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2017 Best Business Schools

Harvard University
Boston, MA
#2 Tie
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
#2 Tie

Earning an MBA or another master's degree in business can help prospective students advance their careers in the public and private sectors. U.S. News weighs factors such as employment rates, student selectivity and reputation to rank the top graduate business schools. See the methodology »

Best Online Programs

These programs, ranked separately from the Best Business Schools, offer another option.

Business School Advice

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Applying to Business School

Use our tips and tools as well as advice from business school admissions officials to guide your way.

Are You Ready to Apply to an MBA Program?

Avoid These 10 Mistakes in MBA Application Essays

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About the GMAT

Students who are interested in attending business school or getting an MBA need to take the admittance exam.

Fit the GMAT Into Overall MBA Application Strategy

Consider How Business Schools Weigh the GMAT, GRE

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Best Jobs for MBAs

Discover the top business schools for each program and find out where the best careers are for MBA graduates.

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