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Yale SOM Rankings Update

Business School Rankings
Among the organizations that rank MBA programs, we report to the Yale SOM community on three major rankings: Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times, and U.S. News & World Report. Below are the most recent results and brief descriptions of their methodologies.

Kerwin K. Charles
Indra K. Nooyi Dean, Yale School of Management

U.S. News & World Report
April 2023
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Yale SOM 8th in its annual ranking of U.S. business schools. The ranking is based on opinion and statistical indicators collected in fall 2022. The opinion component includes a survey of participating business school deans and directors and a survey of participating MBA recruiters, weighted by recruiter responses from the previous two years. The statistical indicators include “inputs” such as GPA, GMAT/GRE scores, acceptance rate, and “outputs” such as the salaries students command after graduation and the time it takes them to find jobs. Yale SOM has maintained the top position in the nonprofit specialty ranking.

Financial Times
February 2023

The Financial Times has ranked Yale SOM 10th globally and 7th among U.S. schools in its annual ranking of 100 full-time global MBA programs. This ranking is based on alumni career progression, school and program diversity, and idea generation. The FT has ranked the Yale MBA for Executives 14th globally and third among standalone U.S. programs in its 2022 EMBA ranking.

Bloomberg Businessweek
September 2022
Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Yale SOM 10th in its annual list of top full-time U.S. MBA programs. This year’s ranking methodology was based on employer, alumni, and student survey responses across five weighted categories: compensation, learning, networking, entrepreneurship, and diversity, as well as compensation and job placement data from each school.