Simon Business School

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Rankings and Distinctions

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. Our greatest sense of accomplishment, however, comes when our students apply what they learn from our expert faculty and create their own career success. On paper and in real life, our numbers add up.

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

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)

U.S. News & World Report, March 2017

  • No. 43 among the top business schools
  • No. 9 for Placement three months post-graduation among ranked business schools
  • No. 24 for Placement at graduation among ranked business schools
  • No. 13 in Finance

The Princeton Review, December 2015

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

The Economist – Which MBA?, October 2016

  • No. 34 in the US
  • No. 50 in the World

Financial Times of London

  • No. 2 in the world for Finance (Jan. 2017)
  • No. 5 in the world for Economics (Jan. 2017)
  • No. 5 in the US for pre-experience MS in Finance programs (Jun. 2016)

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


  • The Simon Business School is one of the most international business schools in the United States. Our alumni hail from 83 different countries.
  • 446 Simon Business School graduates are presidents of leading companies.
  • 292 Simon Business School graduates are CEOs.
  • 184 Simon Business School graduates are CFOs.
  • 1,043 Simon Business School graduates are Vice Presidents.
  • 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.