Top 10 universities in the world for MBA


Here is a list of Some universities which consistently rank amongst the top 10 Universities for MBA across the world. According to a number of international league tables, United States has the most number of institutions ranked in the Global Top 10.

FT Global MBA Ranking 2014 Top 10

Rank ’14

3 yr. rank

School name

Country

Weighted salary($)

Salary increase(%)

1

1

Harvard Business School

US

178,300

113

2

2

Stanford Graduate School of Business

US

184,566

100

3

4

London Business School

UK

156,553

107

4

3

University of Pennsylvania: Wharton

US

170,472

99

5

5

Columbia Business School

US

164,181

116

5

6

Insead

France / Singapore

148,183

87

7

8

Iese Business School

Spain

143,168

125

8

8

MIT: Sloan

US

157,262

101

9

10

University of Chicago: Booth

US

156,004

100

Business Week’s Top Ten 2012:

1. University of ChicagoBooth School of Business
1. University of LondonLondon Business School
2. Harvard University Harvard Business School
2. INSEAD
3. IE University IE Business School
3. University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School
4. Queen’s University Queen’s School of Business
4. Stanford University Stanford Graduate School of Business
5. Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
5. University of Oxford Saïd Business School

Rankings in the Past

Following are the rankings of top ten universities by the ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities), Times Higher Education Supplement and Newsweek. From here, we can see that six leading institutions are ranked in the top 10 globally across the three major international league tables:
- Harvard (1st in all three rankings)
- Cambridge (3rd in THES, 4th in ARWU and 6th in Newswek)
- MIT (5th in ARWU, 7th in Newsweek, 9th in THES)
- Caltech (4th in Newsweek, 5th in THES and 6th in ARWU)
- Columbia (7th in ARWU, 10th in both Newswek and THES)
- Oxford (4th in THES, 8th in Newsweek and 10th in ARWU)

ARWU League Table 2009:
1 Harvard University USA
2 Stanford University USA
3 Univ of California – Berkeley USA
4 Univ of Cambridge UK
5 Massachusetts Inst Tech (MIT) USA
6 California Inst Tech USA
7 Columbia Univ USA
8 Princeton Univ USA
9 Univ of Chicago USA
10 Univ of Oxford UK

THES-QS World University Rankings 2008:
1 HARVARD University United States
2 YALE University United States
3 University of CAMBRIDGE United Kingdom
4 University of OXFORD United Kingdom
5 CALIFORNIA Institute of Technology United States
6 IMPERIAL College London United Kingdom
7 UCL (University College London) United Kingdom
8 University of CHICAGO United States
9 MASSACHUSETTS Institute of Technology United States
10 COLUMBIA University United States

Newsweek top 100 global universities:
1. Harvard University
2. Stanford University
3. Yale University
4. California Institute of Technology
5. U of California at Berkeley
6. U of Cambridge
7. Massachusetts Institute Technology
8. Oxford Univ
9. U of California at San Francisco
10. Columbia Univ

According to financial times 2008
1. Wharton (the University of Pennsylvania)
2. London Business School
3. Columbia University
4. Stanford University
5. Harvard University
6. INSEAD
7. Sloan (MIT)
8. IE Business School
9. University of Chicago
10.Judge (Cambridge)

Rank ’14

3 yr. rank

School name

Country

Weighted salary($)

Salary increase(%)

1

1

Harvard Business School

US

178,300

113

2

2

Stanford Graduate School of Business

US

184,566

100

3

4

London Business School

UK

156,553

107

4

3

University of Pennsylvania: Wharton

US

170,472

99

5

5

Columbia Business School

US

164,181

116

5

6

Insead

France / Singapore

148,183

87

7

8

Iese Business School

Spain

143,168

125

8

8

MIT: Sloan

US

157,262

101

9

10

University of Chicago: Booth

US

156,004

100