Top 10 Best MBA Programs in Finance

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Mike Lawrence

Looking to further your education and go into finance?  Have no idea what you want and are just curious about the options out there?  Well, check out this list of the Top 10 Best MBA Programs in Finance!

  1. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton): Known for teaching modern theories of portfolio choice and savings behavior have provided the basis for the innovation of these models, and Wharton’s Finance Department has remained at the forefront of these developments.
  2. University of Chicago (Booth): Known for legendary finance curriculum, covering both corporate finance and investments, you will learn to evaluate risk and reward through an empirical lens.
  3. New York University (Stern): Known for having 40 full-time faculty conducting advanced research in every major aspect of the field, students have access to an unparalleled variety of courses reflecting the latest market practices and research findings.
  4. Columbia University: Known for striving for operational efficiency and strong internal controls in our division, providing tools and training to financial managers across the University, and enabling the use of financial data for effective decision-making across the enterprise.
  5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan): Known for innovative academic programs, a wide selection of course offerings, and groundbreaking research, the MIT Sloan Finance Group is committed to its role as a world leader in financial thought and education.
  6. Stanford University: Known for a business education that will both challenge you to become a better leader and teach you how. Students thrive as part of a community of leaders who are reimagining their industries and impacting the world.
  7. Harvard University (HBS): Known for having a two-year, full-time MBA program with a general management curriculum and a focus on real-world practice. Students learn through the renowned case method of instruction, where they step into the shoes of case protagonists daily, learning to make difficult decisions and being challenged by the diverse perspectives of their classmates.
  8. (8. Tie) University of California (Berkeley): Known for an MBA experience that produces leaders who excel at the core skills that businesses will always need—critical thinking, communication, and constant adaptability—and who deliver strategic, operational, and organizational innovation.
  9. (8. Tie) University of Michigan—Ann Arbor (Ross): Known for action-Based Learning – Nothing prepares leaders like real experience. At Michigan Ross, students will find more opportunities to learn business by doing business.
  10. University of California—Los Angeles (Anderson): Known for a faculty that is world-renowned. Four have held the coveted position of president of the American Finance Association. Faculty’s backgrounds cover nearly all aspects of the field: asset pricing; derivatives; micro-structure; corporate finance; and investment finance.
Rankings obtained from US News and World Report