2010 emerged as a competitive year for USA MBA School Rankings. Business Week had University of Chicago listed as their ranked #1, followed by Harved Business School as #2, and University of Pennsylvania ranked #3.
The Financial Times has their own Top 5. University of Pennsylvania came in at #1, Harvard Business School at #2, and Stanford University at #3. Rounding out the top 5 were Columbia Business School at #4 and Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked #5.
Forbes ranked Standford University as the top MBA school for 2010, followed by Dartmouth College at #2, Harvard Business School #3, University of Chicago #4, and University of Pennsylvania #5.
The Economist listed for their top MBA schools of 2010:
- University of Chicago
- Dartmouth College
- University of California, Berkeley
- Harvard Business School
- Stanford Graduate School of Business
Lastly, U.S. News & World Report:
- Harvard University
- Stanford University
- Northwestern Universtiy
- University of Pennsylvania
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Business Week had their methodology based on surveys of MBA graduates from 2010, 2008, and 2006, as well as reviews of faculty research from 20 top academic journals published over a 5 year period. For additional methodologies of how the other magazines gathered their rankings, see the infographic and refer back to MBAschools.com.
[Source: MBA schools]