Simon Business School


Rankings and Reputation

Year after year, the Simon School consistently ranks high on the lists of top business school programs. These rankings include:

Bloomberg Businessweek

Simon was ranked among the top 30 US business schools in 9 out of 13 surveys since this biennial ranking was established in 1986.

January 2011

  • No. 7 for return on investment among US business schools, January 2011

Simon was ranked by corporate recruiters

  • No. 3 in Teamwork
  • No. 3 in Accounting
  • No. 5 for Analytical Skills
  • No. 6 for Operations
  • No. 8 for Innovative Curriculum
  • No. 13 in Finance
  • No. 16 for Competing Globally 
  • No. 1 for return on investment among private US business schools

U.S. News & World Report

March 2012

  • No. 37 among the top business schools
  • No. 14 in Finance
  • No. 20 in Accounting

Financial Times of London

January 2012

Ranked annually among the top 30 US business schools since 1999.

Entrepreneur Magazine

Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools

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

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


  • The Simon School is one of the most international business schools in the United States our alumni hail from 83 different countries.
  • 464 Simon School graduates are presidents of leading companies.
  • 208 Simon School graduates are CEOS of leading companies.
  • 178 Simon School graduates are CFOs of leading companies.
  • Simon 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 School Dean Mark Zupan has 875 personal meetings with students each year.
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