rose a whopping 34 spots to land at position number four. UCLA's Anderson School of Management rounds out the top five. See a list of the top part-time MBA programs and their changes from last year below.

These MBA rankings are based on a variety of factors, including placement rate and starting salary. The information is collected through various surveys, including an employer survey, an alumni survey, and a student survey.

Here are the top 20 MBA programs from the full-time US ranking:

2015 Rank School Change from 2014
1 Harvard +7
2 Chicago - Booth +1
3 Northwestern - Kellogg +4
4 MIT - Sloan +10
5 Wharton -3
6 Columbia -1
7 Stanford -3
8 Duke - Fuqua -7
9 UC Berkeley - Haas +10
10 Michigan - Ross -1
11 Yale SOM -5
12 Virginia - Darden +8
13 UCLA - Anderson -2
14 Dartmouth - Tuck +1
15 Emory - Goizueta +3
16 Cornell - Johnson -3
17 UNC - Kenan-Flagler -5
18 Carnegie - Mellon -8
19 Rice - Jones +6
20 Washington - Foster +17

Here's the list of the top international full-time MBA programs:

Rank School Country Change from 2014
1 Western Ontario - Ivey Canada -
2 LBS UK +2
3 INSEAD France +2
4 IE Business School Spain -2
5 IMD Business School Switzerland +4
6 Oxford - Saïd UK +1
7 IESE Business School Spain +1
8 Cambridge - Judge UK -2
9 Queen's Canada +1
10 HEC Paris France +2

And finally, the top 10 part-time MBA programs:

Rank School Program Change from 2014
1 Northwestern - Kellogg Part-time MBA (unranked in 2014)
2 Carnegie Mellon - Tepper Part-time MBA -1
3 Rice - Jones Rice MBA for Professionals +4
4 Georgetown - McDonough Evening MBA +34
5 UCLA - Anderson Evening MBA -1
6 Chicago - Booth Evening/Weekend MBA +2
7 SMU - Cox Professional MBA -4
8 Emory - Goizueta
Evening MBA
+5
9 UC Berkeley - Haas Evening & Weekend MBA -2
10 USC - Marshall MBA.PM +1

See more MBA rankings information on FIND MBA's Rankings page.


Image: "Harvard Business School Baker Library 2009" by chensiyuan / Creative Commons (cropped and rotated)

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