Harvard | Mr. Healthcare VC
GMAT 700, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. British Tech 2+2
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Government Consultant
GMAT 600, GPA 3
Wharton | Ms. PMP To MBA
GMAT 710, GPA 3.72
Chicago Booth | Mr. Space Launch
GMAT 710, GPA 3.0
INSEAD | Mr. Media Startup
GMAT 710, GPA 3.65
Kellogg | Mr. Class President
GRE 319.5, GPA 3.76
Wharton | Ms. Future CEO
GMAT 710, GPA 3.0
MIT Sloan | Mr. Unicorn Strategy
GMAT 740 (estimated), GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBA Class of 2023
GMAT 725, GPA 3.5
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Military 2.0
GRE 310, GPA 2.3
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Emporio Armani
GMAT 780, GPA 3.03
Columbia | Mr. MD
GMAT 630, GPA 3.24
Harvard | Mr. MacGruber
GRE 313, GPA 3.7
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 1st Gen Grad
GMAT 740, GPA 3.1
London Business School | Mr. Green Energy
GMAT 710, GPA 3.1
Harvard | Mr. Investment Banker
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Media Entertainment
GMAT 740, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Civil Engineer
GMAT 770, GPA 8.9/10
Harvard | Mr. Colombian Consultant
GMAT 710, GPA 3.96
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Tech Evangelist
GMAT 690, GPA 3.2
Tuck | Mr. Winning Team
GMAT 760, GPA 7.95 out of 10
Berkeley Haas | Ms. Midwest Startup
GRE 328, GPA 3.51
Foster School of Business | Mr. CPG Tech
GMAT 770, GPA 2.9
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Agribusiness
GRE 308, GPA 3.04
Tuck | Ms. Green Biz
GRE 326, GPA 3.2
Kenan-Flagler | Ms. Nonprofit Admin
GMAT 620, GPA 3.3

Who’s the B-School King of Finance?

2011 U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKING FOR B-SCHOOL FINANCE DEPARTMENTS

 

School & 2011 Rank2010 U.S. News RankDifference
1. Pennsylvania (Wharton) Philadelphia, PA1—–
2. Chicago (Booth) Chicago, IL2—–
3. New York University (Stern) New York, NY3—–
4. Stanford Graduate School of Business Palo Alto, CA5+1
5. Columbia Business School New York, NY4-1
6. MIT (Sloan) Cambridge, MA6—–
7. California-Berkeley (Haas) Berkeley, CA7—–
8. California-Los Angeles (Anderson) Los Angeles, CA7-1
9. Harvard Business School Boston, MA7-2
10. Northwestern (Kellogg) Evanston, IL7-3
11. Michigan (Ross) Ann Arbor, MI12+1
12. Duke (Fuqua) Durham, NC11-1
13. Carnegie Mellon (Teppper) Pittsburgh, PA16+3
14. Dartmouth College (Tuck) Hanover, NH16+2
14. Rochester (Simon) Rochester, NY13-1
14. Fordham University New York, NYNRNew on list
17. Loyola University Chicago, ILNRNew on list
17. Yale School of Management New Haven, CT13-4
17. Ohio State (Fisher) Columbus, OH23+6
20. Boston College (Carroll) Boston, MA18-2
21. Creighton University Omaha, NENRNew on list
21. Southern California (Marshall) Los Angeles, CA20-1
21. Texas-Austin (McCombs) Austin, TX15-6
24. Cornell (Johnson) Ithaca, NY18-6
24. Indiana-Bloomington (Kelley) Bloomington, IN20-4
24. Seattle University (Albers) Seattle, WANRNew on list
24. St. Joseph’s University (Haub) Philadelphia, PA20-4
24. University of Florida (Hough) Gainesville, FLNRNew on list

SOURCE: 2011 and 2010 U.S. News & World Report finance specialty rankings.

 

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.