Executive MBA

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Business Schools

Business leaders can earn an EMBA while still working full time. Courses often focus on leadership skills, teamwork and professional development. These are the top business schools for executive MBA programs.

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Rankings Overall Business School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition Enrollment (full-time) Average GMAT score (full-time) Acceptance rate (full-time) Full-time graduates employed at graduation Average starting salary and bonus Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation Peer assessment score (out of 5) Recruiter assessment score (out of 5)
#9 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill (Kenan-​Flagler)

Chapel Hill, NC

$31,510 per year (in-state, full-time); $50,942 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 573
#8 University of California—​Los Angeles (Anderson)

Los Angeles, CA

$48,722 per year (in-state, full-time); $55,009 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 724
#11 University of Southern California (Marshall)

Los Angeles, CA

$50,495 per year (full-time) 415
#9 University of California—​Berkeley (Haas)

Berkeley, CA

$51,412 per year (in-state, full-time); $53,959 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 497
#7 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor (Ross)

Ann Arbor, MI

$52,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $57,200 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 941
#4 Duke University (Fuqua)

Durham, NC

$55,300 per year (full-time) 861
#6 New York University (Stern)

New York, NY

$57,468 per year (full-time) 786
#2 University of Chicago (Booth)

Chicago, IL

$58,760 per year (full-time) 1,176
#3 Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Evanston, IL

$59,085 per year (full-time) 1,148
#1 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Philadelphia, PA

$59,736 per year (full-time) 1,677
#5 Columbia University

New York, NY

$60,720 per year (full-time) 1,279