Business School Rankings

The Global MBA FT Ranking is a list of the world's best business schools. To select the finest business schools in the world, the ranking considers a variety of characteristics such as student satisfaction, alumni compensation, job placement rate, international diversity, and other considerations. The global MBA ranking 2021 is an important indicator of the quality of a school, and it can be used to compare schools from different regions. The following is a list of best business schools placed 41 to 60 in the Global MBA FT rating 2021.


The University of California at Irvine: Merage

The UCI Paul Merage School of Business is a business school focused on entrepreneurship. The school has various programs and courses designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful entrepreneurs. The school offers MBA and Executive MBA programs, as well as an undergraduate program. The institution has been recognized for its international partnerships with leading universities globally.

  • Established Year: 1965

  • College Type: Public Research University

  • Weighted Package: US$ 138946

  • Current Package: US$ 138946

  • Tuition Fees: (1st year)INR 42,78,615

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 42

  • FT Research Rank: 19

  • Scholarships:

  • Merage School Scholarships and other merit-based scholarships are available

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 4

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 1st November 2021

  • 2nd Round: 1st December 2021

  • 3rd Round: 1st February 2022

  • 4th Round: 1st April 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.59

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 70

Michigan State University: Broad

Michigan State University is known for its flexibility and adaptability in terms of course offerings, faculty, curricula, and infrastructure. The university offers over 200 undergraduate majors and more than 60 graduate programs. Broad College of Business is known for its diverse courses and competitive salaries. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in accounting, economics, finance, management information systems, marketing, human resources, and more.

  • Established Year: 1944

  • College Type: Public Research University

  • Weighted Package: US$ 130720

  • Current Package: US$ 130720

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 43

  • FT Research Rank: 65

  • Scholarships:

  • Private scholarships, national and international scholarships, and fellowships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 5

  • Application Deadlines:

  • Early Round: 4th October 2021

  • 1st Round: 8th November 2021

  • 2nd Round: 10th January 2022

  • 3rd Round: 7th March 2022

  • 4th Round: 4th April 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9.4

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 19

Imperial College Business School

The Imperial College Business School offers courses in accounting, finance, management, and marketing. The school is recognized for its research and innovation in these fields. It offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and executive education programs for both students and corporate clients. The business school is one of its kind in India. It offers a unique blend of courses that can be tailored to the needs and requirements of students.

  • Established Year: 2004

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 125051

  • Current Package: US$ 125051

  • Tuition Fees (1st Year)Pound 57.2 K

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 44

  • FT Research Rank: 44

  • Scholarships:

  • MBA Scholarships, regional scholarships, and ROMBA fellowships are available

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 6

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 27th September 2021

  • 2nd Round: 15th November 2021

  • 3rd Round: 24th January 2022

  • 4th Round: 7th March 2022

  • 5th Round: 25th April 2022

  • 6th Round: 13th June 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.89

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 50


Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is one of the most prestigious management institutes in India. The institute offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs for management studies that are accredited by AICTE and UGC respectively. The institute also offers several international programs such as the Executive MBA program, EMBA program, and Ph.D. program. The school's mission is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and values to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy.

  • Established Year: 1961

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 167045

  • Current PackageUS$ 167045

  • Tuition Fees: Indian Rupees 27, 00,000/-

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 44

  • FT Research Rank: 98

  • Scholarships: NA

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT

  • Application Rounds: 3

  • Application Deadlines: TBA

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.7

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 33


Babson College: Olin

Babson College is a private institution of higher education that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, science, engineering, and entrepreneurship. It also provides students with a wide range of opportunities to learn from the world's best faculty members who are renowned for their teaching skills. They have an excellent reputation for providing students with the tools they need to succeed in today's competitive job market. The institution has a great reputation for providing students with the tools they need to succeed in the changing corporate world.


  • Established Year: 1919 - 1969

  • College Type: Private business school

  • Weighted Package: US$ 154546

  • Current Package: US$ 154546

  • Tuition Fee: $76,410

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 46

  • FT Research Rank: 79

  • Scholarships:

  • University alumni scholarships and fellowships are available

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 4

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 26th October

  • 2nd Round: 19th January

  • 3rd Round: 14th March

  • 4th Round: 20th April

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9.25

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times72


Pennsylvania State University: Smeal

Smeal College of Business is a leader in teaching business ethics and leadership. The college offers undergraduate degrees and graduate programs in business, accounting, finance, marketing, management information systems, and international business. In addition to the undergraduate and graduate programs, they offer several certificate programs through their leadership development center. The college is also known for its success in international business education and research.

  • Established Year: 1953

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 131018

  • Current Package: US$ 131018

  • Local Tuition Fee: US$ 15,562

  • Domestic Tuition Fee: US$ 27,864

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 47

  • FT Research Rank: 38

  • Scholarships:

  • MBA Scholarships and University-based fellowships are available

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 4

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 1st October

  • 2nd Round: 1st December

  • 3rd Round: 1st February

  • 4th Round: 1st April

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9.5

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times4


Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, with its incubation center and a range of support services for students, faculty members, alumni, and entrepreneurs. Finance, marketing, human resource management, operations management, strategy, and entrepreneurship are among the subjects where it is noted for its teaching quality and academic competence. The college has an international reputation for excellence in management education and research.


  • Established Year: 1961

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 192390

  • Current Package: US$ 192390

  • Tuition Fees: INR 30 lakhs

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 48

  • FT Research Rank: 94

  • Scholarships: Merit-based scholarships are available

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 3

  • Application Deadlines:

  • TBA

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.65

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 52


CUHK Business School

The CUHK Business School has a long tradition of research excellence, with various research papers published since 2007. It also offers an MBA program with a variety of courses including Marketing, Finance, International Business, and Strategy. The institution is also known for its entrepreneurship program which helps students develop their business ideas into fully-fledged enterprises. The school offers a variety of programs that provide students with the opportunity to gain an advanced degree in management.

  • Established Year: 1963

  • College Type: Public Research University

  • Weighted Package: US$ 123175

  • Current Package: US$ 123175

  • Tuition Fee: HK$273,000

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 48

  • FT Research Rank: 33

  • Scholarships:

  • University-based scholarships and fellowships are available.

  • Qualifying Test:

  • TOEFL or IELTS

  • Application Deadlines29th April 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.33

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 66


Emory University: Goizueta

Emory University provides students with excellent opportunities for their future careers in this competitive industry. The mission of Goizueta Business School is to prepare students for success in the global economy by providing high-quality education and career development. The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees with a focus on management and entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, marketing, international business, economics, and strategic management. The school also has an MBA program with concentrations in accounting/finance/entrepreneurship/marketing.

  • Established Year: 1919

  • Weighted Package: US$ 147186

  • Current Package: US$ 147186

  • Tuition Fees: US$ 42,200

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 50

  • FT Research Rank: 56

  • Scholarships: Merit-based scholarships are available

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 3

  • Application Deadline:

  • 1st Round: 6th October 2021

  • 2nd Round: 10th January 2022

  • 3rd Round: 16th March 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9.44

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times81


It can be challenging and confusing to pick your ideal college. Having a thorough understanding of the top business schools, on the other hand, can help you make an informed decision. We hope that this article has provided you with a better understanding of the institutions that have been ranked globally.


Boston University Questrom School of Business

The Questrom School of Business at Boston College is an internationally recognized, AACSB-accredited institution with a mission to prepare students to be leaders in business and society. The university offers courses taught by world-class faculty members, including, MBA, Master's in Management, Master's in Finance, Master's in Marketing, and Executive Education programs. It is one of the top-ranked schools of business globally, with an excellent academic reputation.


  • Established Year: 1913

  • College Type: Private Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 133286

  • Current Package: US$ 133286

  • Tuition Fees: US$ 52,816

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 51

  • FT Research Rank: 22

  • Scholarships:

  • Merit-based and private scholarships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 3

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 20th October 2021

  • 2nd Round: 6th January 2022

  • 3rd Round: 16th March 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.36

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 55


University of Maryland: Smith

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is one of the top business schools in the country. It offers a wide range of academic programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees, doctoral studies, and executive education. The Smith School is known for its research-based approach to teaching, with an emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship. The University offers a variety of academic programs that are ranked among the top in their fields by US News & World Report.

  • Established Year: 1912

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 138750

  • Current Package: US$ 138750

  • Local Tuition Fee: US$ 77,200

  • Domestic Tuition Fee: US$ 92,850

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 52

  • FT Research Rank: 32

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 6

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 1st October 2021

  • 2nd Round: 1st November 2021

  • 3rd Round: 15th December 2021 (Scholarship Priority Deadline: International Students)

  • 4th Round: 15th January 2022 (Scholarship Priority Deadline: Domestic Students)

  • 5th Round: 1st March 2022

  • 6th Round: 30th April 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.84

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times63


Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, also known as SJTU, is a research university in Shanghai, China. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. Antai College of Economics and Management is committed to providing its students with a high-quality, internationally recognized education. It offers undergraduate programs in areas such as computer science, business management, international relations, English, and psychology.


  • Established Year: 1918

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 123812

  • Current Package: US$ 123812

  • Tuition Fees: 458,000 RMB

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 53

  • FT Research Rank: 89

  • Scholarships: Early-bird scholarships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 5

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 29th October 2021

  • 2nd Round: 24th December 2021

  • 3rd Round: 11th February 2022

  • 4th Round: 1st April 2022

  • 5th Round: 27th May 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9.33

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times38


WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

The Otto Beisheim School of Management offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive education programs. The MBA program is taught entirely in English with a focus on international management. It is recognized for its commitment to excellence, practicality, and innovation. The school focuses on developing students who are leaders in their fields with a strong understanding of both business practices and the global economy.


  • Established Year: 1984

  • College Type: Private Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 125366

  • Current Package: US$ 125366

  • Tuition Fees: INR 33.4 lakhs

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 54

  • FT Research Rank: 84

  • Scholarships: WHU Scholarships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, or IELTS

  • Application Rounds: 4

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 31st August

  • 2nd Round: 31st October

  • 3rd Round: 31st January

  • 4th Round: 31st March

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.83

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 20


Boston College: Carroll

The Carroll School offers a unique perspective on business education with programs that focus on management and leadership training, as well as specialized graduate programs for those who want to pursue careers in areas such as accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, or international business. Boston College is renowned for preparing students to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world. The Carroll School also provides an opportunity for undergraduates to take classes at BC's other schools including engineering and liberal arts. These courses allow students to broaden their horizons by learning about different disciplines within the liberal.


  • Established Year: 1983

  • College Type: Private Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 143692

  • Current Package: US$ 143692

  • Tuition Fee: US$ 28,380

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 55

  • FT Research Rank: 26

  • Scholarships:

  • Merit-based and need-based scholarships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 4

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 13th October 2020

  • 2nd Round: 8th December 2020

  • 3rd Round: 19th January 2021

  • 4th Round: 6th April 2021

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9.13

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 73


Ohio State University: Fisher

If your goal is to become a world-class business leader or entrepreneur with an innovative mindset, then you should consider attending Fisher College of Business. The Fisher College of Business is a business school at Ohio State University. The college offers a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Information Systems. It offers a Master of Business Administration degree with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing as well as a Master of Science degree with majors in Information Systems or Supply Chain Management.

  • Established Year: 1916

  • College Type: Public Research University

  • Weighted Package: US$ 135958

  • Current Package: US$ 135958

  • Local Tuition Fee: US$ 9,420

  • Domestic Tuition Fee: US$ 23,604

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 56

  • FT Research Rank: 28

  • Scholarships:

  • Merit-based scholarships and college awards are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 5

  • Application Deadlines:

  • Early Round: 17th October 2021

  • 1st Round: 5th December 2021

  • 2nd Round: 9th January 2022

  • 3rd Round: 27th February 2022

  • 4th Round: 8th May 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9.31

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 37


Arizona State University: WP Carey

The W. P. Carey School of Business prepares students for successful careers in business by providing a rigorous academic program that emphasizes excellence in teaching and scholarship, diverse perspectives from around the world, and strong connections with industry leaders in Arizona and beyond. The school offers a broad range of graduate degrees in fields such as accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations management. The aim of this university is to provide students with an education that emphasizes both business fundamentals and innovation, with a focus on developing critical thinking skills, global perspectives, and entrepreneurial spirit


  • Established Year:1961

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 130066

  • Current Package: US$ 130066

  • Tuition Fees for Residents: $59,794

  • Tuition Fees for Non-Residents: $95,470

  • Tuition Fees for International Students: $99,645

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 57

  • FT Research Rank: 34

  • Scholarships:

  • University scholarships,

  • merit-based and

  • need-based scholarships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 4

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 1st October 2021

  • 2nd Round: 1st December 2021

  • 3rd Round: 1st February 2022

  • 4th Round: 1st April 2022

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.9

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 18


Mannheim Business School

Mannheim Business School is one of the leading business schools in Germany and is well-known for its MBA program. The school offers a variety of programs for undergraduate and graduate students, including full-time and part-time degree programs, executive education courses, and customized corporate training solutions. The school has a strong international focus and offers programs taught exclusively in English for both bachelor's and master's degrees. It also offers dual degree programs with international partner universities.


  • Established Year: 2005

  • College Type: Public Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 121324

  • Current Package: US$ 121324

  • Tuition Fee1,500 EUR

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 58

  • FT Research Rank: 72

  • Scholarships:

  • University-based,

  • merit-based, and

  • network scholarships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT, or GRE

  • Application Deadlines: TBA

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.9

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 10


Singapore Management University: Lee Kong Chian

Singapore Management University is a leading private university in Asia. The school was established in 2000 and offers courses in business, economics, finance, public management, information systems, and technology management. The school offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in management and business disciplines, as well as a number of joint programs with other Singaporean universities. The business school is known for producing new millionaires in the nation.


  • Established Year: 2000

  • College Type: Private Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 121279

  • Current Package: US$ 121279

  • Tuition Fees: S$67,410.00

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 58

  • FT Research Rank: 57

  • Scholarships:

  • Merit-based scholarships,

  • scholarships for women, and

  • need-based scholarships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 3

  • Application Deadline:

  • 1st Round: 15th March

  • 2nd Round: 15th July

  • 3rd Round: 31st October

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 8.73

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 31


University of Rochester: Simon Business School

The University of Rochester offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in many fields, including engineering, business, education, arts and sciences, public policy, and medicine. It allows for close interaction between the students and professors for better learning of real-world problems. The Simon School offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, economics, finance, and marketing.


  • Established Year: 1958

  • College Type: Private Business School

  • Weighted Package: US$ 132084

  • Current Package: US$ 132084

  • Tuition Fees: $49,000/year

  • Global MBA FT Rank: 60

  • FT Research Rank: 67

  • Scholarships:

  • Community Fellowships,

  • Forte Fellowships, and Fielding Leader Fellowships are available.

  • Qualifying Test: GMAT or GRE

  • Application Rounds: 5

  • Application Deadlines:

  • 1st Round: 15th October

  • 2nd Round: 5th January

  • 3rd Round: 15th February

  • 4th Round: 31st March

  • 5th Round: 1st May

  • Overall Satisfaction according to Financial Times: 9

  • Rank for Value of Money according to Financial Times: 53


These are some of the top-ranked business schools in the world, built on a foundation of outstanding educational assistance. We hope this post aids you in your search for the ideal business school!




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