Stanford GSB | Mr. Infantry Officer
GRE 320, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Renewables Athlete
GMAT 710 (1st take), GPA 3.63
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Apparel Entrepreneur
GMAT 690, GPA 3.2
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Ernst & Young
GMAT 600 (hopeful estimate), GPA 3.86
Harvard | Mr. Armenian Geneticist
GRE 331, GPA 3.7
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 1st Gen Grad
GMAT 740, GPA 3.1
Ross | Mr. Travelpreneur
GMAT 730, GPA 2.68
Harvard | Ms. Developing Markets
GMAT 780, GPA 3.63
London Business School | Ms. Numbers
GMAT 730, GPA 3.5
Kellogg | Mr. Innovator
GRE 300, GPA 3.75
IU Kelley | Mr. Fortune 500
GMAT N/A, GPA 2.2
N U Singapore | Mr. Naval Officer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.2
NYU Stern | Ms. Entertainment Strategist
GMAT Have not taken, GPA 2.92
Chicago Booth | Mr. Bank AVP
GRE 322, GPA 3.22
INSEAD | Ms. Spaniard Consultant
GMAT 710, GPA 8.5/10.00
NYU Stern | Mr. Army Prop Trader
GRE 313, GPA 2.31
Chicago Booth | Mr. Unilever To MBB
GRE 308, GPA 3.8
Stanford GSB | Ms. Healthtech Venture
GMAT 720, GPA 3.5
Columbia | Mr. Senior Research Analyst
GMAT 720, GPA 3.58
Stanford GSB | Mr. Doctor Who
GRE 322, GPA 4.0
Rice Jones | Mr. Carbon-Free Future
GMAT 710, GPA 4.0
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Salesman
GMAT 700, GPA 3.0
Chicago Booth | Mr. Healthcare PM
GMAT 730, GPA 2.8
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare PE
GRE 340, GPA 3.5
INSEAD | Mr. Data Savvy Engineer
GRE 316, GPA 2.92
Harvard | Mr. Policy Player
GMAT 750, GPA 3.4
London Business School | Mr. FANG Strategy
GMAT 740, GPA 2.9

The Financial Times Historical MBA Rankings

THE FINANCIAL TIMES’ HISTORICAL GLOBAL MBA RANKINGS FOR SCHOOLS RANKED 50 TO 100 IN 2012 

School121110090807060504030201
Coppead51NR6592NR629286NR999599
Texas A&M514444536185858879698267
Texas-Austin514952497662625746324024
Peking University54NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Cape Town5460897171526682NRNRNRNR
North Carolina566246454132291717232021
Illinois574652556438394840495748
Maryland584043443730383027332923
York594954494849182222263135
Purdue59745480644877NR46474342
Washington Univ.618678676967526642494133
Vanderbilt615157567661593144352425
USC616457606073543738313032
McGill615795NR9690443939373637
Hult65619497NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Sungkyunkwan66NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Ohio State6672678087907279403955NR
Western Ontario684649475341313429221819
Boston College69744789715257NRNRNRNRNR
Vierick Leuven7055877597NRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Lancaster71412427NR27243969NRNRNR
Minnesota72NR75718445575260817161
Washington7386786744576193NR93NRNR
Georgia Tech7497NRNRNR97808494NR85NR
Wisconsin74636795889280NR56NR6063
Incae7677NRNRNRNR90NR86NRNRNR
Michigan State77NR65634838314951607177
Boston Univ.7768615784625044636274NR
GWU79NR578571677597NRNRNRNR
Wake Forest80787986NR88707180646555
UC-Irvine815372746849826460406338
British Columbia828082719277715567736059
Pittsburgh83NRNRNR9384NR7056725372
Edinburgh838889924454829393737750
Notre Dame858071777965593975546573
Northeastern86NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Birmingham86687583NR788893NRNRNRNR
Univ. College867898999898898684897460
Thunderbird896867676157546673575755
Iowa906464635572NR3549524957
Aston91NR7377NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
S.P. Jain9168NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
St. Gallen93NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Durham94557480NR969491829589NR
South Carolina958067675572NR7836453845
Ipade956493NR93NR977978839694
Bradford95918987537065768685NRNR
Brigham Young989183928257454975516375
SMU98889670NR54726059534947
Babson1008499898489776463575353

Source: Financial Times rankings

(See following page for the schools that have entered and dropped off The Financial Times list of the top 100 since 2001)

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.