Best Business Schools Worldwide


The 2014 annual list of best business schools with full-time MBA programs was released by Bloomberg Businessweek. The study is based on a worldwide survey of recruiters and students, expertise of the factuality of the examined business schools. This year’s ranking saw many small changes, pushing down some old favourites.

Ivey School of Business, Western Ontario – Apart from heading the list, Ivey School of Business witnessed one of the biggest leaps among the top 10 entries in 2014. It managed to climb by six positions in just 12 months. The median total compensation for students who had accepted a job offer by the spring of 2014 was $100,000.

IE Business School, IE University – People who have graduated from this school are among the most sought-after by recruiters. Compared to last year, IAE Business School has improved its ranking by one spot.

European School of Management and Technology – This is the highest-rated newcomer on the 2014 ranking. Students of this school quickly manage to find jobs, especially in the technology industry.

London Business School, University of London – Just two years ago, London Business School topped this ranking. Now, it is fourth despite the fact that it offers one of the best campus climate for international students.

INSEAD – INSEAD has dropped by three spots on the 2014 list. However, it has the largest compensations package – $600,000.

Judge Business School, Cambridge University – Judge Business School finally found a spot on this list. This school has received one of the highest student ratings on the ranking – 4.98 out of 5.

Said Business School, University of Oxford – Although it lost two spots on the ranking, this education institution is among the leaders when it comes to median change in total compensation. For post-MBA Said Business School is set at around $42,000.

IESE Business School, University of Navarra – Many of the recruiters that took part in Bloomberg’s research have shared that they have either hired or are searching to hire people who have graduated IESE Business School.

IMD – The median total compensation for IMD students is estimated as the highest in world for international business schools – $151,000.

Queen’s Business School, Queen’s University – According to Bloomberg, the campus climate of this business school is one of the best for women.

Other interesting findings made by the survey was that Booth School of Business (University of Chicago) were the most likely students to developed lifelong friendship with another Booth student. Haas School of Business, on the other hand, was voted first on the best business schools ranking for fun.


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