Top 100 Business Schools In The World – 2016 Ranking

WardrobeTrendsFashion’s 2016 Top 100 Business Schools list, includes a ranking of the World’s Top 100 Business Schools, based on a methodology that assesses academic reputation, employer reputation, quality of teaching, and diversity. Over the past couple of months, we conducted a survey with the aim of providing an objective assessment of the world’s best business schools, evaluated across academic reputation, admission eligibility, job Placement rate, specialization, and more. We surveyed more than 120,000 individuals in an extensive poll, including 22,500 students, 45,000 industry professionals, and 52,500 recruiters around the world.

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WardrobeTrendsFashion today announced the 2016 Best Business Schools rankings, featuring top-performing business institutions in the World. The tenets of our methodology remain the same, but each year we aim to refine. This year, the factors we have considered is based on 7 major indicators of quality, overall Score (100%) is the sum of:

  1. Academic reputation
  2. Admission eligibility
  3. Job placement rate
  4. Recruiter feedback
  5. Specialisation
  6. Global reputation and influence
  7. Annual tuition and fees

Data for these indicators was collected from publicly available sources, business school’s website, our research, and survey. It measures the quality of education, job placements of students, and the recruiters feedback, without relying on university data submissions. Students, industry professionals, and recruiters were asked to rate business schools on a scale of 1 “marginal” to 100 “outstanding” or “don’t know.”

  • However, this is by no means a comprehensive list, while the 100 schools above are the “WardrobeTrendsFashion’s top 100 business school in the world for executives and entrepreneurs” 2016, there may be many other schools that offer excellent MBA programs.
  • This rankings should not be viewed as the most important aspect when choosing a business school, and are simply one element to consider.
  • The overall score is 100 points.
  • Institutions within the same rank range are listed alphabetically.
  • The rankings are the result of a rigorous analytical exercise, incorporating multiple data sources, without relying on university data submissions.
  • Detailed survey data and information collected directly from 120,000 individuals, across 7 data points.
  • Surveys completed by 22,500 students, 45,000 industry professionals, and 52,500 recruiters around the world.
  • The overall score are numerical scores given to the schools based on students, business executives, and recruiter feedback — measuring the quality of the school. Overall scores are out of 100.
  • More details about the “world’s top business schools rankings for executives and entrepreneurs, 2016” – Email

Discover the Top 100 Business Schools Worldwide with WardrobeTrendsFashion in the table below.


2016 Top 100 Business Schools In The World

Rank #SchoolCountryScore
1Harvard Business School (HBS)US98.78
2London Business SchoolUK98.67
3MIT Sloan School of ManagementUS98.24
4INSEAD Business School‎France97.78
5Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaUS97.53
6Stanford Graduate School of Business‎US97.21
7Haas School of Business‎‎US97.14
8Columbia Business SchoolUS96.87
9Yale School of ManagementUS96.58
10Iese Business SchoolSpain96.12
11Kellogg School of ManagementUS95.91
12Esade Business SchoolSpain95.73
13New York University Leonard N. Stern School of BusinessUS95.56
14IE Business SchoolSpain95.12
16IMD business school‎Switzerland94.33
17University of Chicago Booth School of Business‎‎US94.05
18Cambridge Judge Business School‎‎‎UK93.86
19Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST Business School)Hong Kong93.65
20HEC Paris or école des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris‎France92.47
21SAID Business SchoolUK92.31
22Stephen M. Ross School of BusinessUS92.28
23Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of ManagementUS92.02
24UCLA Anderson School of ManagementUS91.88
25Indian Institute of Management, AhmedabadIndia91.64
26Fuqua School of BusinessUS91.43
27Tuck School of Business | Dartmouth CollegeUS91.11
28SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly90.97
29CUHK Business SchoolHong Kong90.89
30Alliance Manchester Business SchoolUK90.74
31University of Virginia Darden School of BusinessUS90.56
32University of Hong Kong (HKU)Hong Kong90.43
33NUS Business SchoolSingapore90.28
34Kenan–Flagler Business SchoolUS89.98
35Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityNetherlands89.71
36Warwick Business SchoolUK89.66
37McCombs School of BusinessUS89.62
38The Lisbon MBAPortugal89.49
39McDonough School of BusinessUS89.23
40Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), New DelhiIndia89.11
41Tepper School of BusinessyUS88.98
42Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice UniversityUS88.73
43Krannert School of ManagementUS88.72
44Imperial College Business SchoolUK88.50
45Nanyang Business SchoolSingapore88.14
46Indian Institute of Management, BangaloreIndia87.96
47Cranfield School of ManagementUK87.91
48Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of MarylandUS87.89
49Sungkyunkwan University GSBSouth Korea87.88
50Cass Business SchoolUK87.83
51Rotman School of Management - University of TorontoCanada87.78
52Paul Merage School of BusinessUS87.75
53Eli Broad College of BusinessUS87.71
54Mannheim Business SchoolGermany86.79
55Michael G. Foster School of BusinessUS87.76
56Graduate School of Business | University of Cape TownSouth Africa87.74
57USC Marshall School of BusinessUS87.72
58Antai College of Economics & Management: Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina86.88
59Emory University's Goizueta Business SchoolUS86.86
60Macquarie Graduate School of ManagementAustralia86.83
61University of St.Gallen (HSG)Switzerland86.78
62Kelley School of BusinessUS86.75
63Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of ManagementUS86.74
64European School of Management and TechnologyGermany86.68
65Olin Business SchoolUS86.67
66University of San Diego School of BusinessUS86.62
67Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of TechnologyUS86.59
68University of Illinois at Urbana–ChampaignUS86.54
69Wisconsin School of BusinessUS86.51
70School of Management: Fudan UniversityChina85.57
71Strathclyde Business School - University of StrathclydeUK85.53
72Henry B. Tippie College of BusinessUS85.49
73Edwin L. Cox School of BusinessUS85.46
74UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business SchoolIreland85.42
75Max M. Fisher College of BusinessUS85.41
76Durham University Business SchoolUK84.93
77Questrom School of BusinessUS84.85
78University of Bath School of ManagementUK84.85
79Lancaster University Management SchoolUK84.76
80Desautels Faculty of Management - McGill UniversityCanada84.74
81Rady School of Management at the University of CaliforniaUS84.69
82Babson CollegeUS84.66
83W. P. Carey School of BusinessUS84.65
84Sauder School of BusinessCanada84.61
85Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)Australia84.57
86Smith School of Business - Queen's UniversityCanada84.53
87Carlson School of Management - University of MinnesotaUS84.48
88Melbourne Business SchoolAustralia84.45
89Geneva Business SchoolSwitzerland84.40
90Alberta School of Business, University of AlbertaCanada84.36
91Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State UniversityUS84.35
92Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium84.29
93Darla Moore School of Business - University of South CarolinaUS84.22
94XLRI – Xavier School of ManagementIndia84.17
95Mendoza College of Business | University of Notre DameUS84
96George Washington UniversityUS83.92
97TIAS School for BusinessNetherlands83.44
98Indian Institute of Management, CalcuttaIndia83.28
99Wallace E. Carroll School of Management | Boston CollegeUS82.56
100Birmingham Business School | University of BirminghamUK82.37


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