Georgetown McDonough Rankings
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has a reputation for academic excellence, post-graduation career success, faculty thought leadership, and student satisfaction, as reflected in national and international rankings of our school and programs.
Top Business Schools in the U.S.
Online Business Programs (non-MBA)
- Poets & Quants: 2nd in the U.S. and 1st for alumni experience. The alumni surveyed rated the program 1st on questions about extracurricular opportunities, connections to professionals and alumni, and career advising services. Alumni also listed McDonough in the top five for believing their degree would raise their socioeconomic status and that the degree was worth its cost in time and resources.
- U.S. News & World Report: 13th in the U.S., 3rd for international business
Full-time MBA Program
- Financial Times:
- Global MBA: 19th in the U.S. and 27th globally
- Bloomberg Businessweek: 26th in the U.S.
- The Recruiter Insights report also listed McDonough as 1st in the world for having graduates who are innovative and creative; 1st in the United States and 4th in the world for providing a diverse pool of candidates; and 5th in the world for graduates showing exceptional entrepreneurial skills and drive
- U.S. News & World Report: 22nd in the U.S., as well as top 3rd for careers in international business, 5th for nonprofit careers, 7th for real estate
- Princeton Review: 2nd among the “Best MBAs for Nonprofit Careers”; 6th for consulting careers; 9th for overall career prospects
Flex MBA Program
- U.S. News & World Report: 17th in the U.S.
Executive MBA Program
- Economist: 10th in the U.S. and globally ranked 11th for the helpfulness of alumni to current students, 13th for the number of overseas assignments, 13th for the quality of facilities, 14th for the gender balance of students, and 14th for the increase in salary one year after earning the EMBA
- Financial Times: 11th in the U.S.; 5th for the percentage of course content that explores environment, social, and governance issues; 5th (and 12th in the world) for the percentage of women students enrolled in the program; 6th for career progress; 6th for the international course experiences; 6th for the percentage of international faculty; 8th for the salary increase percentage of alumni; and 11th for alumni who report overall satisfaction from their experience in the program.
Custom Executive Education Programs
- Financial Times: 10th in the U.S.
*Note: Mainstream media currently do not produce rankings for our more specialized and innovative degree programs, including the M.A. in International Business and Policy and Executive Master’s in Leadership.
McDonough RankingsAll Rankings Stories
The Georgetown McDonough Executive MBA continues its tenure as a top-ranked program, placing 11th in the United States in the 2022 Financial Times Executive MBA ranking. In addition, among United…
November 18, 2022
U.S. News & World Report continues to rate Georgetown McDonough’s Full-time and Flex MBA Programs among the nation’s best graduate business programs – placing 22nd and 17th, respectively,…
March 29, 2022
As part of the Bloomberg Businessweek ranking of MBA programs that rated Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business 17th overall, participants in the program gave the school high marks in ethics…
January 31, 2022