School again ranked best MBA program
prominent surveys name Kellogg No. 1, cite academics and culture
Kellogg School has reason to celebrate — again: It’s
the No. 1 business school in the United States, according
to BusinessWeek, and it boasts the best MBA program
in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit
(EIU). Both rankings were announced in October.
the biennial BusinessWeek survey began in 1988, the
Kellogg School has been ranked No. 1 five times — an
honor achieved more often than any other business school.
The survey has long recognized Kellogg as among the top MBA
schools nationally. It ranked the school No. 1 in 1988, 1990,
1992, 2002 and 2004, No. 2 in 2000, 1998 and 1994, and No.
3 in 1996. BusinessWeek notes: “The balance between
an in-depth academic experience and a welcoming culture is
what once again put Kellogg at the top.”
ranked the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
No. 2, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School
No. 3, the Stanford Graduate School of Business No. 4 and
Harvard Business School No. 5.
The BusinessWeek survey is based on corporate-recruiter
and student feedback and provides a comprehensive
analysis of the top-30 business schools in the
United States. The survey identifies schools that
have made significant strides in improving their
curriculum and student services, from career counseling
to administrative responsiveness.
more than a decade, the Economist Intelligence
Unit has surveyed MBA students and alumni worldwide
in search of the best MBA program. During the
past year, EIU contacted more than 21,000 MBA
students and alumni from 100 business schools.
The ranking is based on four factors identified
by students as the most important elements of
an MBA: the school’s ability to provide
students with new and advanced career opportunities,
educational and personal development, increased
salary and networking potential.
third consecutive year, London-based EIU named the Kellogg
School the best MBA program. The EIU publishes Which MBA?,
a guide to MBA programs now in its 16th year of print, and
is a member of The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist
Kellogg School’s holistic approach to delivering a world-class
MBA experience encourages a culture of balanced excellence
among our distinguished faculty, students, alumni, recruiters
and corporate partners. We are extremely proud of these strong
partnerships,” said Kellogg Dean Dipak
with its perennial strengths in teaching fundamental management
concepts, Kellogg has also emphasized the value of leadership
skills. In addition, the Kellogg MBA program offers a variety of “action
learning” opportunities. These real-time problem-solving
experiences, often in partnership with companies worldwide,
extend the classroom teaching for Kellogg students, says Robert
Magee, senior associate dean for faculty and research.
and staff also have made big strides in enhancing the global
reach of Kellogg, reinvigorating the school’s extensive
alumni network and building strong relations with blue-chip
organizations within the corporate and the government sector.
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