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MBA News: Chicago Booth Tops The Economist’s MBA Ranking for the Fifth Year in a Row

Chicago BoothThe Economist released its 2016 ranking of full-time MBA programs recently, with some notable movement in the top ten despite an unchanged number one. The University of Chicago Booth School of Business reigned supreme for the sixth time in seven years, while the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University rose to the second spot from last year’s seventh place. The University of Virginia Darden School of Business fell one spot, from last year’s second place to this year’s third. Harvard Business School maintained its fourth place, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business was ranked fifth after standing at 13th last year.

Business schools outside the United States were represented in the top ten as well, as IESE Business School, HEC Paris, and the University of Queensland Business School came in at eighth, ninth, and tenth, respectively. INSEAD was ranked eighth in 2015 but fell out of the top ten this year, as did such schools as the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Whether Chicago Booth will maintain its top position in years to come remains to be seen…




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