Winners & Losers In The 2012 BW Ranking

The Big Winners In The 2012 BusinessWeek MBA Ranking

School2012 Rank2010 RankDifference
Maryland (Smith)2442+18
Vanderbilt (Owen)2537+12
Washington (Olin)3140+9
Cornell (Johnson)713+6
Texas (McCombs)1925+6
Illinois4046+6
Penn State (Smeal)3844+6
Ohio State (Fisher)2732+5
Northeastern5156+5

 Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek

The Big Losers In The 2012 BusinessWeek MBA Ranking

School2012 Rank2010 RankDifference
SMU (Cox)2912-17
Georgia (Terry)5236-16
Michigan State (Broad)3520-15
Rice (Jones)3629-7
Rochester (Simon)5043-7
Washington (Foster)3731-6
Howard5953-6
Rutgers6155-6
UC-Berkeley (Haas)138-5
Columbia149-5
BYU (Marriott)3227-5
Minnesota (Carlson)3328-5

Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek

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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.