Stanford GSB Cruises Into First In P&Q’s 2019-2020 MBA Ranking

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The Definitive List Of The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2019-2020 — 26 to 50

2019
Rank
School Name2018 RankIndexUS
News
ForbesBusiness
Week
Financial
Times
The Economist
#26Georgia Institute of Technology2774.329 (28)28 (30)24 (27)31 (26)19 (24)
#27Notre Dame (Mendoza)2974.126 (31)25 (22)28 (31)30 (40)37 (33)
#28Vanderbilt (Owen)2673.629 (26)30 (49)30 (21)26 (38)22 (20)
#29Washington (Olin)2872.526 (23)29 (35)38 (32)28 (24)31 (28)
#30Brigham Young (Marriott)3470.932 (35)24 (19)27 (25)41 (35)36 (NR)
#31Penn State (Smeal)3268.633 (31)34 (29)33 (38)33 (39)33 (34)
#32Minnesota (Carlson)3067.035 (29)32 (27)35 (29)42 (45)30 (25)
#33Michigan State (Broad)3566.338 (37)27 (24)39 (53)34 (37)45 (42)
#34Arizona State (Carey)3165.533 (29)38 (40)48 (34)32 (25)32 (29)
#35Wisconsin3365.435 (37)35 (24)37 (42)42 (36)35 (41)
#36Ohio State (Fisher)3664.031 (31)41 (47)41 (44)45 (34)38 (39)
#37Rochester (Simon)3962.140 (44)42 (37)29 (45)44 (43)42 (40)
#38UC-Irvine (Merage)3761.343 (42)43 (41)46 (43)24 (32)41 (36)
#39Pittsburgh (Katz)4459.643 (52)37 (39)54 (68)39 (42)39 (35)
#40Southern Methodist (Cox)4158.043 (48)45 (38)42 (41)47 (48)40 (37)
#41Florida (Hough)4757.425 (34)NR (NR)32 (55)21 (30)23 (17)
#42Boston University (Questrom)4257.050 (42)39 (48)50 (57)37 (46)44 (43)
#43Maryland (Smith)4056.240 (48)47 (46)26 (35)38 (28)NR (46)
#44Texas-Dallas (Jindal)4554.038 (40)46 (44)36 (37)49 (49)NR (NR)
#45Texas A&M (Mays)4653.840 (36)33 (20)53 (49)50 (NR)NR (NR)
#46Georgia (Terry)4352.437 (40)48 (50)44 (51)NR (NR)25 (31)
#47UC-Davis4945.247 (37)56 (63)43 (40)NR (NR)43 (38)
#48Purdue (Krannert)3843.074 (50)40 (28)78 (38)40 (36)49 (49)
#49Tennessee-Knoxville (Haslam)5241.154 (44)54 (54)55 (54)NR (NR)46 (NR)
#50Fordham (Gabelli)6238.863 (63)59 (70)57 (64)48 (NR)NR (52)

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 2019-2020 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.