McCombs School of Business | Ms. Registered Nurse Entrepreneur
GMAT 630, GPA 3.59
Kellogg | Mr. Hopeful Engineer
GMAT 720, GPA 7.95/10 (College follows relative grading; Avg. estimate around 7-7.3)
Wharton | Mr. Rates Trader
GMAT 750, GPA 7.6/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Former SEC Athlete
GMAT 620, GPA 3.8
Tuck | Mr. Army To MBB
GMAT 740, GPA 2.97
Columbia | Mr. Forbes 30 Under 30
GMAT 730, GPA 3.4
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBB Advanced Analytics
GMAT 750, GPA 3.1
Stanford GSB | Mr. Impactful Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.7
Chicago Booth | Mr. Banker To CPG Leader
GMAT 760, GPA 7.36/10
Ross | Mr. Leading-Edge Family Business
GMAT 740, GPA 2.89
Darden | Mr. Logistics Guy
GRE Not taken Yet, GPA 3.1
Chicago Booth | Mr. Desi Boy
GMAT 740, GPA 3.0
Kellogg | Mr. Stylist & Actor
GMAT 760 , GPA 9.5
Columbia | Mr. Ambitious Chemical Salesman
GMAT 720, GPA 3.3
Tepper | Ms. Coding Tech Leader
GMAT 680, GPA 2.9
Harvard | Mr. Irish Biotech Entrepreneur
GMAT 730, GPA 3.2
Stanford GSB | Mr. Cricketer Turned Engineer
GMAT 770, GPA 7.15/10
Wharton | Mr. Planes And Laws
GRE 328, GPA 3.8
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Refrad
GMAT 700, GPA 3.94
Harvard | Mr. Supply Chain Photographer
GMAT 700, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Space Launch
GMAT 710, GPA 3.0
Kellogg | Ms. Product Strategist
GMAT 700, GPA 7.3/10
Columbia | Mr. MBB Consultant
GRE 339, GPA 8.28
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Avocado Farmer
GMAT 750, GPA 3.08
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. International Development Consultant
GMAT N/A, GPA 2.9
Columbia | Mr. Wannabe Grad
GMAT 710, GPA 3.56
Kellogg | Ms. Indian Entrepreneur
GMAT 750, GPA 3.3

2016 Poets&Quants’ MBA Ranking

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The Definitive List Of The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2016 — 26 to 50

2016

Rank

School Name2015 RankIndexUS

News

ForbesBusiness

Week

Financial

Times

The Economist
#26Vanderbilt (Owen)2972.622 (27)39 (39)32 (34)32 (29)17 (23)
#27Michigan State (Broad)2672.135 (37)22 (22)27 (30)29 (26)24 (22)
#28Washington (Olin)2371.921 (19)31 (31)36 (35)39 (37)31 (27)
#29Minnesota (Carlson)3070.927 (27)27 (27)39 (45)34 (42)33 (34)
#30Wisconsin3270.427 (33)29 (29)40 (46)30 (35)38 (35)
#31Georgia Institute of Technology3468.634 (30)33 (33)28 (23)33 (32)35 (NR)
#32Southern California (Marshall)2767.831 (25)38 (38)38 (25)23 (27)41 (42)
#33Ohio State (Fisher)3166.627 (30)43 (43)41 (39)36 (34)30 (20)
#34Brigham Young (Marriott)4365.931 (33)21 (21)23 (27)39 (NR)NR (NR)
#35Penn State (Smeal)3364.441 (37)28 (28)37 (43)41 (44)39 (37)
#36Maryland (Smith)3564.141 (41)46 (46)33 (33)22 (24)32 (28)
#37Rochester (Simon)3862.839 (37)44 (44)30 (36)40 (43)34 (32)
#38Iowa (Tippie)3762.745 (43)26 (26)35 (55)44 (31)45 (44)
#39Boston University (Questrom)4258.541 (43)48 (48)50 (48)35 (41)37 (40)
#40Texas A&M (Mays)4156.531 (27)24 (24)18 (22)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#41Illinois-Urbana-Champaign4556.039 (47)34 (34)44 (57)43 (36)NR (NR)
#42Pittsburgh (Katz)4054.955 (48)35 (35)53 (44)46 (50)36 (41)
#43UC-Irvine (Merage)4751.748 (53)42 (42)54 (54)27 (21)NR (NR)
#44Arizona State (Carey)3651.335 (30)47 (47)49 (49)NR (39)28 (31)
#45Southern Methodist (Cox)3951.248 (48)37 (37)31 (32)NR (3942 (46)
#46Florida (Hough)4651.137 (37)50 (50)46 (41)NR (NR)27 (36)
#47Purdue (Krannert)4450.647 (53)32 (32)42 (53)NR (23)48 (NR)
#48Georgia (Terry)4844.155 (53)36 (36)65 (51)NR (NR)40 (43)
#49George Washington4941.051 (58)NR (NR)45 (40)38 (46)47 (45)
#50Boston College (Carroll)5936.350 (45)NR (NR)48 (NR)31 (46)NR (NR)

Note: * Ranks for both The Financial Times and The Economist surveys are U.S. only, not the overall global ranks

(See following page for the next 25 business schools on the list)

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