Stanford GSB | Mr. Blockchain
GMAT 760, GPA 3.9
Harvard | Mr. Google Tech
GMAT 770, GPA 2.2
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Healthcare Provider
GMAT COVID19 Exemption, GPA 3.68
Kellogg | Ms. MBA For Social Impact
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
Harvard | Mr. Low GPA Product Manager
GMAT 780, GPA 3.1
Chicago Booth | Mr. Controller & Critic
GMAT 750, GPA 6.61 / 7.00 (equivalent to 3.78 / 4.00)
Kellogg | Mr. PE Social Impact
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.51
MIT Sloan | Mr. International Impact
GRE 326, GPA 3.5
MIT Sloan | Mr. Energy Enthusiast
GMAT 730, GPA 8.39
Chicago Booth | Ms. Future CMO
GMAT Have Not Taken, GPA 2.99
Said Business School | Mr. Global Sales Guy
GMAT 630, GPA 3.5
N U Singapore | Mr. Just And Right
GMAT 700, GPA 4.0
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. International Youngster
GMAT 720, GPA 3.55
Columbia | Mr. Chartered Accountant
GMAT 730, GPA 2.7
Harvard | Mr. Spanish Army Officer
GMAT 710, GPA 3
Kellogg | Mr. Cancer Engineer
GRE 326, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Financial Analyst
GMAT 750, GPA 3.78
Kellogg | Mr. CPA To MBA
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.2
Stanford GSB | Ms. Sustainable Finance
GMAT Not yet taken- 730 (expected), GPA 3.0 (Equivalent of UK’s 2.1)
MIT Sloan | Ms. International Technologist
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Art Historian
GRE 332, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Harvard Hopeful
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8
Yale | Mr. Philanthropy Chair
GMAT Awaiting Scores (expect 700-720), GPA 3.3
Columbia | Mr. Startup Musician
GRE Applying Without a Score, GPA First Class
Chicago Booth | Ms. Entrepreneur
GMAT 690, GPA 3.5
Columbia | Mr. MGMT Consulting
GMAT 700, GPA 3.56
Harvard | Mr. Future Family Legacy
GMAT Not Yet Taken (Expected 700-750), GPA 3.0

Wharton Dislodges Harvard To Top 2017 P&Q MBA Ranking

The Definitive List Of The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2017 — 1 to 25

The eighth annual Poets&Quants’ MBA ranking takes the five most influential lists from U.S. News, The Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and The Economist and combines them together using weights based on the soundness of each publication’s methodology. Bringing them together this way diminishes the anomalies that often crop up in a given year and also gives each list its importance on a school’s reputational value. Ranks in parenthesis are year-earlier positions.

2017

Rank

School Name2016 RankIndexUS

News

ForbesBusiness

Week

Financial

Times

The Economist
#1UPenn (Wharton)4100.01 (4)1 (7)2 (6)2 (2)4 (9)
#2Harvard Business School199.61 (1)3 (2)1 (1)3 (1)3 (4)
#3Stanford GSB298.34 (2)2 (1)5 (2)1 (3)5 (5)
#4Chicago (Booth)397.23 (2)7 (6)4 (4)5 (6)2 (1)
#5Northwestern (Kellogg)497.04 (5)4 (3)8 (9)6 (8)1 (2)
#6MIT (Sloan)694.94 (5)8 (9)3 (7)7 (7)15 (12)
#7Dartmouth (Tuck)794.28 (8)5 (5)7 (5)10 (13)8 (6)
#8Columbia Business School994.19 (10)6 (4)9 (11)4 (4)9 (8)
#9UC-Berkeley (Haas)893.57 (7)9 (8)11 (10)7 (5)7 (7)
#10Yale SOM1090.39 (8)13 (11)16 (14)9 (9)11 (11)
#11Michigan (Ross)1389.911 (12)12 (15)12 (13)12 (11)12 (15)
#12Duke (Fuqua)1189.712 (12)14 (12)6 (3)13 (12)13 (13)
#13Virginia (Darden)1287.914 (11)11 (16)17 (12)16 (16)10 (3)
#14Cornell (Johnson)1487.416 (14)10 (10)13 (16)14 (15)20 (18)
#15UCLA (Anderson)1586.815 (15)15 (17)19 (22)15 (17)6 (10)
#16New York (Stern)1786.312 (20)21 (18)18 (17)11 (10)14 (14)
#17Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)1983.619 (18)18 (19)14 (15)17 (16)21 (22)
#18Texas-Austin (McCombs)1882.717 (16)17 (14)20 (21)21 (20)24 (26)
#18North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)1682.718 (16)16 (13)24 (24)20 (18)19 (16)
#20Emory (Goizueta)2079.720 (19)23 (25)21 (20)24 (26)23 (19)
#21Indiana (Kelley)2178.821 (22)25 (20)27 (26)22 (25)17 (20)
#22Washington (Foster)2276.927 (27)30 (30)15 (19)19 (21)25 (21)
#23Georgetown (McDonough)2574.721 (24)35 (41)35 (26)18 (20)27 (26)
#24Notre Dame (Mendoza)2474.429 (25)22 (23)26 (25)28 (37)33 (25)
#25Rice (Jones)2374.129 (25)32 (39)10 (8)32 (24)29 (29)

Note: Ranks for both The Financial Times and The Economist surveys are U.S. only, not the overall global ranks. The decline in the U.S. News rank for NYU Stern reflects a penalty for a reporting mistake.

(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.