IMD of Switzerland is ranked 1st in the world for its full-time MBA programs, moving up from 5th last year. IESE is ranked 2nd best globally, followed by U of Chicago in the third position and Stanford in fourth position.

2008 Ranking of World Top 20 Full-time MBA programs by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU):

Rank (2007 position in brackets), School, Country
1 (5) IMD - International Institute for Management Development Switzerland
2 (3) IESE Business School—University of Navarra Spain
3 (1) Uni of Chicago—Graduate School of Business US
4 (2) Stanford Graduate School of Business US
5 (4) Dartmouth College—Tuck School of Business US
6 (6) Univ of California at Berkeley—Haas School of Business US
7 (7) Univ of Cambridge—Judge Business School UK
8 (8) New York Univ—Leonard N Stern School of Business US
9 (15) London Business School UK
10 (9) IE Business School Spain
11 (20) Hong Kong Univ of Science and Technology—School of Business and Management Hong Kong
12 (13) Harvard Business School US
13 (11) Cranfield School of Management UK
14 (22) Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School Belgium
15 (24) York Univ—Schulich School of Business Canada
16 (14) Northwestern Uni—Kellogg School of Management US
17 (21) Uni of Pennsylvania—Wharton School US
18 (16) Massachusetts Institute of Technology—MIT Sloan School of Management US
19 (17) INSEAD France/Singapore
20 (10) Henley Business School UK

Source: EIU 2008

* Next Post: FT Global MBA Rankings 2009

World University Ranking Tables

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