Thumbs-up for York’s Schulich School of Business

York’s Schulich School of Business was recently ranked among the top 30 MBA programs in the world by the prestigious Financial Times of London. In a similar comprehensive global ranking published in October 2002, Schulich was ranked 17th in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a division of The Economist.

The 2003 Financial Times ranking represents the fourth straight year in which Schulich has recorded a year-over-year improvement (Schulich ranked 45th in 2000, 35th in 2001, and 31st in 2002). The publication released its first ever three-year average ranking, with Schulich posting the second-best average (29th) of all Canadian schools.

“During the past several months, two highly respected publications have given Schulich its highest global rankings ever,” said Schulich Dean Dezsö J. Horváth. “These results represent a major leap forward for our school and place it in a truly world-class league.”

The Financial Times created the world”s first ever global ranking of the world”s top 100 business schools. It remains one of the world”s most comprehensive rankings, measuring a wide range of factors, including the career progress of a school”s alumni, the international orientation of its curriculum and the research output of its faculty.