The Most & Least Selective International Business Schools

The Best International MBA Programs — By The Numbers

School Acceptance Rate Applications Yield GMAT GPA
  1. National University of Singapore 9% 1,324 90% 650 3.4
  2. HEC-Paris 20% 1,557 63% 682 3.1*
  2. Mannheim 20% 424 14% 671 3.4
  4. ESMT 22% 392 72% 645 3.1*
  5. Western (Ivey) 23% NA 69% 655 3.3*
  6. IESE Business School 25% 1,951 62% 669 3.2*
  6. Cranfield 25% 283 60% 664 3.0*
  8. London Business School* 26% 1.890 78% 700 3.2
  9. York (Schulich) 28% 1,154 88% 663 3.3
10. IMD 30% 352* 85% 672 3.2*
11. Cambridge (Judge) 30% 786 65% 680 3.3*
12. INSEAD* 31% 4,003 75% 703 3.3
13. Oxford (Said)* 32% 1,011 65% 690 3.3
14. IE Business School 34% 2,311 49% 672 3.1*
15. McGill (Desautels) 35% 298 61% 655 3.1*
16. Toronto (Rotman)* 36% 1,360 60% 672 3.2
17. Melbourne  37% 221 52% 677 3.1*
18. SDA Bocconi 38% 334 71% 665 3.2*
18. CEIBS* 38% NA 65% 689 3.2
20. Manchester 41% 498 51% 630 3.0*
21. Queen's* 42% NA 58% 650 3.1
22. Imperial College 50% 228 57% 638 3.2*
23. Hong Kong UST 50% 404 58% 671 3.2*
24. ESADE 61% 555 50% 660 3.0
25. Erasmus Rotterdam 64% 357 57% 643 3.0

Source: P&Q estimates & business schools reporting to Bloomberg Businessweek

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