Stanford, Harvard, MIT Still Top The List Of Schools Producing Funded Founders

Crunchbase data offers some insights into how a degree from a particular institution correlates with one’s likelihood of becoming a funded founder. It turns out, your likelihood of raising funds for a startup has a pretty strong correlation with where you attended school.

The World’s Best MBA Programs For Entrepreneurship In 2022

For three years, Poets&Quants has ranked the best MBA programs in the world for entrepreneurship. And for each of those years — 2020, 2021, and now 2022 — the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis has topped the list.

The Best Online MBA Programs Of 2022

The University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business pulled a leap-from-behind third place in 2021 to top our 2022 ranking of the Best Online MBA programs. It’s the fifth time we’ve ranked online MBA programs dating back to our inaugural ranking in 2018. USC Marshall has participated the past four years and has now finished first twice (2019 and 2022) and third twice (2020 … [ Read more ]

The World’s Best MBA Programs For Entrepreneurship In 2022

For three years, Poets&Quants has ranked the best MBA programs in the world for entrepreneurship. And for each of those years — 2020, 2021, and now 2022 — the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis has topped the list.

Could U.S. News Kill The GMAT Exam?

U.S. News‘ recently removed GMAT and GRE scores from its online MBA ranking process. If it does so for its full-time MBA ranking it could have a big impact on the future of those exams.

A New Way To Rank Business Schools

Last month, the Positive Impact Rating (PIR) for Business Schools unveiled its second annual report that ranks 46 business schools from 21 countries worldwide. Students from these schools built the rating evaluating the performance of the schools in areas like student support, culture, public engagement, and learning methods.

Conventional rankings measure the quality of MBA programs and serve as a marker of quality for prospective students. … [ Read more ]

MBA Data That Matters: P&Q’s Complete Stats Collection Of 2020

Business school rankings can reflect a variety of measures: branding, versatility, and momentum among them. Eventually, there comes a time to peel back the methods, assumptions, and weights to review the ranking data in its raw form. That way, prospective students can compare schools to know their odds, outlays, and outcomes.

Each year, P&Q collects data from the top domestic and international to help readers identify … [ Read more ]

The World’s Best MBA Programs For Entrepreneurship In 2021

Poets&Quants set out to measure the entrepreneurial climate at top business schools around the globe when we created our annual entrepreneurship ranking with Inc. magazine in 2019. This year’s ranking expands the ranking from 27 schools to 50.

Are These MBAs Best For Entrepreneurs?

For the third consecutive time in three rankings of the best MBA programs for would-be entrepreneurs, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business came out on top, according to the new Financial Times’ 2017 list. But the results of this ranking–doubled to 50 schools from last year’s 25–is all over the place.

The FT cautioned readers not to compare this year’s ranking results with previous years due to … [ Read more ]

Yet Another MBA Ranking In The Works

Times Higher Education (THE) announced that it will team up with The Wall Street Journal to publish yet another set of rankings on MBA programs and specialty master’s programs in finance and management.

The British weekly magazine, which claims a readership of 380,000, will join an already crowded field of media players to publish its first rankings in the spring of 2018 after what it called … [ Read more ]

A New Rankings Revolt In The Making?

Elliot Bendoly of Ohio State has co-authored a new research paper that is the latest attack on business school rankings.

The Most Popular Online MBA Programs

A look at some of the schools and programs found in the U.S. News ranking of online MBAs.

The Best B-Schools For MBA Startups

Each year, when we compile our list of top MBA startups, we take a look at the schools producing the most ventures to make the list. The list ranks ventures founded by MBA graduates in the past five years solely on venture capital raised.

U.S. News’ 2017 Ranking Of The Best Online MBAs

For the third consecutive year, the online MBA program at Temple University’s Fox School of Business today (Jan. 10) won the No. 1 spot in U.S. News & World Report‘s ranking of the best MBAs delivered via the Internet. Among the top 24 ranked schools, there are some notable changes.

QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2016

These rankings consider several aspects of a good and well-rounded education. Amongst these aspects were employability,accreditation, the number of students enrolled, and faculty and teaching. The top 10 for 2016 are:
1 Warwick Business School, UK
2 IE Business School, Spain
3 Alliance Manchester Business School, UK
4 Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA
5 Oxford Brookes University Business, UK
6 The Open University Business School, The Open University, UK
7 … [ Read more ]

Who Turns Down the Best Business Schools?

Plenty of MBA hopefuls are thankful to get an acceptance letter from any of their top-choice schools (most of them applied to three or four, Bloomberg data show). Some lucky students, however, get accepted to more than one of the country’s best schools. We asked thousands of 2015 MBA graduates which schools they had applied to, and where they enrolled, as part of our 2015 … [ Read more ]

B-schools’ Love-Hate Relationship with Rankings

The good: B-schools rely on rankings as a benchmark against their peers, a third-party guide for students, and a marketing tool. The bad: They are potentially flawed and unquestionably a resource drain. Oh, and they’re a potential PR disaster in the making.

MBA Gender Pay Gap

Top B-schools typically repay students’ investments in spades, but exclusive new data suggest women don’t share equally in the bounty.

BusinessWeek Ranking: Fatherly Regrets

Fathers and sons sometimes have the proverbial difficult relationship. That seems to be the case with John A. Byrne, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of C-Change Media, with his creation: the famous – and infamous – BusinessWeek ranking of the world’s best business schools. Its first edition was published in 1988 and now – having seen the 13th edition – Byrne seems to have regrets. On LinkedIn … [ Read more ]

The Mod Quad: The Best and Most Beautiful B-School Campuses

The intensity of business school can stretch beyond the classroom. As a student in an MBA program, you may find yourself spending much more time on campus than you initially expected, thanks to time spent working on group projects, participating in extracurricular committees and activities, networking with professors, and just plain hanging out. Campus can become like your second home, so it can be important … [ Read more ]