The Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester is consistently placed among the best business schools nationally and internationally by media and publications such as the Financial Times of London, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, etc.

The School offers Full-time, Part-time, Executive (Rochester-based) and Executive (Switzerland-based) M.B.A. programs, as well as Executive Education Program, English Language & U.S. Culture Program, Master of Science (M.S.), Ph.D. program. It also offers an Accelerated M.B.A. degree which takes just 18 months to complete.

The Simon Graduate School of Business has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - International (AACSB) since 1966. It has been placed in the top 30 in the U.S. by the Financial Times since 1999.


- 2nd in the world for finance and 5th in the world for managerial economics among the world’s top 100 business schools (Financial Times of London 2009). Overall it is ranked 22nd among U.S. business schools and 46th in the world.

- Placed among the top 25 business schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2009 edition). It is also placed 13th in finance and 24th in accounting among U.S. business schools.

- 1st for return on investment among private U.S. business schools, 4th for return on investment among U.S. business schools (Business Week, October 2008).

- 22nd among US business schools and 47th among the world's top 100 business schools (FT 2008). In specialty areas it is placed 3rd in the world for finance; 4th in the world for managerial economics; 4th in the world in accounting; and 8th in the world for statistics.

- According to the Business Week (December 2008), it was placed highly in many business specialties and areas by corporate recruiters: 9th for Most Improved B-school, 10th in Accounting, 14th for Innovative Curriculum, 20th in Finance, 21st for Operations/production, 22nd for Competing Globally,  25th for Analytical Skills, 26th in Career Services.

- 4th among the nation’s top regional business schools (The Wall Street Journal, September 2007). Across all of the 264 surveyed business schools, it is ranked 9th in finance.

- 22nd in the US and 38th among the world's top 100 business schools (FT 2007). It is also rated 4th in the world for managerial economics and 5th in the world for both finance and accounting.

- Placed among the top 15 U.S. business schools for executives in training by Black Enterprise magazine.

- 28th among the nation's top 30 graduate business schools by BusinessWeek magazine in its “Best Business Schools of 2006” ranking.

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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