Wharton Tops U.S. News’ Poll Of Best EMBAs

2012 U.S. News & World Report Ranking of the Best Executive MBA Programs


2012 Rank & School2011 Rank2010 Rank2012-2011 Change
  1. Pennsylvania (Wharton)11
  2. Chicago (Booth)23
  3. Northwestern (Kellogg)32
  4. Duke (Fuqua)44
  5. Columbia Business School55
  6. UCLA (Anderson)69
  7. New York (Stern)66-1
  8. Michigan (Ross)88
  9. UC-Berkeley (Haas)97
10. Southern California (Marshall)1112+1
11. North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)1010-1
11. Virginia (Darden)1418+3
13. Cornell (Johnson)1520+2
14. Stanford1213-2
15. Emory (Goizueta)1311-2
15. Marquette University2014+5
15. Santa Clara (Leavey)1518
15. Texas-Austin (McCombs)1814+3
19. University of Washington (Foster)23NR+4
19. Washington University (Olin)NRNRNA
21. Southern Methodist (Cox)2314+2
21. Thunderbird20NR-1
23. Seattle University (Albers)1822-5
23. Maryland (Smith)NRNRNA
23. Xavier University (Williams)NRNRNA
26. Baylor University (Hankamer)NRNRNA

SOURCE: U.S. News & World Report 2012, 2011 & 2010 Specialty Rankings for Executive MBAs

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