Georgetown McDonough | Mr. Navy Vet
GRE 310, GPA 2.6
Kellogg | Ms. Retail To Technology
GMAT 670, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Mr. Aspiring FinTech Entrepreneur
GMAT 750, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Fill In The Gaps
GRE 330, GPA 3.21
Darden | Mr. Military Communications Officer
GRE Not taken yet, GPA 3.4
INSEAD | Mr. Behavioral Changes
GRE 336, GPA 5.8/10
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Texas Recruiter
GMAT 770, GPA 3.04
USC Marshall | Mr. Strategy Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 4.0
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Qualcomm Quality
GMAT 660, GPA 3.4
HEC Paris | Mr. Introverted Dancer
GMAT 720, GPA 4.0
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Entertainment Agency
GMAT 750, GPA 3.8
Chicago Booth | Mr. Quant
GMAT 750, GPA 3.7
Ross | Mr. Top 25 Hopeful
GMAT 680, GPA 3.3
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Well-Traveled Nonprofit Star
GRE 322, GPA 3.0
Yale | Mr. Gay Social Scientist
GMAT 740, GPA 2.75 undergrad, 3.8 in MS
Wharton | Mr. MBA When Ready
GMAT 700 (expected), GPA 3.3
London Business School | Mr. Low Undergrad GPA
GMAT 760, GPA 65/100 (1.0)
Chicago Booth | Ms. Hotel Real Estate
GMAT 730, GPA 3.75
Chicago Booth | Mr. EduTech
GRE 337, GPA 3.9
Columbia | Mr. Infra-Finance
GMAT 710, GPA 3.68
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Vigor
GMAT 740, GPA 3.0
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Hanging By A Thread
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Ms. Comeback Kid
GMAT 780, GPA 2.6
London Business School | Mr. Family Investment Fund
GMAT 790, GPA 3.0
HEC Paris | Ms. Freelancer
GMAT 710, GPA 5.3
MIT Sloan | Mr. Sans-Vertebrae
GMAT 730, GPA 3.78
INSEAD | Mr. Business Manager
GMAT 750, GPA 3.0

Poets&Quants’ 2016 Ranking Of The Best International Business Schools

Melbourne Business School jumped 18 places in the 2016 ranking to finish 20th

The Definitive List Of The Top International MBA Programs of 2016 — 1 to 25

2016

Rank

School Name2015 RankIndexFinancial

Times

The EconomistBusiness

Week

Forbes
#1INSEAD1100.01 (2)4 (2)2 (3)1 (1)
#2London Business School298.92 (1)9 (9)1 (2)1 (1)1
#3IESE Business School397.68 (3)1 (3)5 (7)2 (2)
#4IE Business School496.94 (4)5 (5)6 (4)5 (5)
#4IMD696.95 (10)7 (12)7 (5)2 (2)
#6HEC Paris596.27 (8)2 (1)11 (10)3 (3)
#7Cambridge (Judge)794.43 (6)24 (25)4 (8)3 (3)
#8SDA Bocconi992.712 (12)13 (19)8 (12)4 (4)
#9ESADE789.510 (9)19 (7)12 (11)10 (10)
#10Oxford (Saïd)1087.614 (11)36 (33)3 (6)7 (7)
#11Hong Kong UST1287.26 (7)27 (34)29 (25)5 (5)
#12Warwick Business School1485.627 (21)6 (6)22 (NR)8 (8)
#13Cranfield School of Management1185.531 (23)16 (20)14 (13)6 (6)
#14National University of Singapore1680.617 (16)48 (40)21 (NR)7 (7)
#15CEIBS1372.79 (4)NR (NR)24 (21)4 (4)
#16Manchester Business School1569.521 (19)NR (NR)19 (19)6 (6)
#17Lancaster School of Management1766.719 (26)31 (39)NR (NR)9 (9)
#18Mannheim Business School1855.629 (29)14 (14)20 (27)NR (NR)
#19ESMT1954.136 (33)18 (18)13 (15)NR (NR)
#20Melbourne Business School3853.146 (45)12 (15)9 (23)NR (NR)
#21Western (Ivey)2350.647 (48)22 (27)10 (1)NR (NR)
#22St. Gallen2250.233 (34)39 (29)16 (14)NR (NR)
#23Rotterdam School of Management2150.124 (23)43 (32)26 (26)NR (NR)
#24Australian Graduate School of Management2546.637 (37)NR (NR)NR (NR)11 (11)
#25Queen’s University2446.249 (43)33 (36)18 (9)NR (NR)

Source: Poets&Quants composite ranking

Notes: NR is not ranked; Ranks shown for The Financial Times and The Economist are for non-U.S. schools; Year-earlier rank given inside ().

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

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.