Ranking Top MBA Programs By ‘Credit Ratings’: Is Your School A+?

Credit Ratings For Top MBA Programs

 

Rating School Leverage Ratio Debt Service Ratio Average Debt Average Pay Annual Loan Payments
A+ Brigham Young (Marriott) 0.25 28.05 $27,942 $110,216 $3,929.52
A Wisconsin 0.21 34.68 $22,410 $109,293 $3,151.56
A Washington (Foster) 0.32 21.99 $38,394 $118,759 $5,399.40
A Ohio State (Fisher) 0.39 18.37 $41,991 $108,510 $5,905.32
A Rochester (Simon) 0.41 17.24 $38,058 $92,262 $5,352.24
A UC-Berkeley (Haas) 0.48 14.76 $64,598 $134,078 $9,084.60
A Emory (Goizueta) 0.52 13.80 $63,979 $124,128 $8,997.48
A Harvard 0.53 13.31 $73,926 $138,346 $10,396.44
A Notre Dame (Mendoza) 0.53 13.32 $61,547 $115,296 $8,655.48
A Arizona State (Carey) 0.54 13.22 $55,887 $103,903 $7,859.52
A Texas (McCombs) 0.57 12.51 $70,395 $123,868 $9,899.76
A Rice (Jones) 0.57 12.41 $66,265 $115,693 $9,318.96
A Stanford GSB 0.58 12.24 $79,869 $137,525 $11,232.12
A Michigan State (Broad) 0.58 12.22 $59,801 $102,806 $8,409.96
A Washington (Olin) 0.62 11.55 $68,047 $110,533 $9,569.64
A Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 0.66 10.77 $86,595 $131,181 $12,178.08
A Vanderbilt (Owen) 0.67 10.56 $76,205 $113,170 $10,716.84
A Northwestern (Kellogg) 0.68 10.52 $91,834 $135,838 $12,914.88
A Indiana (Kelley) 0.68 10.51 $77,038 $113,898 $10,834.08
A UNC (Kenan-Flagler) 0.69 10.37 $84,696 $123,526 $11,910.96
A NYU (Stern) 0.71 10.00 $93,832 $131,975 $13,195.80
A- Illinois 0.56 12.81 $52,612 $94,751 $7,398.96
A- Minnesota (Carlson) 0.59 12.09 $117,973 $131,975 $9,756.00
A- UCLA (Anderson) 0.63 11.34 $77,326 $123,353 $10,874.52
A- Boston (Carroll) 0.66 10.71 $64,342 $96,915 $9,048.60
A- Michigan (Ross) 0.73 9.80 $97,915 $134,883 $13,770.00
A- MIT (Sloan) 0.73 9.70 $100,512 $137,057 $14,135.28
A- Cornell (Johnson) 0.76 9.41 $97,500 $129,037 $13,711.68
A- Virginia (Darden) 0.76 9.40 $102,968 $136,102 $14,480.64
A- Yale SOM 0.76 9.30 $96,341 $126,013 $13,548.72
B Thunderbird 0.99 7.17 $84,187 $84,915 $11,839.44
B Pepperdine (Graziadio) 1.11 6.42 $89,245 $80,592 $12,550.80

Source: M7 Financial