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Top Business & Management Schools in 2016  March 24, 2020 – 08:11 pm

Top business schools in the US & CanadaStarting last year, QS now publishes an annual ranking of the world’s top business schools, as part of the QS World University Rankings by Subject. The list is compiled based on a methodology which draws on employer and academic reputation combined with data on research citations.

Read on for an overview of the top business schools in the world, or to view the full list of 200, click here.

The United States is home to an impressive 43 of the 200 entries in the business school ranking, with Harvard University this year overtaking the UK’s London Business School to be ranked as the world’s top business school. Of the US’s entries, 15 are ranked among the top 50 for business, including University of California, Berkeley (11th), Yale University (16th), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA; 17th). New York University and the University of Chicago also feature in the top 20, sharing 19th place.

HEC ParisCanada has nine representatives in the business and management ranking, including three in the top 50. These are the University of Toronto (35th), the University of British Columbia (38th), and McGill University (joint 45th).

Top business schools in Europe

Europe has many prestigious universities included in the business school ranking, with the top 10 (above) featuring business schools in the UK, France and Italy.

The UK alone has 25 representatives in the ranking, including seven in the top 50. Outside of the top 10, these are: the University of Warwick (25th), the University of Manchester (joint 28th) and Imperial College London (36th).

Peking UniversityAlso performing well in the business and management ranking is Germany with eight representatives, the highest ranked of which is Universität Mannheim (in the 51-100 range).

France is another strong country in which to study business, with six entries in the ranking, including INSEAD (3rd), HEC Paris (14th) and ESSEC Business School, Paris (top 100).

Five top business schools are claimed by the Netherlands, with Erasmus University Rotterdam the country’s highest ranked (21st). Spain also has five representatives, including ESADE Business School in the top 100. Switzerland claims four of the top business schools in the world, with the University of St Gallen its strongest performer (37th).

Over in Scandinavia, Denmark and Sweden offer three top business schools each, with Denmark’s Copenhagen Business School taking 13th place. Finland and Norway may only offer one ranked business school each, but they’re both in the top 100 – Aalto University and BI Norwegian Business School.


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