To pursue an MBA in Finance, you need to be a thorough finance professional looking for roles like a financial analyst, corporate controller, chief financial officer, company treasurer, risk and insurance manager, investment banker, management consultant, credit specialist. If you are wondering whether a Masters in Finance is better than an MBA, then click here to know more.

The list below ranks the best business schools for an MBA in Finance. As you can see The Wharton Business School ranks number 1. The average GMAT score is 725 and it is preferred to have a minimum of 5 years of work experience in this field. The MBA program at London Business School is quite well-known for its curriculum and a strong link with the best financial institutions, recruiters and practitioners. In this program, you are bound to get a global view of finance. The average work experience required to enroll in this program is 5 years and the average GMAT score is much lower than Wharton at 698

Rank School name Average GMAT score Average years of Work
#1 The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 725 5
#2 London Business School 698 5
#3 The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 715 5
#4 Harvard Business School 730 4
#5  New York University (NYU)  720 5
#6 Columbia Business School, Columbia University 670 5
#7 INSEAD (Singapore) 704 5
#8 IE Business School 680 5
#9 Stanford University 729 4
#10 The Kellogg School of Management 708 5
#11 Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Ahmedabad 767 2
#12 IESE Business School – University of Navarra 672 4
#13 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 710 5
#14 HEC Paris MBA 689 6
#15 SDA Bocconi School of Management 650 5
#16 Indian Institute of Management Bangalore 780 2
#17 National University of Singapore (NUS) 590 5
#18 IMD 670 7
#19 Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Calcutta 780 2
#20 ESADE Business School 670 6

*Based on US News MBA Rankings 2014

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