Berkeley Haas | Mr. Analyst To Family Business Owner
GMAT 710, GPA 3.2
Chicago Booth | Mr. Overrepresented Indian Engineer
GMAT 740, GPA 8.78/10
Harvard | Mr. FBI To MBB
GMAT 710, GPA 3.85
Stanford GSB | Mr. Two Job
GRE 330 GRE, GPA 3.63
Tuck | Mr. Infantry Officer To MBA
GRE 314, GPA 3.4
Darden | Mr. Program Manager
GRE 324, GPA 3.74
Tuck | Mr. Smart Cities
GRE 325, GPA 3.5
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Biz Human Rights
GRE 710, GPA 8/10
Harvard | Mr. Food Tech Start Ups
GMAT 720, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. The Builder
GMAT 740, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Mr. International Oil
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Consulting To Emerging Markets Banking
GRE 130, GPA 3.6 equivalent
Harvard | Mr. Comeback Kid
GMAT 770, GPA 2.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Greek Taverna
GMAT 730, GPA 7.03/10
Harvard | Ms. Biotech Ops
GMAT 770, GPA 3.53
NYU Stern | Mr. Development
GMAT 690, GPA 2.5
Chicago Booth | Mr. Energy Operations
GRE 330, GPA 3.85
Harvard | Mr. Big 4 To Healthcare Reformer
GRE 338, GPA 4.0 (1st Class Honours - UK - Deans List)
Wharton | Mr. Steelmaker To Consultant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.04/4.0
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Indian Quant
GMAT 745, GPA 9.6 out of 10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Food & Education Entrepreneur
GMAT 720, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Gay Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Lieutenant To Consultant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.7
Duke Fuqua | Mr. IB Back Office To Front Office/Consulting
GMAT 640, GPA 2.8
Rice Business | Mr. Future Energy Consultant
GRE Received a GRE Waiver, GPA 3.3
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Campaigns To Business
GMAT 750, GPA 3.19
MIT Sloan | Mr. Special Forces
GMAT 720, GPA 3.82

Stanford Again Tops P&Q’s 2020-2021 Ranking Of The Best MBAs

Rice Jones classroom

MBA students in the classroom at Rice University’s Jones School of Business

The Definitive List Of The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2020-2021 — 26 to 50

This second group of schools are 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 Rice University being the most notable example, having slipped one spot to fall out of the top 25 this year.

2020
Rank
School Name 2019 Rank Index US
News
Forbes Business
Week
Financial
Times
The Economist
#26 Rice (Jones) 25 74.8 25 (26) 26 (32) 31 (26) 29 (29) 28 (30)
#27 Notre Dame (Mendoza) 27 74.1 30 (26) 25 (22) 28 (31) 29 (30) 37 (33)
#28 Vanderbilt (Owen) 28 72.3 23 (29) 30 (49) 30 (21) 25 (36) 22 (20)
#29 Washington (Olin) 29 71.7 30 (26) 29 (35) 38 (32) 24 (28) 31 (28)
#30 Brigham Young (Marriott) 30 70.9 30 (32) 24 (19) 27 (25) 45 (41) 36 (NR)
#31 Minnesota (Carlson) 32 69.3 28 (35) 32 (27) 35 (29) 43 (42) 30 (25)
#32 Penn State (Smeal) 31 66.0 41 (33) 34 (29) 31 (33) 33 (39) 33 (34)
#33 Rochester (Simon) 37 64.3 35 (40) 42 (37) 29 (45) 41 (44) 42 (40)
#34 Wisconsin 35 63.8 37 (35) 35 (24) 37 (42) 48 (42) 35 (41)
#35 Ohio State (Fisher) 36 63.0 37 (31) 41 (47) 41 (44) 37 (45) 38 (39)
#36 Georgia (Terry) 46 61.4 33 (37) 48 (50) 44 (51) 51 (NR) 25 (31)
#37 Pittsburgh (Katz) 39 61.0 39 (43) 37 (39) 54 (68) 39 (39) 39 (35)
#38 Southern Methodist (Cox) 40 59.8 41 (43) 45 (38) 42 (41) 40 (47) 40 (37)
#39 Florida (Hough) 41 56.7 28 (25) NR (NR) 32 (55) 19 (21) 23 (17)
#40 Texas-Dallas (Jindal) 44 56.5 33 (38) 46 (44) 36 (37) 49 (49) NR (NR)
#41 Michigan State (Broad) 33 55.4 40 (38) 27 (24) 39 (53) NR (34) 45 (42)
#42 Boston University (Questrom) 42 55.0 48 (50) 39 (48) 50 (57) 34 (37) 44 (43)
#43 Maryland (Smith) 43 54.8 44 (40) 47 (46) 26 (35) 38 (38) NR (46)
#44 Arizona State (Carey) 34 54.3 35 (33) 38 (40) 48 (34) NR (32) 32 (29)
#45 Texas A&M (Mays) 45 52.8 44 (40) 33 (20) 53 (49) 47 (50) NR (NR)
#46 UC-Irvine (Merage) 38 51.4 67 (43) 43 (41) 46 (43) 33 (24) 41 (36)
#47 UC-Davis 47 44.8 48 (47) 56 (63) 43 (40) NR (NR) 43 (38)
#48 Tennessee-Knoxville (Haslam) 49 43.9 46 (54) 54 (54) 55 (54) NR (NR) 46 (NR)
#49 Utah (Eccles) NR 42.8 48 (54) 36 (NR) 51 (36) NR (NR) 46 (NR)
#50 George Washington 53 39.9 53 (61) NR (NR) 51 (48) 36 (46) 47 (48)

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)