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Desautels MBA program ranked #1 in Canada by Times Higher Education / Wall Street Journal

Recent rankings & accolades

MBA Program

QS 2019 Global MBA Ranking

QS 2020 Global MBA Ranking

Desautels ranked 71st globally out of 240 MBA programs. Desautels ranked higher than the global average scores in 4 of the 5 criteria: Employability, Entrepreneurship & Alumni Outcomes, Thought Leadership and Diversity. Tying for the 49thposition globally for Diversity.

Desautels ranks 2nd in Canada, out of 18 schools. Desautels ranks 2nd in Canada for Entrepreneurship & Alumni Outcomes, tying for 2nd in Canada for Diversity.

Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal

Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal Ranking

Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal has ranked Desautels 48th in their 2018 Global 2 Year MBA Ranking.

Desautels is ranked 1st in Canada overall, and is 1st in Canada for Outcomes – which measures alumni salary, opportunities, perception of degree worth, network and social good.

Desautels is also 1st in Canada for Environment – international student/staff and gender diversity.


Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2020

The Desautels MBA program is ranked 2nd in Canada and 91st in the world by the 2020 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking—one of only three Canadian schools who made the list.

Corporate Knights

Corporate Knights’ Better World MBA Ranking 2019

The Desautels MBA is 14th in the world in terms of addressing sustainable development and corporate social responsibility through teaching, research and practice.

Bloomberg Businessweek

QS 2019 Global MBA Ranking

QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017

The Desautels Faculty of Management is ranked among the 45 world elite business schools and is one of only four business schools in Canada featured as a member of the Global Elite.

Desautels Faculty of Management

UTD Top 100 Business School Research Ranking 2017

Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2015

  • Desautels holds the Research Excellence Award in the Primarily Doctoral/Medical University category for the highest contribution of research papers from PhD students and faculty.

McGill University

Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings 2020

  • McGill University is ranked 42nd in the world out of almost 1,400 universities across 92 countries.

Center for World University Rankings 2020-2021

  • McGill University is ranked 27th in the world out of 20,000 universities

QS World University Rankings 2020

  • 31st in the world in the out of 20,000 universities

Maclean’s University Rankings 2019

  • McGill University is the #1 medical-doctoral university in Canada for 15 years in a row