Bloomberg Businessweek Announces 2022-23 Global Business Schools Rankings

Stanford Named #1 in the US, IMD Is #1 in Europe, Western’s Ivey Ranks #1 in Canada, and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics is #1 in Asia-Pacific

NEW YORK (September 15, 2022)—Bloomberg Businessweek today released its annual ranking of the best business schools, based on data compiled from 18,504 surveys from students, alumni, and corporate recruiters, as well as compensation and job-placement data from each school. Stanford takes the number one spot, among 82 full-time MBA programs in the US, followed by Harvard, University of Chicago’s Booth, Northwestern’s Kellogg, and Dartmouth’s Tuck rounding out the top five.

Below are Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2022-23 top 10 MBA programs in the US:

Rank US Business School
1 Stanford
2 Harvard
2 Chicago (Booth)
4 Northwestern (Kellogg)
5 Dartmouth (Tuck)
6 MIT (Sloan)
7 Pennsylvania (Wharton)
8 Columbia
9 Virginia (Darden)
10 Yale

In addition to the overall ranking, schools are separately ranked on component indexes, providing students more ways to evaluate what the programs have to offer them. In the US, schools are ranked on five component indexes: compensation, diversity, networking, learning, and entrepreneurship. International MBA programs are measured on four: compensation, networking, learning, and entrepreneurship.

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked 117 MBA programs around the world.  IMD remains in the top spot in Europe. Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Western’s Ivey move up into the number one positions in the Asia-Pacific region and Canada, respectively.

Below are Bloomberg Businessweek’s top three full-time MBA programs outside the US:

The complete 2022-23 rankings of all global MBA programs, including indexes and methodology, can be found here:

The methodology for the Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-Schools ranking is available at