According to the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2016, Insead (the business school with campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi) was ranked No. 1 in the world and ahead of Harvard Business School (2nd) and London Business School (3rd). Upenn's Wharton School is 4th, and Stanford is ranked 5th.

The University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business improved to No. 20 among U.S. public programs, No. 47 in the US and No. 98 in the world in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2016. Last year Katz was ranked as No. 23 among U.S. public programs, No. 50 in the United States, and No. 97 in the world by Financial Times.

Alliance Manchester Business School (UK) was ranked 7th in the UK, 14th in Europe and 38th globally in this year’s Financial Times Global MBA ranking of the world’s leading MBA programs. In addition, Alliance MBS was placed at 12th in the world for career progress, which is calculated according to changes in the level of seniority and the size of company alumni are working in now, compared with before their MBA.

Lancaster University Management School gained 15 spots, rising from 50th to 35th globally. The Lancaster MBA was also ranked 1st in the world for corporate strategy for the second year running, 8th for general management and 5th for international business.

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