'Financial Times' ranks Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA at York No. 1 in Canada

The Financial Times of London yesterday ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA (EMBA) at York University the number one EMBA program in Canada and eighth among EMBA programs based in North America or involving North American schools.

This is the seventh year that Schulich has been eligible to participate in the Financial Times ranking and the seventh straight year that the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program has been ranked number one in Canada.

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program placed 26th globally in the 2013 Financial Times ranking, finishing ahead of the Stern School of Business at New York University, Columbia and Cornell, and just behind Kellogg, Oxford and DeszoHorvathLondon Business School. Among the top 10 consortia EMBAs, three belong to the Kellogg network of EMBA partner schools: Kellogg-Schulich, Kellogg-WHU Beisheim (based in Germany), and Kellogg-Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, which ranked number one in the world for the fifth straight year.

Dezsö J. Horváth

“We’re proud to have been rated the number one EMBA program in Canada for the seventh straight year by the Financial Times of London and among the top EMBA programs globally,” said Schulich Dean Dezsö J. Horváth. “Today's Financial Times result is the fifth ranking within the past three months that has rated one of our MBA or EMBA programs the best in Canada, with two of those rankings rating Schulich number one in the world."

Among Canadian-based programs, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA placed ahead of the EMBA programs delivered by the Rotman School of Management, which ranked 36th; the Cornell-Queen’s EMBA, ranked 40th; the Ivey School of Business, ranked 43rd; the Alberta-Haskayne EMBA (a joint program delivered by the University of Alberta School of Business and the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business) ranked 81st; and the Queen's EMBA, which ranked 89th overall.

For complete details regarding the Financial Times ranking, visit the Financial Times website.

Other Survey Highlights, include:

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA ranked among the top 20 in the world in the following categories:

  • Second in the world in the “International Students” category, which measures international diversity and experience in the classroom;
  • Eleventh in the world in the “Research” category, which measures the number of articles published by the entire Faculty in leading academic and business practitioner journals;
  • Eighteenth in the world in the “International Course Experience” category, which measures the percentage of classroom teaching hours that are carried out in countries outside of the country where the program is located; and
  • Nineteenth in the world in the “Work Experience” category, which measures the seniority and international experience of the EMBA program’s students.

Yesterday's Financial Times survey marks the fifth straight ranking within the past three months in which one of Schulich's MBA or EMBA programs has been rated number one in Canada. In late July, the school's EMBA program was ranked number one in the world by The Economist; in September, Schulich's MBA program was ranked number one in the world in the field of responsible business by Corporate Knights magazine; and in October, in addition to the school's EMBA program being ranked number one in Canada, Schulich's MBA program was ranked number one in Canada by The Economist  and Forbes.

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