A guide to the various ranking tables
When choosing an MBA, one of the first things students look for is the business school rankings. The status of the b-school where you obtain your MBA can have a significant impact on your future career prospects and rankings allow you to decide which program is best for you.
There are many rankings available and all of them look at different factors when formulating their league tables.
Here are some of the major b-school rankings:
The Financial Times
The Financial Times is one of the most respected business magazines as well as providing MBA ranking information.
Click here to view the FT Top 100 Business Schools Global MBA Ranking 2012
Another well respected business publication that provides ranking tables.
Tends to be US focussed, but a quality list nonetheless.
Part of the QS publishing group, Top MBA publishes its annual ‘Global 200 Business Schools Report’.
Online publisher Find MBA publishes a ‘Popularity Ranking’, which can be segmented by geographical location.
Bloomberg Business Week
A US focussed league table titled ‘Best Undergraduate B-Schools’, which can be segmented by program type e.g. EMBA, Global MBA etc