9. The Single Biggest Winner On The 2019 List? IIM of Calcutta
Excluding new schools on this year’s list, 15 full-time MBA programs saw double-digit gains in their rankings, with the International Institute of Management in Calcutta showing the biggest year-over-year advance of 29 places. The school’s MBA program jumped to a rank of 49th from 78th just a year ago (see table below for the big winners).
10. The Single Biggest Loser On The 2019 List? Alliance Manchester Business School
The school that got the least respect from the Financial Times this year was in its own backyard: The Alliance Manchester Business School. Its MBA program plunged 23 places to finish 59th from a rank of 36th just a year ago. Of course, there were plenty more double-digit tumbles (see below). Not including schools that dropped off the list entirely, 19 full-time MBA programs saw double-digit, year-over-year declines in their rankings