Poets&Quants 2022-2023 MBA Ranking: A Surprising Change At The Top

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Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management just barely slipped out of the Top 25 this year to land in 27th place. (Vanderbilt Photo / Rusty Russell)

The Definitive List Of The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2022-2023 — 26 to 50

This second group of schools is the next-best bunch of full-time MBA programs in the United State. These schools tend to have higher admit rates and are easier to get into than the top 25 schools. Yet, most of them offer as good if not a better MBA experience for students and tend to get overlooked and underappreciated. Several of the programs near the top of the list, moreover, have been able to land on the top 25 in years past, with Vanderbilt and Rice just slipping out of the Top 25 this year.

2022
Rank
School Name 2021 Rank Index US News Financial Times Business Week The Economist Forbes
#26 Georgia Institute of Technology (Scheller) 27 75.4 28 (28) 32 (32) 18 (20) 19 (3) 28 (30)
#27 Vanderbilt (Owen) 25 74.8 25 (23) 24 (16) 29 (24) 30 (11) 30 (49)
#27 Notre Dame (Mendoza) 31 74.8 25 (36) 31 (35) 31 (34) 35 (14) 25 (22)
#29 Rice (Jones) 24 71.6 27 (25) 28 (17) 29 (22) 24 (NR) 26 (32)
#30 Rochester (Simon) 37 68.3 33 (33) 29 (31) 27 (25) 33 (15) 42 (37)
#31 Arizona State (Carey) 34 68.1 29 (30) 39 (30) 32 (55) 34 (13) 38 (40)
#32 Minnesota (Carlson) 30 67.9 33 (28) 45 (37) 34 (42) 23 (6) 32 (27)
#33 Penn State (Smeal) 32 67.7 33 (33) 34 (24) 44 (47) 32 (17) 34 (29)
#34 Brigham Young (Marriott) 28 66.8 36 (31) 44 (36) 37 (39) 42 (32) 24 (19)
#35 Ohio State (Fisher) 35 66.3 39 (33) 22 (29) 46 (49) 26 (18) 41 (47)
#36 Georgia (Terry) 42 62.5 38 (39) 41 (43) 33 (50) 28 (9) 48 (50)
#37 Boston University (Questrom) 41 60.6 47 (50) 35 (26) 38 (40) 44 (27) 39 (48)
#38 Texas A&M (Mays) 35 60.4 41 (38) 50 (41) 45 (35) 45 (NR) 33 (20)
#39 Wisconsin 39 58.5 47 (42) 47 (40) 49 (38) 40 (12) 35 (24)
#40 Texas-Dallas (Jindal) 38 57.7 29 (31) 42 (38) 41 (32) NR (NR) 46 (44)
#41 Maryland (Smith) 40 57.6 45 (42) 46 (27) 35 (28) 41 (22) 47 (46)
#42 Florida (Hough) 48 56.1 29 (26) 25 (19) 38 (27) 17 (7) NR (NR)
#43 Pittsburgh (Katz) 43 55.8 55 (52) 43 (39) 54 (41) 36 (19) 37 (39)
#44 UC-Irvine (Merage) 45 55.5 44 (57) 30 (21) NR (54) 43 (24) 43 (41)
#45 Michigan State (Broad) 33 55.2 36 (39) NR (22) 35 (43) 37 (20) 27 (24)
#46 Southern Methodist (Cox) 44 48.1 41 (44) NR (33) 40 (31) 39 (NR) 45 (38)
#47 William & Mary (Mason) 52 47.5 47 (71) 49 (44) 41 (58) NR (NR) 44 (58)
#48 Rutgers Business School 57 42.8 45 (44) 38 (42) 52 (62) 51 (NR) NR (NR)
#49 Utah (Eccles) 46 42.7 40 (44) NR (NR) 59 (67) NR (NR) 36 (NR)
#50 George Washington 59 40.2 55 (53) 37 (34) 50 (52) 46 (26) NR (NR)

Note: * All ranks in the table are the latest for each of the five most influential MBA rankings . Ranks for both The Financial Times and The Economist surveys are U.S. only, not the overall global ranks.

(See the following page for the next 25 business schools on the 2022-2023 list)

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