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
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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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  1. Posted by Mikal | March 12, 2013 at 4:31 PM

    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. Posted by guest | March 12, 2013 at 4:33 PM

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

    – UBS Sustainability and Other Bullshit Quant

  3. Posted by VonSloneker | March 12, 2013 at 4:37 PM

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

    – Rice IS top tier dammit Guy

  4. Posted by Guest | March 12, 2013 at 4:38 PM

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

  5. Posted by guesticles | March 12, 2013 at 4:39 PM

    serious question- how hick do you have to be to consider gw to be full of 'pinko hippies'?

  6. Posted by Lost | March 12, 2013 at 4:40 PM

    I still remember the daughter in the moive "Beethoven" was named Ryce. My goodness that is a terrible name. I mean, "Hey Ryce want to go to prom with me?" Bssh na dude I'm not asking that chick.

  7. Posted by guest | March 12, 2013 at 4:41 PM

    hick enough to have an mba from there. you?

  8. Posted by New Name | March 12, 2013 at 4:48 PM

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

  9. Posted by Glendale Rainmaker | March 12, 2013 at 5:03 PM

    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)

  10. Posted by CFA>MBA | March 12, 2013 at 5:18 PM

    Bragging about being 45th is the NKI

  11. Posted by Guest | March 12, 2013 at 5:24 PM

    Don't know if trolling or just stupid.

  12. Posted by lucas | March 12, 2013 at 5:29 PM

    Could work in Asia.

  13. Posted by Drole guest | March 12, 2013 at 5:38 PM

    CFA>MBA

  14. Posted by UTGrad | March 12, 2013 at 5:50 PM

    As the old chant goes, "What comes out of an Asian man's ass?"

    Rice, Rice, Rice

    However Rice is much better than that shithole McCombs!

  15. Posted by Droll Guest | March 12, 2013 at 6:18 PM

    MBA > CFA

  16. Posted by #NAME | March 12, 2013 at 6:26 PM

    =IF(MBA_Ranking<25,MBA,CFA)

  17. Posted by #NAME | March 12, 2013 at 6:29 PM

    There is no rain in Glendale.

  18. Posted by If then else | March 12, 2013 at 6:52 PM

    - UBS Formulae Quant

  19. Posted by guest | March 12, 2013 at 6:59 PM

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

  20. Posted by Paige | March 12, 2013 at 9:10 PM

    DE

  21. Posted by Nervous | March 12, 2013 at 9:14 PM

    given the quality of the ucla student body i don't blame ya for not makin it to #13

  22. Posted by Guest | March 12, 2013 at 9:18 PM

    =IF(MBA_Ranking<=25,MBA,CFA)

    – Lonely Georgetown MBAs

  23. Posted by Guest | March 13, 2013 at 8:09 AM

    And…winner.

  24. Posted by IamMBA | March 13, 2013 at 1:46 PM

    MBA, married but available, always wins!

  25. Posted by sdfs | March 20, 2013 at 10:40 PM

    businessweek ranking is even worse. Biggest bullshit ever.

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