Simon Business School

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. 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.


Simon Rankings
(based on the Full-Time MBA Program)

Bloomberg Businessweek - 260w

November 2017


No. 33

Among US Business Schools

No. 7

Among US business schools for job placement three months post graduation

No. 19

Among US Business Schools for Alumni Assessment

No. 3

for ROI Among Private US Business Schools (2014)


U.S. News and World Report - 260w

March 2017


No. 9

for placement three months post graduation among ranked business schools

No. 13

in Finance

No. 24

for placement at graduation among ranked business schools

No. 10

among the most diverse MBA programs (2016)


Financial Times - 260w

March 2018


No. 13

Top MBAs for Women in the US

No. 21

Top MBAs for Women in the World

No. 1

for Women in the US in pay gap percentage (average female salary as a proportion of male salary)

No. 2

for Women in the US for salary percent increase (average difference in female alumni salary from before MBA to now)

January 2017


No. 2

in the world for Finance

No. 5

in the world for economics


July 2018


No. 9

Top MBAs for Entrepreneurship in the US

Financial Times, 2018

No. 19

Top MBAs for Entrepreneurship in the World

Financial Times, 2018


The Economist - 260w



No. 8

in the world for ROI


The Princeton Review - 260w

November 2017


No. 21

among the nation’s top 25 graduate schools for entrepreneurial studies




  • 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.
  • 446 Simon Business School graduates are presidents of leading companies.
  • 292 Simon Business School graduates are CEOs of leading companies.
  • 184 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.
  • School Business School has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) since 1966.
  • 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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