Best Executive MBA programs

An Executive MBA would provide you with an opportunity to hone your management skills, polish your business acumen, leadership abilities and take that leap in your career. If you are looking for an Executive MBA, you should have more than 6 years of work experience. Listed below are top Executive MBA programs.

Best Executive MBA Rankings

Most of the high ranked executive MBA programs are in the USA, spread across various locations in the country. Wharton Business School tops the chart for its esteemed executive MBA program. With the strong alumni as its strength, it is followed by  Chicago Booth and Kellogg Business School Executive MBA programs.

Some of these programs encourage in state applicants to apply for the program, as it helps them manage work with studies. They provide lesser fee options to residents of the same state as the program.

Average GMAT scores for these top programs range from 725 to 680. Yes! it is quite a feat to crack admissions into these MBA programs, as most professionals find it difficult to cope up with GMAT preparation with work commitments. Nevertheless, it is worth it!


#1 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) $59,736 725
#2 University of Chicago (Booth) $58,760 723
#3 Northwestern University (Kellogg) $59,085 713
#4 Duke University (Fuqua) $55,300 694
#5 Columbia University $60,720 716
#6 New York University (Stern) $57,468 721
#7 University of Michigan—​ (Ross) $52,200 (in-state, full-time); $57,200 (out-of-state, full-time) 704
#8 University of California,(Anderson) $48,722 (in-state, full-time); $55,009 (out-of-state, full-time) 706
#9 University of California—​Berkeley (Haas) $51,412 (in-state, full-time); $53,959 (out-of-state, full-time) 714
#9 University of North Carolina—​(Kenan-​Flagler) $31,510 (in-state, full-time); $50,942 (out-of-state, full-time) 683
#11 University of Southern California (Marshall) $50,495 686
#12 Washington University in St. Louis (Olin) $49,700 696
#13 Cornell University (Johnson) $55,948 691
#13 University of Texas—​Austin (McCombs) $33,298 (in-state, full-time); $48,832 (out-of-state, full-time) 690
#15 St. Joseph’s University (Haub) $918 per credit N/A
#16 Southern Methodist University (Cox) $43,636 per year 650
#17 Emory University (Goizueta) $46,000 per year 681
#18 Santa Clara University (Leavey) N/A N/A

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*Based on US News MBA rankings

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