When we think of MBA, we immediately think of colleges such as Harvard, Wharton and the other Ivy League colleges. It is noteworthy that an excellent program from a good college can be more helpful to your career than a good program from an excellent college. In this article, we will cover the seven best MBA programs in the United States. These are programs that allow you to add value to you resume that would be hard to beat otherwise. The list has been made keeping in mind results from nationwide surveys from publications such as Business Week and Financial Times.
- Harvard Business School Harvard has the well-deserved reputation as the best business school on the country. And why not - the college is ranked in top three by four publications: Business Week, Forbes, US News and Financial Times, whereas another fifth, Economic Times, ranks its full-time MBA program as the fourth best. This 21 month program should set you back by about USD $110,000 in fees.
- The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Ranked among the top five by four publications, including second by Financial Times, the full-time MBA program from Wharton is the byword of professional management education the world over. Once you pass out of Wharton, you will share it as your alma mater with such famous people as Donald Trump, Warren Buffet and Donny Deutsch.
- Stanford University, Graduate School of Business With a duration of 21 months, and fees of $106,000, the success rate of applicants at this school is just 6%. The applicants are required to take GMAT score, and the average score accepted is 728. This program is ranked the number one by both Forbes and US News, which is a rare feat indeed even for the best of the colleges.
- University of Chicago, Booth School of Business The Full-time program in the Booth School of Business was ranked third in the composite ranking of best business programs by the third-party site poets&quants. The composite ranking takes into account five rankings from Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, Business Week and US News.
- Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College The full-time MBA program here is ranked the number one program in the world by the economist. With a tuition fees and other allied costs at $104,000, this is a 21 month program too.
- Daytime MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business Located in Durham, North Carolina, this is one of the few programs whose fees are below $100,000 - but this is hardly much comfort, because at $99,500 they are not much lower than that number. Unlike other programs mentioned here, this daytime program is 22 months old.
- Columbia Business School The school has an acceptance rate of just over 15% for first time applicants, and a rate of 24% for re-applicants.
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