According to the US News & World Report rankings of America's Best Graduate Business Schools 2012, Stanford University Graduate School of Business took the top spot out of 437 accredited business schools considered in the rankings.

The Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA program is ranked 40th best overall and 17th among public universities in the league table. It is also ranked fifth in the nation in the specialty category of Supply Chain/Logistics.

Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University is ranked 49th overall and 23rd among public universities. In addition, some Broad College subject areas were separately ranked by business school deans: Supply Chain/Logistics (2nd), International (12th), Accounting (20th).

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has been named among the nation’s best Master of Business Administration programs in U.S. News’ 2012 annual list of Best Graduate Schools. The Full-Time MBA program is ranked 107th in the overall ranking of graduate business schools.

Best Business Schools 2012 (Top 10 list):
1. Stanford University
2. Harvard University
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
3. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
5. Northwestern University (Kellogg)
5. University of Chicago (Booth)
7. Dartmouth College (Tuck)
7. University of California—Berkeley (Haas)
9. Columbia University
10. New York University (Stern)
10. Yale University

Source: US News

* Next: Financial Times MBA Ranking 2011

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