University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business has been named the world’s best MBA programme, in The Economist’s 2015 ranking of the top 100 full-time international MBA programs. Second on the list is University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business came third, down a slot. American business institutions, however, dominate the rankings.
Harvard Business School rises two places to take fourth position, HEC School of Management, at No. 5 and Insead, Paris, climbing up from 18th position last time to 8th place in this edition.
The Top 20 full-time international MBA programmes from across the globe:
1. University of Chicago – Booth School of Business, United States
2. University of Virginia – Darden School of Business, United States
3. Dartmouth College – Tuck School of Business, United States
4. Harvard Business School, United States
5. HEC School of Management, Paris, France
6. University of California at Berkeley – Haas School of Business, United States
7. Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management, United States
8. INSEAD, France
9. UCLA Anderson School of Management, United States
10. University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School, United States
11. New York University – Leonard N Stern School of Business, United States
12. Columbia Business School , United States
13. Stanford University – Graduate School of Business, United States
14. University of Navarra – IESE Business School, Spain
15. Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT Sloan School of Management, United States
16. The University of Queensland Business School, Australia
17. IE University – IE Business School, Spain
18. University of Warwick – Warwick Business School, United Kingdom
19. Yale School of Management, United States
20. Duke University – Fuqua School of Business, United States
To compile the list, The Economist surveys students and alumni and collects data from the business schools. The four categories covered are: opening new career opportunities (35% weighting), personal development and educational experience (35%), increasing salary (20%) and the potential to network (10%).