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Which 20 Business Schools Offers The World’s Best MBA Programme, 2015 Ranking?

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

Top 20 full-time international MBA programmes

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%).

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