MBA in Finance

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.

Which school should I apply for?

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 Columbia University 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 enrol in this program is 5 years and the average GMAT score is much lower than Wharton at 670


School name Average GMAT score Average years of Work
#1 The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 725 5
#2 The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 715 5
#3 New York University (NYU) 720 5
#4 Columbia Business School, Columbia University 670 5
#5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 710 5
#6 Stanford University 729 4
#7 University of California–Berkeley (Haas) 727 5.3
#8 Harvard University 730 4
#9 University of California–Los Angeles (Anderson) 720 4.5
#10 University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (Ross) 710 5.3
#11 Duke University (Fuqua) 730 5.5
#12 Northwestern University (Kellogg) 710 5

*Based on US News MBA Rankings 2021

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