Let’s Exchange Heated Words Over: Business School Rankings

US News has regaled us with its annual ranking of the top business schools. I know you need a safe space to get huffy about perceived slights (be it your MBA program being lower than you believe is accurate or by having to suffer the indignity of an inferior institution being too close on the list), so let it out here and now.

104. West Virginia University
25. Georgetown University (McDonough)
24. University of Washington (Foster)
23. University of Minnesota‒Twin Cities (Carlson)
22. Indiana University‒Bloomington (Kelley)
21. Washington University in St. Louis (Olin)
20. University of North Carolina‒Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)
19. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)
18. Emory University (Goizueta)
17. University of Texas‒Austin (McCombs)
16. Cornell University (Johnson)
15. University of Michigan‒Ann Arbor (Ross)
14. University of California‒Los Angeles (Anderson)
13. Yale
12. University of Virginia (Darden)
11. Duke University (Fuqua)
10. New York University (Stern)
9. Dartmouth College (Tuck)
8. Columbia
7. University of California‒Berkeley (Haas)
6. University of Chicago (Booth)
4. Northwestern University (Kellogg)
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
3. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
1. Stanford
1. Harvard

Best Business Schools [US News]

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27 Responses to “Let’s Exchange Heated Words Over: Business School Rankings”

  1. Mikal says:

    Got one screen streaming some nasty 3some on xhamster, scrolling down the list while jerking it. Oh yeah the rankings are out. Last year I didnt make it past #20 (I know its quick but all the girls I've been with like it like that) this year I'm going for #14.

  2. guest says:

    GW at #56?! wooohooo fellow pinko hippies – we're moving on up in the world!

    – UBS Sustainability and Other Bullshit Quant

  3. VonSloneker says:

    Yeah, when i think top tier business school I think Minnesota and Indiana…bullshit.

    – Rice IS top tier dammit Guy

  4. Guest says:

    Woah, if this list isnt sexist, racist, homophobic, and filled with Republicans.

  5. New Name says:

    I'm gunna name my kids Foster McDonough, Stern Fuqua, and Tuck Matt Levine

  6. Glendale Rainmaker says:

    How the fuck are we tied with OK State and NC State at #88?! Fucking hicks. US News' ranking is bullshit, everyone knows BusinessWeek is more prestigious.

    – Thunderbird School of Global Management MBA '13
    45th Best B-school (Source: Bloomberg Businessweek)

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  8. Droll Guest says:

    MBA > CFA

  9. guest says:

    not spending the time and money on either one and getting the same job / making the same money > cfa > mba

  10. IamMBA says:

    MBA, married but available, always wins!

  11. sdfs says:

    businessweek ranking is even worse. Biggest bullshit ever.

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