The World’s 20 Best Business Schools, 2016

Harvard Business School (HBS) has been ranked No. 1 in the world, according to the CEOWORLD magazine’s business school rankings for executives and entrepreneurs, 2016. The ranking analyses business schools based on a number of weighted criteria including: Academic reputation, admission eligibility, Job placement rate as well as global reputation and influence, and more.

London Business School came in a close second, with MIT Sloan School of Management in third. INSEAD Business School‎ and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania complete the top-five. Seven of the top ten business schools are based in the US, but London Business School (ranked 2nd), Insead (ranked 4th, and based in France and Singapore) and Iese Business School (ranked 10th, based in Spain) also feature.

Here’s the complete list of top 20 best business schools, 2016 – Top 20:

RankSchool nameCountryRank
1Harvard Business School (HBS)USA98.78
2London Business SchoolUK98.67
3MIT Sloan School of ManagementUS98.24
4INSEAD Business School‎France97.78
5Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaUSA97.53
6Stanford Graduate School of Business‎USA97.21
7Haas School of BusinessUSA97.14
8Columbia Business School‎USA96.87
9Yale School of ManagementUSA96.12
10Iese Business SchoolSpain95.87
11Kellogg School of ManagementUSA95.46
12Esade Business SchoolSpain95.32
13New York University Leonard N. Stern School of BusinessUSA95.14
14IE Business SchoolSpain94.89
16IMD business school‎Switzerland94.16
17University of Chicago Booth School of Business‎USA93.87
18Cambridge Judge Business School‎UK93.58
19Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST Business School)Hong Kong93.16
20HEC Paris or école des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris‎France92.78

You can also see the complete CEOWORLD magazine’s Business School Rankings For Executives And Entrepreneurs, 2016.

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