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QS Global MBA Rankings 2024 Out: Stanford Tops the List Again

Updated on 27 October, 2023

Stanford Graduate School of Business in the US has ranked first in the Quacquarelli Symonds(QS) Global MBA Rankings(WUR) 2024 for the fourth consecutive year. Over 300 business schools from around the world have featured in the list. 

This year’s top 10 consists of 5 US schools, with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School at the second and third spots, respectively. A total of 118 US universities have made it to the list. 

European universities are not far behind, with HEC Paris, London Business School, IE Business School(Spain), and IESE Business School (Spain) maintaining their stronghold in the Top 10. 

QS considers various metrics while ranking schools for their full-time MBA and business master’s, such as entrepreneurship, employability, thought leadership, diversity, and ROI. Stanford achieved an impressive score of 99.9, the highest for Entrepreneurship and Alumni Outcomes.

Top 25 QS Global MBA Rankings 2024

Business School 

Location

2024

2023

Stanford Graduate School of Business

US

1

1

Penn(Wharton)

US

2

3

Harvard Business School

US

3

2

London Business School

UK

4

5

HEC Paris

France

5

4

MIT(Sloan)

US

6

6

Columbia Business School

US

7

8

IE Business School

Spain

8

7

Cambridge(Judge)

UK

=9

12

IESE Business School

Spain

=9

10

INSEAD

France/Singapore/UAE

11

9

Northwestern(Kellogg)

US

12

14

UC Berkeley(Haas)

US

13

11

Chicago(Booth)

US

14

13

UCLA(Anderson)

US

15

15

Yale School of Management

US

16

18

NYU(Stern)

US

17

19

Oxford(Said)

UK

18

16

Esade Business School

Spain

19

17

Imperial College Business School

UK

20

21

SDA Bocconi

Italy

21

22

Michigan(Ross)

US

22

20

Duke(Fuqua)

US

23

23

Copenhagen Business School

Denmark

=24

24

National University of Singapore(NUS)

Singapore

=24

26

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