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

Imperial Business School’s campus

The Definitive List Of The Top International MBA Programs of 2016 — 26 to 50



School Name2015 RankIndexFinancial


The EconomistBusiness


#26Ipade4346.042 (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)8 (8)
#27York (Schulich)2644.2NR (NR)20 (16)NR9 (9)
#28Imperial Business School2942.418 (18)NR (NR)15 (20)NR (NR)
#29City University (Cass)3041.420 (23)17 (21)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#30HEC Montreal2041.3NR (NR)NR (46)31 (29)11 (11)
#31Nanyang Business School3140.816 (22)26 (23)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#31University of Hong Kong2740.826 (14)11 (10)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#33Macquarie3438.830 (35)15 (11)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#34Indian Institute of Mgt.-Ahmedabad2837.711 (12)42 (24)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#35Toronto (Rotman)3236.632 (28)NR (NR)23 (18)NR (NR)
#36EDHEC5536.044 (NR)8 (13)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#37Durham Business School3934.438 (38)25 (28)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#38Strathclyde Business School3634.335 (39)30 (17)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#39Hult InternationalNR32.7NR (NR)23 (27)17 (NR)NR (NR)
#40McGill University (Desautels)4132.345 (50)NR (NR)25 (16)NR (NR)
#41University College Dublin (Smurfit)3731.041 (36)37 (22)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#42University of Bath4030.354 (42)21 (26)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#43University of Edinburgh6329.253 (NR)28 (35)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#44Grenoble de Management Ecole6528.950 (NR)34 (38)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#45Birmingham4228.348 (47)40 (42)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#46SP JainNR27.5NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)10 (10)
#47Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong3526.613 (15)NR (50)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#48Copenhagen Business School6026.2NR (NR)45 (NR)27 (28)NR (NR)
#49Indian School of Business4526.015 (17)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#50Shanghai Jiao Tong4923.922 (29)NR (NR)NR (NR)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

(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.