Simon Business School

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Rankings & Reputation

As one of the nation’s leading graduate education institutions, Simon Business School consistently earns high rankings and recognition for the things that matter--our academic programs AND teaching quality. But, perhaps our greatest accomplishment is the application of Simon’s highly regarded programs and faculty to benefit our students. On paper and in real life, our numbers add up.

Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek, November 2016

  • Full-Time MBA program ranked No. 30 among US business schools
  • No. 8 among US business schools for job placement three months post graduation
  • No. 17 among US business schools for Alumni Survey Rank
  • No. 29 among US schools for Student Survey Rank
  • Part-Time MBA program ranked No. 35 among US business schools (2015)
    • No. 1 part-time MBA program in New York State
  • No. 3 for ROI among private US business schools (2014)

USNEWS Callout

U.S. News & World Report, March 2016

  • No. 39 among the top business schools
  • No. 9 for Placement three months post-graduation among ranked business schools
  • No. 28 for Placement at graduation among ranked business schools
  • No. 18 in Finance
  • No. 31 in Accounting

U.S. News & World Report, November 2015

  • No. 8 among the 10 most diverse MBA programs

The Princeton Review, December 2015

  • No. 22 among the nation’s top 25 graduate schools for entrepreneurial studies

América Economía

  • No. 30 among the world's top MBA programs (2015)
    • No. 15 among the top MBA programs in the US

Entrepreneur Magazine

Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools

  • Simon was ranked among the top 15 graduate schools in the area of Finance.

The Simon School of Business has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) since 1966.

CNN Expansión

The Simon Business School is ranked 35 worldwide in CNN Expansión magazine’s 2016 ranking of full-time MBA programs. Among US schools, Simon’s full-time MBA program is listed as No. 24.


  • Faculty consistently receive an 'A' for teaching quality (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2012)
  • Simon Business School is one of the most international business schools in the United States. Our alumni hail from 83 different countries.
  • 383 Simon Business School graduates are presidents of leading companies.
  • 244 Simon Business School graduates are CEOs of leading companies.
  • 140 Simon Business School graduates are CFOs of leading companies.
  • Simon Business School faculty continue to make their mark as founders and editors of some of the world’s most highly acclaimed business publications, including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Journal of Accounting and Economics.
  • Simon Business School has Centers for Excellence dedicated to promoting research and creating experiential learning opportunities for MBA students.
    • Center for Entrepreneurship – Identifies strategic relationships with alumni, local businesses, and nonprofit organizations to develop hands-on learning opportunities for students interested in entrepreneurship.
    • Center for Pricing – Famous for its economics-based empirical and analytical research, Simon is leading the way in educating future business leaders in pricing.
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