Berkeley Haas | Mr. Hanging By A Thread
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Mr. Biotech Startup To PE
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. PE/VC Hopeful
GMAT 740, GPA 3.85
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Indian MBA Aspirant
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Emory Goizueta | Mr. FA Captain
GRE 316, GPA 3.3
Stanford GSB | Ms. Stray Cat Savior
GRE 338, GPA 3.92
Harvard | Ms. VC Hopeful
GMAT 730 (Target), GPA 3.3
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. Future Trusted Advisor
GMAT To be taken, GPA 3.1
Columbia | Mr. Indian Software Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.62
Harvard | Mr. Half Poet, Half Quant
GRE 324, GPA 3.01
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Tech Innovator
GRE 317, GPA 3.65
MIT Sloan | Mr. Independent Tutor
GMAT 750, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Techie Turning Tides
GRE TBD, GPA 3.35
Wharton | Ms. Traveling Banker
GMAT 750, GPA 3.2
Darden | Mr. Biz Tech
GMAT 760, GPA 4.0
McCombs School of Business | Ms. Registered Nurse Entrepreneur
GMAT 630, GPA 3.59
Duke Fuqua | Ms. Tech Lawyer
GMAT 690, GPA 3.7
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Project Manager
GMAT 730, GPA 3.21
Foster School of Business | Mr. Mediocre Scores, Great WE
GRE 309, GPA 2.7
Columbia | Mr. Government Shipyard
GMAT 660, GPA 3.85
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Global Technological Solutions
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Tepper | Mr. Midwest Or Bust
GMAT 740, GPA 3.2
Yale | Mr. Whizzy
GMAT 720, GPA 4.22
Tepper | Mr. Technology & Community
GMAT 650 Practice Test, GPA 3.05
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Corporate Finance Leadership
GMAT 660, GPA 4.0
Kellogg | Mr. Danish Raised, US Based
GMAT 710, GPA 10.6 out of 12
Harvard | Mr. Berkeley Boy
GRE 329, GPA 3.67

Business School Rankings: Amazingly Stagnant At The Top

rankings The first seven spots are…exactly the same as before. The gap between HBS and Stanford GSB remains the same, Wharton is still solidly in the third spot, and the distance between MIT Sloan and Kellogg has inched closer. Columbia has displaced Dartmouth Tuck, and Duke Fuqua has jumped three spots and bumped New York University’s Stern School of Business out of the Top 10.. Most of the motion is in the 11-20 rankings, but still, no schools have shifted more than two places other than Duke.

Now, let’s go back a whopping twenty years: Average Rank Over 20 Years:

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Stanford has picked up a very small lead over HBS (due to a #5 ranking in ’96 as we will see below). Wharton is once again in the number three spot, followed by MIT Sloan, Kellogg, and Booth. Columbia and Berkeley Haas have switched places once again, and Tuck and Duke Fuqua close out the ninth and tenth spots just like in the 15 year average. Looking at the 11-20 spots, no school has shifted more than one place in either direction since the 15 year average, or three places from the 10 year to 20 year average (Yale SOM & Duke Fuqua).

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