Booth & Kellogg Trade Places In New Ranking

As is the case with all of U.S. News’ rankings, this one only rates U.S. schools. And even though most of these B-schools have several EMBA programs, often in partnership with European and Asian schools, the list only ranks schools–not specific Executive MBA programs.

2011 U.S. NEWS RANKING OF EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAMS AND HOW IT COMPARES TO BUSINESSWEEK’S RANKING POLL OF EMBA DIRECTORS

School & 2011 U.S. News Rank2010 U.S. News RankYear-Over-Year Difference2009 BW EMBA Director Rank
1. Pennsylvania (Wharton) Philadelphia & San Francisco1—–2
2. Chicago (Booth) Chicago, London & Singapore3+11
3. Northwestern (Kellogg) Evanston, IL2-13
4. Duke (Fuqua) Durham, NC4—-5
5. Columbia Business School New York, NY5—–4
6. New York (Stern) New York, NY6—–6
6. UCLA (Anderson) Los Angeles, CA9+310
8. Michigan (Ross) Ann Arbor, MI8—–8
9. California-Berkeley (Haas) Berkeley, CA7-2NR
10. North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) Chapel Hill, NC10—–9
11. Southern California (Marshall) Los Angeles, CA12+111
12. Stanford Graduate School Palo Alto, CA13+1NR
13. Emory (Goizueta) Atlanta, GA11-215
14. Virgnia (Darden) Charlottesville, VA18+4NR
15. California-Santa Clara (Leavey) Santa Clara, CA18+3NR
15. Cornell (Johnson) Ithaca, NY20+517
17. Washington University (Olin) St. Louis, MONRNew to listNA
18. Texas-Austin (McCombs) Austin, TX14-419
18. Seattle University (Albers) Seattle, WA22+4NR
20. MIT (Sloan) Cambridge, MANRNew to listNA
20. Thunderbird Phoenix, ARNRNew to listNA
20. Marquette University Milwaukee, WI14-6NR
23. University of Washington (Foster) Seattle, WANRNew to listNA
23. Southern Methodist (Cox) Dallas, TX14-914

SOURCE: U.S. News & World Report 2011 & 2010 Specialty Rankings for Executive MBAs, BusinessWeek 2009 poll of EMBA directors.

 

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.