Stanford GSB | Mr. Airline Developer
GMAT 710 (planning a retake), GPA 3.48
Harvard | Mr. First Gen Consultant
GMAT 710, GPA 4.0 (First Class Honours)
Harvard | Mr. Big 4 Auditor
GMAT 740, GPA 3.55
Stanford GSB | Mr. JD Explorer
GRE 340, GPA 3.5
Columbia | Mr. Global Healthcare
GMAT 740, GPA 4.0
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. Automotive Project Manager
GMAT 680, GPA 3.5
NYU Stern | Mr. Honor Roll Student
GRE 320, GPA 3.1
Tuck | Mr. First Gen Student
GMAT 740, GPA 3.0
Stanford GSB | Ms. Healthtech Venture
GMAT 720, GPA 3.5
Chicago Booth | Mr. Bank AVP
GRE 322, GPA 3.22
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Apparel Entrepreneur
GMAT 690, GPA 3.2
MIT Sloan | Mr. AI & Robotics
GMAT 750, GPA 3.7
Tuck | Mr. Liberal Arts Military
GMAT 680, GPA 2.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Social Entrepreneur
GRE 328, GPA 3.0
Wharton | Mr. Industry Switch
GMAT 760, GPA 3.95
Stanford GSB | Mr. Irish Consultant
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Marine Executive Officer
GRE 322, GPA 3.28
Harvard | Ms. Developing Markets
GMAT 780, GPA 3.63
Harvard | Mr. Policy Player
GMAT 750, GPA 3.4
Wharton | Mr. Future Non-Profit
GMAT 720, GPA 8/10
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Tough Guy
GMAT 680, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. CPPIB Strategy
GRE 329 (Q169 V160), GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Defense Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Chicago Booth | Mr. Unilever To MBB
GRE 308, GPA 3.8
Kellogg | Mr. Double Whammy
GMAT 730, GPA 7.1/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Infantry Officer
GRE 320, GPA 3.7
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Ernst & Young
GMAT 600 (hopeful estimate), GPA 3.86

The 2017 Best International Business Schools

Western University’s Ivey School of Business

The Definitive List Of The Top International MBA Programs of 2017 — 26 to 50



School Name2016 RankIndexFinancial


The EconomistBusiness


#26Western (Ivey)2152.044 (47)19 (22)11 (10)NR (NR)
#27Queen’s University2551.449 (49)40 (33)16 (18)NR (NR)
#28Ipade2644.546 (42)NR (NR)NR (NR)9 (8)
#29York (Schulich)2743.3NR (NR)24 (20)NR8 (9)
#30Nanyang Business School3141.312 (16)30 (26)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#31Macquarie3340.126 (30)15 (15)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#32HEC Montreal3039.6NR (NR)NR (NR)31 (31)17 (11)
#33St. Gallen2237.832 (33)NR (39)17 (16)NR (NR)
#34EDHEC3637.137 (44)13 (8)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#35Toronto (Rotman)3536.533 (32)22 (NR)NR (23)NR (NR)
#36Durham Business School3735.838 (38)18 (25)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#37Strathclyde Business School3833.840 (35)25 (30)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#38University of Edinburgh4332.442 (53)29 (28)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#39Grenoble de Management Ecole4431.743 (50)31 (34)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#40Birmingham4531.147 (48)28 (40)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#41University College Dublin (Smurfit)4130.636 (41)47 (37)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#42Copenhagen Business School4827.2NR (NR)37 (45)30 (27)NR (NR)
#43Indian School of Business4926.314 (15)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#44Indian Institute of Mgt.-Ahmedabad3426.015 (11)NR (42)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#45SP Jain4625.7NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)16 (10)
#46Shanghai Jiao Tong5024.819 (22)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#47Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong4724.520 (13)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#48Indian Institute of Mgt.-Bangalore5422.427 (34)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#49Sungkyunkwan5621.530 (39)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#50Australian Graduate School of Management2421.231 (37)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (11)

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.