1. INSEAD

France / Singapore, 1 overall

INSEAD is the top ranked business graduate program in the world, with an extensive alumni network and unmatched diversity. It aims to foster a global mentality with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi and partnerships with top universities.

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2. CEIBS

China, 11 overall

China Europe International Business School is highly ranked due to its academic rigour and its strong connections to top companies in Shanghai. Its goal is to provide “China Depth, Global Breadth”, preparing graduates to expertly navigate the Chinese economy within a global context.

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3. HKUST

China, 15 overall

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology gives students individual attention, with only 120 students per batch. It is well known for support of entrepreneurial ventures and its high diversity, with students from 30+ different countries. Graduates have the highest employment rate among universities in Greater China.

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4. Nanyang Technological University, NTU

Singapore 24th overall

A highly ranked business school in Singapore, Nanyang Business School at NTU allows students to engage with a live strategy project, working with local organizations on real-world problems. It offers a 12 month intensive program, as well as double MBA options for increased specialization opportunities.

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5. National University of Singapore, NUS

Singapore, 26th overall

NUS, or National University of Singapore, is the top ranked university in Singapore. The business school is strong in consulting, with a high level of diversity and experienced faculty, generating research that gives an edge in Asian insights. Student organizations on campus MBA candidates opportunities to demonstrate leadership and connect with the cohort.

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International Institute of Management Calcutta

6. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

India, 95th overall

IIM Calcutta is the first Indian Institute of Management established, with over 5 decades of experience, and an accompanying large alumni circle. It is the only triple accredited business school in India (AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS) as well as a member of Global Alliance in Management Education (CCEMS).

Indian School of Business

7. Indian Business School

India, 27th overall

Indian School of Business is known for its strong alumni network. Funded by private corporations and guided by the Governing Board comprised of heads of Fortune 500 companies, it aims to help students to meet the needs of emerging economies like India with a strong focus on entrepreneurship, technology, and research.

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

8. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

India, 29th overall

IIM Ahmedabad is the top ranked management institute in India and has shaped the business landscape of the county.  Students provide live consulting and professors have been appointed with setting government policies. The majority of CEOs of Bombay Stock Exchange 500 companies with MBAs earned them from IIMA. It also hosts multiple events throughout the school year.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai

9. Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai

China, 34th overall

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established in 1896, is the second oldest university in China and highly respected as one of the C9— the Chinese Ivy League. Antai is the only triple accredited business school in mainland China and provides close access to Shanghai job opportunities.

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School

10. CUHK University

China, 36th overall

One of the top Hong Kong institutions, the Chinese University of Hong Kong has partnerships with 340 institutions and the region’s foremost exchange program. Classes are conducted in English and Chinese, and the faculty boasts four Nobel Prize winners. Living in Hong Kong also provides a smooth transition into the Asian market.

The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

11. University of Hong Kong

China, 39th overall

Founded in 1911, HUK is one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. Its strengths lie in research, accounting and finance. In 2016, the Economist ranked HKU’s MBA program the best in Asia. All classes are conducted in English, and the surrounding city provides opportunity to immerse in modern Asian culture.

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

12. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

India, tied 49th overall

IIMB is ranked second in India by the NIRF as of 2018. The Bangalore school is geared towards providing for the public sector as well as the private sector. It currently leads efforts to provide education to rural schools in Karnataka and aid farmers in learning and following best practices.

13. Macquarie Graduate School of Management

Australia, tied 49th overall

Macquarie is the top MBA program in Australia according to Financial Times in 2016. Offering flexibility in coursework, it also allows students 4 different possible start dates in a year. It welcomes backgrounds in any discipline, as many of its programs focus on an interdisciplinary approach, and takes pride in training students to seek sustainable value.

SKK GSB

14. Sungkyunkwan University GSB

South Korea, tied 54th overall

Sungkyunkwan University in Korea is tied to the historical Sungkyunkwan, founded in 1398. It is partnered with Samsung, which provides a source of financial support as well as keen industry insights and cases. It is one of the top 3 universities nationally, #1 MBA in Korea according to the Financial Times, and has collaborations with MIT’s Sloan and Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

AGSM at UNSW Business School

15. AGSM at UNSW Business School

Australia, tied 54th overall

Australian Graduate School of Management was the #1 MBA program in Australia for 2007-2014 according to Financial Times. Their full time MBA has over 50 students enrolled per year and their part-time online program has over 1,000 part time students. It is also #1 in the world for auditing research.