2012 U.S. News Ranking of the Best B-Schools

 U.S. News’ 2012 Ranking of the Top 25 Business Schools

2012 Rank & School2011 Rank    Change
  1. Harvard Business School2+1
  1. Stanford GSB1
  3. Pennsylvania (Wharton)3
  4. MIT (Sloan)3-1
  4. Northwestern (Kellogg)5+1
  4. Chicago (Booth)5+1
  7. UC-Berkeley (Haas)7
  8. Columbia Business School9+1
  9. Dartmouth (Tuck)7-2
10. Yale School of Management10
11. New York (Stern)10-1
12. Duke (Fuqua)12
13. Michigan (Ross)14+1
13. Virginia (Darden)13
15. UC-Los Angeles (Anderson)14-1
16. Cornell (Johnson)16
17. Texas-Austin (McCombs)17
18. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)18
19. Emory (Goizueta)23+4
19. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)19
21. Southern California (Marshall)21
22. Washington Univ. (Olin)20-2
23. Indiana (Kelley)23
24. Georgetown (McDonough)25+1
25. Ohio State (Fisher)25

Source: U.S. News & World Report 2012 MBA Ranking

(Table of the next 25 top schools on the following page)

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