UCLA Anderson | Ms. Apparel Entrepreneur
GMAT 690, GPA 3.2
MIT Sloan | Mr. AI & Robotics
GMAT 750, GPA 3.7
Tuck | Mr. Liberal Arts Military
GMAT 680, GPA 2.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Social Entrepreneur
GRE 328, GPA 3.0
Wharton | Mr. Industry Switch
GMAT 760, GPA 3.95
Stanford GSB | Mr. Irish Consultant
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Marine Executive Officer
GRE 322, GPA 3.28
Harvard | Ms. Developing Markets
GMAT 780, GPA 3.63
Harvard | Mr. Policy Player
GMAT 750, GPA 3.4
Wharton | Mr. Future Non-Profit
GMAT 720, GPA 8/10
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Tough Guy
GMAT 680, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. CPPIB Strategy
GRE 329 (Q169 V160), GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Defense Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Chicago Booth | Mr. Unilever To MBB
GRE 308, GPA 3.8
Chicago Booth | Mr. Bank AVP
GRE 322, GPA 3.22
Kellogg | Mr. Double Whammy
GMAT 730, GPA 7.1/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Infantry Officer
GRE 320, GPA 3.7
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Ernst & Young
GMAT 600 (hopeful estimate), GPA 3.86
Kellogg | Mr. Engineer Volunteer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Kellogg | Mr. Operations Analyst
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.3
Kellogg | Mr. Defense Engineer
GMAT 760, GPA 3.15
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Indian Dreamer
GRE 331, GPA 8.5/10
Kellogg | Mr. Innovator
GRE 300, GPA 3.75
London Business School | Ms. Private Equity Angel
GMAT 660, GPA 3.4
Chicago Booth | Ms. Indian Banker
GMAT 740, GPA 9.18/10
Yale | Ms. Biotech
GMAT 740, GPA 3.29
Stanford GSB | Ms. Global Empowerment
GMAT 740, GPA 3.66

Poets&Quants’ Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2012

Poets&Quants’Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2012

2012 P&Q Rank & SchoolIndex   2011 Rank   BW   Forbes   U.S. News   FT   Econ
77. CUNY-Baruch New York, NY12.469NR5097NRNR
78. Howard Washington, DC12.37259NR91NRNR
78. Arkansas (Walton) Fayetteville, AK12.374NRNR51NRNR
79. Hult Cambridge, MA12.170NRNRNR6531
80. Pepperdine (Graziadio) Malibu, CA11.065NR7481NRNR
81. Massachusetts (Isenberg) Amherst, MA10.478NRNR57NRNR
82. Hofstra (Zarb) Hempstead, NY9.581NR62NRNRNR
83. American (Kogod) Washington, DC9.384NR6894NRNR
84. Baylor (Hankamer) Waco, TX9.278NRNR64NRNR
84. Iowa State Ames, IO9.285NRNR64NRNR
86. Willamette (Atkinson) Salem, OR7.388NR71NRNRNR
87. DePaul (Kellstadt) Chicago, IL7.099NRNR70NRNR
87. Rensselaer (Lally) Troy, NY7.0NRNRNR70NRNR
89. Claremont (Drucker) Claremont, CA6.082NRNR75NRNR
89. Bentley (McCallum) Waltham, MA6.089NRNR75NRNR
91. Miami Univ. (Farmer) Oxford, OH5.277NRNR78NRNR
92. St. Louis (Cook) St. Louis, MO4.5NRNRNR81NRNR
93. Colorado (Leeds) Boulder, CO4.485NRNR84NRNR
93. Oklahoma (Price) Norman, OK4.4100NRNR84NRNR
93. Utah (Eccles) Salt Lake City, UT4.494NRNR84NRNR
93. Virginia Tech (Pamplin) Blacksburg, VA4.490NRNR84NRNR
97. Houston (Bauer) Houston, TX2.0NRNRNR91NRNR
97. Oregon (Lundquist) Eugene, OR2.0100NRNR91NRNR
99. Rochester Tech Rochester, NY1.282NRNR94NRNR
99. Kentucky (Gatton) Lexington, KY1.2NRNRNR94NRNR

Source: Poets&Quants’ 2012 composite ranking of the best full-time MBA programs in the U.S.

Notes: Rankings for both The Financial Times and The Economist are adjusted to account for the ranks of U.S. schools only for comparable purposes

DON’T MISS: POETS&QUANTS’ TOP 50 NON-U.S. MBA PROGRAMS OF 2012

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.