2009 BusinessWeek Ranking of EMBA Programs


2009 Ranking & School20072005200320011991
1. Northwestern (Kellogg) Evanston, IL11111
2. Chicago (Booth) Chicago, IL, London & Singapore33222
3. Pennsylvania (Wharton) Philadelphia, PA & San Francisco, CA22323
4. Columbia Business School New York, NY6NR15187
5. Southern California (Marshall) Los Angeles, CA581268
6. IE Business School  Madrid, Spain15NRNRNRNR
7. Michigan (Ross) Ann Arbor, MI44NRNRNR
8. UCLA (Anderson) Los Angeles, CA8147105
9. Southern Methodist (Cox) Dallas, TX1116181919
10. Duke (Fuqua)  Durham, NC99*444
11. North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)  Chapel Hill, NC10555NR
12. Emory (Goizueta) Atlanta, GA769815
13. IESE Business School  Barcelona, Spain1715NRNRNR
14. New York (Stern) New York, NY191913711
15. Ohio State (Fisher) Columbus, OH1413NRNRNR
16. IMD  Lausanne, Switzerland167613NR
17. ESADE  Barcelona, Spain21NRNRNRNR
18. Georgetown (McDonough) Washington, DC1210119NR
19. INSEAD  Fontainebleu, France & Singapore18NRNRNRNR
20. Notre Dame (Mendoza) Notre Dame, INNR20NRNRNR
21. Case Western (Weatherhead)  Cleveland, OHNRNR21NR10
22. Texas-Dallas  Dallas, TXNRNRNRNRNR
23. Boston University Boston, MANRNRNR22NR
24. London Business School  London, UK20252323NR
25. Queen’s University  Kingston, Canada2321NR24NR

Source: BusinessWeek

* Duke’s Global EMBA program was ranked ninth, while its Weekend EMBA program was ranked 11th by BusinessWeek in 2005.

NR — Not ranked. Many schools were unranked in earlier years because they didn’t yet have EMBA programs or they simply didn’t make the BusinessWeek list.





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