For 2011, the US News ranked the top 10 MBA program rankings were:
- Harvard University
- Stanford University
- University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
- Massachsetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
- Northwestern University (Kellog)
- University of Chicago (Booth)
- University of California, Berkeley (Haas)
- Columbia University
- Dartmouth College (Tuck)
- Yale University
(Source: US News “Best Business Schools”)
(Notice that there are three #4’s. Not a typo on my part, that’s just the way the US News ranked those programs this year using their special-magical-program-ranking formula.)
Surprise, surprise! All those Ivy League Schools, and super-premium public schools you dreamed about attending in High School round out the top 10 of MBA school rankings.
So what can you do with the US News MBA rankings? If your admissions numbers fall in the highest of high, you now know where to apply.
But if you you’re not shooting for the top 10, go ahead and explore deeper into the US News “Best Business Schools” report and other reputable MBA school rankings to find schools that are right for you.