According to the eighth annual ranking of full-time MBA programs by The Economist's (EIU), four Australian MBA schools are placed among the world's top 100:

Rank, Institution, (World Rank)
1 Melbourne Business School - University of Melbourne (17th)
2 Macquarie Graduate School of Management (55th)
3 Monash University (59th)
4 Curtin University Graduate School of Business (93rd)
Source: The Economist's 2009

According to the Financial Times MBA ranking 2006, Melbourne Business School is ranked top in the country and 63rd in the world, followed by Australian Graduate School of Management (83rd globally). In 2005 FT ranking, AGSM is placed 53rd internationally, followed by Melbourne Business School (72nd) and QUT Brisbane Graduate School of Management (82nd).

Otago School of Business (New Zealand) is included in the global Top 100 MBA Schools list by The Economist, ranked 97th in 2006 and 87th in 2005.

Top 10 Business Schools in Australia and New Zealand (offering MBA programs)
(Based on 3 criteria- faculty resources, student quality and academic reputation)

1- Univ of New South Wales (UNSW);
2- Macquarie Univ;
3- Monash;
4- Melbourne;
5- Mt Eliza;
6- Univ of Queensland;
7- Univ of Western Aus;
8- Curtin;
9- Deakin;
10- Queensland U of Tech

Source: ASIA INC (Hong Kong) 2003

* Suggested Reading: Asia and Australian Top MBA Programs

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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