Financial Times ranks the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA No. 1 in Canada

Schulich School of Business

The Financial Times of London ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA (EMBA) at York University the No.1 EMBA program in Canada and 32nd globally. The 2018 Financial Times ranking, which was released on Monday, marks the 12th straight year that the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program has been ranked No. 1 in Canada.

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program was ranked 32nd globally and placed 12th among programs based in North America in this year’s Financial Times ranking. The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program finished ahead of Michigan, Kellogg and Columbia, and behind Duke, Cambridge and Chicago. Among Canadian-based programs, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA placed ahead of the Rotman School of Management, which ranked 47th; the Cornell-Queen’s EMBA, which ranked 56th; the Ivey EMBA, which ranked 62nd; and the University of Ottawa’s Telfer EMBA, which ranked 99th.

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Other survey highlights:

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA ranked No. 1 in Canada in the categories of Salary Increase, Career Progress, Aims Achieved, Work Experience and International Course Experience.

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA also ranked among the top 25 in the world in the following categories:

  • 15th in the world in the “Career Progress” category, which measures the changes in the level of seniority and the size of the company alumni now work in versus before their EMBA degree;
  • 16th in the world in the “International Course Experience” category, which measures the percentage of classroom teaching hours that are conducted outside the country in which the business school is located; and
  • 21st in the world in the “Research” category, which measures the number of articles published by the faculty in leading academic and business practitioner journals.

The Kellogg global network of EMBA partner schools collectively performed very well in this year’s ranking, with the Kellogg-Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) EMBA Program placing 1st overall, the Kellogg-WHU Beisheim EMBA Program based in Germany ranking 28th, the Kellogg EMBA Program finishing 34th, and the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Program placing 32nd.

York U Schulich Dean Deszo Horvath
Dezsö J. Horváth

“We’re proud to have once again been rated the No. 1 EMBA program in Canada and one of the top EMBA programs in the world,” said Schulich Dean Dezsö J. Horváth. “Ever since the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program was established, it has been consistently ranked number No. 1 in Canada by every single major global survey.”  

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Program has been ranked #1 in the world and among the top 10 in the world by The Economist in the three global EMBA rankings it has conducted and was the top-ranked program in Canada in each of those rankings. The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Program was also ranked No. 6 in the world by QS Global EMBA in 2018.