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Top 20 Toughest Business Schools In The U.S. To Get Into, 2015 Rankings

Top 20 Toughest Business Schools In The U.S. To Get Into, 2015 Rankings

Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) remains the most selective MBA program in the United States, with an acceptance rate of just 7.1 percent. Harvard School of Business (HBS) is next, having accepted 11.0 percent of its applicants last year.

With an acceptance rate of just 7.1 percent, Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) is America’s hardest college to get into.

Another way to look at it: Stanford Graduate School of Business rejected 93 of every 100 applicants, while Harvard School of Business turned away 89 of every 100 applicants, according to the StartClass, an education research website.

The University of California–Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, posted an acceptance rate of 13.2 percent, while MIT’s world-leading Sloan business school reported an acceptance rate of 13.8 percent.

Interestingly, the CEOWORLD magazine also ranked Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) No. 8 in the world in its list of world’s top business schools rankings for executives and entrepreneurs, 2015. The measure is based on survey rankings of 150,000 individuals, including 22,500 students, 30,000 alumni, 45,000 business executives, and 52,500 recruiters.

Here are the top 20 toughest business schools in the United State to get into, 2015 Rankings

1. Stanford Graduate School of Business
Acceptance rate: 7.1 percent

2. Harvard School of Business
Acceptance rate: 11 percent

3. UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
Acceptance rate: 13.2 percent

4. MIT Sloan Business School
Acceptance rate: 13.8 percent

5. UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Acceptance rate: 15.3 percent

6. UCLA Anderson School of Management
Acceptance rate: 17.8 percent

7. NYU Stern Business School
Acceptance rate: 18.1 percent

8. Columbia Business School
Acceptance rate: 18.2 percent

9. University of Pennsylvania Wharton Business School
Acceptance rate: 20.7 percent

10. Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business
Acceptance rate: 22.1 percent

11. Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Acceptance rate: 22.2 percent

12. UC Irvine Merage School of Business
Acceptance rate: 22.7 percent

13. Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Acceptance rate: 22.7 percent

14. University of Washington Foster School of Business
Acceptance rate: 22.9 percent

15. Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
Acceptance rate: 23.2 percent

16. University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Acceptance rate: 23.5 percent

17. Texas A&M University Mays Business School
Acceptance rate: 23.6 percent

18. Yale School of Management
Acceptance rate: 23.7 percent

19. Penn State University Smeal College of Business
Acceptance rate: 24 percent

20. University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business (Wharrington)
Acceptance rate: 24 percent

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