The results are in, and Cornell School of Hotel Administration once again ranked as the best hotel management school in the world, according to a new study out by the CEOWORLD magazine, Rosen College of Hospitality Management placed second on the list, followed by William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at No. 3.

Switzerland’s Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University in the US, ranked No. 4 and No. 5, respectively, among 50 listed institutions.

The 2017 rankings placed Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management in 6th ahead of Les Roches International School of Hotel Management into 7th; while Stout School of Hospitality Leadership at the University of Wisconsin ranked 8th.

You are looking at the 17 edition of the CEOWORLD magazine Ranking. Click here to go to the 2018 edition of the ranking.

The CEOWORLD magazine ranking is unique among international higher education institution surveys as it evaluates schools in terms of the full scope of their missions, including global reputation and influence, recruiter feedback, job placement rate, admission eligibility, specialization, and academic reputation. It also relies upon peer ranking from senior scholars in over 52 countries to develop its list.

US leads the way with 26 institutions featured in the ranking, with Switzerland coming in second with 10 ranked schools, a global ranking featuring 50 best hospitality and hotel management institutions in the world for 2017.

Best Hospitality And Hotel Management Schools In The World, 2017:

1Cornell School of Hotel Administration at Cornell UniversityUS98.7
2Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central FloridaUS98.6
3William F. Harrah College of Hotel AdministrationUS98.4
4Ecole hôtelière de LausanneSwitzerland98.2
5School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State UniversityUS97.8
6Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant ManagementUS97.7
7Les Roches International School of Hotel ManagementSwitzerland97.6
8Stout School of Hospitality Leadership at the University of WisconsinUS97.5
9International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Fairleigh Dickinson UniversityUS97.4
10Hotelschool The HagueNetherlands97.3
11Oxford School of Hospitality ManagementUK97.1
12School of Hotel & Restaurant Management (SHRM) at Northern Arizona UniversityUS96.9
13Glion Institute of Higher EducationSwitzerland96.8
14Virginia Tech Hospitality & Tourism Management DepartmentUS96.7
15Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management at the University of DenverUS96.5
16Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts AmherstUS96.1
17Hospitality Management at Penn StateUS95.7
18College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of AlabamaUS95.6
19Ecole Hôtelière de Genève, SwitzerlandSwitzerland95.4
20Les Roches Marbella International School of Hotel ManagementSpain95.2
21chool of Hospitality Business Management at Washington State UniversityUS94.8
22Oklahoma State University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant AdministrationUS94.7
23Cesar Ritz Colleges SwitzerlandSwitzerland94.6
24College of Hospitality Management at Johnson & Wales UniversityUS94.1
25Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality AdministrationUS93.7
26Kendall CollegeUS93.5
27UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism at the University of North TexasUS93.4
28Collins College of Hospitality Management, Cal Poly PomonaUS93.3
29Dedman School of Hospitality at Florida State UniversityUS93.2
30Center for Hospitality and Sport Management at the Drexel University, USUS92.9
31School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple UniversityUS92.8
32Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International UniversityUS92.5
33Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management at the University of Alaska AnchorageUS92.2
34Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, ChennaiIndia91.9
35IHTTI School of Hotel Management, SwitzerlandSwitzerland91.8
36Welcomegroup Graduate School of Hotel AdministrationIndia91.5
37CETT School of Tourism, Hospitality & Gastronomy SpainSpain91.1
38The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementUAE90.8
39IMI International Management Institute Lucerne SwitzerlandSwitzerland90.7
40BHMS Business and Hotel Management SchoolSwitzerland90.6
41SAIT's School of Hospitality and TourismCanada90.4
42Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) at Torrens UniversityAustralia90.3
43Hotel Institute MontreuxSwitzerland90.2
44School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SHTM) at the University of SurreyUK89.7
45Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and TourismUS89.6
46Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, MumbaiIndia89.5
47SSTH Swiss School of Tourism and HospitalitySwitzerland89.1
48European International College (EIC)UAE88.7
49School of Hotel & Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityChina88.5
50The International Hotel SchoolSouth Africa88.4

General Methodology:

Find detailed information on the CEOWORLD magazine global rankings — The Best Hospitality And Hotel Management Schools In The World, 2017 by the CEOWORLD magazine is based on six major indicators of quality and reputation. Overall Score (100%) is the sum of:

1. Global influence (30%)
2. Recruiter feedback (20%)
3. Job placement rate (10%)
4. Admission eligibility (10%)
5. Specialization (10%)
6. Academic reputation (20%)

To establish our list, we collected information and statistics from publicly available sources, university’s website, our research, and survey. It measures the quality of education, job placements of students, and the recruiters feedback, without relying on university data submissions. Students, industry professionals, and recruiters were asked to rate universities on a scale of 1 “marginal” to 100 “outstanding” or “don’t know.”

However, this is by no means a comprehensive list, while the universities above are the “CEOWORLD magazine’s Best Hospitality And Hotel Management Schools in the world for 2017,” there may be many other universities that offer excellent programs.

* This rankings should not be viewed as the most important aspect when choosing a university, and are simply one element to consider.

* The top-ranked university receives 100 points.

* The rankings are the result of a rigorous analytical exercise, incorporating multiple data sources, without relying on university data submissions.

* Detailed survey data and information collected directly from 42,000 individuals, across 6 data points.

* Surveys completed by 11,000 students, 21,000 industry professionals, and 10,000 recruiters around the world.

* The results come from a survey of over 42,000 people in 52 countries.

* We analysed over 107 colleges and universities during the data collection process.

*The overall score are numerical scores given to the universities based on students, industry professionals, and recruiter feedback — measuring the quality of the university. Overall scores are out of 100.

The margin of sampling error for the full sample of 42,000 respondents is plus or minus 1.4 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse and measurement error——that could affect the results.

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