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A STABLE AND MORE CREDIBLE COMPOSITE RANKING OF THE BEST MBA PROGRAMS

At a time when Silicon Valley can now boast an HBO television show that pays homage to the pervasive startup culture that defines the region, Stanford nudged aside Harvard Business School for the first time since P&Q’s composite ranking debuted in 2010.




Rounding out the top five programs was the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in third place, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business in fourth, and Columbia Business School in New York in fifth. For the first time in five years, Wharton pushed ahead of Chicago Booth to claim its No. 3 position.





In a separate ranking of full-time MBA programs outside the U.S., London Business School repeated its first place finish for the fourth time in five years. INSEAD came in second, while IMD finished in third place. Two business schools in Spain–No. 4 IE Business School in Madrid and No. 5 IESE Business School in Barcelona–completed the top five non-U.S. MBA programs.









Unlike other rankings, the Poets&Quants composite li…