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Rankings

The premier public business school in the Northwest, the Foster School is ranked by U.S. News & World Report, Businessweek, Financial Times, Economist, Forbes, Princeton Review, and Poets & Quants. As a public business school, we are committed to access and community engagement as well as providing students with a transformational learning experience.

Each ranking organization uses a different methodology that prioritizes different metrics and outcomes. To help applicants find the U.S. schools that best match their priorities, Foster created the MBA Rankings Calculator with data from major news organizations. Try the Rankings Calculator—a free tool to help find your top 30 best-fit schools—and build your own business school rankings.

MBA Programs Rankings

Source Northwest Nationwide/ Worldwide (w) Public Universities

Full-Time MBA Program

U.S. News & World Report, 2018 1 27 9
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2017 1 15 3
Economist, 2017 1 25/36 (w) 10
Financial Times, 2017 1 19/41 (w) 5

Evening MBA Program

U.S. News & World Report, 2018 1 18 13
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2015 1 18 6

Executive MBA Program

Financial Times, 2017 1 12/57 (w) 4

MBA Specialty Rankings

Source & Program Northwest Nationwide Public Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2018
Entrepreneurship 1 18 7
Accounting 2 21 9

Undergraduate Program Rankings

Source Northwest Nationwide Public Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2018 1 24 14
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2016 1 52 21

Undergraduate Specialty Rankings

Source & Program Northwest Nationwide Public Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2018
Accounting 1 13 8
Management 1 19 11
Finance 2 24 11
Entrepreneurship 1 27 12

While business school rankings are a valuable tool, we hope they’re just the starting point in your search. We urge MBA candidates to always consider the culture, community, location, student services, program performance, and other areas that matter to them when choosing an MBA program.

To help you determine if Foster is the right ‘fit’ for you, hear what some of our students have to say: learn more about the Foster Fit.

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