Top 50 B-Schools in FT Ranking


An MBA is the last formal full-time education endeavour for most of us. The experience at a top B-school is a life-changing one, both professionally and personally. Choosing the right B-school depends on a number of factors,

  • B-school’s Ranking
  • Duration of the Programme
  • Alignment with post-MBA goals
  • Tuition Fee & Living Expenses and Long-term ROI
  • Region / Country of the School
  • Your Eligibility (Work-ex, GMAT/GRE Requirements, etc.)
We have covered a few of the elements above to give you a one-stop view of the top-50 B-schools as per FT’s 2020 ranking including their GMAT score ranges, average work experience details and program durations.


Rank in 2020 School Name Region  Country  Duration Average work experience (in years) GMAT Lowest  GMAT Highest Average/ Median GMAT
1 Harvard Business School USA USA 2 years 4.7     730
2 University of Pennsylvania :Wharton USA USA 2 years 5     732/730
3 Stanford Graduate School of Business USA USA 2 years 4.6     734
4 INSEAD Europe and Asia France/ Singapore 10 months 5.6 670 750 707
5 Ceibs Asia China 18 months/ 12 months 5.5 640 740 681
6 MIT : Sloan USA USA 2 years 5 690 760 727/730
7 London Business School  Europe United Kingdom 2 years 5.5 600 780 701
8 Columbia Business School  USA USA 2 years 5 560 790 727
9 HEC Paris Europe France 16 months 6     690
10 University of Chicago: Booth  USA USA 21 months 5 610 790 730
11 Northwestern University: Kellogg USA USA 1 year / 2 year 5 620 780 730
12 University of California at Berkeley: Haas USA USA 2 years 5.3 680 760 725
13 Iese Business School Europe Spain 19 months / 15 months 5     681
14 Yale School of Management USA USA 2 years 5 680 760 720
15 National University of Singapore Business School Asia Singapore 17 months 6     670
16 Dartmouth College: Tuck USA USA 2 years 5 620 780 723
16 Duke University: Fuqua USA USA 22 months 5.5 660 740 702
18 Universty of Virginia: Darden USA USA 21 months 5     713
19 University of Cambridge: Judge Europe United Kingdom 1 year 6     691
19 HKUST Business School Asia Hong Kong 16 months 6 570 710 660
21 University of Oxford: Said Europe United Kingdom 1 year 2     690
22 New York University: Stern USA USA 2 years 5.2 680 750 721/720
23 Cornell University: Johnson USA USA 2 years 5     696
24 Esade Business School Europe Spain 18/15/12 5.7     660
25 IMD Business School Europe Switzerland 1 year 7     680
25 UCLA Anderson School of Management USA USA 2 years 4.5 660 740 706
27 Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Asia India 1 year 7.5     740
28 Indian School of Business Asia India 12 months 4.5     709
29 SDA Bocconi School of Management Europe Italy 1 year 5.5 650 750 700
30 University of Michigan: Ross USA USA 2 years 5     719
31 Gerogetown University: McDonough USA USA 2 years 4.9 650 740 694/690
31 Carnegie Mellon: Tepper USA USA 2 years 5.7 640 730 687/700
33 Fudan University School of Management Asia China 2 years 2     650
34 Univerity of Florida: Warrington USA USA 2 years 2     680/690
35 Nanyang Business School, NTU Singapore Asia Singapore 2 years 6     600
36 University of Southern California: Marshall USA USA 2 years 5 680 740 708
37 Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai Asia China 2 years 6     540
38 Renmin University of China Business School (RMBS) Asia China 2 years 4     550
39 University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler USA USA 2 years 5     697
40 University of Texas at Austin: McCombs USA USA 2 years 5     661
40 Indiana University: Kelley USA USA 2 years 5.6     666
42 Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Asia India 1 year 8     701/700
43 Warwick Business School Europe United Kingdom 12 months 8 580 720 661/660
44 Washington University: Olin USA USA 2 years 4     695
45 Alliance Manchester Business School Europe United Kingdom 15 months 6     625
47 Shanghai University of Finance and Economics: College of Business Asia China 2 years        
47 Emory University: Goizueta USA USA 1 year/ 2 year 5.3 640 740  
47 University of Washington: Foster USA USA 21 months 6 640 730 695
50 CUKH Business School Asia China 2 years 6.6     700
50 City's Business School Europe United Kingdom 12 months       600

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