Best Management Schools Ranking

What are the best management schools in the UK and the US? Here we will look at the rankings produced by Guardian newspaper (UK) and the US News & World Report (America).

According to the US News & World Report's Best Business Schools Specialty Rankings 2010, Harvard University is ranked top for Management, followed by Stanford in second place and Northwestern University (Kellogg) in third place.

Following is the league table of best management programs in America (The top 10 list):
1 Harvard University
2 Stanford University
3 Northwestern University (Kellogg)
4 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
5 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
6 Dartmouth College (Tuck)
7 Duke University (Fuqua)
8 University of Virginia (Darden)
9 University of California--Berkeley
10 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

Source: US News & World Report

In the UK, Oxford is ranked top for Business and management studies. Leicester improved its position significantly in the Guardian 2010 Subject League Tables, moving up 11 places from 13th in 2009 to 2nd best in 2010. City University London maintained its top three position, while Warwiick dropped from 2nd to 5th in 2010.
The top 50 list (out of 113 institutions):
1 Oxford
2 Leiceste
3 City
4 St Andrews
5 Warwick
6 Imperial College
7 Exeter
8 Bath
9 Glasgow
10 Strathclyde
11 London School of Economics
12 Lancaster
13 Manchester
14 Aston
15 Reading
16 Loughborough
17 Nottingham
18 Birmingham
19 Heriot-Watt
20 Buckingham
21 Leeds
22 Edinburgh
23 Queen's, Belfast
24 Bath Spa
25 UCL
26 Southampton
27 Robert Gordon
28 Bristol
28 Stirling
30 Keele
31 Aberdeen
31 King's College London
33 Edinburgh Napier
34 Cumbria
35 Surrey
36 Sussex
37 Newcastle
38 Oxford Brookes
39 Liverpool
40 Cardiff
41 Royal Holloway
42 UEA
43 Plymouth
43 York
45 Nottingham Trent
46 Sheffield
47 Staffordshire
48 Queen Margaret
49 Northumbria
50 Lincoln

Source: Guardian University Guide

* Suggested Reading:

US Graduate Business School Rankings

50 Best Business Schools in America

UK Business Schools