December 11, 2018
The 2018 Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-Schools ranking of full-time MBA programs includes 94 schools in the U.S. The largest number of business schools, 30, are located in the Northeast.
Global Ranking School Location Score
#1 Stanford Palo Alto, California 100
#2 Pennsylvania (Wharton) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 92.6
#3 Harvard Boston, Massachusetts 91.9
#4 MIT (Sloan) Cambridge, Massachusetts 88
#5 Chicago (Booth) Chicago, Illinois 87.1
#6 UC at Berkeley (Haas) Berkeley, California 86.7
#7 Columbia New York, New York 86.5
#8 Northwestern (Kellogg) Evanston, Illinois 85.5
#9 Virginia (Darden) Charlottesville, Virginia 85.4
#11 Cornell (Johnson) Ithaca, New York 82.8
#12 Yale New Haven, Connecticut 82.6
#13 Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 82.5
#14 USC (Marshall) Los Angeles, California 80.8
#14 NYU (Stern) New York, New York 80.8
#16 Duke (Fuqua) Durham, North Carolina 80.7
#17 Washington (Foster) Seattle, Washington 80.3
#18 UCLA (Anderson) Los Angeles, California 80.1
#19 Michigan (Ross) Ann Arbor, Michigan 78.3
#20 Dartmouth (Tuck) Hanover, New Hampshire 78.2
#21 Georgetown (McDonough) Washington, D.C. 75.2
#22 Vanderbilt (Owen) Nashville, Tennessee 74.8
#23 UT at Austin (McCombs) Austin, Texas 74.7
#26 UNC (Kenan-Flagler) Chapel Hill, North Carolina 73.2
#27 Emory (Goizueta) Atlanta, Georgia 72.7
#29 Brigham Young (Marriott) Provo, Utah 70.7
#30 Rice (Jones) Houston, Texas 69.7
#31 Georgia Tech (Scheller) Atlanta, Georgia 68.6
#32 Indiana (Kelley) Bloomington, Indiana 67.7
#33 Minnesota (Carlson) Minneapolis, Minnesota 67.1
#35 William and Mary (Mason) Williamsburg, Virginia 64.6
#36 Notre Dame (Mendoza) Notre Dame, Indiana 64.3
#37 Washington in St. Louis (Olin) St. Louis, Missiouri 63.8
#38 Howard Washington, D.C. 63.1
#40 Arizona State (Carey) Tempe, Arizona 62.5
#41 Maryland (Smith) College Park, Maryland 62.4
#42 Utah (Eccles) Salt Lake City, Utah 61
#43 UT at Dallas (Jindal) Richardson, Texas 60.6
#45 Penn State (Smeal) University Park, Pennsylvania 59.4
#46 Texas Christian (Neeley) Fort Worth, Texas 58.9
#47 UC at Davis Davis, California 58.7
#48 Southern Methodist (Cox) Dallas, Texas 58.4
#49 Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 57.9
#50 UC at Irvine (Merage) Irvine, California 55.9
#53 Ohio State (Fisher) Columbus, Ohio 54.7
#54 Rochester (Simon) Rochester, New York 54.3
#57 Tulane (Freeman) New Orleans, Louisiana 52
#58 North Carolina State (Poole) Raleigh, North Carolina 51.3
#59 George Washington Washington, D.C. 51.2
#60 Texas A&M (Mays) College Station, Texas 50.4
#61 Purdue (Krannert) West Lafayette, Indiana 49.9
#62 Georgia (Terry) Athens, Georgia 49.5
#63 Baylor (Hankamer) Waco, Texas 49.2
#64 Michigan State (Broad) East Lansing, Michigan 48.3
#65 Tennessee (Haslam) Knoxville, Tennessee 46.7
#67 Florida (Hough) Gainesville, Florida 46.3
#68 Babson (Olin) Babson Park, Massachusetts 45.4
#69 Boston University (Questrom) Boston, Massachusetts 44.8
#70 Case Western Reserve (Weatherhead) Cleveland, Ohio 44.3
#71 Boston College (Carroll) Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 43.6
#72 San Diego San Diego, California 42.9
#73 Rutgers Newark and New Brunswick, New Jersey 42.4
#74 Miami Coral Gables, Florida 41.5
#74 UC at San Diego (Rady) La Jolla, California 41.5
#76 Fordham (Gabelli) New York, New York 41.2
#77 Pepperdine (Graziadio) Los Angeles, California 41.1
#78 Northeastern (D'Amore-McKim) Boston, Massachusetts 41
#79 Colorado at Boulder (Leeds) Boulder, Colorado 40.7
#82 Pittsburgh (Katz) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 39.4
#85 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, Illinois 38.3
#86 Connecticut Hartford, Connecticut 37.6
#88 Mississippi Oxford, Mississippi 37.1
#90 American (Kogod) Washington, D.C. 36.1
#91 Chapman (Argyros) Orange, California 35.7
#92 Cincinnati (Lindner) Cincinnati, Ohio 35.4
#94 Auburn (Harbert) Auburn, Alabama 34.9
#96 Arizona (Eller) Tucson, Arizona 34.6
#97 Syracuse (Whitman) Syracuse, New York 34.1
#102 SUNY University at Buffalo Buffalo, New York 32.6
#104 Oklahoma (Price) Norman, Oklahoma 31.1
#105 Texas Tech (Rawls) Lubbock, Texas 30.5
#106 Willamette (Atkinson) Salem, Oregon 29.5
#107 Missouri (Trulaske) Columbia, Missouri 28.9
#110 Baruch (Zicklin) New York, New York 27.9
#111 Bentley Waltham, Massachusetts 27.4
#113 Tampa (Sykes) Tampa, Florida 26.2
#114 South Carolina (Darla Moore) Columbia, South Carolina 26
#115 Houston (Bauer) Houston, Texas 25.6
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders) Rochester, New York 24.5
#118 Kentucky (Gatton) Lexington, Kentucky 21.9
#120 San Diego State (Fowler) San Diego, California 20.9
#121 Denver (Daniels) Denver, Colorado 20.7
#122 Oregon (Lundquist) Eugene, Oregon 19.2
#— Hofstra (Zarb) Hempstead, New York
#— Florida International (Chapman) Miami, Florida
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