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

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UC-Davis Graduate School of Management is one of the highest ranked MBA options in California

The Definitive List Of The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2022-2023 — 51 to 75

This third group of schools represents some of the very best hidden gems in MBA education. Typically, these are smaller and more intimate programs at excellent business schools.  They are less likely to rank on all five of the most influential rankings but have strong reputations nonetheless. And many of these schools open the door to companies that are major players in their geographies.

2022
Rank
School Name 2021 Rank Index US News Financial Times Business Week The Economist Forbes
#51 University of Miami 50 39.7 67 (60) 48 (46) 61 (46) NR (33) 55 (62)
#52 Boston College (Carroll) 54 39.2 41 (44) 40 (28) 48 (63) NR (NR) NR (51)
#53 Tennessee-Knoxville (Haslam) 47 38.0 53 (39) NR (NR) 66 (48) 48 (29) 54 (54)
#54 UC-Davis 52 37.3 52 (53) NR (NR) 57 (36) 50 (25) 56 (63)
#55 Fordham (Gabelli) 51 35.0 64 (64) NR (45) 43 (57) 52 (75) 58 (70)
#56 Babson College (Olin) 62 34.1 57 (63) 36 (23) 50 (53) NR (NR) NR (57)
#57 Alabama (Manderson) 49 28.6 57 (44) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (NR) 50 (43)
#58 Buffalo (SUNY) 55 26.7 72 (77) NR (NR) 70 (64) NR (NR) 49 (42)
#59 Colorado (Leeds) 61 26.2 67 (74) NR (NR) 75 (73) NR (NR) 60 (69)
#60 South Carolina (Moore) 66 23.8 47 (55) NR (NR) 56 (75) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#61 Texas Christian (Neeley) 68 23.6 67 (57) NR (NR) 53 (45) 47 (28) NR (NR)
#62 NC State (Poole) 72 23.2 67 (64) NR (NR) 54 (NR) 49 (23) NR (NR)
#63 Howard 72 23.1 57 (64) NR (NR) 28 (23) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#64 Tulane (Freeman) 64 22.1 80 (92) NR (NR) 62 (80) NR (NR) 58 (61)
#65 Pepperdine (Graziadio) 58 20.8 82 (68) NR (NR) 63 (51) NR (NR) 61 (65)
#66 Case Western (Weatherhead) 59 19.2 82 (81) NR (NR) NR (78) NR (79) 52 (53)
#66 Arizona (Eller) 72 19.2 47 (64) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (64)
#68 Syracuse (Whitman) 85 19.0 57 (84) NR (NR) 68 (82) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#69 Baruch (Zicklin) 81 17.7 62 (77) NR (NR) 64 (81) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#70 Massachusetts-Amherst (Isenberg) 68 17.1 53 (57) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#71 Baylor (Hankamer) 70 16.8 64 (60) NR (NR) 65 (59) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#72 Iowa State 65 15.6 57 (43) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#73 Houston (Bauer) 96 14.5 85 (97) NR (NR) 60 (68) 53 (NR) NR (NR)
#74 American (Kogod) 88 20.5 76 (87) NR (NR) 47 (NR) NR (NR) NR (NR)
#75 Connecticut-Storrs 63 13.9 62 (60) NR (36) NR (NR) NR (NR) NR (59)

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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