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 Name 2016 Rank Index US
News
Forbes Business
Week
Financial
Times
The Economist
#1 UPenn (Wharton) 4 100.0 1 (4) 1 (7) 2 (6) 2 (2) 4 (9)
#2 Harvard Business School 1 99.6 1 (1) 3 (2) 1 (1) 3 (1) 3 (4)
#3 Stanford GSB 2 98.3 4 (2) 2 (1) 5 (2) 1 (3) 5 (5)
#4 Chicago (Booth) 3 97.2 3 (2) 7 (6) 4 (4) 5 (6) 2 (1)
#5 Northwestern (Kellogg) 4 97.0 4 (5) 4 (3) 8 (9) 6 (8) 1 (2)
#6 MIT (Sloan) 6 94.9 4 (5) 8 (9) 3 (7) 7 (7) 15 (12)
#7 Dartmouth (Tuck) 7 94.2 8 (8) 5 (5) 7 (5) 10 (13) 8 (6)
#8 Columbia Business School 9 94.1 9 (10) 6 (4) 9 (11) 4 (4) 9 (8)
#9 UC-Berkeley (Haas) 8 93.5 7 (7) 9 (8) 11 (10) 7 (5) 7 (7)
#10 Yale SOM 10 90.3 9 (8) 13 (11) 16 (14) 9 (9) 11 (11)
#11 Michigan (Ross) 13 89.9 11 (12) 12 (15) 12 (13) 12 (11) 12 (15)
#12 Duke (Fuqua) 11 89.7 12 (12) 14 (12) 6 (3) 13 (12) 13 (13)
#13 Virginia (Darden) 12 87.9 14 (11) 11 (16) 17 (12) 16 (16) 10 (3)
#14 Cornell (Johnson) 14 87.4 16 (14) 10 (10) 13 (16) 14 (15) 20 (18)
#15 UCLA (Anderson) 15 86.8 15 (15) 15 (17) 19 (22) 15 (17) 6 (10)
#16 New York (Stern) 17 86.3 12 (20) 21 (18) 18 (17) 11 (10) 14 (14)
#17 Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 19 83.6 19 (18) 18 (19) 14 (15) 17 (16) 21 (22)
#18 Texas-Austin (McCombs) 18 82.7 17 (16) 17 (14) 20 (21) 21 (20) 24 (26)
#18 North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) 16 82.7 18 (16) 16 (13) 24 (24) 20 (18) 19 (16)
#20 Emory (Goizueta) 20 79.7 20 (19) 23 (25) 21 (20) 24 (26) 23 (19)
#21 Indiana (Kelley) 21 78.8 21 (22) 25 (20) 27 (26) 22 (25) 17 (20)
#22 Washington (Foster) 22 76.9 27 (27) 30 (30) 15 (19) 19 (21) 25 (21)
#23 Georgetown (McDonough) 25 74.7 21 (24) 35 (41) 35 (26) 18 (20) 27 (26)
#24 Notre Dame (Mendoza) 24 74.4 29 (25) 22 (23) 26 (25) 28 (37) 33 (25)
#25 Rice (Jones) 23 74.1 29 (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)