The Top 25 MBA Programs in the United States For 2015

Harvard Business School

Nudging aside Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA program, Harvard Business School (HBS) has reclaimed the title of best MBA program in the United States in Poets&Quants’ 2015 ranking of the top business schools, while Stanford GSB MBA program ranked second.

Rounding out the top five MBA programs were the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business in third place, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in fourth, and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management in fifth.

P&Q’s lineup of the best U.S. MBA programs also included Columbia Business School at No. 6, MIT Sloan No. 7, UC-Berkeley (Haas) at No. 8, Dartmouth Tuck at No. 9, and Yale School of Management at No. 10.

In a separate ranking of the world’s top business schools for executives and entrepreneurs, 2015, so-called M7 business schools, the super elite group of seven private business schools, Harvard Business School ranked No. 1, followed by MIT Sloan (No. 4), Columbia Business School (No. 5), Wharton (No. 7), Stanford (No. 8), Kellogg (13), and No. 19 Chicago Booth.

Here are the top 25 MBA Programs in the United States For 2015

#1. Harvard Business School
#2. Stanford GSB
#3. Chicago (Booth)
#4. UPenn (Wharton)
#5. Northwestern (Kellogg)
#6. Columbia Business School
#7. MIT (Sloan)
#8. UC-Berkeley (Haas)
#9. Dartmouth (Tuck)
#10. Yale SOM
#11. Duke (Fuqua)
#12. Virginia (Darden)
#13. Michigan (Ross)
#14. UCLA (Anderson)
#14. Cornell (Johnson)
#16. New York (Stern)
#17. North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)
#18. Texas-Austin (McCombs)
#19. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)
#20. Emory (Goizueta)
#21. Indiana (Kelley)
#22. Washington (Foster)
#23. Georgetown (McDonough)
#24. Notre Dame (Mendoza)
#25. Michigan State (Broad)

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  • It looks like there is a lot of great schools on this list. I’ve been looking at several MBA programs and can’t decide which one is right for me. Maybe I will find an online program that I can do in my off time.

    • Stacie

      Online MBAs are becoming very mainstream these day Jay; that being said, not all online MBA programmes were created equal.

      However, some online MBA programmes are looked down upon because they generally lack the in class skills such as presentations, group activities, classroom interaction, and general challenges with lectures.