Top-Ranked Business Schools In America With The Lowest Acceptance Rates of 2015

The Stanford Graduate School of Business is the toughest business schools to get into, according to the U.S. News annual survey, closer followers included Harvard Business School (HBS), which had 6.1% acceptance rate, and University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, which had 13% acceptance rate.

Well, if you’re applying to business schools in America or thinking of starting an MBA, this is something you’ll want to know about just what you are up against.

It is no surprise that the Stanford Graduate School of Business tops the ranking, said “yes” to only 6.1% of the more than 7,899 business master’s degree applicants who applied in 2015– the lowest rate among the 129 ranked business schools

Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business is also considered to have the best management degree according to the WardrobeTrendsFashion’s Global Business School Rankings for Executives and Entrepreneurs, 2016.

Most of these business schools are elite institutions with extremely selective admissions, when it comes to admitting students.  Below is a list of the 10 business schools with the lowest acceptance rates for fall 2015 in the US.

Check out the list below to find out which elite business schools in the United States have the lowest acceptance rates – Top 10 Business Schools Where It’s Hardest to Be Admitted Into:

RankSchoolNumber of applicantsNumber of applicants acceptedAcceptance rate
1Stanford Graduate School of Business?7,8994856.10%
2Harvard Business School (HBS)9,6861,03310.70%
3Haas School of Business?3,50645513%
4MIT Sloan School of Management4,25462314.60%
5Hough Graduate School of Business3225115.80%
6Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University63710917.10%
7UC Davis Graduate School of Management3436117.80%
8Columbia Business School5,8291,04818%
9UCLA Anderson School of Management3,53369919.80%
10Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania6,5901,30219.80%