Harvard & Wharton Tie for 2018’s #1 MBA Program

Case Western University’s Weatherhead School of Management is ranked 51st this year, up 14 places from a rank of 16th in 2017

The Definitive List Of The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2018 — 51 to 75



School Name2017 RankIndexUS






The Economist
#51Case Western (Weatherhead)6540.155 (77)53 (NR)58 (72)NR (NR)51 (NR)
#52Tennessee-Knoxville (Haslam)5639.344 (54)54 (NR)54 (57)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#52Florida (Hough)4638.240 (37)NR (50)48 (46)NR (NR)16 (27)
#53William & Mary (Mason)5538.055 (57)58 (53)30 (42)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#54Northeastern (D’Amore-McKim)5934.559 (54)66 (56)66 (61)NR (NR)47 (NR)
#55Babson College (Olin)5433.583 (69)57 (NR)56 (62)41 (47)NR (NR)
#56Fordham (Gabelli)6231.963 (73)70 (NR)64 (60)NR (NR)52 (51)
#57Utah (Eccles)6830.144 (57)NR (NR)36 (56)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#58Arizona (Eller)5829.869 (49)64 (59)76 (69)NR (NR)49 (NR)
#59Connecticut-Storrs6330.085 (65)59 (NR)70 (66)44 (NR)NR (NR)
#60Buffalo (SUNY)5729.470 (73)42 (45)78 (46)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#61Missouri (Trulaske)6729.259 (69)56 (51)82 (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#62University of Miami5328.665 (57)62 (NR)62 (58)NR (NR)NR (47)
#63George Washington7228.359 (NR)NR (45)48 (59)NR (46)48 (56)
#64Alabama (Manderson)6028.263 (53)43 (49)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#65Colorado (Leeds)7326.065 (79)69 (62)67 (80)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#66Illinois-Urbana-Champaign5123.748 (40)NR (44)69 (45)NR (43)NR (NR)
#67Baylor (Hankamer)7422.359 (65)NR (NR)52 (67)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#68Univ. of San DiegoNR21.879 (NR)NR (NR)60 (81)50 (NR)NR (NR)
#69American (Kogod)8720.879 (NR)67 (65)72 (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#70Baruch (Zicklin)7519.055 (57)NR (55)83 (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#71Howard9418.578 (NR)NR (NR)33 (63)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#71Tulane (Freeman)7118.5NR (73)61 (57)46 (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#73Pepperdine (Graziadio)6417.372 (65)65 (63)65 (75)NR (NR)NR (NR)
#74NC State (Jenkins)6917.392 (57)NR (NR)47 (70)NR (NR)50 (NR)
#75Massachusetts-Amherst (Isenberg)7516.355 (57)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)NR (NR)

Note: * Ranks for both The Financial Times and The Economist surveys are U.S. only, not the overall global ranks

(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.